12th March 2015
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
Utah passes Mormon-backed LGBT anti-discrimination bill 9
9:25 AM — An anti-discrimination bill backed by the Mormon church has been passed in the US state of Utah.
11th March 2015
New York church hit with violations for installing anti-gay sign without permission 65
8:16 PM — A notoriously homophobic church in New York has been hit with a number of violations - for erecting an anti-gay sign without a permit.
University bans cake sale for homeless LGBT people 30
7:27 PM — A Christian university in Michigan has refused to allow a bake sale in aid of LGBT homeless youth to take place.
Republicans invite listed anti-gay hate group to testify to Congress 21
7:07 PM — An anti-gay hate group that regularly compares gay rights to the Holocaust has been invited to testify to Congress on 'religious freedom'.
Comment: Yes, Plaid Cymru’s ‘coming out’ broadcast was offensive 30
6:35 PM — PinkNews reader Benjamin Rock speaks out against an advert released last week by Plaid Cymru, which featured a man 'coming out' as a Plaid Cymru voter.
Anti-gay group attempts to unseat Brighton Tory MP for supporting gay marriage 18
6:09 PM — The Coalition for Marriage, which opposes same-sex marriage, has mounted a campaign to stop a Tory MP who supported same-sex marriage from being re-elected in Brighton.
Nicky Morgan: Sex education forms an ‘important part’ of PSHE 3
4:10 PM — Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said all children should be taught a "curriculum for life" in schools to help them deal with issues such as revenge porn.
Canada: Alberta to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for schools 27
3:45 PM — The Canadian province of Alberta is set to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for all state-funded schools.
Colorado House passes bill to ban ‘ex-gay’ therapy for minors 18
3:02 PM — The Colorado House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ban therapy to 'cure' homosexuality in minors.
Comment: In defence of Plaid Cymru’s ‘coming out’ advert 27
2:26 PM — Mike Parker, the Plaid Cymru Westminster election candidate in Ceredigion writes for PinkNews in defence of an advert released last week by his party which was accused by some critics of trivialising LGBT people's experiences of coming out.
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 26
2:05 PM — Ireland's Minister for Health Leo Varadkar - who came out as gay earlier this year - has delivered a stirring speech in favour of same-sex marriage.
Calls to reform honours system to include same-sex spouses 37
12:42 PM — There have been calls for a shake-up to the honours system, to allow same-sex spouses to use a title as straight spouses can.
Submit your questions for David Cameron’s PinkNews readers’ Q&A
10:50 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed to take part in a Q&A with PinkNews readers - and here lies your chance to submit a question.
10th March 2015
Jeremy Clarkson suspended by the BBC amid ‘fracas’ investigation 133
5:02 PM — Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC after a "fracas" with a producer.
US marine accused of murdering trans woman offered plea deal 11
4:20 PM — A US marine who has been accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines has been offered a plea deal.
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.
Simpsons co-creator who rescued ‘gay’ bull dies aged 59 6
11:48 AM — The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, who paid to save a bull suspected of being gay from slaughter last year, has died aged 59.
Lena Dunham: ‘Marrying when lots of gays can’t wouldn’t feel like a celebration’ 11
10:23 AM — Lena Dunham has reiterated her commitment not to marry until all couples in the US, gay or straight, are able to.
9th March 2015
Trans woman takes selfies in men’s toilets to protest bathroom ban law 10
8:28 PM — A trans woman has started posting pictures of herself in men's bathrooms - to highlight a law that bans her from using the women's.