30th September 2014
Gay Tory Ex-Deputy Mayor of London defects to UKIP 12
12:25 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defected from the Tories to UKIP.
Poll: 60% of Tory councillors say David Cameron was wrong to legalise gay marriage 35
11:18 AM — A poll of more than 1,000 Conservative councillors has found 60% disagree with same-sex marriage - with one councillor suggesting David Cameron has played "God" over the issue.
26th September 2014
Tony Blair: ‘Gay rights is a significant part of my legacy’ 31
8:00 AM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says gay rights will form “a significant part” of his legacy.
25th September 2014
Labour accused of protecting ‘paedophiles in Rotherham’ by gay UKIP candidate. 59
5:20 PM — A gay UKIP parliamentary candidate has accused Labour of protecting “paedophiles in Rotherham” and of homophobia.
UK: Preacher who called for gays to be stoned to death held in terror arrests
11:26 AM — Anti-gay preacher Anjem Choudary has been arrested, along with eight other men, on suspicion of membership of a banned organisation.
Devon LGBT group: Local paper published anti-gay hate speech 3
10:35 AM — A Devon LGBT campaign group has condemned a Devon newspaper columnist for describing homosexuality as an “aberration”.
24th September 2014
Mumsnet piles pressure on Education Secretary over compulsory sex education 1
6:41 PM — Parenting site Mumsnet has joined with several other groups in calls for Nicky Morgan to make sex and relationships education a statutory requirement for all schools.
Mail columnist shocked that Pride doesn’t give a positive portrayal of Thatcher 19
5:33 PM — Right-wing columnist Stephen Glover appears mystified that a film highlighting Margaret Thatcher’s role in defeating the miners’ strike avoids showing the ex-PM in a favourable light.
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 30
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’ 4
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 59
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.