21st October 2014
Devon newspaper editor denies ‘gays will destroy society’ column was incitement of hatred 42
12:04 PM — The editor of a Devon newspaper has denied claims that publishing an anti-gay column was hate speech, saying "the only incitement of hatred was directed towards me" from angered readers.
28th September 2014
The gay apocalypse and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:16 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Comment: The road to a better future is paved with rainbows 11
4:15 PM — Devon newspaper the South Molton News recently published an article that claimed overturning a “well founded” taboo on homosexuality will cause the collapse of civilisation.
25th September 2014
Devon LGBT group: Local paper published anti-gay hate speech 3
10:35 AM — A Devon LGBT campaign group has condemned a Devon newspaper columnist for describing homosexuality as an “aberration”.
24th September 2014
Senior Tory MP slams anti-gay Devon columnist for ‘repellent’ views 11
3:18 PM — Dr Sarah Wollaston has condemned the “repellent” remarks of a Devon newspaper columnist who described homosexuality as an “aberration”.
23rd September 2014
Ex-Culture Secretary tells anti-gay columnist: You’re a coward for staying hidden 7
6:04 PM — Former Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw has condemned a Devon newspaper columnist for describing homosexuality as an "aberration”.
22nd September 2014
Stephen Gilbert MP rips into ‘gays will destroy society’ columnist 30
7:08 PM — Out Lib Dem MP Stephen Gilbert has rebuked a Devon newspaper columnist who claimed gays will cause the collapse of civilisation.
Devon MP Sir Nick Harvey condemns ‘gays will destroy society’ columnist 16
4:37 PM — Lib Dem MP Sir Nick Harvey has condemned an "offensive" article which claimed gays will cause the collapse of civilisation.
Devon newspaper: Gays will cause the collapse of civilisation 162
1:00 PM — A Devon newspaper columnist has claimed that the overturning a "well founded" taboo on homosexuality will cause the collapse of civilisation.
1st September 2014
Photos: Rainbow crossing unveiled for Totnes Pride 9
6:37 PM — A group in the rural Devon town of Totnes have created their very own rainbow crossing.
25th August 2014
Totnes to get own rainbow crossing for Pride 10
2:37 PM — The rural Devon town of Totnes is to get its very own rainbow crossing, to celebrate next month's Pride festival.
14th June 2014
Equality campaigners recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 13
11:56 AM — Several LGBT equality campaigners have been recognised in today's Queen's Birthday Honours List.
10th February 2014
UK: Man headbutted and left with bloody nose in gay bar attack
12:28 PM — Police are appealing for information regarding an altercation at a gay bar in Exeter.
25th October 2013
UK: Man who was jailed for shouting anti-gay abuse released after two weeks behind bars 3
11:09 AM — A man jailed for repeatedly hurling homophobic abuse at his gay neighbours in Plymouth has been released on appeal, having served a fraction of a 20-week sentence.
16th October 2013
Plymouth: Man to appeal homophobic crime sentence next week
12:23 PM — A man jailed for repeatedly hurling homophobic abuse at his gay neighbours in Plymouth is to appeal his sentence next week.
4th June 2013
Earl of Arran: Equal marriage could lead to a ‘decadent’ Britain that ‘flaunts’ homosexuality 39
2:21 PM — The ninth Earl of Arran, one of the few remaining hereditary peers in the Lords and the owner of a 5,000-acre estate, says he fears for the future of a “decadent” Britain if the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill is signed into law.
15th March 2013
Devon: Man jailed for stamping on head of stranger in homophobic attack 13
11:34 AM — A 20-year-old man in Devon has been jailed for stamping on a stranger's face in a homophobic attack.
10th April 2012
Devon police appeal for witnesses to driver’s homophobic comments 7
12:42 PM — Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an incident in Gold Street in the Devon town of Tiverton.
25th August 2011
Devon landlady sentenced for homophobic insult 27
12:54 PM — Conditional discharge handed down after pub landlady hurls insult at rival coastal hotelier.
30th November 2010
Reported hate crime rises by 12.5 per cent 11
2:51 PM — There were 50,000 reported hate crimes across England, Wales and Northern Ireland last year, new figures show. The vast majority concerned racism but almost 5,000 were motivated by homophobia and more than 300 related to transphobia.