15th September 2014
MEPs condemn Belgrade attack on gay rights activist 3
4:51 PM — MEPs have condemned an attack on a tourist in Belgrade who was visiting an LGBT rights conference.
Cameroon: Man convicted of homosexuality for drinking Baileys 40
11:46 AM — A man in Cameroon was convicted of homosexuality because he was drinking Baileys liqueur .
14th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s brother running to succeed him 7
7:12 PM — The brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is in the running to succeed him, after the anti-gay politcian dropped his re-election bid over health concerns.
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Moscow anti-gay conference plans spread of ‘gay propaganda’ laws across the world 31
5:25 PM — A conference of anti-gay groups in Moscow has called for lobbyists to attempt to introduce 'gay propaganda' laws across the world.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: I won’t boycott Russia over anti-gay laws, I have lots of gay fans there 8
2:46 PM — Sophie Ellis-Bextor has said she won't stop performing in Russia over its anti-gay laws - because she doesn't want to abandon her gay fans there.
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
Serbia: Three men arrested over attack on German gay rights activist caught on CCTV 8
12:24 PM — Three men have been arrested in Belgrade after an attack on a German man who was attending a gay rights conference.
Italy: Pope marries couples who are ‘living in sin’, but no gays 19
12:00 PM — The Pope has celebrated "forgiveness" by performing 20 marriages for couples who live outside the Catholic doctrine - but unsurprisingly, none of them were gay.
13th September 2014
Ugandan travel officials insist country is still safe for gay tourists 49
6:52 PM — Tourism officials from Uganda have insisted that gay tourists should still feel safe in the country.
German gay rights activist in critical condition after brutal assault in Serbian capital 16
5:19 PM — A German activist is in critical condition after he was beaten over the head with a glass ashtray following a gay rights conference.
US: Survey finds homophobia is still rife in Hollywood 10
3:19 PM — A study has found that over half of LGBT actors think directors are less likely to hire people because of their sexuality.
Kazakhstani politician: You can identify gays with an easy blood test 33
2:43 PM — A Kazakhstani politician has come up with an 'easy' method to identify gays.
India: Court drops all charges against female athlete accused of being male 3
1:54 PM — A female athlete who was arrested after she was accused of being male has had all charges against her dropped.
12th September 2014
US: New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy to be appealed to Supreme Court 8
10:53 PM — Two therapeutic groups will petition the US Supreme Court to hear an appeal that argues New Jersey’s ban on conversion therapy should be struck down.
US: Judge rules Arizona must recognise man’s marriage to deceased spouse 2
9:30 PM — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Arizona, despite it's ban on same-sex marriage, will have to provide benefits to a gay man who lost his husband to cancer last month.
US: The Catholic League refuses to participate in NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade 16
9:24 PM — Thursday, The Catholic League announced it would not participate in the 2015 St Patrick’s Day Parade because parade organisers aren’t allowing an anti-abortion group to march.
US: NOM appeals reversal of Oregon marriage ban 1
7:23 PM — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) sought an appeal Wednesday to a federal court ruling that overturned Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban.
Drag queens condemn Facebook for ‘real name’ crackdown 12
6:56 PM — Facebook has been condemned by a number of drag queens for banning users who don't use their real name on their profiles.
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford drops re-election bid 10
6:28 PM — Toronto's anti-gay mayor Rob Ford has dropped his re-election bid after being hospitalised with a tumour.