28th March 2014
Yvette Cooper: Saturday will be a time to party and toast equal rights and equal love
6:45 PM — Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper writes for PinkNews of how delighted she is at the prospect of gay couples marrying across England and Wales at the stroke of midnight.
25th May 2013
Birmingham Pride kicks off with Peter Tatchell leading Equal Love carnival
11:54 AM — Birmingham Pride festivities begin today at noon with an 'Equal Love' themed carnival march and will continue over the Bank Holiday weekend.
14th February 2012
Comment: Our Valentine’s wish, equal love for gay and straight
3:31 PM — Our Valentine's Day wish is for 'Equal Love'. We seek love equality. All couples who love each other should be treated equally and without discrimination. This means an end to the twin legal bans on same-sex civil marriages and opposite-sex civil partnerships.
16th December 2011
Labour MEPs pledge support for Equal Love campaign in Europe
11:49 AM — All Labour's representatives at the European Parliament have signed their support for the Equal Love campaign, which aims to allow equal access for gay and straight couples to civil partnerships and marriage.
31st January 2011
Q&A: The Equal Love campaign’s legal case
3:47 PM — This week, four gay and four straight couples will file a challenge at the European Court of Human Rights against the UK's ban on gay marriage and straight civil partnerships. Here, human rights lawyer and case advisor Professor Robert Wintemute explains the legal basis of the application to the European court.
13th December 2010
Equal Love campaign: Final couple challenge marriage laws
5:19 PM — The last couple to challenge the UK's marriage laws under the Equal Love campaign will do so tomorrow. Lucy Hilken and Tim Garrett will go to Aldershot registry office to demand a civil partnership.
2nd November 2010
Equal Love campaign: First gay couple denied marriage
4:46 PM — The first of eight gay and straight couples to challenge the UK's marriage laws have been denied a marriage at a London registry office, as expected. Rev Sharon Ferguson and her partner Franka Streitzel, the lead gay couple in the Equal Love campaign, were denied permission to marry this morning in Greenwich.
27th October 2010
Equal Love campaign: ‘We were brought up to believe we would fall in love and marry’
2:01 PM — Two of the couples involved in a new legal fight for marriage equality have spoken about why they want equal access to marriage and civil partnerships. The Equal Love campaign will see four gay couples and four straight couples attempt to register for ceremonies they are not entitled to.
10th December 2014
Comment: The struggle for relationship equality is not over – it’s time to open civil partnerships to all
5:42 PM — Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld write for PinkNews on the arguments for keeping civil partnerships, ironing out the lingering inequalities between same- and opposite-sex marriages, and why we need to open civil partnerships to all to achieve full relationship equality.
22nd October 2014
Peter Tatchell: The gay blood ban is medically unjustified discrimination
4:21 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell writes on why the UK’s blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men need reforming.
29th August 2014
Protesters threaten to shut down anti-gay Christian conference with blockade
9:26 AM — Demonstrators have vowed to disrupt a controversial conference taking place in Melbourne this weekend, saying they hope to stop people from attending with a blockade.
23rd April 2014
Peter Tatchell: ‘It is wrong for David Cameron to single out Christians for special praise’
1:11 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says the Prime Minister is wrong to view Britain as “a Christian country”.
16th April 2014
Peter Tatchell Foundation urges extension of civil partnerships to straight couples
3:48 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has written to Helen Grant, the minister in charge of the future of civil partnerships, to urge that they are kept and extended to opposite-sex couples.
29th March 2014
The PinkNews guide to the history of equal marriage in England and Wales
4:39 PM — Although the first ever same-sex marriages are already taking place in England and Wales, the fight towards UK marriage equality has had a longstanding history.
19th March 2014
Comment: Same-sex marriage is almost here but the fight for equality continues
6:58 PM — Barrister Martin Downs assess the impact of equality legislation from the removal of Section 28 to the pending arrival of equal marriage, he argues there is still work for LGBT campaigners to do.
26th February 2014
Peter Tatchell: Travel ban should be imposed on Uganda’s homophobic leaders
4:36 PM — Peter Tatchell writes on how the world should respond to the President of Uganda's decision to sign the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill
23rd January 2014
What this 4-year-old told the Australian PM about same-sex marriage will warm your heart
2:08 PM — A four-year-old girl has written a letter to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, asking him to "let boys marry boys and girls marry girls."
27th December 2013
Peter Tatchell urges Prime Minister to launch new probe into Alan Turing’s death and to extend pardon
12:47 PM — Peter Tatchell has written to David Cameron calling for a new inquiry into the death of Alan Turing, the human rights campaigner also believes the recent royal pardon granted to Turing should be extended to all men convicted under the same gross indecency law.
6th December 2013
Peter Tatchell: ‘Nelson Mandela was a gay icon but he failed on HIV, poverty & Mugabe’
4:30 PM — Peter Tatchell writes for PinkNews of how Nelson Mandela became a "gay icon" - but says the former president "failed" when it came to dealing with the HIV epidemic, challenging Robert Mugabe, and tackling poverty during his time in office.
22nd November 2013
Peter Tatchell: ‘An age of consent of 14 might be more realistic and reasonable than 16′
12:13 PM — Responding to comments made by the president of the Faculty of Public Health, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell agrees that the UK should look at lowering the age of consent.