22nd September 2014
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 21
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 10
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.
Russia: QueerFest culture festival ‘sprayed with gas’ by homophobic thugs 2
5:37 PM — Anti-gay activists have attacked an LGBT culture festival in St Petersburg, spraying participants with a harmful gas.
US: San Francisco could become first city to offer free PrEP to prevent HIV 8
4:20 PM — San Francisco could become the first city in the US to provide HIV-preventative drug Truvada for free.
Indonesia: Province poised to introduce law to punish gay sex with 100 lashes 18
2:26 PM — An Indonesian province is poised to adopt anew law introducing corporal punishment for homosexuality.
Australian MP: Parliament shouldn’t have free vote on equal marriage because public would ‘vilify’ those opposed 24
1:53 PM — An Australian Liberal MP has said there shouldn't be a free vote in Parliament on same-sex marriage - because the public would "vilify" MPs who vote against it.
Martial arts champ refuses to take on transgender fighter Fallon Fox 5
1:22 PM — Mixed martial arts champion Ronda Rousey has refused to fight against trangender athlete Fallon Fox.
19th September 2014
US: Church prohibits same-sex couple from receiving communion 50
11:01 PM — A same-sex couple was recently told by their Lewiston, Montana Catholic Church that they would no longer be able to receive communion due to their same-sex marriage held over a year ago.
Clay Aiken: Your nude pics deserved to be leaked 25
10:41 PM — Openly-gay North Carolina Congressional hopeful Clay Aiken spoke out this week regarding celebrity nude picture leaks.
US: Straight man punched for standing up against gay slurs 67
9:49 PM — A straight father of two suffered a black eye and head injuries for telling a woman using homophobic slurs was uncalled for.