20th September 2014
Russia: QueerFest culture festival ‘sprayed with gas’ by homophobic thugs 3
5:37 PM — Anti-gay activists have attacked an LGBT culture festival in St Petersburg, spraying participants with a harmful gas.
19th September 2014
Turkey: Trans journalist fired from television station 1
6:53 PM — This week, Turkey's only openly-transgender broadcast journalist was fired from IMC TV after a dispute between her and the station's management.
Rufus Wainwright protests Russia’s gay propaganda law at Moscow concert 2
4:30 PM — Singer Rufus Wainwright has rallied against Russia's anti-gay law at a Moscow concert.
Russia: t.A.T.u singer contradicts former bandmate, says everyone should be free to love 3
3:54 PM — Former t.A.T.u singer Lena Katina has reaffirmed her support for gay rights, after her ex-bandmate said she "wouldn't accept" a gay son.
Hate preacher Scott Lively: Gay rights groups are trying to have me murdered 47
2:53 PM — Notoriously anti-gay hate preacher Scott Lively has claimed that rights groups are trying to have him murdered.
18th September 2014
Watch: t.A.T.u. singer doesn’t mind lesbians, but ‘won’t accept’ gay men 61
6:28 PM — A singer from Russian duo t.A.T.u. has in a bizarre turn of events condemned gay men in a recent interview.
17th September 2014
PHOTOS: French rugby stars strip off for 15th Dieux du Stade calendar 10
7:12 PM — As the 15th annual Dieux du Stade calendar celebrates its 15th birthday, the new front cover featuring Morgan Parra has been unveiled.
Ireland: Gender recognition bill to be published ‘by end of the year’ 1
5:27 PM — The Irish government will publish a long-awaited bill to recognise the gender of trans people by the end of 2014, it has been announced.
Catholic League ‘still boycotting’ Guinness over St Patrick’s Day controversy 12
5:03 PM — The Catholic League says it will continue its boycott of Guinness, six months after the firm pulled sponsorship from New York's St Patrick's Day parade over a ban on gay groups.
French anti-gay activist: Same-sex marriage responsible for orphans 17
1:46 PM — A French anti-gay leader has claimed that children raised by same-sex couples will end up as orphans.
16th September 2014
Catholic diocese slams Bologna for recognising overseas same-sex marriages 8
4:30 PM — Bologna's Catholic Diocese has denounced the city's formal recognition of same-sex marriages conducted abroad.
WHO: Russia’s anti-gay laws hamper fight against HIV 4
1:12 PM — Russia’s “repressive drug and homosexuality laws” hamper its fight against HIV, the World Health Organisation has warned.
15th September 2014
Mayor of Paris: I am delighted that two thousand gay couples have married here 8
6:02 PM — The Mayor of Paris has celebrated the 2000th same-sex marriage having taken place in her city, saying she is "delighted".
Russia: Lesbian dance teacher found murdered with throat slashed 16
5:55 PM — A lesbian tango instructor in St Petersburg has been found with her throat slashed.
14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world 31
5:25 PM — A conference of anti-gay groups in Moscow has called for lobbyists to attempt to introduce 'gay propaganda' laws across the world.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: I won’t boycott Russia over anti-gay laws, I have lots of gay fans there 8
2:46 PM — Sophie Ellis-Bextor has said she won't stop performing in Russia over its anti-gay laws - because she doesn't want to abandon her gay fans there.
Serbia: Three men arrested over attack on German gay rights activist caught on CCTV 8
12:24 PM — Three men have been arrested in Belgrade after an attack on a German man who was attending a gay rights conference.
Italy: Pope marries couples who are ‘living in sin’, but no gays 25
12:00 PM — The Pope has celebrated "forgiveness" by performing 20 marriages for couples who live outside the Catholic doctrine - but unsurprisingly, none of them were gay.
13th September 2014
German gay rights activist in critical condition after brutal assault in Serbian capital 16
5:19 PM — A German activist is in critical condition after he was beaten over the head with a glass ashtray following a gay rights conference.