11th August 2014
Iran chief justice: It’s a lie to say we execute homosexuals 72
5:56 PM — Iran's chief justice has claimed it is a 'lie' to say the country condemns homosexuals to death.
Ugandan President to meet with caucus to discuss invalidated anti-gay law 2
4:08 PM — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is set today to meet with the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary caucus today to discuss the recently nullified Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Ugandan Speaker: Re-introduction of anti-gay law will be ‘smooth’ 17
3:31 PM — The Ugandan Speaker has claimed an attempt to re-enact the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act will have a 'smooth' progression.
Gay Canadians still face an inequality which may surprise you 49
2:44 PM — The Commonwealth Games drew attention to human rights violations against LGBT people in many member nations, but it may surprise you to know that Canada, known for having taken steps forward for LGBT equality, still discriminates against its gay citizens.
New Zealand: Conservatives select candidate who claimed same-sex marriage leads to crime 9
2:14 PM — The Conservative Party of New Zealand has selected a candidate who claimed that same-sex marriage will lead to an increase in all crime.
Kenya: New ‘stone the gays’ law proposed by MPs 52
12:12 PM — A new anti-gay bill that would see gay people sentenced to death by stoning is under discussion in Kenya.
Pastor: Vladimir Putin will out Obama within 100 days 23
11:40 AM — A pastor has claimed that Vladimir Putin is planning to 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man.
10th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you should have read this week 6
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Channel Islands equal marriage groups receive ‘positive response’ from churches 6
4:30 PM — Equal marriage groups in the Channel Islands have said they have received a "positive response so far" when speaking to local church leaders.
9th August 2014
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
Pride parade held in Uganda following invalidation of anti-gay law 7
12:09 PM — A pride parade has taken place in Uganda, one week after a court struck down a highly controversial anti-gay law.
Gay Games adverts attempt to reclaim the phrase ‘that’s so gay’ 5
10:26 AM — The 2014 Gay Games kick off today in Cleveland, Ohio. And the ads for the event are pretty gay.
8th August 2014
US: Tennessee judge will not grant same-sex couple’s divorce 8
10:59 PM — A Tennessee judge has decided that two men who were married in Iowa cannot be granted a divorce because the state doesn’t recognize their marriage.
US columnist: Archie promotes gays and makes children sexually curious 24
7:21 PM — A US columnist has accused the creators of Archie comics of trying to promote homosexuality to children so that LGBT people can have ‘new flesh’.
US radio host: Ban gay marriage because gays are a crime against nature 11
6:57 PM — US Seventh Day Adventist pastor Mat Staver has claimed that gay marriage should not be allowed because of the prejudice homosexuality has suffered in the past.
Canada: Anti-gay activist sneaks into Vancouver Pride to hand out fake condoms 30
6:27 PM — An anti-gay activist disguised himself as a pro-gay participant in last weekend's Vancouver Pride parade, distributing anti-gay leaflets at the event that looked like condoms.
The Netherlands: Regulations changed to allow Russians to seek asylum 3
6:20 PM — The Netherlands is making it easier for LGBT Russians to apply for asylum, due to the country's 'gay propaganda' law.
Ugandan Attorney General appeals to High Court for anti-gay law reinstatement 5
6:11 PM — The Attorney General of Uganda has appealed a ruling which struck down the country's anti-gay law.
US: Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban case moves to federal court
5:16 PM — A lawsuit challenging Missouri's same-sex marriage ban has been moved from state court to federal court.
Australia: 8-year-old writing to Tony Abbot every day to ask for equal marriage 4
3:25 PM — An 8-year-old girl is writing to Australian Prime Minister every day in order to ask for same-sex marriage.