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
Facebook adds ‘infinite’ genders, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:54 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
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.
UKIP’s LGBT Chair quits: ‘I couldn’t defend the party any more’ 87
11:13 AM — The Chair of UKIP's official LGBT group has quit his role and resigned his party membership.
Coming out as a Tory by Ivan Massow 48
10:33 AM — Conservative London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow writes for PinkNews on why sexuality should no longer determine which political party LGBT voters support.
19th February 2015
Colombia refuses to equalise adoption laws for same-sex couples 2
1:01 PM — Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled to keep the current limits on same-sex adoption.
17th February 2015
Judge: India’s anti-gay law is ‘discriminatory’ and mentally damaging 3
5:29 PM — The chairman of India’s Law Commission has condemned the country’s Supreme Court for recriminalising homosexuality.
Home Office: Caseworkers ‘must not stereotype’ gay asylum seekers 5
12:23 PM — The Home Office has published new guidance on the treatment of sexual identity issues in asylum claims following last year’s critical report by Borders and Immigration Chief Inspector John Vine.