15th March 2015
UKIP candidate questioned if storms were ‘God’s reply’ to same-sex marriage 35
12:01 PM — A second UKIP politician questioned whether storms that battered the country were caused by same-sex marriage, it has emerged.
12th March 2015
Madonna: Radio 1 is ageist for refusing to play my song 39
4:58 PM — The Queen of Pop has branded Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it declined to play her latest single.
UKIP Regional Secretary: ‘Gay marriage is potentially a wonderful thing’ 8
11:36 AM — UKIP’s North East Regional Secretary gave an interesting answer when asked for his views on same-sex marriage.
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
10th March 2015
Madonna: ‘Gay rights are way more advanced than women’s rights’ 59
4:48 PM — "People are a lot more open-minded to the gay community than they are to women”, Madonna has claimed.
5th March 2015
Zimbabwean Government hostility towards gays thwarting battle against HIV 6
6:33 PM — The Zimbabwean Government’s hostility towards gay people is hampering the country’s ability to tackle HIV, a leading gay rights campaigner has warned.
Morocco jails 2 men for committing a ‘deviant sexual act’ 36
2:41 PM — Campaigners have condemned the jailing of two men accused of consensual same-sex activity in Morocco.
UKIP deputy leader: We want the votes of anti-gay marriage Catholics 31
1:29 PM — UKIP is the natural home for Catholic voters who are angry over same-sex marriage and other social reforms, deputy leader Paul Nuttall claims.
3rd March 2015
UKIP: Gay marriage has ‘stirred up trouble for the gay community’ 32
11:44 AM — The chairman of a UKIP branch in Cornwall believes Tory support for same-sex marriage “will cost the Conservatives dearly”.
2nd March 2015
Gay UKIP candidate defends tweeting that ISIS terrorist should have killed himself 40
1:45 PM — UKIP is investigating gay Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Richard Hilton, after he sent a tweet claiming the Islamic State terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' should have committed suicide.
Sam Smith planning to set up gay rights charity 10
11:45 AM — Sam Smith is planning to set up his own gay rights charity, using money raised from a series of concerts.
1st March 2015
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Is UKIP running out of ways to say sorry for homophobes? 30
5:22 PM — UKIP appears to be running out of ways to say sorry - after releasing identical statements about two separate instances of homophobia.
Homosexuals in all areas undermining marriage: UKIP Shipping Forecast returns 4
2:34 PM — A new 'UKIP Shipping Forecast' has been released, mocking some of the party's homophobic candidates.
28th February 2015
Nigel Farage speaks to conference that gave award to anti-gay reality star 13
1:34 PM — Nigel Farage has addressed an American conference that gave a 'free speech' award to the homophobic star of Duck Dynasty.
UKIP would scrap the Minister for Equalities 47
11:37 AM — UKIP would scrap the role of Minister for Women and Equalities, it has been announced.
27th February 2015
UKIP youth leader attacks ‘tokenism’ in other parties 26
7:28 PM — The leader of UKIP's youth wing has hit out at "tokenism" - after the head of his party's LGBT group quit.
New LGBT UKIP Chair: I won’t defend candidates’ homophobic comments 18
2:02 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Chair of UKIP's LGBT group has said she will not "defend" homophobic comments made by UKIP members.
Homophobic leaflets handed out at UKIP conference 35
1:31 PM — Leaflets claiming LGBT people are recruiting "fresh blood" have been handed out at the UKIP conference.
26th February 2015
YouGov: Two thirds of public say pardon men convicted of gross indecency 20
2:39 PM — Two in three voters believe the UK Government should pardon all men convicted of gross indecency under anti-gay laws, a YouGov poll shows.