9th October 2014
Will we be waking up on Friday to UKIP’s first elected MP? 10
10:29 AM — Voters are going to the polls to elect new MPs in the Clacton and Heywood and Middleton by-elections - seats previously occupied by anti-gay marriage MPs.
8th October 2014
Iconic gay pub Royal Vauxhall Tavern sold 4
7:10 PM — One of London’s oldest gay pubs has been sold to new owners.
7th October 2014
Moroccan Embassy: Tourists who have ‘unnatural’ gay sex risk jail 148
7:13 PM — The Moroccan Government has defended its tough stance against homosexuality - as gay British man Ray Cole is released from prison pending an appeal.
British gay man released from Moroccan jail pending appeal 9
6:15 PM — A gay British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts has been granted conditional release.
Sharing a naked photo of your ex could lead to 14 years in jail 9
5:56 PM — Posting revenge pornography online could lead to a jail term of up to 14 years, the CPS says.
Police Commissioner praises courage of Manchester Village Angel 3
3:54 PM — The bravery of a volunteer who was attacked while helping vulnerable people in Manchester’s Gay Village has been commended by Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd.
Lib Dems: Homophobic chanting to be treated as seriously as racism 6
2:03 PM — Homophobia at football games will be dealt with as severely as racism under plans announced by the Lib Dems at their party conference in Glasgow.
Ex-Christian party leader who warns of ‘Gaystapo’ joins UKIP 15
12:19 PM — Former Christian Peoples Alliance leader Alan Craig – who believes same-sex marriage amounts to “child abuse” – says he’s campaigning for UKIP frontrunner Douglas Carswell.
Julian Clary: No regrets over my infamous joke about Norman Lamont 5
10:57 AM — Julian Clary says he has no regrets about making a notorious joke about senior Tory Norman Lamont.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
MSPs urged to introduce compulsory sex education 3
4:54 PM — Campaigners in Scotland are urging the Scottish Parliament to introduce statutory sex and relationship education (SRE) in a petition.
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
Tory Minister retweets ‘Labour is full of queers’ poem 34
1:24 PM — Business Minister Matthew Hancock has retweeted a poem suggesting the Labour Party “is full of queers”.
Joan Rivers wanted Michelle Obama to appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race
11:59 AM — In an interview conducted just days before her death, Joan Rivers spoke of her plans for the future and joked that Michelle Obama should appear on RuPaul's Drag Race.
Stephen Fry: I’m the only person I hurt with my drug use 20
10:13 AM — There is a "huge moral difference" between historical drug use and cases of sexual abuse, Stephen Fry says.
1st October 2014
Nicky Morgan: Teachers support sex and relationships education 4
5:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says the majority of teachers she has spoken to fully support sex and relationships education.
Northern Ireland Health Minister announces consultation on HIV self-testing kits
4:15 PM — Health Minister Jim Wells has announced a consultation on removing the ban on HIV self-testing kits in Northern Ireland.
Meet the ‘Gimp Man of Essex’ who’s raising money for charity 6
3:21 PM — A rubber fetishist who raises money by going out in public in a bondage suit says he’s also doing it to challenge stereotypes.
30th September 2014
Ex-Deputy Mayor of London: I will stand up for gay rights in UKIP 20
6:28 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defended joining UKIP, telling PinkNews that he will continue to fight for equality.
Tony Blair: It’s very difficult to raise gay rights with anti-gay leaders 11
1:27 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says it’s “very difficult” to raise the subject of gay rights with anti-gay leaders.