30th June 2011
Interview: Labour MP Angela Eagle on gay rights, feminism and her makeover 71
5:55 PM — For years, Angela Eagle was the only out lesbian in parliament. The MP for Wallasey, she was a pensions minister during the Brown government and is now the only LGBT person in the shadow cabinet.
Ken Livingstone’s an old retread, says gay deputy London mayor 23
5:40 PM — London deputy mayor Richard Barnes today called Ken Livingstone a "retread" and a "pensioner" in response to criticisms of City Hall's gay rights record.
Comment: Ken Livingstone claims Boris Johnson’s City Hall is ‘passive’ on gay rights 100
2:59 PM — London mayoral candidate for 2012, Ken Livingstone, writes exclusively for PinkNews.co.uk on Pride and equality and LGBT Londoners.
Rhode Island governor set to sign controversial civil unions bill 13
10:16 AM — Rhode Island's Senate has approved a civil unions bill for gay couples and state governor Lincoln Chafee is set to sign it. The bill was approved last night by 21-16, after it was voted out of committee stage.
Obama still won’t endorse gay marriage 38
9:49 AM — President Obama has said that New York's move to legalise gay marriage is a "good thing" but still won't endorse the right of gay couples to wed. Yesterday, he held a news conference and a reception for gay rights campaigners. At both events, he refused to give his personal view on the issue.