3 February 2013William Hague: We shouldn’t deny a couple marriage because they are of the same-sex 9 William Hague, the foreign secretary, who as Conservative leader opposed the abolition of Section 28 has confirmed that he will vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
3 February 2013Iain Dale: Some of the MPs who oppose same-sex marriage are secretly gay 76 LBC presenter and political commentator, Iain Dale, has sensationally claimed that several MPs who will vote against equal marriage are having secret gay affairs.
2 February 2013Tobias Ellwood MP: ‘I cannot support the Government’ on same-sex marriage proposal 79 Conservative MP for Bournemouth East, Tobias Ellwood, has told a PinkNews reader that despite him being a "progressive Conservative", he can not vote to make same-sex marriage legal.
31 January 2013Chris Grayling and Baroness Warsi to vote in favour of same-sex marriage 59 Tory right-wingers Chris Grayling and Baroness Sayeeda Warsi have said that they will vote in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry next week.
30 January 2013London: Gay couple claim they were denied joint beauty treatment by salon 24 A couple from Woodford Green in North London are seeking police help after they claim that a beauty salon refused to treat them because they are gay.
29 January 2013David Cameron under pressure to grant tax breaks to win same-sex marriage vote 18 Prime minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne are reportedly under mounting pressure to give married couples a tax break in order to secure support for their same-sex marriage bill.
26 January 2013Introducing equal marriage in England and Wales to cost the tax payer up to £4.7m 59 The Government has said that the costs of introducing same-sex marriage in England and Wales will cost between £3.3m and £4.7m. The assessment, promised by the Government during the consultation process, is not as large a figure as some opponents of equal marriage had claimed introducing equality would cost.
23 January 2013Israel: Anti-gay marriage Jewish Home party wins seats in general election 8 The Jewish Home party (Habayit Hayehudi), is predicted to have won 12 seats, less than was originally expected, in the Israeli general election held on Tuesday. Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to stay on as prime minister of a right-wing coalition.
20 January 2013Angry crowd of fascists attack gay activists in Russian city of Voronezh 51 Homophobic Russians have attacked gay activists in the city of Voronezh, the attacks have taken place following a protest against homophobic legislation in place in parts of the country and being considered in others.
20 January 2013Labour Shadow Justice Minister Rob Flello to vote against same-sex marriage equality 96 The Labour Shadow Justice Minister and MP for Stoke-on-Trent South has told a PinkNews reader that he will vote against the Government's upcoming legislation to introduce same-sex marriage.
20 January 2013MPs to plan for gay royals marrying same-sex partners and their children becoming king or queen 79 MPs look set to debate a change in the law to allow royals in same-sex relationships to marry or be in civil partnerships and for their children to be recognised as the heir to the throne.
16 January 2013Majority of MPs indicate that they will vote for same-sex marriage in England and Wales 31 A majority of MPs in the House of Commons have indicated that they intend to vote for the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales.
16 January 2013US: 30 Gay and lesbian lawyers to be sworn into the Supreme Court next week 1 30 openly gay and lesbian lawyers will be sworn into the US Supreme Court bar in a ceremony to be held next week. It will be the first time that representatives of the National LGBT Bar Association will take part in the mass swearing-in that occurs when the court is in session.
14 January 2013Jodie Foster ‘comes out’ during Golden Globes acceptance speech 14 The actress Jodie Foster last night used her acceptance speech for the Cecil B DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes to address her sexuality for one of the first times in public.
12 January 2013Fox News host Bill O’Reilly mocks trans prisoner’s appearance and calls her ‘he’ 29 Fox News hosts Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly have mocked the physical appearance of a transgender prisoner, repeatedly calling her 'he' and joked that she isn't attractive enough to be in danger of being physically assaulted in prison.
12 January 2013Illinois Republican party chairman refuses to resign over same-sex marriage support 12 The Chairman of the Republican Party (GOP) in the state of Illinois has rejected calls for him to resign for supporting same-sex marriage.
8 January 2013Tammy Baldwin: I want to find out if Chuck Hagel really has changed on gay rights 4 Newly elected Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay member of the Senate has said that she wishes to meet with Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel to see if his attitudes towards gays has really changed.
7 January 2013Obama: I believe Chuck Hagel’s apology for anti-gay comments and he’s the right man for the job 4 A senior White House official has said the President Barack Obama believes and accepts Chuck Hagel's apologies for his anti-gay rhetoric and support of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
7 January 2013Video: Chick-Fil-A gives pranksters a free chicken burger for renouncing their homosexuality 17 Pranksters from the Chick-Fil-A Foundation have exchanged a fake coupon for a meal on the condition that they renounced their homosexuality.
7 January 2013Rupert Everett: I was a slut because I was furious at Catholicism 61 In an interview with the Sunday Times, the gay actor Rupert Everett has said that he was a slut because he was furious with his Catholic faith.
Articles by James Park
- Humanist weddings amendment withdrawn from equal marriage bill+
- Russia: LGBT rights group fined 500,000 rubles under ‘foreign agent’ law+
- Amendments urging for civil registrars to opt out of equal marriage ceremonies withdrawn from bill3
- Gay fashioner designer Stefano Gabbana sentenced for tax evasion11
- US: Third Republican Senator comes out in favour of equal marriage2
- South Africa: Gay imam spreads message of empowerment when it comes to homosexuality and Islam4
- South Australia officially congratulates New Zealand on equal marriage, ahead of introduction of its own bill+
- Watch LIVE: House of Lords debates same-sex marriage amendments+
- Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans: ‘I continue to refute all allegations’+
- Maltese Prime Minister: A civil unions bill is to be introduced by the end of this year1
- Liberace's ex-lover claims he had six year relationship with Michael Jackson17
- Live blog: Highlights from the House of Lords committee on same-sex marriage22
- Brazil: Lawmakers approve bill which would remove ban on 'gay cure' therapy 24
- Tory MP John Glen criticises Bishop of Salisbury for voicing support for equal marriage26
- Michelle Shocked to return to San Francisco during Pride Week, to clarify her feelings following anti-gay rant17
- Gay dating website for 'homosensible' Catholic priests being run out of the Vatican19
- Poland: Prime Minister backs down and admits opposition to civil unions is too strong25
- Gay 'cure' therapy NHS ban motion gains cross-party support4
- US: Attorney representing lesbian teenager charged for relationship with younger girl asks judge to step down12
- Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans re-arrested on new indecent assault allegations—
- New 'Gay Marriage No Thanks' group launches with 'ten good reasons' to oppose equal marriage86
- Lord Tebbit: I wouldn't have been surprised if Jimmy Savile was homosexual84
- Archbishop of York: Would the Church of England rather bless 'sheep and trees' than gay couples?84
- Barry Cryer brands ITV's Vicious 'homophobic' television83
- Mixed martial arts fighter: 'Equal marriage could lead to incest, bestiality and child marriages'69
- Lib Dems' Baroness Williams to support anti-equal marriage 'union' amendment69
- Maria Miller tables Public Order Act amendment protecting critics of equal marriage67
- Labour MSP Elaine Smith: 'I'm against equal marriage but don't call me homophobic'64
- Tory Lord Mawhinney tables 'traditional marriage' amendment for equal marriage bill62
- Lord Hylton tables new wrecking amendment for the equal marriage bill62
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