17th February 2015
‘It’s My Party’ singer Lesley Gore dies 11
11:17 AM — Out lesbian 1960's singer Lesley Gore has died aged 68.
24th October 2014
Tony Blair offers tribute to Paul Cottingham, activist and partner of Michael Cashman 10
2:34 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has paid tribute to late humanitarian activist Paul Cottingham, who died last night.
4th September 2014
Joan Rivers dies in New York aged 81 32
8:19 PM — US comedian Joan Rivers died today at age 81 after being rushed into hospital last week.
10th June 2014
Olivier Award-winning playwright Kevin Elyot dies, aged 62
4:34 PM — Award-winning playwright Kevin Elyot, best known for 'My Night With Reg', has died, aged 62.
28th May 2014
Author, poet and activist Maya Angelou dies aged 86 8
3:06 PM — Famed American author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has died, aged 86.
4th July 2013
Campaign for Homosexual Equality Conference to be dedicated to late gay activist Michael Brown 1
5:10 PM — The Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE) has announced that a conference it is holding this Sunday, will be dedicated to the late long-time gay activist Michael Brown, who died last weekend.
9th April 2013
Twitter confusion over Margaret Thatcher’s death led users to believe Cher had died 12
4:55 PM — Confusion broke out over Twitter as the hashtag used to spread the news of Margaret Thatcher's death led some users to believe that the singer Cher, had died.
Judy Garland song likely to be in UK Top 40 in response to Margaret Thatcher’s death 17
3:01 PM — A Facebook campaign to get a song by gay icon Judy Garland into the Official UK Top 40 Chart this week, as a response to Margaret Thatcher's death, looks as though it could be successful in placing the song in the charts.
8th April 2013
Margaret Thatcher, a controversial figure on gay issues, dies aged 87 247
1:39 PM — Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was a controversial figure in moves towards equality and who was hailed by some as a gay icon, including the artists Gilbert and George, died of a stroke this morning.
18th February 2013
Obituary: PinkNews contributor Stuart Ross 43
3:20 PM — John Barber has written an obituary in memory of Stuart Henry Ross, who previously wrote articles for PinkNews.co.uk
18th January 2013
US: President of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association dies, aged 48 6
2:57 PM — The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) has said its president, Michael Triplett, has died.
24th July 2012
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, survived by female partner 17
10:21 AM — The first female American in space, Sally Ride, has died at age 61, being survived by her lesbian partner.