27th October 2014
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.
Scotland transgender conference to address discrimination 5
12:26 PM — Edinburgh is set to host one of the largest conferences for transgender and intersex people this weekend.
Manchester library unveils public gay history archive 1
11:59 AM — Manchester Libraries have teamed up with the Lesbian & Gay Foundation, to make their gay history archive available to the public.
Kyrgyzstan: UN urges anti-gay draft law to be scrapped 2
11:09 AM — The UN have condemned a Kyrgrz draft bill that could increase violence and discrimination for LGBT people, and have urged the Parliament to scrap it.
26th October 2014
UKIP rescued by a Polish man, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Home Office will ‘make changes’ to gay asylum process 13
4:07 PM — The Home Office has agreed to make a number of changes to the way that asylum claims from gay people are handled, after a report exposed several shortcomings.
Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage 14
12:47 PM — Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage, a poll has found.
Bishop of Durham: Catholic cardinals who reject gays ‘lack awareness’ of real life 23
12:04 PM — The Anglican Bishop of Durham has lambasted the Catholic Church for scrapping plans to take a softer stance on homosexuality.
Last film starring Robin Williams as a gay man might never be released 12
11:34 AM — The last film to star actor Robin Williams - in which he plays a character struggling with his sexuality - might not see the light of day.
25th October 2014
Bill to make sex education statuatory postponed until February 3
7:44 PM — A debate of a bill which would make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education a statutory requirement for schools has been postponed until February.
Sinead O’Connor: I want to date women again, it isn’t working with men 16
6:27 PM — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed that she is now looking to date women - because it "ain't really working out" with men.
Where is the world’s most gay-friendly place? 45
3:37 PM — Denmark's capital city of Copenhagen has been named the world's most gay-friendly place.
Sir Elton John: Too many gays don’t seem to care about HIV 16
1:34 PM — Sir Elton John has criticised parts of the gay community for failing to join the fight against HIV.
British cardinal: Church never planned to change teachings on sexual morality 38
12:47 PM — British Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that the Catholic Church never planned to change its position on 'sexual morality', despite axed proposals to 'welcome homosexuals'.
Scottish Labour leader steps down 3
11:33 AM — The leader of the Scottish Labour party has stepped down with immediate effect, hitting out at "dinosaurs" in the UK party.
24th October 2014
Shaun Woodward MP: Activist Paul Cottingham welcomed me to Labour to fight for gay rights
5:59 PM — Speaking to PinkNews, former Labour cabinet minister Shaun Woodward pays tribute to his close friend and activist Paul Cottingham, who died after a battle with cancer this morning.
Stonewall launches ‘Some People Are Trans’ t-shirt campaign 8
4:37 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has in a new move launched a new campaign of t-shirts sporting the phrase: "Some People Are Trans, Get Over It!".
England manager Roy Hodgson doesn’t know what LGBT stands for 11
3:10 PM — England football manager Roy Hodgson has admitted that he has no idea what 'LGBT' stands for.
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.
Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan to present at PinkNews Awards 19
2:10 PM — The PinkNews Awards will take place next week, and among those set to speak and present awards are Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Vince Cable.