24th September 2014
Senior Tory MP slams anti-gay Devon columnist for ‘repellent’ views 11
3:18 PM — Dr Sarah Wollaston has condemned the “repellent” remarks of a Devon newspaper columnist who described homosexuality as an “aberration”.
23rd September 2014
This is one of the most amazing coming out speeches by a senator ever! 3
7:01 PM — Pennsylvania State Senator Jim Ferlo has come out as gay in true style.
Ex-Culture Secretary tells anti-gay columnist: You’re a coward for staying hidden 7
6:04 PM — Former Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw has condemned a Devon newspaper columnist for describing homosexuality as an "aberration”.
Ed Miliband: Lord Cashman will be my LGBT rights envoy 7
4:27 PM — Ed Miliband says Lord Michael Cashman will serve as the party’s LGBT rights envoy - at a time when internationally LGBT rights "are going backwards".
Ed Balls: Labour ‘paved the way’ for same-sex marriage 28
3:22 PM — Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has praised the party’s record on civil partnerships.
Bryan Singer to direct next X-Men film 1
11:53 AM — Out filmmaker Bryan Singer is to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, the next movie in the long-running blockbuster franchise.
Gay and bisexual men in London face ‘worsening’ sexual health 20
11:19 AM — The sexual health of some gay and bisexual men in the capital is “worsening” , Public Health England warns.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood star: I didn’t believe my HIV medication would work 3
10:49 AM — Pop legend Holly Johnson has opened up about living with HIV, admitting that he thought he wouldn't survive after his diagnosis.
18th September 2014
‘I feared the story of Pride could have been lost forever’ 2
5:27 PM — Mike Jackson, the co-founder of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, tells PinkNews he’s delighted that his group’s story has finally been told to a cinema audience.
Gay Tory who defected to UKIP selected as parliamentary candidate 32
3:48 PM — Controversial gay author and journalist Peter Whittle has been selected as a UKIP parliamentary candidate.
US politician: I’m on PrEP – I think other gay men should consider it too 49
12:22 PM — Scott Wiener has become one of the first politicians in the US to announce publicly that he’s taking PrEP in order to reduce the risk of HIV infection.
Peter Tatchell: ‘Make gay sex education mandatory in all schools’ 28
10:32 AM — Peter Tatchell is supporting calls for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education, which is LGBT inclusive.
16th September 2014
Jamaican Parliament to review anti-gay Sexual Offences Act 8
7:15 PM — The Jamaican Parliament is set to review the country’s Sexual Offences Act – which stipulates penalties against same-sex sexual activity.
Catholic diocese slams Bologna for recognising overseas same-sex marriages 8
4:30 PM — Bologna's Catholic Diocese has denounced the city's formal recognition of same-sex marriages conducted abroad.
Tom Daley ‘loves Scotland’ and thinks we are ‘better together’ 22
2:14 PM — Olympic Diver Tom Daley has renewed his support against Scottish independence by saying that he loves Great Britain.
WHO: Russia’s anti-gay laws hamper fight against HIV 4
1:12 PM — Russia’s “repressive drug and homosexuality laws” hamper its fight against HIV, the World Health Organisation has warned.
Anti-gay marriage Tory MP tables bill for straight civil partnerships 40
12:02 PM — A former children’s minister who was accused of trying to “wreck” the government’s same-sex marriage law has tabled a bill for heterosexual civil partnerships.
11th September 2014
Owen Jones rules out standing as an MP in Nick Clegg’s seat 38
6:10 PM — Gay author and campaigner Owen Jones says he has no intention of standing as a Labour parliamentary candidate in Nick Clegg's seat.
Police tell men using Brighton cruising spot to ‘#zipitup’ 22
5:23 PM — Sussex Police have increased patrols at a popular cruising spot in Brighton.
Scottish Greens: UK treatment of LGBT asylum seekers is ‘brutal and inhumane’ 14
4:26 PM — The co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party, Patrick Harvie, says successive governments at Westminster have failed to protect the rights of LGBT asylum seekers.