26 October 2012
Interview: Chaosmen’s Gavin Sevin talks gay-for-pay in the adult entertainment industry
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Laurence Watts profiles porn actor Gavin Sevin, and learns all about the nature of a straight performer, who is also synonymous with gay sexual entertainment.
23 October 2012
Q&A: Swedish gay footballer Anton Hysen
Anton Hysen, the world’s only openly gay professional footballer, says his life has changed dramatically for the better, following his decision to come out eighteen months ago.
30 July 2012
New condom guide for gay and bi men launched
HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust has launched an online guide instructing gay men in condom use.
14 June 2012
Feature: Camping through the Falklands, hidden history of the war’s gay seafarers
On the thirtieth anniversary of the end of the Falklands War, Jo Stanley writes on the experiences of gay men at work on the merchant ships of the Pacific in 1982.
7 June 2012
Gay Emiratis welcome Madonna’s pro LGBT rights show
Gays and lesbians in the Emirates have welcomed Madonna's performance there, where she displayed strong messages of support for LGBT rights.
1 June 2012
Feature: Is South Africa failing gay asylum seekers?
With South Africa facing a flood of LGBT refugees from all over the African continent, a creaking asylum system is exposing them to corruption, homophobia and the risk of attack.
11 May 2012
David Walliams, Stephen Fry and The Saturdays come @Out4Marriage
Celebrities including Stephen Fry, Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams and The Saturdays have already pledged their support of introducing equal marriage in the UK.
8 May 2012
Video: PinkNews.co.uk founder Benjamin Cohen’s Grandparents come @Out4Marriage
PinkNews founder Benjamin Cohen's Grandparents say "We think the law should be changed so to allow gays or straights to be married with the same rights as a straight couple" as they come Out4Marriage.
25 April 2012
Comment: I hope my Equal Marriage film wakes us all up to support changing the law
Mike Buonaiuto asks, 'what do you do when the Government says it wants to change the marriage laws in England and Wales to allow gay couples the same rights as straights to conduct marriage ceremonies?' For him it meant making a film to ensure we all fight to support the Government's pledge to change the law.
25 April 2012
Video: Coalition for Equal Marriage releases beautiful viral campaign film
A new independent short film produced to support the Coalition for Equal Marriage has been released to encourage support for the Government's plans to lift the ban on civil marriage for same-sex couples in England and Wales.
18 April 2012
Comment: The gay community, the police and the question of trust
Stuart Ross writes that police services need to continue rebuilding confidence with the LGBT communities, and communities need to challenge police by reporting hate crime.
17 April 2012
Comment: Why are we gay?
David Waldock asks, if someone can indeed be “made gay” by the brain damage caused by a stroke, what does that mean for who we are?
10 April 2012
Analysis: Behind the MPs poll on marriage equality
Yesterday, PinkNews.co.uk reported that in a survey by ComRes on behalf of the Coalition for Marriage, only 56% of MPs thought that proposals for equality in marriage is likely to go ahead, the proportion rising significantly among Labour and Lib Dems, but declining with equal significance among the Tories.
10 April 2012
Comment: Addicted to Grindr
The location-aware gay social app Grindr is celebrating its third birthday with 3.5 million users in 192 countries.
7 April 2012
PinkNews.co.uk to host interactive Mayor of London debates
Building on the huge popularity of our ‘Ask the Leaders’ feature during the General Election 2010, PinkNews.co.uk is to allow LGBT voters in London to quiz the leading candidates to become Mayor of London live in an interactive debate.
4 April 2012
Comment: The Church should beg society’s forgiveness for its treatment of gay people
Matthew Todd says the Church should help young people become the upstanding, caring citizens they can be, unfettered from sexual shame and dogma, not fight a fierce battle over something that will not harm, hurt or even affect anyone except gay couples who wish to marry.
30 March 2012
Video: The offensive anti-LGBT TV ads airing in Alaska right now to oppose Prop 5
Ranking among the most homophobic and transphobic advertisements seen recently in political campaigning.
20 March 2012
FAQ: Political advertising on PinkNews.co.uk
In response to recent emails seeking clarification on this issue, here are some of the most frequently asked questions to PinkNews.co.uk about political advertising within our website and iPhone application.
16 March 2012
Comment: Equal marriage plans must include religion, writes Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary and Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities Yvette Cooper says the Government's plans for marriage equality must go further if they are to respect religious freedom and tackle discrimination.
15 March 2012
Comment: Protection pre-conception, should gay parents consider it?
Should gay couples enter pre-conception agreements with a 'third parent' when planning to have a child? Family lawyer Amanda Melton examines the issues.