23rd March 2015
Australian rugby star Jacques Potgieter fined for homophobic slur 7
12:44 PM — An Australian Rugby Union player was fined today for using a homophobic slur during a match on Sunday.
Submit your questions for Natalie Bennett’s PinkNews readers’ Q&A
12:08 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has offered to answer readers' questions in a Q&A with PinkNews readers – and here lies your chance to submit a question.
Michael Sam is ‘very confident’ that he will still play professionally 4
9:23 AM — The first out gay player to be drafted by the NFL, Michael Sam, has said he is "very confident" that he will be drafted to a professional team.
WATCH: Kerry Washington’s incredible call to action at the GLAAD Awards
8:48 AM — Actress Kerry Washington brought a crowd to its feet as she called on groups such as the LGBT community, those with disabilities, women and those from ethnic minority groups to come together.
20th March 2015
No ‘brain fade’ for Natalie Bennett in PinkNews Debate question about Green housing policy 3
3:55 PM — Natalie Bennett appeared better briefed on her party’s housing policy at an election debate on Thursday evening, after struggling to explain it in a recent interview.
First Tory minister publicly supports pardoning men convicted of gay sex offences 6
11:57 AM — Tory peer and leader of the House of Lords Baroness Stowell of Beeston has expressed support for a campaign to pardon thousands of men convicted of gay sex offences.
Katie Hopkins to politicians: ‘Are you more Dolce and Gabbana or more Elton John?’ 8
10:51 AM — Katie Hopkins has asked a panel of politicians to weigh in on their position on gay parenting, and on the recent boycott of Dolce and Gabbana.
Yvette Cooper: The Government’s attitude to sex education is ‘horrifying and irresponsible’ 1
10:25 AM — Speaking at the PinkNews Debate, Labour's Shadow Home Secretary has given an impassioned plea for all parties to back compulsory, inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) for all schools.
17th March 2015
Watch: Michelle Obama throws amazing shapes with Ellen DeGeneres 3
11:06 PM — Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres have demonstrated their love of dance - and the whole world seems impressed.
Lib Dem Chief Whip Don Foster joins PinkNews Debate panel
5:33 PM — Liberal Democrat Chief Whip Don Foster, has joined the panel of the PinkNews Debate to take place on Thursday.
16th March 2015
Join the PinkNews work experience scheme in London and Newcastle
5:57 PM — PinkNews is currently welcoming applications for our editorial work experience scheme based at our London and Newcastle offices.
Dolce and Gabbana: We never intended to judge ‘non-traditional’ families 64
9:49 AM — Fashion duo Dolce and Gabbana have clarified comments in which they caused widespread offence by speaking out against same-sex families.
14th March 2015
Baroness Tina Stowell to join Evan Davis for the PinkNews Debate
11:39 AM — Tory Minister Baroness Tina Stowell, who was responsible for guiding same-sex marriage through the House of Lords, is the latest politician to join the panel of the PinkNews Debate 2015.
13th March 2015
Alabama judge grants divorce to same-sex couple 1
6:53 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has, a year after denying the request, granted a same-sex couple a divorce.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
HIV charities ‘deeply concerned’ over allocation of HIV prevention budget 4
2:29 PM — The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has expressed "deep concern" at the Department of Health's new plans for investment in HIV prevention for the next year.
Boy George carries coffin at Steve Strange funeral 4
1:50 PM — Boy George has acted as a pallbearer alongside the Kemp brothers of Spandau Ballet at the funeral of Visage singer Steve Strange.
TV weatherman Fred Talbot jailed for abusing two teenage boys 62
12:48 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
Did this anti-gay group just tell supporters to vote for nobody in the general election? 5
10:58 AM — Despite an anti-gay group's calls to vote for "anyone other than" a Tory candidate because of his support for same-sex marriage, no other candidates in his seat actually oppose it.
12th March 2015
Exclusive: Government unveils £650k in new HIV spending 20
6:25 PM — The Government has revealed that £800,000 of new money will be spent on HIV prevention, and to reduce the numbers of late diagnoses.