17th November 2014
Video game ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ banned in India over gay character 3
2:26 PM — An upcoming video game that features a prominent gay character has been banned in India.
Mexico City: Legislative assembly passes pro-trans gender recognition bill 2
1:51 PM — Mexico City has approved a bill allowing transgender people the legal right to change gender on official documents without a court order.
UK: Man ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing trans woman in supermarket
1:19 PM — A 36-year-old man in Somerset was ordered to stand trial after allegedly abusing and misgendering a trans woman in a supermarket.
Brazil: Thousands attend Pride march to speak out against anti-LGBT murders 4
12:49 PM — Thousands of Brazilians attended Rio de Janeiro's 19th Pride event on Sunday, speaking out against the shocking number of LGBT people who have been murdered in the country.
Israel: Gay-friendy ID cards introduced for children of same-sex parents 17
12:37 PM — Israel has begun issuing new ID cards to children of same-sex parents - as previous cards only allowed for a 'mother' and a 'father'.
US: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says gay marriage supporters want to ‘redefine everything’ 28
11:45 AM — Dr Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon who compared gay people to paedophiles, has said same-sex marriage supporters should not try to "redefine everything for anybody else."
UK: Eight artworks stolen at London’s Winter Pride Awards
10:30 AM — Eight artworks by the artists Jane Moore and Eleanor Pearce were stolen this Saturday at London's Winter Pride event.
16th November 2014
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.
Mississippi church leaders: Christian gay rights ad is ‘misleading and dangerous’ 23
3:39 PM — Church leaders in southern states are pushing back against a new advert which makes a Christian argument for gay rights.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
15th November 2014
Deadline passes for ‘prophecy’ that Vladimir Putin will out Obama 31
4:46 PM — A pastor who claimed that Vladimir Putin will 'out' Barack Obama as a gay man is insisting that his prophecy has come true.
Saudi Arabia: Gay man jailed for three years over naked photos 18
3:43 PM — A gay man in Saudi Arabia has been jailed for three years, for engaging in 'immoral acts' by taking naked photos of himself.
Gibraltar rights group calls for same-sex marriage 6
1:37 PM — A rights group in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has called on the government to introduce same-sex marriage.
14th November 2014
Pope invites anti-gay hate group leader to ‘traditional marriage’ summit 45
7:34 PM — The Pope has invited the head of listed anti-gay hate group the Family Research Council to his summit on 'traditional marriage'.
Ex-gay Christian behind ‘I don’t like mens no more’ viral video says God put him in the spotlight 23
3:34 PM — A Christian who claimed he was “delivered” from homosexuality in a viral video has spoken out on his new-found fame on the web, saying it was meant to be.
Taiwan: Police shut down gay lifestyle website for ‘distributing obscene material’
3:00 PM — Police in Taiwan have shut down a website which billed itself as "Asia's largest gay lifestyle information network."
Gay footballer Robbie Rogers gets ‘multi-year’ contract with LA Galaxy 3
2:53 PM — Gay football player Robbie Rogers has signed a new contract extension with LA Galaxy, which will see him stay with the team for several years.
Japan: School holds ‘Sex Change Day’ for students 14
2:14 PM — A high school in Japan held a 'Sex Change Day' this week - where boys dressed in skirts, and girls wore suits and ties.