13th October 2014
UKIP MEP: Britain should ban migrants with ‘highly dangerous diseases’ like HIV 30
9:55 AM — A UKIP MEP has repeated sentiments by his party leader that migrants with HIV should not be allowed into the UK, but went further to say the virus is "highly dangerous".
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Ireland: Poll suggests landslide victory in upcoming equal marriage referendum 14
7:13 PM — An upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage could result in a landslide victory for marriage equality, a poll has found.
LGBT activists protest British preacher who backed Ugandan anti-gay law 31
6:47 PM — LGBT activists have protested a UK Christian pastor who went to Uganda to preach in favour of an anti-homosexuality law.
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
Australia: Tasmanian Liberal party condemned for voting to oppose equal marriage 9
11:55 AM — The Tasmanian Liberal party has passed a motion reaffirming the party's opposition to same-sex marriage.
11th October 2014
Opera singer who posted homophobic rant about ‘faecal masses’ cancels apology concert 26
6:56 PM — An opera singer who came under fire for an anti-gay rant in which she referred to gay people as ‘faecal masses’ has cancelled a planned apology show to raise money for gay rights groups.
US radio host calls for ‘civil disobedience’ against same-sex marriage 24
4:56 PM — Right-wing radio host Linda Harvey has called for people to rise up in "civil disobedience" against same-sex marriage.
Domain ‘.gay’ up for auction, after community application rejected 4
3:15 PM — The '.gay' domain has been put up for auction, after a community group's bid for control of the name failed.
10th October 2014
New Zealand: Labour MP who opposed equal marriage backs gay leadership hopeful 3
7:00 PM — A New Zealand MP who voted against same-sex marriage has endorsed a gay candidate for Labour party leader.
Catholic cardinal: We will never bless same-sex couples 95
6:39 PM — A leading Catholic cardinal has said that the Church will "never" bless weddings for same-sex couples.
Cameroon: Authorities release 7 trans people arrested in anti-gay house raid 2
4:23 PM — Authorities have released seven transgender men and women arrested on homosexuality-related charges, after police raided a house in Cameroon’s capital of Yaoundé.
Russian teen ‘afraid to go home’ after US exchange scheme axed over gays 23
3:15 PM — A Russian teenager who came to the US on an exchange is afraid to return to his country, due to its anti-gay laws.
Financial Times editor: UAE distributors removed gay supplement from circulation 4
3:00 PM — The editor of the Financial Times (FT), has told of how distributors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) removed a list of gay business leaders and allies from the paper, for fear of legal rebuttal.
US: Chris Christie says equal marriage should not be ‘imposed from the Supreme Court’ 17
2:48 PM — Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has said each US State “should have the ability to decide on their own” whether to make same-sex marriage legal.
WATCH: Trailer unveiled for gay rights documentary secretly filmed at Russia Olympics 5
2:10 PM — The first trailer has been released for a gay rights documentary secretly filmed at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.
Taiwan: Taipei mayoral candidate found not guilty of defaming President as gay
12:40 PM — Taipei mayoral candidate Neil Peng has been found not guilty of defamation after repeatedly calling out the President's "special relationship" with his aide.
LISTEN: Nigel Farage slammed live on radio by British woman living with HIV 35
12:31 PM — Nigel Farage has been strongly criticised by a British caller on LBC who is HIV positive, after he suggested migrants should not be granted entry into the UK if they test positive.
US: Republican Mike Huckabee threatens to ‘become independent’ over equal marriage 6
11:45 AM — Former Arkansas Governor Mark Huckabee has said he is "utterly exasperated" with Republicans for abdicating on same-sex marriage.
Amnesty urges President of Chad to scrap anti-gay bill 5
10:49 AM — In a letter to the President of Chad, Amnesty International has warned that passing a bill which criminalises homosexuality would show a "blatant disregard" for the country's human rights obligations.