30th June 2015
Even in Nigeria, support for gay rights is growing 1
3:04 PM — A poll has found that support for Nigeria's anti-gay law has fallen slightly - though it continues to have overwhelming public support.
29th June 2015
Homophobe accuses NBC of changing its logo to ‘gay colours’ …it’s just their normal logo 13
12:09 PM — A homophobe has ranted at US TV network NBC for changing its logo to 'gay colours' - but the network's rainbow logo has been in place for nearly three decades.
24th June 2015
Vatican: We should be polite to people with ‘homosexual tendencies’ while opposing their rights 232
12:40 PM — The Vatican has instructed members of the Catholic Church to be polite to people with "homosexual tendencies", while continuing to work to oppose equality.
23rd June 2015
MPs and Lords form cross-party group on global LGBT rights 5
8:24 PM — Members of Parliament and peers have formed a new All-Party Parliamentary Group, to tackle LGBT issues around the world.
22nd June 2015
Sadiq Khan is first Mayoral candidate to sign Pride in London pledge
1:25 PM — Labour MP Sadiq Khan has become the first candidate for Mayor of London to sign a Pride in London pledge on LGBT rights.
18th June 2015
Peter Tatchell: We can’t rule out possibility that Jesus was gay 82
5:30 PM — Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has claimed that it is impossible to rule out the possibility that Jesus was gay.
17th June 2015
PETA wants to help a gay Indian animal activist find a husband 2
3:22 PM — Animal rights charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is making a strange foray into gay rights - trying to help find a husband for a male animal rights activist.
11th June 2015
Spanish politician and LGBT activist Pedro Zerolo dies
6:55 PM — Spanish politician and LGBT activist Pedro Zerolo, who helped shape a number of rights reforms in the country, has died of cancer.
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.
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.
6th June 2015
Brian Paddick endorses Tim Farron for Lib Dem leader and defends his voting record 8
2:34 PM — Out Liberal Democrat peer Brian Paddick has backed Tim Farron for Lib Dem leader - and defended his mixed record on LGBT rights.
Comment: It’s time to act on LGBT rights across Europe 11
2:13 PM — Labour MEP Anneliese Dodds writes for PinkNews to mark the start of Pride month, and calls for cooperation across Europe on LGBT rights.
3rd June 2015
Left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn enters Labour leadership race
8:35 PM — Backbench Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn, an early champion of gay rights in Parliament, has entered the race to become leader of the Labour party.
Tower Hamlets candidate is a no-show at LGBT hustings due to family emergency 62
4:57 PM — Rabina Khan, the candidate endorsed by former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman to replace him after he was ousted over corruption, failed to turn up to an LGBT hustings this week after a family emergency.
2nd June 2015
France ‘still waiting for response’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 15
4:11 PM — Vatican City is keeping France waiting - after the country nominated a gay diplomat to be the French ambassador to the Vatican.
Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies, aged 55 6
11:47 AM — Charles Kennedy, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, has passed away aged 55.
1st June 2015
MPs table cross-party motion calling for action on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 9
5:09 PM — MPs from a number of parties in Westminster have signed an early-day motion calling on the government to take action to support same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Adrian Trett 1
12:25 PM — Liberal Democrat Adrian Trett, who made history by revealing he is HIV positive while running for Parliament, writes for PinkNews to explain why he is backing Norman Lamb for leader.
29th May 2015
Drag queens to hold protest at Facebook HQ over ‘real name’ bans 1
5:24 PM — Drag artists are set to hold a protest outside the headquarters of Facebook - as they still face bans for using their names on the social network.