23rd February 2015
Archbishop of Canterbury: Who am I to judge gays for their sins, if they have sins? 73
6:34 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed it is not up to him to judge gay people for their "sins".
US: Diplomat Randy Berry appointed as first LGBT rights envoy 11
5:08 PM — A senior diplomat has been appointed as the United States' first envoy for LGBT rights.
Cher attacks Arkansas governor for allowing law permitting anti-gay discrimination 25
12:19 PM — Cher has hit out at the Governor of Arkansas, for allowing an anti-gay bill to pass into law.
21st February 2015
Republican tries to wreck gay rights bill by enacting it ‘when hell freezes over’ 38
2:25 PM — A Wyoming Republican attempted to sabotage an anti-discrimination bill, by making it effective from "when hell freezes over".
20th February 2015
US: Louisiana police apologise for arresting men under anti-sodomy law 14
6:18 PM — Police in Louisiana have apologised - after two men were arrested under a defunct anti-gay law.
16th February 2015
David Cameron meets with Sultan of Brunei, who wants gays stoned to death 34
1:44 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron is today meeting with the Sultan of Brunei - who recently enacted a law calling for homosexuals to be stoned to death.
15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 509
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
US: Anti-gay activists forged signatures on petition to repeal Houston equal rights law 21
3:09 PM — A petition to trigger the repeal of an equal rights law in Houston, Texas contained fraudulent signatures, a jury has ruled.
Rainbow flag flies in Guernsey for Valentine’s Day 3
2:45 PM — The Channel Islands LGBTQ group Liberate is flying a rainbow flag to mark Valentine's Day.
UKIP selects candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 64
12:33 PM — UKIP has reportedly selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
11th February 2015
Barack Obama: I didn’t lie about opposing same-sex marriage 8
7:56 PM — Barack Obama has denied claims that he mislead people into believing he opposed same-sex marriage.
9th February 2015
Conservative Prime Minister spent the weekend kissing drag queens 12
1:24 PM — A conservative Prime Minister has shared a kiss with a drag queen at a Pride parade.
8th February 2015
Pride writers win BAFTA for Outstanding Debut 9
8:28 PM — The writer and producer of Pride have picked up a BAFTA.
Priest outed as former gay porn star, and 6 other stories you might have missed
6:49 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
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".
7th February 2015
Nicola Sturgeon: The SNP will support creation of an LGBT rights envoy 6
12:07 AM — The Scottish National Party will support the creation of an LGBT rights envoy.