30 July 2009
Comment: A Gay Council of Britain?
We've got Peter Tatchell at one side and Stonewall at the other - but is it time for a more democratically-elected representation?
24 July 2009
Comment: They’re at it again
Around this time last year, the Presbyterian Church of Wales made national news after paying out a record sum to a gay employee who had endured ‘grotesquely’ discriminatory conduct and sexual harassment.
17 July 2009
Comment: If pagans can get time off for Halloween, can we set up a gay religion?
Pagan members of the police force are to get holidays on their religious festivals, bringing them in line with more established faiths.
15 July 2009
Analysis: A lawyer’s take on the Equality Bill
The Equality Bill is now in the report stage before undergoing a third reading.
15 July 2009
Comment: Catholic inconsistency over epidemics
Last month, the Diocese of Plymouth sent letters to its priests advising them to stop offering wine at communion in a bid to help fight the swine flu epidemic.
14 July 2009
Comment: Easier bi the backdoor?
Ricky Martin, Megan Fox, Lady Gaga, that Duncan bloke from Blue, isn't it about time that celebrities coming out as supposedly "bisexual" just admitted they were really gay? If you find yourself nodding to the sentence above, I'm afraid you're part of the problem.
7 July 2009
Comment: Selfridges and Calvin Klein don’t get Pride
An attempt by Selfridges and Calvin Klein to get in on the Pride fun doesn't impress Nicolas Chinardet.
7 July 2009
Foreign secretary David Miliband responds to PinkNews.co.uk readers’ criticisms
Several weeks ago, foreign secretary David Miliband wrote an exclusive comment for PinkNews.co.uk on Pride and Britain's work abroad for gay rights.
6 July 2009
Comment: How very dare he! Woolas claims UK fair on LGBT asylum
In a shameless piece of bandwagon climbing, immigration minister Phil Woolas has published a piece on LabourList claiming that his department is fair on LGBT asylum.
2 July 2009
Comment: Delhi court’s decision on gay rights is only the first step
It took eight long years, but the verdict gay rights activists in India had long been hoping for was finally delivered by the Delhi High Court this morning.
1 July 2009
Ben Summerskill: ‘Lots of gay and lesbian people don’t actually want marriage’
In an exclusive interview with PinkNews.co.uk, Stonewall chief executive Ben Summerskill discusses gay marriage, the 'cancer' of homophobic bullying and the future of the charity.
28 June 2009
It was 40 years ago today – how the Stonewall riots started the gay rights movement
On the 27th June, 1969 a relatively unassuming gay bar in the West Village of Manhattan became the epicentre of an event that changed the course of gay history.
19 June 2009
Comment: Where are all the gay indie musicians?
From Elton John to Will Young, pop music has had a long and often celebrated gay history.
5 June 2009
Comment: Is Obama all talk and no action on gay issues?
Impatience is growing amongst the USA’s gay and lesbian community over President Barack Obama’s slow approach to tackling the LGBT issues he promised to address.
3 June 2009
Stonewall: Go and vote tomorrow to keep homophobes out
As the homophobic British National Party (BNP) look set to gain a seat in the European Parliament, Stonewall Chief Executive Ben Summerskill calls on gay voters to go to the polls.
26 May 2009
Opinion: The gay community will no longer accept spurious claims of homophobia
Paul Canning argues that recent claims of homophobia by MPs exposed for extravagant expenses will no longer wash with the gay community.
22 May 2009
Comment: Is America ready for a gay Idol?
Following gay singer Adam Lambert's loss in the final of American Idol, Omar Hassan questions whether 'Glambert's' sexuality dissuaded voters.
11 May 2009
Comment: Peter Tatchell on why he’ll still march at Moscow Pride
Despite threats to bash and arrest the marchers, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell explains why he will still be attending this Saturday's Moscow Gay Pride parade.
27 April 2009
Analysis: New bill aims to entrench gay rights in all aspects of public life
The much-anticipated Equality Bill was unveiled today.
24 April 2009
Comment: Can Lord Alli save the Equality Bill?
Last week one of only three openly gay peers in the House of Lords launched a bold attempt to prevent history repeating itself.