8th February 2015
Exclusive – Tony Blair: Gay rights progress is one of the things I’m proudest of 24
2:43 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has hailed his government's work on LGBT rights as one of his proudest achievements.
Tunisia: Swedish man jailed for homosexual acts 72
1:50 PM — A Swedish man has been sentenced to two years behind bars in Tunisia, for committing "homosexual acts".
One in four LGBT teachers hide their sexuality at school 6
12:19 PM — One in four LGBT teachers feel they have to hide their sexuality or gender identity at school.
Sam Smith: I will never perform in Russia 9
11:42 AM — Sam Smith has said he will "never" play a gig in Russia - because of the country's anti-gay laws.
7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 5
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.
6th February 2015
Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries for something he did last month 63
3:45 PM — Actor Stephen Fry could be prosecuted in 49 countries around the world, over something he did last month.
US: Barack Obama to appoint LGBT rights envoy 14
1:07 PM — Barack Obama is to create a new envoy role within the State Department, to promote LGBT rights around the world.
4th February 2015
Tristram Hunt hits back at Daily Mail over Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia 35
7:05 PM — Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has mocked the Daily Mail's reaction to his plans to introduce statutory sex and relationship education.
Scotland: Law Society will let solicitors register as gender neutral 1
5:09 PM — The Law Society of Scotland is to allow solicitors to register without forcing them to specify a gender.
Ireland: Government launches push to tackle homophobia in primary schools 7
2:58 PM — The Irish government has launched its first resource to help primary school teachers tackle homophobic bullying.
Manchester gay venue Eden Bar denies closure reports
1:53 PM — One of the bars at the heart of Manchester's gay village has denied reports that it is closing for good.
2nd February 2015
Richard Wilson: I didn’t mind being outed by the press 18
12:18 PM — One Foot in the Grave actor Richard Wilson has opened up about being outed by the press.
Church of England evangelical comes out as gay 107
11:58 AM — An influential evangelical within the Church of England has come out as a lesbian.
1st February 2015
Northern Ireland: Hundreds rally against DUP bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination 14
4:57 PM — Over a thousand people have attended a protest against a planned 'conscience clause' bill, that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
30th January 2015
Music festival bans men from carrying handbags 24
4:49 PM — A music festival in Manchester has imposed a ban on 'man-bags'.
US: Virginia lawmakers kill bill that would allow anti-gay discrimination 15
1:23 PM — Lawmakers in Virginia have successfully stopped a bill that would have legalised discrimination against LGBT people.
James Blunt defends ‘joke’ about dropping the soap near David Cameron 53
12:38 PM — James Blunt has defended making a joke about 'dropping the soap' near David Cameron and Boris Johnson.
28th January 2015
France: Court rules that gay Moroccan can marry French partner 4
7:44 PM — A court in France has ruled that a Moroccan should be allowed to marry their French same-sex partner, in spite of a long-standing convention between the two countries.
Brighton head condemns government for excluding gay rights from ‘British values’ push 17
2:46 PM — The head of a leading independent school in Brighton has criticized the government - for failing to include gay rights in its push to promote 'British values' in schools.
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.