26th August 2014
US: Study shows health insurance disparities faced by LGBT community
6:20 PM — A newly released study shows US LGBT adults are more likely to lack health insurance coverage than their non-LGBT counterparts.
Jim Parsons and other notable LGBT winners at the 66th Primetime Emmys
5:05 PM — Out actor Jim Parsons took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on The Big Bang Theory at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
25th August 2014
US: Laverne Cox to speak at NYC transgender and gender fluid arts festival 1
11:04 PM — Laverne Cox and her twin brother, artist M. Lamar, will have their first joint speaking engagement at a New York City festival celebrating transgender and gender fluid artists.
Neil Patrick Harris accepts the ALS ice bucket challenge 2
10:15 PM — Coming off his run in the acclaimed Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Neil Patrick Harris recently accepted Ben Affleck's ice bucket challenge.
US: Poll finds well-being of LGBT people is lower than that of straight individuals 3
9:30 PM — A new poll has found that LGBT individuals rate lower on a well-being index than straight individuals.
US: AIDS Healthcare Foundation comes after PrEP in new ad campaign 10
8:23 PM — Last Friday, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the world’s largest HIV/AIDS healthcare organisations, announced it would be launching a full scale media campaign against the over emphasis of Truvada.
US: Michigan Police investigate Detroit attacks against LGBT people
7:32 PM — Michigan police are investigating three attacks against LGBT people in Detroit's Palmer Park.
US: Study finds stressful life events are linked to cardiometabolic risk in LGB people 1
5:36 PM — A review of data from a national youth study has shown LGB youth are at significantly increased risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes due to stressful life events.
Greece: Athens gay couple attacked by homophobic mob 21
1:13 PM — A gay couple in Athens have been brutally assaulted by a homophobic mob.
US: Indiana governor rebuked by judge for ‘contradicting himself’ on same-sex marriage 1
12:38 PM — A judge has rebuked Indiana's governor for ordering his government not to recognise same-sex marriages, after claiming he didn't have "authority to enforce" a marriage ban.
Video: What if same-sex marriage causes the apocalypse in Ireland? 27
12:08 PM — A video released by a rights group has joked about the coming 'apocalypse' if same-sex marriage is passed in Ireland.
Australia: Liberals delay replacement for minister who quit over anti-gay slurs
11:35 AM — The Liberal Party in Australia's Northern Territory have delayed the process to replace a minister who stepped down over anti-gay slurs.
24th August 2014
Gay porn on CBeebies, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 7
6:20 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Ecuador: Same-sex unions to be formally recognised from next month 4
5:22 PM — Ecuador will begin to formally recognise the unions of same-sex couples on documents from September 15, it has been announced.
US: St Louis police officer suspended for anti-gay ‘sodomite’ rant 21
2:00 PM — A St Louis police officer has been suspended, after a video emerged of him condemning "sickening" sodomites.
Ireland: Rose of Tralee reveals she is gay 4
12:54 PM — The new Rose of Tralee has revealed that she is gay.
23rd August 2014
Sydney Mardi Gras organisers blame $177,664 loss on negative publicity 7
6:49 PM — Organisers of Sydney's Mardi Gras have blamed a financial loss on high ticket prices and negative publicity.
Comment: Yes, somebody can easily find your exact location on geo apps 13
3:18 PM — Software developer Chris Ward writes on rumours that a security breach allowed hackers to pinpoint users' locations to clarify that the so-called "breach" is possible by exploiting the geo software itself.
22nd August 2014
Tipster alerts Grindr users of location-based security breach 9
10:17 PM — Hackers are claiming they can pinpoint the exact locations of Grindr users, right down to what room they are in.
US: Gay rights group responds to God Hates Fags church’s ALS ice bucket challenge 10
9:12 PM — LGBT rights organisation Equality House has released an ALS ice bucket challenge video in response to being challenged by the Westboro Baptist Church.