1st April 2014
Irish politician uses Grindr to advertise European Parliament campaign 2
3:24 PM — An Irish politician has used popular dating app Grindr as part of her advertising campaign.
Boy Scouts of America sacks openly gay scout leader 6
2:42 PM — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has sacked a scoutmaster after finding out that he is openly gay.
James Franco to play former gay activist Michael Glatze in new film 6
1:00 PM — Hollywood actor James Franco is in talks to play former gay activist Michael Glatze in a new biopic.
29th March 2014
Photos: Some of the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales 7
11:46 PM — A range of photographs from just some of the first same-sex marriages which took place today in England and Wales.
A look back at some of the best @Out4Marriage videos
6:34 PM — As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales, PinkNews takes a look back at our Out4Marriage campaign and some of the most important videos that were released.
Tory MP Mike Freer: Being able to feel equal through same-sex marriage is priceless 9
5:30 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Conservative MP Mike Freer states the importance of same-sex marriage in that it allows same-sex couples to feel equal, at last.
Labour MP David Lammy: Same-sex weddings are a ‘story of hope’ for the international gay community 4
2:43 PM — Labour MP David Lammy attended one of the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales this morning, and said he hoped equal marriage here would be a "story of hope" for LGBT people abroad.
Lynne Featherstone: I hope the first same-sex weddings send a global message that everyone is equal 2
12:49 PM — Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone spoke to PinkNews at one of the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales to express her joy at the fact that the law has changed to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Hooray! Same-sex weddings have finally arrived in England and Wales! 37
12:01 AM — Gay rights advocates up and down the country are celebrating as marriage laws have finally changed to allow same-sex couples to marry.
28th March 2014
US: Small town vice mayor in big trouble over accidental Fred Phelps endorsement 7
8:17 PM — The Vice Mayor of this Arizona town found himself amid a huge controversy this week, after accidentally endorsing the late founder of the 'God Hates Fags' Westboro Baptist Church.
Video: Nick Clegg congratulates same-sex couples marrying this weekend 2
7:06 PM — In a YouTube video, Nick Clegg has offered congratulations to all same-sex couples getting married this weekend, as the law changes on 29 March.
Pictures: Rainbow flag flies above Whitehall for first same-sex weddings 4
5:51 PM — The rainbow flag is being flown over Whitehall until Monday, in celebration of the first same-sex marriages which will take place from tomorrow.
Evening Standard prints rainbow masthead in celebration of equal marriage 5
3:21 PM — On the comment and diary pages of the Evening Standard newspaper, the masthead's iconic logo was printed in rainbow colours today, to celebrate the first same-sex marriages set to take place in England and Wales tomorrow.
US Attorney General confirms federal recognition of Michigan same-sex marriages
3:06 PM — The US Attorney General has confirmed that in the eyes of the federal Government, the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples in Michigan will be recognised.
Exclusive Video – Ed Miliband: Same-sex marriage is a ‘proud moment’ for Britain 7
12:57 PM — In a video recorded for PinkNews, Labour leader Ed Miliband has congratulated campaigners and MPs for their work towards same-sex marriage.
BBC ComRes poll finds that 1/5 people would turn down same-sex wedding invitation 33
12:24 PM — Less than a day before the first same-sex marriages are set to take place in England and Wales, the BBC has published a poll which claims 20% of people would turn down an invitation to a same-sex wedding.
Evangelical Alliance leader claims there is ‘definitely a choice element’ in sexuality 29
10:44 AM — During a debate around same-sex marriage in England and Wales, the leader of Northern Ireland's Evangelical Alliance has claimed that being attracted to the same-sex is a choice.
Shadow Equalities Minister: It is unclear why it is taking so long to allow civil partnerships to be converted to marriage 16
8:10 AM — With the first same-sex weddings due to take place tomorrow in England and Wales, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Gloria De Piero has pushed Maria Miller on the issue of converting civil partnerships to marriage.
27th March 2014
Nigel Evans found not guilty of one count of sexual assault
7:55 PM — Openly gay Tory MP Nigel Evans has told a court that he did not rape or sexually assault anyone.
London’s Manbar could face closure after pending legal battle with Westminster City Council 17
7:18 PM — A gay bar in the centre of London could close as it faces a potentially expensive legal battle over complaints about noise.