13th August 2014
Fox anchor Shepard Smith apologises for calling Robin Williams a ‘coward’ 17
6:11 PM — Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has issued a lengthy apology, after labelling actor Robin Williams "a coward" after he was found dead in an apparent suicide.
10th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you should have read this week 6
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
7th August 2014
James Franco attacks ‘homophobic’ gossip website for implying he’s gay 12
12:18 PM — Actor James Franco has labelled gossip website Gawker homophobic, over an article that claims he is in a relationship with a man.
4th July 2014
Russell Brand: Opposing equal marriage is pointless, spend time with your loved ones instead 6
11:34 AM — Russell Brand has ridiculed anti-gay activist Dr Ben Carson, advising him to take up gardening and spend more time with his loved ones.
28th June 2014
CNN host Richard Quest: My worst fears never materialised after coming out 1
10:44 AM — CNN host Richard Quest says his fears about being openly gay in public life "never materialised" into reality.
27th June 2014
US: News anchor outs Apple CEO during live discussion 1
5:21 PM — A CNBC news anchor outed Apple CEO Tim Cook during a live panel discussion, despite him never publicly addressing his sexuality.
20th June 2014
Dutch media outlets ‘extremely annoyed’ by ‘Gay Village’ hoax 8
1:22 PM — Dutch media outlets have responded badly to the announcement that plans for an LGBT-only 'Gay Village' backed up by officials, were actually a hoax intended to draw attention to LGBT issues.
5th June 2014
University College London Hospital wifi firewall blocks access to PinkNews using ‘sexuality’ category 9
12:03 PM — The University College London Hospital wifi firewall blocks access to LGBT news sites such as PinkNews, based on a category called "sexuality sites".
30th May 2014
US: Anti-gay Republican attacks Fox News for not being homophobic enough 10
7:51 PM — An anti-gay Republican activist has claimed that Fox News is "buying the homosexual propaganda" by failing to be homophobic enough, saying the network is influenced by "homosexual friends".
26th May 2014
Fox News pundit says claims that California shooter had ‘homosexual impulses’ were ‘misunderstood’ 13
10:16 PM — Fox News psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig has said the public "misunderstood" her when she claimed Elliot Roger, who murdered six people in California, had "homosexual impulses".
25th May 2014
Fox News psychotherapist: California shootings were caused by ‘homosexual impulses’ 97
2:52 PM — A Fox News psychotherapist has claimed that the shooter who committed mass murder in California on Friday was acting because of "homosexual impulses".
14th May 2013
US Radio host: Gay news websites are covered with porn that is turning teens gay 63
11:28 PM — Linda Harvey, the US radio host who has previously claimed that gay people are not human, has claimed that LGBT news publications are turning children gay.
28th March 2013
BBC apologises for naming South African official ‘gay marriage’ in TV news caption 3
4:55 PM — The BBC has apologised for accidently naming a South African civil servant with the name “gay marriage” in a TV news report about a diplomatic conference.
14th March 2013
US: Fox Host Bill O’Reilly again defends link between homosexuality and paedophilia 16
6:12 PM — Despite admitting on Tuesday that there was no link between homosexuality and paedophilia, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has now seemingly gone back to defending the false connection.
11th February 2013
Fox News uses lesbian kiss wedding photo in article about ‘traditional’ marriage 24
12:26 AM — Fox News appeared to have accidentally included a picture of a lesbian couple kissing at their wedding, to accompany an article written about traditional gender roles in marriage.
14th January 2013
Protesters to demonstrate amidst accusations of Transphobia at the Observer and the Guardian 4
5:57 PM — Protesters are set to demonstrate outside the offices of the Observer newspaper on Thursday, following a column written by Julie Burchill yesterday, which came under heavy criticism for being transphobic.
13th December 2012
Mike Tyson gender reassignment spoof mistaken for reality by news websites 13
9:27 PM — African online newspapers picked up a spoof story about Mike Tyson undergoing gender reassignment surgery, which was published on a satirical UK website at the end of November.
6th August 2012
Poll: Gay men take twice as many holidays 38
10:02 AM — A new poll suggested gay men take double the national average number of holidays each year.
16th July 2012
Former GaydarRadio news editor says politicians must ‘up their game’ on gay issues 14
4:48 PM — Known as the voice of the evening news on GaydarRadio since February 2010, Scott Roberts told PinkNews.co.uk it was “one of the best jobs in radio” – and he leaves with only one big regret.
2nd July 2012
Anderson Cooper publicly confirms he is gay 36
4:35 PM — US journalist and television presenter Anderson Cooper has publicly confirmed he is gay.