26 October 2011
Peter Tatchell: A tribute to Nikolai Alekseev
Russian gay activist Nikolai Alekseev has announced that he is standing down as chief organiser of Moscow Pride and of the LGBT human rights project GayRussia.Ru – two major initiatives that he pioneered.
12 October 2011
Comment: Let faiths celebrate gay marriages
Rabbi Aaron Goldstein, the co-chair of Rabbinic Conference of Liberal Judaism, says the government must include religious ceremonies in the forthcoming gay marriage consultation.
30 September 2011
Comment: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell about HIV status
Michael Lucas, the gay porn producer, offers a new solution to cutting HIV rates and stigma around the condition.
19 September 2011
Peter Tatchell: The equal marriage consultation is not good enough
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says the consultation on marriage equality is not good enough - and not even necessary.
8 September 2011
Peter Tatchell: A 12-month blood donation ban is still unjustified
Opinion: Although the new policy is a big improvement on the existing discriminatory rules, a 12-month ban is still excessive and unjustified.
9 August 2011
Comment: A gay Congolese man in South Africa
Junior Mayema, 24, is a volunteer with People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty (PASSOP).
12 July 2011
Lesbians speak up – we can’t see you
Where are all the lesbians? Chloe Setter speaks to four gay women - including writer Julie Bindel and singer Heather Peace - to find out why lesbians lack visibility.
5 July 2011
Peter Tatchell: ‘David Cameron should come out in support of gay marriage’
Peter Tatchell says same-sex marriage "reeks of assimilationism" - but prime minister David Cameron should support it.
30 June 2011
Comment: Ken Livingstone claims Boris Johnson’s City Hall is ‘passive’ on gay rights
London mayoral candidate for 2012, Ken Livingstone, writes exclusively for PinkNews.co.uk on Pride and equality and LGBT Londoners.
27 June 2011
Michael Lucas: ‘Poisonous’ anti-Israel lobby should not complain over LGBT meeting
Gay porn producer Michael Lucas says an LGBT youth conference should be held in Israel, despite objections from critics.
27 June 2011
Peter Tatchell: Holding LGBT conference in Israel will inflame homophobia
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says that holding the International LGBTQ Youth and Student Organisation general assembly in Israel will inflame homophobia, cause divisions and stop delegates from the Muslim world attending.
23 June 2011
Comment: Why it’s vital to kick homophobia out of sport, by David Cameron
Writing exclusively for PinkNews.co.uk, prime minister David Cameron says sport is at the heart of the nation and more must be done to stop homophobia and encourage positive role models.
16 June 2011
Comment: What life is really like for gay Syrians
Sami Hamwi, the Syria editor of GayMiddleEast.com, offers a glimpse of what LGBT life is really like in the country.
13 June 2011
Comment: Don’t fight bigotry with bigotry
Why does the LGBT community so easily react to homophobia with more bigotry, asks Lola Olson.
17 May 2011
Peter Tatchell: The Commonwealth is a bastion of homophobia
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell says the Commonwealth is a "bastion of global homophobia" and has failed to condemn abuses of LGBT people.
13 April 2011
Comment: Are we too scared to be camp?
Last week Boy George claimed that gay men are now less willing to stand out and attract attention.
21 March 2011
Comment: Tower Hamlets council can lead the way on tackling homophobia
Fiyaz Mughal, the director of non-profit group Faith Matters, argues that a combined 'hard and soft' approach should be used to tackle homophobia in Tower Hamlets and that bodies which continue to invite anti-gay speakers should have their funds cut.
15 March 2011
Comment: Equality minister Lynne Featherstone on the drive to tackle homophobia in sport
As a Liberal Democrat in government, fighting for a more equal society is my driving force and I am lucky to be in a position as minister for equalities to be able to do so much.
14 March 2011
Comment: Why are gay people trying to ban East End Pride?
Pride London chair Paul Birrell argues that the organisers of East End Pride should be congratulated for showing that East London is out and proud.
9 March 2011
Comment: Cautious welcome for transgender prison guidelines
News that guidelines are finally available for the treatment of trans prisoners is good.