23rd September 2014
People across the world mark Bi Visibility Day 9
1:15 PM — Organisations and individuals are today celebrating Bi Visibility Day, an initiative created to celebrate bisexuality and diversity within the LGBT community.
Watch: t.A.T.u. singer apologise for saying she ‘condemns’ gays… kind of 45
11:41 AM — One member of Russian band t.A.T.u. has now apparently apologised for saying that she "would condemn" her son if he was gay, on a recent talk show.
London protest planned against Gambian anti-gay law 6
10:16 AM — A protest has been planned for Wednesday against a new Gambian law which would make “aggravated homosexuality” publishable by life imprisonment.
Croatia: Former prison island deemed ‘perfect’ for gay tourists 14
8:55 AM — A former prison island compared to the US's Guantanamo Bay, has been recommended for use by gay tourists, as they could be there "without anyone bothering them."
22nd September 2014
US: New report states bisexuals suffer higher rates of discrimination 17
9:02 PM — A report released Monday finds that bisexuals, who make up more than 50% of the LGBT community, are more vulnerable to poverty, discrimination, and poor mental and physical states than their gay and lesbian counterparts.
Chad considers criminalising homosexuality 90
7:24 PM — Chad is considering introducing a ban on homosexuality.
US: Overlooked research could lead to possible HIV vaccine for infants
7:10 PM — After examining decades-old data from clinical trials, researchers at Duke University announced last week that they may have a breakthrough on an HIV vaccine for infants.
Egyptian men due in court after arrest for ‘gay marriage’ video
6:39 PM — Men arrested for taking part in a mock same-sex wedding in Egypt are due in court on Tuesday.
Qatar may lose 2022 World Cup over temperature concerns 6
4:48 PM — Following multiple campaigns to have the 2022 World Cup removed from Qatar due to the country's anti-gay laws, the competition may not take place there, over temperature concerns.
Canada: Vancouver LGBT activist Jim Deva dies in freak accident 9
2:27 PM — A Vancouver activist who won a court challenge over his right to sell LGBT-themed books has died in a freak accident.
Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage is ‘humiliating families’ 33
12:58 PM — Announcing his return to politics, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned François Hollande for introducing same-sex marriage to the country, calling it "humiliating" for families.
Study aims to find prevalence of homophobia in New Zealand sports 1
12:41 PM — A study has been launched into the prevalence of homophobia in sports in New Zealand, and how the country compares to the rest of the world.
Australia: Ex-PM Julia Gillard admits same-sex marriage is inevitable 14
12:08 PM — Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard - who opposed same-sex marriage while in office - has admitted that equal marriage is inevitable in Australia.
Israeli gay club promoter criticised for mock Islamic State execution poster 24
11:19 AM — A popular gay events promoter in Israel has been strongly criticised for using images appearing to mimic recent Islamic State beheading videos.
21st September 2014
Australia: Trans teenager says supermarket cashier ‘laughed in face’ over old ID 15
7:55 PM — A transgender teenager in Australia has filed a complaint, after a supermarket cashier laughed in his face when looking at his ID.
Grindr can predict elections, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
6:41 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Anti-gay Cardinal who claimed homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ could be demoted 19
4:53 PM — A notoriously homophobic Catholic cardinal who claims that being gay is "intrinsically evil" could be removed from his senior position in the Church.
Brazil: Schoolboys wear skirts in protest after trans girl fined for wearing female uniform 22
1:36 PM — A group of boys at a Brazil school have donned skirts, after a transgender girl was fined by teachers for wearing the "incorrect" uniform.
t.A.T.u’s management ‘saddened’ by reaction to singer’s homophobic rant 11
1:00 PM — The management of Russian band t.A.T.u have said they are "saddened" by the reaction to a homophobic rant from former singer Julia Volkova.
20th September 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: I married husband so our kids understand our family 1
6:39 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has opened up about his wedding to husband David Burtka earlier this month.