29th January 2015
Chile gives final approval to same-sex civil unions 5
10:07 AM — Politicians in Chile have given final approval to a bill recognising civil unions between gay and lesbian couples.
Bryan Fischer who blamed the Holocaust on gays sacked by the American Family Association 29
9:19 AM — The right-wing American Family Association (AFA) has sacked its long-time spokesman Bryan Fischer, who on his anti-gay talk show, has said "militant homosexuals" are "destroying America".
28th January 2015
France: Court rules that gay Moroccan can marry French partner 4
7:44 PM — A court in France has ruled that a Moroccan should be allowed to marry their French same-sex partner, in spite of a long-standing convention between the two countries.
Swedish swimming pool opens gender neutral changing rooms 12
1:41 PM — A swimming pool has opened in Sweden that is specially designed to cater for the LGBT community.
27th January 2015
HRC urges Obama to take tough action against anti-gay Gambian leaders 3
7:16 PM — The Human Rights Campaign has joined 13 other human rights groups in urging the Obama Administration to take additional action against anti-gay Gambian leaders.
Italy: Street named after gay codebreaker Alan Turing 1
6:28 PM — A street in the city of Catania, Sicily is to be named in honour of gay codebreaker Alan Turing.
Nigeria: 12 arrested over ‘gay wedding’ 8
4:47 PM — Twelve men have been arrested in the Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly planning a "gay wedding".
Pictures: 7 Gay Holocaust memorials around the world 18
1:48 PM — For Holocaust Memorial Day , PinkNews looks at some of the monuments for gay and lesbian victims of the Holocaust that are in place across the world.
Google apologises for translating ‘gay’ as faggot, fairy, and pansy boy 8
12:38 PM — Google has issued an apology - after a translation tool suggested a number of offensive translations for the word "gay".
Pope meets with transgender man 12
10:47 AM — The Pope has reportedly granted a private audience to a transgender man.
Nick Clegg calls for gay victims of the Nazis to be remembered in national Holocaust memorial 36
12:00 AM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has become the first senior politician to back the inclusion of gay victims of Nazi persecution in a national Holocaust memorial.
26th January 2015
Why did Facebook ban this user for posting a photo of two fully clothed men kissing? 25
7:56 PM — A photographer has said he had his page banned for 30-days by Facebook for sharing a picture of two men, fully clothed, kissing.
France: Catholic group buys Toulon gay bar 15
7:25 PM — An anti-gay Catholic group in France has snapped up a local gay bar at auction.
First ever Chinese gay workplace discrimination lawsuit ‘will definitely have an impact’
7:05 PM — What is believed to be the first ever lawsuit over anti-gay workplace discrimination has taken place in a Chinese court.
Bill Gates predicts HIV vaccine in next fifteen years 5
2:38 PM — Microsoft founder Bill Gates has predicted that a vaccine, and new more intensive drugs to combat HIV will be available by 2030.
Could Syriza bring same-sex marriage to Greece? 30
2:18 PM — The radical left-wing Syriza party has swept to power in Greece after a dramatic General Election victory - but does it bring hope to the country's gay community?
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
25th January 2015
Watch: Woman comes out as a lesbian during powerful TED talk 5
5:29 PM — A woman has come out as a lesbian after 16 years in the closet - while giving a TED talk.
Westlife singer Mark Feehily now sells coffee from a van 16
5:03 PM — Openly gay Westlife singer Mark Feehily has embarked on a new business venture - setting up his own catering van.
Ireland: Gay blood ban ‘likely’ to be relaxed to 12 months 4
12:01 PM — Ireland is likely to relax its permanent ban on gay men giving blood.