20 August 2010
Comment: Black Pride and prejudice
Last weekend, London saw the fifth annual Black Pride festival.
12 August 2010
Comment: Marriage is the gold standard for gay couples
It's a common refrain of politicians (and some lobby groups) to say that while they are not against equal civil marriage, it is not clear how many gay people actually want it.
26 July 2010
‘Be sceptical and daring’: Peter Tatchell’s honorary doctorate acceptance speech
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell was awarded an honorary doctorate for his human rights work by Sussex University last week.
8 July 2010
Comment: Time for Jewish leaders to show some pride
I've been to many LGBT Pride events before; last year I accompanied the-then prime minister's wife Sarah Brown at London's Pride march.
7 July 2010
Comment: What exactly is the coalition government’s stance on gay marriage?
To some, the difference is negligible.
6 July 2010
Comment: Beyond gay and straight
Saturday's gay pride parade in London celebrated 40 years since the formation of the Gay Liberation Front in Britain.
5 July 2010
Feature: Football’s last taboo
Why has so little advancement been made around homophobia in football in the last 30 years? Ben Riley-Smith meets gay grassroots players to find out more about the sport's last taboo.
13 May 2010
Comment: David Cameron and Nick Clegg’s shotgun civil partnership is best option for the gay community
In many ways, you should be ecstatic, by no small measure the majority of the LGBT community according to PinkNews.co.uk polls voted for the Liberal Democrats, very few voted Conservative.
6 May 2010
Comment: Why has Philippa Stroud not denied she believes homosexuality is caused by demonic possession?
Four days have gone by since The Observer published allegations that Philippa Stroud, Conservative candidate for Sutton and Cheam, founded two churches that helped people who believed their homosexuality was caused by demonic possession and that it could be overcome through prayer.
5 May 2010
Comment: Peter Tatchell pays tribute to Antony Grey a giant of the gay movement
As secretary of the Homosexual Law Reform Society in the 1960s, Antony Grey was one of the founding fathers of the gay law reform struggle in Britain.
27 April 2010
Comment: Labour is shunning gay Iraqis, asylum seekers
As he launched Labour's international LGBT manifesto last Wednesday, foreign secretary David Miliband made one howler, echoed by another in the manifesto's text.
11 April 2010
Peter Tatchell: What George Osborne promised me on gay rights and what he left out
Peter Tatchell reports for PinkNews.co.uk on his meeting with George Osborne today and explains why he thinks the Conservatives need more commitments and policies to further gay equality.
10 April 2010
Comment- Peter Tatchell: Cameron has gay policies at last, but not enough
Gay rights campaigner and Green Party activist Peter Tatchell welcomes David Cameron's new gay rights policies but argues that he needs more to convince the LGBT community to vote for him
10 April 2010
Comment: Is it time to give David Cameron a second chance?
David Cameron writing for PinkNews.co.uk today has gone some way to restore the damage done to his party's perception among the gay community within recent months.
24 March 2010
Comment: Iraq is the most dangerous place on earth for gays
It often shocks people to hear this but talk to Iraqi gays who've made it out and they'll tell you - life was better under Saddam.
16 February 2010
Comment: So much military trash
Petty Officer Second Class Lewis Breland is waiting to be discharged from the US military after an investigation into his sexuality forced him to come out last year.
12 February 2010
Comment: Homophobia hurts young straight men too
Following the postponement of the FA's efforts to tackle anti-gay abuse, former NBA player John Amaechi argues that homophobia on and off the pitch damages straight men as well as gays.
19 January 2010
Honour and secrecy for families of gay Muslims
Last week, a charity warned it was seeing an increase in the numbers of young gay Muslims fleeing violent homes.
28 December 2009
Comment: Quentin Crisp was no gay rights hero
Ahead of ITV's broadcast of 'An Englishman in New York', a drama based on the life of gay writer Quentin Crisp, Peter Tatchell argues that he was a homophobe and reactionary
17 December 2009
Comment: BBC’s Gay execution debate was murderous breach of impartiality
By inviting a discussion on whether gays should be executed, the BBC surrenders to mob rule and fans the flames of homophobic hatred at a time when the safety of lesbians and gays is under threat as never before, argues Adrian Tippetts.