24th March 2015
The UN just blocked an attempt to drop benefits for its gay staff 33
4:32 PM — The United Nations today blocked a Russian-sponsored resolution which would have done away with benefits soon to be given to its gay staff.
Man says victim he violently assaulted threatened to out him on Facebook 39
4:12 PM — A man who violently assaulted his victim has denied that he was motivated by his sexuality, but said that he did it "to protect" himself from being outed.
Government awards £2 million to organisations to tackle homophobic bullying 10
3:01 PM — The Government has awarded funding of up to £2 million to "innovative" new projects to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
Expedia ad featuring gay couple met with sickening Twitter hatred 67
12:38 PM — A new ad for online travel company Expedia which features a gay couple has been met with a storm of hatred on Twitter.
WATCH: He let his mum read out his Grindr messages and she took it well 24
11:55 AM — A YouTuber has conducted a social experiment involving his mum and his Grindr account.
Report questions HM Passport Office on lack of Gender X passports 7
11:46 AM — A report has been submitted by international law firm Clifford Chance to the HM Passport Office, which favours introducing gender 'X' passports in the UK.
23rd March 2015
Fascist demonstrators burn rainbow flag at Newcastle demonstration 27
5:45 PM — Nine people were arrested during neo-Nazi demonstrations in Newcastle, during which rainbow flags were burnt and racist speeches were made.
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.