11th June 2015
Norman Lamb: I will stand up for LGBT rights as Lib Dem leader 22
5:32 PM — Norman Lamb, one of the candidates for Leader of the Liberal Democrats, writes for PinkNews on his commitments to LGBT rights.
Grindr is trying to bring gay rights to China 2
5:09 PM — Hook-up app Grindr has launched an initiative to bring gay rights to China.
Maria Miller to chair Parliament’s new Equalities committee 11
4:32 PM — Maria Miller, the former Equalities Minister who steered same-sex marriage through the Commons, is to chair Parliament's new Equalities Select Committee.
Coca-Cola quietly launches pro-gay billboard ad 18
3:02 PM — Coca-Cola has launched a pro-gay advert featuring a same-sex couple raising a child - despite refusing to condemn Russia's anti-gay laws last year.
Nick Jonas to ‘rescue’ Pittsburgh Pride after Iggy Azalea quits over homophobia claims 19
1:58 PM — Nick Jonas has stepped in to headline Pittsburgh Pride - after white rapper Iggy Azalea dropped out of the event over claims of homophobia and racism.
Pastor tells lesbians they are ‘possessed by demons’ on TV 8
12:15 PM — An outspoken New York pastor has told a lesbian couple that they are "possessed" by demons - and compared them to drug addicts.
10th June 2015
Voldemort is more popular than most anti-gay Republican candidates 3
7:24 PM — Anti-gay Republicans Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum are trailing Lord Voldemort in the opinion polls.
Ogilvy and Mather group launches ‘Ogilvy Pride’ to target LGBT community 1
6:42 PM — PR firm Ogilvy has launched a community group targeted at the LGBT community.
Gays to be re-banned from New York St Patrick’s Day parade 34
5:43 PM — LGBT groups are set to be re-banned from marching in next year's St Patrick's Day parade in New York - after a group was allowed to march for the first time this year.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson will miss Pride for a fifth year in a row 9
3:16 PM — Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed he will not attend this month's Pride in London parade - missing out for a fifth year in a row.
MEPs celebrate landmark new LGBT protections in European Parliament 5
2:12 PM — In a landmark vote, the European Parliament has demanded to include LGBT rights in a future EU gender equality strategy.
Peter Paige: We are serious about bringing back US Queer as Folk 4
11:37 AM — One of the stars of the US version of Queer as Folk has confirmed that proposals to bring the show back from the dead are "serious".
9th June 2015
Comment: Pride in London should ensure UKIP’s LGBT group can march safely 27
6:59 PM — David Chalmers writes for PinkNews on why he thinks LGBT in UKIP should be allowed to march peacefully during Pride in London, later this month.
Church of Norway ‘furious’ after Eurovision star films raunchy gay music video in church 30
12:54 PM — The Church of Norway has lashed out at a singer who filmed a steamy gay music video in one of its churches, labelling it a "gross abuse" of the building.
Hillary Clinton attends first LGBT fundraiser for Presidential campaign 2
12:28 PM — Democratic Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is set to attend her first LGBT fundraiser of the Presidential campaign.
Watch: Here is everything you need to know about gay comic book characters 1
11:37 AM — DC Comics has released a video celebrating the history of its gay comic book characters.
8th June 2015
Watch: Iranian-born Eurovision singer comes out in raunchy music video 28
5:59 PM — An Iranian-born Eurovision star has come out in a raunchy music video - and revealed he has been banned from his birth country.
Church compares gay Boy Scout leaders to paedophiles 6
4:07 PM — A church in Florida has compared openly gay Boy Scout leaders to paedophiles.
Vodafone blocks LGBT website and redirects to ad for ‘flirty’ dating service 5
3:01 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Mobile phone network Vodafone has restricted access to an LGBT community website, lgbt.co.uk, labelling it '18+' .
Tim Farron apologises for claiming Peter Tatchell opposed equality law 7
11:27 AM — Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Tim Farron has apologised, after claiming that campaigner Peter Tatchell was "on his side" when he voted against an equality law.