4th November 2014
Nicky Morgan: David Cameron did not pressure me to support equal marriage 16
7:12 PM — Nicky Morgan says David Cameron did not pressure her to support same-sex marriage in order to assume the role of Minister for Women and Equalites.
Theresa May ‘delighted’ that Lynne Featherstone is back at Home Office
4:51 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she’s “delighted” that Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone has returned to her former government department as a minister.
Ben Bradshaw questions David Blunkett’s decision to forgive Nicky Morgan over equal marriage 8
2:45 PM — Ben Bradshaw has questioned fellow Labour MP David Blunkett's comments that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan should be "forgiven" for voting against same-sex marriage.
Lynne Featherstone replaces Norman Baker at Home Office 1
1:09 PM — Lynne Featherstone has replaced fellow Lib Dem MP Norman Baker as a minister at the Home Office.
Labour MP Siân James: The story of Pride could not have been told 10 years ago 3
12:34 PM — MP Siân James who is depicted in one of this year’s biggest gay British films says its story can finally be told because attitudes have shifted for the better.
30th October 2014
Stonewall slams gay UKIP MEP over ‘equality Nazis’ jibe 20
6:30 PM — Britain’s largest gay rights charity has criticised UKIP MEP David Coburn for branding the supporters of same-sex marriage “equality Nazis”.
Politician: Ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from Russia because he could have ‘AIDS’ or ‘Ebola’ 73
6:12 PM — A homophobic lawmaker is now calling for a lifetime travel ban on Apple CEO Tim Cook, who came out publicly as gay on Thursday morning.
Gay UKIP MEP: Gay marriage is ‘false bollocks’ by ‘equality Nazis’ for ‘queens’ 151
3:25 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn says same-sex marriage supporters are "equality Nazis".
Home Office: No decision taken on toughening law against poppers 10
2:35 PM — The Home Office has told PinkNews that it’s “too early” to say if further restrictions are to be placed on the use of poppers, following the publication of a report into legal highs.
Video: Labour MP Ben Bradshaw defends heckling Education Secretary at PinkNews Awards 20
12:57 PM — Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has defended heckling Nicky Morgan at the PinkNews Awards, saying "she was lucky not to be heckled twice."
Former Bill Clinton advisor admits to assisting suicide of 8 men with AIDS in the 80s 4
11:54 AM — David Mixner, a prominent LGBT activist and a former campaigner for Bill Clinton has admitted to his part in the assisted suicide of eight gay men who were dying from AIDs in the 1980s.
29th October 2014
NUT praises Nicky Morgan over £2 million anti-LGBT bullying fund 7
2:07 PM — The National Union of Teachers has welcomed Nicky Morgan’s announcement of a £2m fund to help schools tackle bullying against LGBT students.
Campaign group: Home Secretary must end ‘appalling’ abuse of gay asylum seekers 3
12:26 PM — Theresa May needs to urgently tackle homophobic abuse experienced by gay asylum seekers in detention, the head of a leading campaign organisation says.
Elton John: Pope Francis is ‘my hero’ for his push to accept gays 80
11:03 AM — Sir Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his push to accept gay people in the Catholic Church.
EXCLUSIVE: Nicky Morgan would ‘probably’ vote for equal marriage today 51
12:11 AM — Nicky Morgan has exclusively spoken to PinkNews about her regret on not voting for same-sex marriage.
28th October 2014
Lord Cashman takes up seat in House of Lords 9
7:30 PM — Former MEP Lord Michael Cashman has taken up his seat in the House of Lords.
Amnesty: ‘The EU must step up and strengthen its standards on hate crime’ 2
3:25 PM — The European Union and its member states must urgently act to prevent and prosecute homophobic and transphobic crime, Amnesty International says.
23rd October 2014
Report calling for better training of gay asylum caseworkers welcomed by lawyer 2
6:10 PM — A report highlighting the need of the Home Office to end the practice of asking gay asylum seekers inappropriate questions has been welcomed by one of the country’s leading asylum lawyers.
‘Total bollocks’ that I’m defecting to UKIP, says Tory MP Conor Burns 1
4:06 PM — Conservative MP Conor Burns says suggestions of him defecting to UKIP are "total bollocks".
Gay asylum group calls on Home Office to take ‘urgent’ action following critical report 4
3:07 PM — A review revealing that gay asylum seekers have been subjected to stereotyping and inappropriate questions by Home Office caseworkers requires “urgent consideration”, a leading campaign group says.