4 March 2011
Video: Is the new Foster’s ad homophobic?
Complaints of homophobia are brewing over the latest TV ad for Foster's lager.
"Remember Deano, the following things are not permitted: eye contact, scented candles, power ballads, and do not apply if he's wearing budgie smugglers."
25 February 2011
Gay journalist Johann Hari calls for open debate on ‘Muslim homophobia’
There should be an open discussion on homophobia amongst Muslims, gay journalist Johann Hari says.
23 February 2011
Comment: Stephen Twigg on the parallels of homophobia and antisemitism
Similarities between homophobia and antisemitism mean LGBT and Jewish campaigns should work together to learn and share successes, Labour MP Stephen Twigg says.
17 February 2011
Comment: Religious civil partnerships are the first step towards religious same sex marriages
For Rabbi David Mitchell, his true 'partnership' ceremony wasn't in the registry office, it was in his synagogue.
14 February 2011
Comment: Happy Valentine’s Day, Melanie Phillips!
Happy Valentine's Day to Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips, who used the romance of February 14th to urge against giving gay couples the right to marry.
21 January 2011
Comment: Daily Mail ‘neo-Nazi’ gay cartoon incites hatred based on sexuality
PinkNews.co.uk reader Nick Lowe argues that the publication by the Daily Mail of a cartoon which depicts a gay couple checking in to a Christian run hotel as 'neo-Nazis' incites hatred of homosexuals.
14 January 2011
Comment: Prison Service must jail transgender criminals safely
A story published in the Bristol Evening Post yesterday, of how a trans woman who had been dealing drugs avoided jail because this would interfere with her transition, is bad news for the rule of law, and bad news for the trans community everywhere.
12 January 2011
Peter Tatchell: Don’t criminalise homophobic Christians
Where do we draw the line between religious freedom and free speech on the one hand, and public order and the protection of minorities on the other hand? Should people of faith have the right to express views that others find offensive and bigoted?
30 December 2010
Gay and adopted Daily Mail columnist slams Sir Elton’s decision to have a baby
Andrew Pierce, the consultant editor of the Daily Mail had penned a column criticising the decision of Sir Elton John and David Furnish to have a surrogate baby, despite being both gay and adopted himself.
30 November 2010
Comment: We’ve got to change gay men’s attitudes to cut HIV
It’s almost 30 years since the first cases of AIDS were diagnosed and the HIV epidemic among UK gay men shows no real signs of abating.
10 November 2010
Comment: Political parties should do more to attract LGBT people
Local Tory councillor James Cottis feared coming out until this year but discovered that his constituents had already spotted him dancing in G-A-Y.
5 November 2010
Comment: When did gay men stop fighting HIV?
Scott Roberts argues that campaigners angry about the gay blood ban are missing the bigger picture and that the gay community should be enraged at the continuing gulf of health inequality around HIV and AIDS.
13 October 2010
Comment: The Gay Liberation Front’s social revolution
On October 13th 1970, the Gay Liberation Front was founded in Britain.
3 October 2010
Peter Tatchell: David Cameron’s position on gay marriage looks increasingly isolated
On the eve of the Conservative Party conference, David Cameron’s refusal to support same-sex civil marriage looks increasingly isolated and out of step, argues human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.
27 September 2010
Stonewall co-founder Michael Cashman: What part of ‘equality’ can’t Stonewall understand?
Labour MEP and co-founder of Stonewall, Michael Cashman argues that the charity he helped launch 21 years ago must come out in favour of full gay marriage equality now.
I'm disappointed to see Stonewall, the organisation I co-founded 21 years ago, fail to support genuine equality for same-sex couples.
23 September 2010
Peter Tatchell: Tide is turning on gay marriage
Same-sex marriage is an idea whose time has come.
17 September 2010
Comment: Our leaders must question the Pope’s teachings in person
While many in the UK are angry at the Pope's poor record on gay rights and outrageous statements on HIV prevention, our political leaders appear to be showing him undue reverence.
10 September 2010
Comment: The effect of censorware on gay websites
Reports of mobile phone providers blocking access to gay website are no surprise to those who've been following the use of the software which blocks these sites - known as 'censorware' - for more than a decade.
8 September 2010
Comment: Why we must be fighting for full same sex marriage equality now
Newly elected Liberal Democrat MP Stephen Gilbert speaks out in support of LGBT marriage equality and explains why LGBT rights organisations should be fighting for marriage equality now
25 August 2010
Comment: Labour must listen and lead in the fight for LGBT equality by Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband, one of the five Labour leadership candidates, writes for PinkNews.co.uk on what he promises to do for LGBT people.