15th February 2015
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 473
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
Mass gay kiss-in marks Valentine’s Day in London 32
6:16 PM — Hundreds of people attended a gay 'kiss-in' in Piccadilly Circus, to mark Valentine's Day.
Camden’s Black Cap saved from plans to redevelop as flats 3
4:05 PM — Iconic London gay pub and cabaret venue the Black Cap has been saved from a drastic downsizing - after proposed redevelopments were rejected.
Rainbow flag flies in Guernsey for Valentine’s Day 3
2:45 PM — The Channel Islands LGBTQ group Liberate is flying a rainbow flag to mark Valentine's Day.
Comment: Fifty Shades of Grey exposes the problem with extreme porn laws 6
2:18 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, explains how the release of 50 Shades of Grey shows regulatory double-standards for extreme porn.
Vietnamese lesbian couple hold Valentine’s Day wedding on a plane 2
1:32 PM — A Vietnamese lesbian couple have celebrated Valentine's Day - by celebrating their wedding onboard a plane.
13th February 2015
Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
5:45 PM — Trans activist Zoe O'Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
BBC News captions woman as ‘lesbian’ 29
2:37 PM — BBC News has captioned a woman as 'lesbian'.
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
Weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of abusing teenage boys 24
12:02 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
11th February 2015
Barack Obama: I didn’t lie about opposing same-sex marriage 8
7:56 PM — Barack Obama has denied claims that he mislead people into believing he opposed same-sex marriage.
Star of Russian sitcom comes out as gay 17
7:23 PM — One of the stars of one of Russia's biggest sitcoms has come out as gay.
PinkNews launches new PinkNews.lgbt domain 4
6:40 PM — PinkNews has become one of the first organisations on the internet to launch a .lgbt domain, PinkNews.lgbt.
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
Sam Smith: I need a boyfriend to clean my Grammys 12
6:20 PM — Sam Smith has joked that he needs a boyfriend to clean his four Grammys.
Conservative Prime Minister spent the weekend kissing drag queens 12
1:24 PM — A conservative Prime Minister has shared a kiss with a drag queen at a Pride parade.
UKIP candidate: I wouldn’t be surprised if UKIP wants to repeal same-sex marriage 96
12:27 PM — A UKIP candidate in Cambridgeshire has admitted she "wouldn't be surprised" if her party has considered plans to repeal same-sex marriage.
8th February 2015
Pride writers win BAFTA for Outstanding Debut 9
8:28 PM — The writer and producer of Pride have picked up a BAFTA.
Priest outed as former gay porn star, and 6 other stories you might have missed
6:49 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.