10 December 2009
Comment : Peter Tatchell calls for a global human rights index
On Human Rights Day 2009 we see a world where LGBT rights and freedoms are violated everywhere.
6 December 2009
Comment: Why Uganda’s homophobic legislation must be stopped
Blogger Daniel Edward Pitt's personal take on the horrors that could be unleashed by Uganda's proposed anti-gay legislation.
"This piece of despicable homophobic propaganda has caused much shock and anger in the Western world, except of course by Christian right-wing fundamentalist rednecks who support the bill unequivocally."
6 December 2009
Feature: Bromance of “new” straight men like Scrub’s JD and Turk
The term 'Bromance' refers to a close, but non-sexual, friendship between two heterosexual men, often labeled as a 'man-crush'.
5 December 2009
Guardian: Uganda is unjust and infamous
In a strongly worded leader column, The Guardian condemns Uganda's proposed law that could sentence gay people to death or leave them facing lengthy prison sentences.
3 December 2009
Peter Tatchell: The Equality Bill is less than equal
Way back in 1983, when I stood as the Labour candidate in the Bermondsey by-election, I proposed the idea of a single, comprehensive anti-discrimination law, to guarantee equal treatment and protection for everyone.
25 November 2009
Comment: Trans deaths must not be forgotten
London's Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil was attended by the friends and family of two trans women murdered in the UK in the last month.
2 November 2009
Comment: The way forward for HIV prevention
Earlier this year, Gary Leigh wrote an article for PinkNews.co.uk attacking the HIV prevention centre for not doing enough to tackle the threat of HIV.
26 October 2009
Comment: In defence of Jan Moir
Homophobia breeds when we silence opinions we don’t like.
23 October 2009
Comment: Why I heckled Nick Griffin on Question Time
Last night, one of the most effective voices to come out of the audience on Question Time was that of Beth Mellington-Pritchard.
23 October 2009
Comment: Guilty bystanders and alpha male eunuchs
Efforts to kick homophobia out of football will go nowhere if players and fans don’t have the balls to stand up to the bigots, Adrian Tippetts argues.
29 September 2009
Comment: Reflections on Yom Kippur and homosexuality within Judaism
PinkNews.co.uk founder Benjamin Cohen reflects back on yesterday's Jewish festival of Yom Kippur and what it means for an openly gay Jew.
22 September 2009
Comment: Voters shouldn’t take their new-found equality for granted
Former Labour parliamentary candidate Alex Bryce argues that although a Tory government will not roll back recent reforms for gay people, it will not focus on the subtle changes needed for an equal society.
21 September 2009
Comment: Pots, kettles and the rise of the homo-hypocrites
Last week, Derren Brown said the bonus ball was "for women and gays".
17 September 2009
Comment: We should be exposing and ridiculing the BNP, not banning it
Much fuss has been made about whether we should ban the British National Party from appearing on Question Time and the Trades Union Congress now wants to bar anyone who is a member of the party from working in the public sector.
15 September 2009
Comment: Consul’s death thrusts Jamaican homophobia into the spotlight
Last week John Terry, a British honorary consul, was murdered at his Jamaica home in what was suspected to be a homophobic attack.
11 September 2009
Comment: Brown’s apology to Alan Turing is not good enough
Nicolas Chinardet did not sign the petition for a government apology to gay mathematician Alan Turing.
9 September 2009
Comment: We need to speak up against homophobia in music
Several concerts by reggae artist Buju Banton were recently cancelled in America, amid controversy over notoriously homophobic lyrics which incite the murder of gay people.
2 September 2009
Comment: Is it time for a more realistic L Word?
The L Word is no more, but following news that BBC3 has commissioned a new lesbian drama, V King Macdona hopes for a more realistic portrayal of lesbian life.
21 August 2009
Comment: Speculation over athlete’s sex has brought trans issues into the open
Gender and trans issues are often treated with shock and faint disgust by the media but the case of Caster Semenya has led to a number of sensitive and well-informed articles.
14 August 2009
Comment: Killing us softly
Last week, Ramsey Dehani wrote about HIV campaigns from the perspective of a young gay man.