16th March 2015
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
Irish senator calls for ‘open debate’ on whether same-sex marriage would ban Mother’s Day 32
1:14 PM — An Irish senator has called for an "open debate" about same-sex marriage - after claiming Mother's Day could be banned if it becomes law.
Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love back Dolce & Gabbana boycott over ‘non-traditional’ families jibe 23
12:01 PM — Stars including Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love, and Michelle Visage have backed Elton John in boycotting Dolce & Gabbana - after disparaging comments about 'non-traditional' families.
Dolce and Gabbana: We never intended to judge ‘non-traditional’ families 64
9:49 AM — Fashion duo Dolce and Gabbana have clarified comments in which they caused widespread offence by speaking out against same-sex families.
15th March 2015
This app helps you pee, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
7:44 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 63
6:08 PM — An Irish senator has claimed that Mother's Day will be banned if the country passes same-sex marriage.
Sweden picks singer who claimed gay sex is ‘not natural’ for Eurovision 152
3:08 PM — Sweden has selected singer Måns Zelmerlöw to represent the country at Eurovision - despite previous controversial comments about gay sex.
Sir Elton John to boycott Dolce & Gabbana after ‘traditional family’ comments 47
11:40 AM — Sir Elton John has announced he will snub fashion house Dolce & Gabbana - after the founders spoke out against same-sex families
14th March 2015
This Conchita Wurst performance might not be what you expected 8
4:46 PM — This Conchita Wurst performance contains an extra twist.
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 17
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 36
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
Teen shares the horrifying messages his dad sent him when he came out 58
2:31 PM — A gay teen has shared the abusive messages he received after coming out to his father - and received an outpouring of support online.
Gay fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana attack ‘non-traditional’ families 158
12:42 PM — Legendary fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have spoken out against same-sex families - despite being gay themselves.
Canadian opposition leader: PM treating Muslims like Vladimir Putin treats gays 41
12:12 PM — Canada's main opposition leader has savaged the Prime Minister for his stance on Islam - comparing him to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
13th March 2015
Vladimir Putin is definitely not dead, Kremlin insists 32
8:11 PM — The Kremlin has been forced to deny that Russian President Vladimir Putin has died - after he cancelled a string of public appearances.
New poll shows 76% want marriage equality in Ireland 1
7:05 PM — A new poll released this week shows that 76% intend to vote yes in Ireland's marriage referendum
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
Anti-gay lawmaker calls for Russia to boycott Eurovision 21
2:51 PM — Anti-gay Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for Russia to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest, due to champion Conchita Wurst.
Irish senator opens up: I cried for weeks when my son came out 35
2:12 PM — An Irish senator has opened up about his own struggle accepting his son's sexuality - in a bid to convince people to support same-sex marriage.