18th February 2015
Michael Sam: ‘After the first time I knew pretty damn sure I was gay’ 11
4:30 PM — The first out NFL player recalled the moment he knew he was gay at the HRC's Time to THRIVE Conference.
Iowa could become the third US state to ban gay conversion therapy 40
12:55 PM — Iowa could be the third US state to outlaw gay conversion therapy now a bill to ban it has advanced.
US: Ex-employee sues Breitling for anti-gay discrimination 3
11:06 AM — A gay man is suing luxury watchmakers Breitling for discrimination.
17th February 2015
Channing Tatum to present GLAAD award to Roland Emmerich 2
7:08 PM — Channing Tatum will present a GLAAD award to openly gay director Roland Emmerich at the 26th Annual GLAAD Awards next month.
Anti-gay Duck Dynasty star gets ‘free-speech’ award 65
6:48 PM — Phil Robertson, the Duck Dynasty star notorious for his anti-gay remarks, has been named the recipient of a free-speech award.
‘It’s My Party’ singer Lesley Gore dies 11
11:17 AM — Out lesbian 1960's singer Lesley Gore has died aged 68.
16th February 2015
Gay NBA star Jason Collins mentoring sport stars in the closet 2
7:36 PM — Gay basketball star Jason Collins has said he is now helping to mentor a number of other LGBT players who remain in the closet.
Wu-Tang Clan member: I don’t support gays, but I’m not here to judge 53
6:40 PM — Wu-Tang Clan member Cappadonna has said that he "doesn't support" homosexuality - but isn't "judging".
Tim Cook: Sacrificing cyber privacy could have dire consequences for gays 35
4:45 PM — Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned that allowing internet privacy to be eroded could have "dire consequences" for gay people.
Incredibly, hate preacher Scott Lively doesn’t think he’s anti-gay 35
3:01 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively - one of the world's most notorious homophobes - has incredibly claimed he is not "anti-gay".
Will Atlanta open its first LGBT school? 10
11:03 AM — Teachers in Atlanta are trying to raise funds to set up a school for LGBT students and their families.
15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
US: Police officer admits coercing illegal immigrants into gay sex 11
5:30 PM — A Florida police officer has admitted he coerced undocumented immigrants into having sex with him.
US: Most Alabama counties now marrying same-sex couples 4
4:02 PM — A majority of counties in Alabama are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite some remaining holdouts.
US: Arkansas governor won’t veto bill permitting discrimination against gays 14
3:29 PM — The Governor of Arkansas has said he will not veto a bill which blocks anti-discrimination laws from protecting LGBT people.
San Francisco gay district to get ‘leather-themed’ park? 53
1:33 PM — Plans have been drawn up for a 'leather-themed' plaza at the heart of one of San Francisco's gay districts.
Anti-gay group compares its rally to Martin Luther King 16
12:20 PM — An anti-gay group its latest rally to the March on Washington where Martin Luther King delivered his 'I Have a Dream' speech.
US: Support for same-sex marriage hits record high 13
11:42 AM — A poll has found that support for same-sex marriage in the US has reached a new record high.
14th February 2015
Glee features 200-member transgender choir 3
4:57 PM — Glee has featured a choir made up of over 200 real-life trans people, as part of a storyline in which a character transitions.
US: Anti-gay activists forged signatures on petition to repeal Houston equal rights law 21
3:09 PM — A petition to trigger the repeal of an equal rights law in Houston, Texas contained fraudulent signatures, a jury has ruled.