28th October 2014
Azerbaijan: 19-year-old slit her sister’s throat after finding out she was a lesbian 4
10:54 AM — Police in Azerbaijan have arrested a 19-year-old who says she was possessed by "a demon" when she killed her lesbian sister.
27th October 2014
Finland: Christian party denies it will quit government over same-sex marriage 14
7:28 PM — The Finnish Christian Democrat party has cancelled a pledge to drop out of the governing coalition if same-sex marriage passes.
Canada: Political party files complaint about homophobic robot 3
6:50 PM — A political party in Alberta has complained, after a robot made automatic calls to 'warn' people that candidates had attended Pride parades.
Taiwan: Tens of thousands march in Taipei Pride for equal marriage 2
5:12 PM — Tens of thousands took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday, with many campaigning for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
Russia: Dozens of anti-gay nationalists swarm gathering of three gay rights activists 8
3:37 PM — Two young women and a man campaigning for gay rights in Russia were met with about 100 nationalist protesters on Sunday, who threw tomatoes and shouted anti-gay abuse.
Malaysia: Newspaper says backing ex-Deputy Prime Minister is ‘glorifying a perverted culture’ 2
1:40 PM — A right-wing Malaysian newspaper has urged Muslims not to support former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charge.
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of trans woman claims ‘no probable cause’ 3
12:19 PM — A US marine formally accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines said there was no basis to charge him, his lawyer told state prosecutors on Monday.
Australian newspaper makes second apology attempt after calling murdered trans woman ‘she-male’ 9
11:21 AM — A newspaper in Australia which came under heavy criticism for describing the transgender victim of a brutal murder as “she-male” has once again attempted to apologise.
Kyrgyzstan: UN urges anti-gay draft law to be scrapped 2
11:09 AM — The UN have condemned a Kyrgrz draft bill that could increase violence and discrimination for LGBT people, and have urged the Parliament to scrap it.
Russian actor who called for gays to be put in ovens banned from entering Latvia 29
10:49 AM — A Russian sitcom actor, who had previously proposed burning all gay people alive in an oven, has been banned from entering Latvia to give a one-man show about religion.
26th October 2014
UKIP rescued by a Polish man, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Fiancé of murdered Filipino trans woman ‘rushed to hospital’ 3
5:55 PM — The German fiancé of a transgender woman who was murdered in the Philippines has reportedly been rushed to hospital.
RuPaul: We can’t use the T-word anymore, so I’m saying ‘granny’ instead 39
2:58 PM — Drag artist RuPaul has joked about being banned from using "the T-word" - and says she will use the word "granny" instead.
Drag queen: Irish broadcaster RTE threw me under the bus over Catholic homophobe row 5
2:30 PM — Drag artist Panti Bliss has lashed out as Irish state broadcaster RTE, after it paid a settlement to a Catholic lobbying group she accused of being "homophobes".
Bill Clinton: It breaks my heart that Uganda puts aid at risk by demonising gays 3
1:56 PM — Former US President Bill Clinton has spoken out against Uganda's homophobic laws.
Republican: Traditional states should break away and form new country called ‘Reagan’ 20
1:20 PM — A former Presidential advisor says southern States opposed to same-sex marriage should break away from the US - and form a new country called Reagan.
Bishop of Durham: Catholic cardinals who reject gays ‘lack awareness’ of real life 23
12:04 PM — The Anglican Bishop of Durham has lambasted the Catholic Church for scrapping plans to take a softer stance on homosexuality.
25th October 2014
Sinead O’Connor: I want to date women again, it isn’t working with men 16
6:27 PM — Irish singer Sinead O'Connor has revealed that she is now looking to date women - because it "ain't really working out" with men.
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful picks former Mormon as running mate 2
5:27 PM — A gay politician who is running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand has selected a former Mormon to be his deputy.