18th August 2014
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 8
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
17th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you might have missed this week
6:40 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
16th August 2014
Northampton forum launches national ‘straight allies’ campaign 1
5:48 PM — A national campaign is being launched this weekend by an LGBT forum in Northampton, in an attempt to sign up straight "allies" who believe in equality.
Bishop of Buckingham speaks out in support of same-sex marriage 12
11:50 AM — The Bishop of Buckingham has appeared at a church debate on same-sex marriage, reiterating strong support.
15th August 2014
US: Supreme Court Justice to decide Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban stay 2
11:16 PM — Attorneys representing two same-sex couples in Virginia's same-sex marriage ban case have until Monday evening to respond to a request to stay the state's same-sex marriage ban.
West Ham bosses urge fans not to use homophobic chants at Premier League games 4
5:51 PM — A co-chair and a shareholder of West Ham football club have urged fans to avoid using homophobic and anti-Semitic slurs at Premier League matches.
National AIDS Trust appoints Deborah Gold new Chief Executive 1
4:54 PM — The National Aids Trust (NAT) has appointed Deborah Gold, formerly at Galop, as its new Chief Executive.
Chinese airline faces lawsuit for refusing to let HIV positive passengers board 4
4:32 PM — A Chinese airline faces a lawsuit after two HIV positive passengers and their HIV negative friend say they were not allowed to board a plane.
Kellie Maloney: I’m not homophobic, but I don’t think same-sex couples should have children 166
4:22 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney says she "still" doesn't think gay couples should raise children, but denies being homophobic.
Sir Cliff Richard attacks ‘completely false’ sex abuse claims 68
1:10 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has attacked "completely false" allegations that he sexually abused a boy at an evangelical rally.
Video: Pastor tells Vicky Beeching she has ‘given in to a lie’ by coming out 140
12:43 PM — US Pastor Scott Lively has told Christian singer Vicky Beeching that she has "given in to a lie" by coming out as gay.
Professor Green axes collaboration with James Arthur over homophobic lyrics row 17
11:13 AM — Rapper Professor Green has cancelled a planned collaboration with James Arthur, joking that the star "imploded" following rows over homophobic lyrics.
14th August 2014
Men who posed as teens on Grindr to blackmail gays facing jail 8
6:47 PM — Two men who posed as teenagers on Grindr in order to blackmail gay men will face prison, warned a judge.
Spectator columnist on Dusty Springfield: ‘You can always spot a lesbian by her big thrusting chin’ 34
5:00 PM — A columnist for The Spectator has made a string of homophobic remarks about the late Dusty Springfield, also mocking Clare Balding and Ellen DeGeneres for their “Desperate Dan” jaw bones.
Former Sunday Express critic claims he was sacked over discovery of ‘gay’ naked online photos 14
4:50 PM — A former theatre critic at the Sunday Express who claimed that he was sacked as the paper said he brought it into “disrepute” when naked photos of him two decades old were discovered online, will go to a tribunal next week.
Tory MP: ‘Equalising blood laws is the next frontier for UK gay rights’ 62
2:17 PM — Michael Fabricant says blanket restrictions preventing gay and bisexual men from giving blood must end and that it’s time for an equal policy.
Crowdfunded gay sci-fi film raises over £22,000 in 30 days 4
12:33 PM — A new film project aiming to challenging the portrayal of LGBT people on film, has raised over £22,000.