27th March 2015
South Africa: Father granted surrogate maternity leave 1
1:20 PM — A court has granted full maternity leave to a father whose baby was delivered by surrogate.
26th March 2015
Singer Josh Groban: If I were gay I would have no problem saying it 8
7:14 PM — Addressing rumours around his sexuality which have lingered for years, singer Josh Groban has said he would have no problem coming out as gay, but he is not.
Alice Nkom: Preventing gay Cameroonians from accessing HIV care violates their human rights 2
7:03 PM — Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom says her country will never get on top of its HIV epidemic if it continues to prevent gay citizens from accessing healthcare through repressive laws.
25th March 2015
Six of the most read PinkNews stories about Grindr
6:33 PM — To celebrated the 6th birthday of gay lifestyle app Grindr, PinkNews brings you the six most read Grindr stories from the past six months.
Trial begins in US Marine Philippines trans murder case 3
4:48 PM — A US Marine who has been charged with the murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines has gone on trial.
HIV charity mourns loss of volunteer in Germanwings tragedy 2
3:13 PM — An Australian HIV and AIDS charity has expressed condolences to the family and friends of a volunteer who died in the Germanwings crash yesterday.
Turkish cartoonists fined for implying President is gay 7
1:03 PM — Two Turkish cartoonists have escaped jail for suggesting President Tayyip Erdogan is gay.
Australia: Hate mail posted to pro-same-sex marriage Senator 9
11:49 AM — The advisor to the New South Wales Senator posted anti-gay hate mail to her Facebook page.
JK Rowling responds amazingly to fan who question why Dumbledore is gay 45
10:20 AM — Harry Potter author JK Rowling has given an amazing response to a fan who questioned why she made the character Dumbledore gay.
24th March 2015
The UN just blocked an attempt to drop benefits for its gay staff 34
4:32 PM — The United Nations today blocked a Russian-sponsored resolution which would have done away with benefits soon to be given to its gay staff.
Expedia ad featuring gay couple met with sickening Twitter hatred 67
12:38 PM — A new ad for online travel company Expedia which features a gay couple has been met with a storm of hatred on Twitter.
23rd March 2015
Head of anti-gay Catholic group admits equal marriage ‘favourite to win’ in Irish referendum 12
5:51 PM — The founder of an anti-gay Catholic lobbying group has admitted that same-sex marriage is likely to pass an upcoming referendum in Ireland.
Australian rugby star Jacques Potgieter fined for homophobic slur 7
12:44 PM — An Australian Rugby Union player was fined today for using a homophobic slur during a match on Sunday.
Australian MPs receive 1 million emails asking for equal marriage 5
12:18 PM — MPs in Australia have received a deluge of more than a million emails, calling for a free vote to be held on same-sex marriage.
Amnesty International launches Yes campaign for equal marriage in Ireland 2
11:39 AM — Amnesty International has launched a campaign to help pass same-sex marriage in Ireland's upcoming referendum.
22nd March 2015
Priest who entered sham civil partnership reinstated by Catholic Church 23
3:56 PM — A Catholic priest who entered into a sham civil partnership with another man has been allowed to return to work.
Australian rugby star complains over homophobic slurs during match 8
12:11 PM — Rugby union player David Pocock has made a complaint about other players using homophobic slurs during a match.
21st March 2015
Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff 33
11:17 AM — Russia is attempting to force a vote to ban the United Nations from providing benefits to staff with same-sex spouses.
20th March 2015
Pope accepts resignation of disgraced anti-gay Cardinal Keith O’Brien 83
6:46 PM — The Pope has formally accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien, after allegations he had engaged in 'inappropriate sexual conduct' with junior priests.
Archbishop of Dublin: Some gay marriage opponents are ‘obnoxious, insulting and, unchristian’ 38
4:02 PM — The Archbishop of Dublin has slammed some opponents of same-sex marriage, for permitting anti-gay rhetoric.