5th November 2014
Les Miserables actor Eddie Redmayne meeting with trans women to prepare for his new role 7
3:16 PM — British actor Eddie Redmayne has met with and spoken to members of the trans community to prepare for his role in an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel The Danish Girl.
Rose McGowan: Gays are ‘more misogynistic’ than straight men 178
2:09 PM — Actress Rose McGowan has claimed that gay people "fought for the right to stand on top of a float wearing an orange speedo" taking MDMA.
US: American Idol star Clay Aiken loses bid for congress 3
1:27 PM — Gay singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken has lost out on his election bid in North Carolina.
US: Mike Michaud loses bid to become first openly gay governor 2
11:46 AM — Democrat Mike Michaud has conceded defeat in his bid to become the first openly gay US governor.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria shouts down anti-gay subway preacher 6
10:53 AM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria stood up to a man who was preaching anti-gay hate on a New York City subway on Tuesday.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer makes history as first out Attorney General 1
10:30 AM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act made history this week, becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
US: Kansas ordered to stop enforcing gay marriage ban 3
12:31 AM — The US state of Kansas has been ordered by a federal judge to stop enforcing a ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying.
4th November 2014
The world’s second strongest man comes out as gay 19
4:50 PM — The world's second strongest man has come out as gay to an overwhelmingly positive response from fans and followers.
Jake Gyllenhaal: Brokeback Mountain ‘gave me the idea that movies can be important’ 7
12:50 PM — Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal has commented on the political significance of Brokeback Mountain, which he says gave him the idea that films can be "important."
Canada: Rumours of ‘injections to turn kids gay’ circulate in Burnaby municpal election 27
11:58 AM — Reports from Burnaby's municipal election in Canada have claimed that one party is circulating rumours that school children will be injected with a "serum" to turn them gay.
3rd November 2014
Duck Dynasty star: I promise not to break into women’s toilets and watch them pee 25
8:02 PM — Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson has promised to not spy on women in bathrooms, in a bizarre speech to a homophobic rally.
Imitation Game writer: Everyone told me a film about Alan Turing was a terrible idea 5
6:53 PM — The writer of Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has revealed he was repeatedly advised not to make the film.
US: Thousands rally for ‘religious freedom’ against Houston equal rights law 29
4:22 PM — Thousands of anti-LGBT activists gathered in Houston, Texas on Sunday evening to rally against Houston’s equal rights ordinance.
WWE wrestler: Coming out has made me the happiest I’ve ever been 3
2:10 PM — A WWE wrestler who came out as gay last year has said doing so made him the "happiest he's ever been".
Elle Fanning cast as trans boy in new film 18
1:42 PM — Elle Fanning has been cast as a transgender teenage boy in a new film.
US: Republican Carl DeMaio hit with more sexual harassment claims 2
1:07 PM — Republican Carl DeMaio - who was on track to become the party's first ever openly gay congressman - has been hit with allegations of sexual harassment from a second man.
Gay rights group honours rapper Macklemore 3
12:08 PM — US rap star Macklemore has been honoured by LGBT rights organisation the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
2nd November 2014
Ellen DeGeneres turns straight, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:52 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
1st November 2014
US: Philadelphia city council unanimously passes hate crime law after gay bashing 8
6:19 PM — Philadelphia City Council has unanimously passed a hate crime law, protecting sexuality and gender identity for the first time.
Canada: Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera stands trial on mischief charge 21
5:12 PM — US anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera is standing trial in Canada, for refusing to leave a university where he was distributing 'graphic' homophobic leaflets.