11th November 2014
Louis Tomlinson blasts ‘laughable’ reports claiming he supported Tim Cook with rainbow Apple t-shirt 32
10:23 AM — One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has blasted reports claiming he showed support for Apple's newly-out CEO Tim Cook.
10th November 2014
Scottish Tory leader: Teens need to understand anti-gay slurs are not okay 6
6:52 PM — Openly gay Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has reacted to a report showing that homophobic bullying is still prevalent in schools.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Lack of Conservatives on Rainbow List is ‘disappointing’ 6
6:25 PM — Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer has attacked the "disappointing" lack of Conservative figures present on this year's Rainbow List.
Sir Elton John attacks Russia’s anti-gay laws during St Petersburg concert 13
5:13 PM — Sir Elton John laid into Russia's 'gay propaganda' law during a concert in St Petersburg.
HSBC UK boss says business leaders have a ‘huge personal responsibility’ to come out 7
5:11 PM — The head of UK banking at HSBC has criticised business leaders who stay in the closet, saying it's not acceptable they "take for granted" the work being done by others on issues of equality.
One Directon’s Louis Tomlinson shows support for Tim Cook with rainbow Apple t-shirt 6
5:02 PM — One Direction star Louis Tomlinson showed his support for Apple's newly-out CEO this weekend, when he was spotted wearing a t-shirt with the company's old rainbow logo.
Singer Charli XCX: I will never return to Uganda over anti-gay laws 1
3:38 PM — A British singer whose mother is from Uganda has vowed to never return to the African country, over its anti-gay laws.
Methodist Church in Ireland ‘concerned’ by legal action against bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake 73
2:51 PM — The Methodist Church in Ireland has released a statement saying a bakery that refused to bake a ‘gay’ cake featuring Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street acted in good "conscience."
Pride in London hails innovation of #FreedomTo at business summit 1
2:30 PM — Pride in London chairperson Michael Salter has hailed the success of Pride's first ever ad campaign earlier this year.
Business leaders attend ‘Out on the Street’ LGBT leadership summit 2
1:28 PM — Business leaders from across Europe are today attending the third-annual 'Out on the Street' LGBT summit in London.
Scotland poll: 90% of secondary school teachers say there is still homophobic bullying 14
12:13 PM — A YouGov poll has shown that nine in 10 secondary school teachers in Scotland say homophobic bullying still happens in their school.
More straight people than gay people being diagnosed with HIV in Kent 15
11:36 AM — Straight people being diagnosed with HIV in Kent now outnumber gay people who are diagnosed, according to a new study.
9th November 2014
Australia’s 60ft condom, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Court smacks down God Hates Fags church’s bizarre legal challenge 4
5:24 PM — A Kansas court has rejected an attempt by the Westboro Baptist Church to intervene in a same-sex marriage court case.
Listen: Eurovision diva Conchita Wurst releases first new single 6
3:55 PM — Eurovision drag artist Conchita Wurst has released her first new track since winning the contest earlier this year.
Christian group calls for sacking of gay Winchester professor 53
1:08 PM — A Christian pressure group has called on the University of Winchester to sack a gay professor over his views on sexuality.
British man charged with anti-gay hate crime kills eight in Iraq suicide bombing 112
11:49 AM — A British man who was charged with a hate crime for handing out anti-gay leaflets has reportedly killed himself in a suicide bombing in Iraq.
8th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury: It would be ‘the ultimate failure’ to accept gays 119
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".
Daily Mail: Play about gay saunas is “sleazy” and “amoral” 62
12:22 PM — Theatre critic Quentin Letts has condemned a "taxpayer funded" National Theatre play that is set in a gay sauna.
NI First Minister: Legal action against bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake is ‘bonkers’ 26
11:54 AM — Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson has savaged a planned legal action against a bakery that refused to bake a 'gay' cake featuring Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street.