23rd February 2015
Joan Rivers misses out on ‘In Memoriam’ Oscars tribute 8
9:09 AM — The Oscars have been criticised by some for failing to include Joan Rivers in its customary 'In Memoriam' tributes.
Not guilty plea entered for US marine charged for murder of trans woman 1
8:25 AM — A not guilty plea has been entered in the Philippines on behalf of the US marine charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
Everyone should hear this moving Oscars speech about teen suicide 9
7:59 AM — On accepting an Oscar, the screenwriter of 'The Imitation Game' has revealed that he tried to kill himself as a teenager, but urged others to accept their weirdness and not to do the same.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
ISIS threatens to throw gays off the Leaning Tower of ‘Pizza’ 56
5:04 PM — Islamic State militants have threatened an attack on Rome - with militants promising to throw homosexuals off the Leaning Tower of "Pizza".
Queer activists vandalise ‘GAYTM’ cash machine 48
11:51 AM — A group of queer activists have claimed responsibility for destroying a Pride-themed ATM.
21st February 2015
Leaflet distributed in Dublin claims being gay gives you cancer 29
6:54 PM — A leaflet distributed in Dublin claims that gay people have a life expectancy of 60 because they "contract cancers earlier in life".
Could May 23 be the gayest day ever? 5
5:13 PM — May 23, 2015 could be one of the gayest days ever, according to drag artist Panti Bliss.
Republican tries to wreck gay rights bill by enacting it ‘when hell freezes over’ 38
2:25 PM — A Wyoming Republican attempted to sabotage an anti-discrimination bill, by making it effective from "when hell freezes over".
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
20th February 2015
Date set for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 11
5:23 PM — Ireland has set a provisional date for the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Researchers hopeful HIV treatment trialled on monkeys may prevent infection 4
1:58 PM — Researchers are hopeful that a treatment for HIV, which appeared capable of blocking infections in monkeys, may work as an effective vaccine against HIV.
President of Finland signs same-sex marriage law 24
1:22 PM — The President of Finland has signed a law legalising gender-neutral marriage - but couples will face a long wait before they are allowed to marry.
Comment: Where is the ‘Cucumber’ for gays over 50? 47
12:30 PM — Writing for PinkNews, David Pidd says he does not feel Channel 4's Russell T Davies hit 'Cucumber' represents gay people over 50, and asks why businesses don't do more to target the specific needs of the demographic.
Vladimir Putin’s official DJ loves his gay fans 5
12:26 PM — Putin's DJ of choice, DJ Fenix, says he's a "musician not a politician" and loves his gay fans.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
Bishop: Ireland in ‘danger’ of ‘groupthink’ over same-sex marriage 29
4:08 PM — A senior Catholic bishop has warned against the “danger of groupthink” on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.
Spain: Leaked memo warns staff to keep an eye on gay people 6
3:41 PM — A leaked memo urged metro staff to be vigilant went checking gay people's tickets.
Trans model recreates THAT naked Adam Levine photo 42
3:16 PM — A transgender model has recreated a famed (almost) naked photo of Maroon 5's Adam Levine.
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.