15 May 2013Gay rights activists: Lottery response to accusations of funding of anti-gay religious groups is ‘disingenuous’ 2 The National Lottery has responded to a report from last week which found that Big Lottery Fund money had been given to religious groups which were linked to homophobia, but has been accused of "evading" the concerns raised.
19 April 2013Actor Joel McHale jokes: I deal with gay men hitting on me with ‘a quick, courteous blowjob’ 18 Actor Joel McHale has humorously addressed rumours about him being gay, saying that he thought it was "flattering" when gay men came onto him, and that the best way to deal with men hitting on him was to offer them a "courteous blowjob".
8 April 2013South Africa: Gay couple hope their traditional wedding will inspire the black community 13 A gay couple in South Africa have married in a wedding ceremony uniting their Zulu and Tswana traditions, which they say they hope will send a message to others that "Being gay is as African as being black."
7 April 2013UK’s first youth crime commissioner urged to resign and apologises over homophobic tweets 62 The UK's first teenage crime commissioner has apologised in the face of calls to resign, despite not having even started in the role, because she posted a string of homophobic, racist and violent tweets.
26 July 2012Peter Tatchell ‘still serially excluded’ from Downing Street 60 Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said the coalition government is continuing its Labour predecessors' 'serial exclusion' of him from Downing Street events.
25 July 2012David Cameron’s speech to the Downing Street LGBT community reception 15 A transcript of David Cameron's speech to the LGBT community at Number 10 Downing Street on 24 July 2012 in full.
19 June 2012Kenya: Bars introduce bans on LGBT customers 25 Several reports from Kenya indicate that bars and clubs in the country’s main cities are now enforcing a ban on LGBT people.
2 May 2012Worcestershire plans county-wide picnics for Pride 5 The county of Worcestershire will be celebrating the Pride season with a series of picnics across the county.
1 May 2012Q&A: Paris Lees on launching trans magazine META 8 PinkNews.co.uk speaks to Paris Lees, editor of the new META magazine – a new digital publication devoted to gender and transgender news, discussion and entertainment.
18 April 2012Comment: The gay community, the police and the question of trust 73 Stuart Ross writes that police services need to continue rebuilding confidence with the LGBT communities, and communities need to challenge police by reporting hate crime.
10 April 2012Vote to decide theme of Brighton Pride 11 Brighton and Hove locals are to be asked to choose the theme of the city's 2012 Pride event.
16 January 2012US cross-dressing sitcom cancelled after two espiodes 5 US television network ABC has axed its new sitcom 'Work It', about a pair of cross-dressing men looking for work, after only two episodes, but its entertainment president said it could be compared with Tootsie.
16 January 2012Call for rainbow flags as Australian Open starts 4 As the Australian Open began today, a group is calling for fans to raise rainbow flags to protest in a "peaceful, non-disruptive" way against anti-gay comments made by former tennis champion Margaret Court.
13 January 2012US group aims for ‘dot gay’ web domain 19 As applications for new top level domains on the web open today, an American group is trying to secure '.gay' for the LGBT community, saying it will make it "an exemplary beacon of social entrepreneurship and an empowering resource".
3 January 2012Gay rights activist and charity founder receive MBEs in New Year Honours 10 The gay rights activist whose legal challenge led to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Northern Ireland and the founder of the Allsorts LGBT youth project will both receive MBEs in the New Year Honours.
3 January 2012New Zealand company pulls “transphobic” advert 43 Libra, a company which manufactures feminine hygiene products in Australasia, has pulled an advert which provoked outrage among the trans community.
30 December 2011UK trans artist offers to play any pride event in 2012 for free 29 Trans singer and DJ Chrisie Edkins is offering to play any pride event in the world in 2012 for free.
29 December 2011Jamaican elections end tonight as minister says gays “threatened his life” 62 Voting is set to end tonight in Jamaica's parliamentary elections, while a government minister claims that he was threatened with his life for questioning whether the international gay community was funding the opposition.
21 December 2011US network “will meet LGBT groups” to discuss new show’s effect on trans community 44 US network executives say they will meet with LGBT groups over a comedy which has drawn criticism for its depiction of men dressing as women to find work.
20 December 2011Caution follows further homophobic taunts at Brighton football match 10 A London football fan who shouted homophobic abuse at a Brighton football match has been formally cautioned after discussing the incident in an online forum.
Articles about Community
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Blue to headline Pride Bristol+
- In meeting with Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope does not specify marriage as between man and woman1
- New straight civil partnerships amendment tabled for equal marriage bill in House of Lords8
- Gay police officer leaves Savile inquiry job in order to take part in Big Brother3
- Chris Brown starts equality campaign and vows to stand up for gay rights10
- Son of US Senator under fire for posting racist and homophobic tweets9
- Labour MEP Michael Cashman: Putin’s ‘hate speech’ has resulted in the ‘barbaric killing’ of gay Russian men4
- Lord Carey tables amendment to undermine equal marriage bill by calling for ‘two tiered’ marriage20
- Survey: LGBT acceptance at all time high in US, but discrimination remains+
- X Factor star Marcus Collins takes part in anti-hate crime campaign video1
- US: GOP Senator says he thinks businesses should be able to sack people for being gay28
- Mixed martial arts fighter: 'Equal marriage could lead to incest, bestiality and child marriages' 60
- Australia: Radio host sacked for asking Prime Minister Julia Gillard if her partner is gay42
- Video: Married binational gay couple kept apart by DOMA urges US Supreme Court strike-down22
- Scottish trans woman 'forced' to leave town after she was branded a 'witch'21
- Lord Carey tables amendment to undermine equal marriage bill by calling for 'two tiered' marriage20
- Gay police officer leaves Savile inquiry job in order to take part in Big Brother 3
- French Olympic swimmers pose as 'imaginary gay couple' for anti-homophobia campaign12
- US: Gay Catholics to turn their backs on Cardinal who compared Pride to Ku Klux Klan rally11
- In Photos: As One in the Park 201317
- Daily Mail's Andrew Pierce: I'm called a 'homophobe' and 'Uncle Tom' for opposing equal marriage102
- Tory Lord Mawhinney tables 'traditional marriage' amendment for equal marriage bill61
- Lord Dear proposes new amendment to equal marriage bill concerning 'traditional marriage'60
- Mixed martial arts fighter: 'Equal marriage could lead to incest, bestiality and child marriages'60
- Baroness Knight: The gays are still good at antiques and Section 28 was right59
- Lord Hylton tables new wrecking amendment for the equal marriage bill55
- French mayor: 'I will go to the gallows' before performing a same-sex wedding52
- Labour's Clause 20 sex education amendment fails in the Commons50
- Pope Francis: There is a 'gay lobby' at the heart of the Vatican 'it exists'49
- YouGov poll: Next Doctor Who actor being straight less important than being male and British45
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