28th September 2014
Former Bishop of Winchester, who strongly opposed gay rights, dies aged 71 38
8:28 PM — Former Bishop of Winchester Michael Scott-Joynt, who strongly opposed LGBT rights in the House of Lords, has died age 71.
The gay apocalypse and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:16 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Two Sussex teens fined over homophobic attack 11
5:35 PM — Two Sussex teenagers have been fined after they attacked a gay man in the town of Battle.
Comment: The road to a better future is paved with rainbows 11
4:15 PM — Devon newspaper the South Molton News recently published an article that claimed overturning a “well founded” taboo on homosexuality will cause the collapse of civilisation.
Church in Wales to consider performing same-sex marriages 10
11:58 AM — The Church in Wales has launched a consultation to evaluate whether it should solemnise same-sex marriages.
Bishop of Buckingham: One in ten Church of England bishops are in the closet 7
11:34 AM — The Bishop of Buckingham has estimated that around one in ten Church of England Bishops are living in the closet.
27th September 2014
One Direction singer Liam Payne goes shooting with anti-gay Duck Dynasty stars 21
6:16 PM — One Direction singer Liam Payne has gone on a shooting trip with the anti-gay stars of Duck Dynasty.
12 facts about bisexual people, according to the internet 1
5:05 PM — To celebrate Bisexual Visibility Week, some bi people took to Twitter to break down some very basic facts about bisexuality.
Christian B&B owner who turned away gay couple speaking at UKIP conference 427
4:11 PM — A Christian B&B owner who famously turned away a gay couple is claiming at UKIP conference that she was "punished for believing in marriage".
Tory MP who supported same-sex marriage defects to UKIP 24
2:58 PM — Conservative MP Mark Reckless, who voted in favour of same-sex marriage, has announced his defection to the United Kingdom Independence Party.
Leicestershire Police: Anti-gay leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia ‘not a crime’ 45
1:10 PM — A man who was caught distributing leaflets comparing homosexuality to paedophilia has committed "no criminal offence", according to police.
26th September 2014
UN: Human Rights Council passes landmark LGBT rights resolution 20
7:20 PM — The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a landmark resolution condemning violence and discrimination against LGBT people.
Interview: Entrepreneur Mark Pearson on surrogacy, diversity and working with Gordon Ramsey 1
5:01 PM — Successful online entrepreneur and star of Channel 4's 'Secret Millionaire', Mark Pearson recently caught up with PinkNews to talk about his surrogacy experience in LA, being gay in a kitchen run by Gordon Ramsey and selling his business for £55m.
Christian mum writes ‘family friendly’ Harry Potter, where Dumbledore is straight 34
4:11 PM — A Christian mother is writing a 'family friendly' version of Harry Potter - in which gay headmaster Albus Dumbledore is actually a straight reverend.
Stephen Fry: I snorted coke in Parliament and Buckingham Palace 13
3:10 PM — Stephen Fry has revealed he snorted cocaine in Buckingham Palace.
Scott Mills: ‘You don’t have to dance with a man because you’re gay’ 13
1:49 PM — Scott Mills has shot down suggestions he should be paired with a male dance partner on Strictly Come Dancing.
Nottingham police warn football fans over homophobic chants 1
1:01 PM — Police have warned fans of Nottingham Forest FC that they will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic football chants.
US: US government sues companies over illegal sacking transgender employees
9:24 AM — The US federal government has filed lawsuits against two companies which it says illegally dismissed transgender employees.
Tony Blair: ‘Gay rights is a significant part of my legacy’ 31
8:00 AM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says gay rights will form “a significant part” of his legacy.
25th September 2014
Stonewall discontinues ‘Bigot of the Year’ for 2014 awards 38
6:24 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has dropped its 'Bigot of the Year' category for its 2014 Stonewall Awards ceremony.