31st March 2015
Rand Paul doesn’t believe in gay rights 14
3:34 PM — Republican Senator Rand Paul has said he does not believe in the concept of gay rights.
30th March 2015
Is the Queen handing out leaflets for UKIP? 39
2:27 PM — The Queen has travelled all over the world as Head of State - but one place we'd be surprised to find her is backing Nigel Farage.
28th March 2015
Kellie Maloney warns UKIP: Don’t become a ‘party of cavemen’ on gay rights 29
6:53 PM — Trans ex-UKIP candidate Kellie Maloney has said her party needs to "live in the real world" on LGBT issues - or it will become a "party of cavemen".
27th March 2015
Former chair of UKIP’s LGBT group labels the party a ‘cult’ 15
1:04 PM — The former chair of the LGBT group for UKIP has called the party a "cult" that is "too willing to entertain biggots"
Gay UKIP candidate quits in protest after David Coburn’s ‘terrorist’ joke 8
12:44 PM — A prospective MP has quit UKIP in protest, after MEP David Coburn compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
26th March 2015
Alice Nkom: Preventing gay Cameroonians from accessing HIV care violates their human rights 2
7:03 PM — Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom says her country will never get on top of its HIV epidemic if it continues to prevent gay citizens from accessing healthcare through repressive laws.
The Coalition’s 2015 LGBT scorecard 25
6:48 PM — With the general election just a matter of weeks away, PinkNews looks back at the Coalition’s record of delivery for the LGBT community and assesses where improvements could have been made.
How many UKIP supporters agree with same-sex marriage? 2
11:35 AM — The British Social Attitudes report has shown a surprising percentage of UKIP supporters back same-sex marriage.
24th March 2015
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
UKIP’s Janice Atkinson expelled from party over bogus expense claims 11
10:18 AM — UKIP MEP and general election candidate Janice Atkinson has been expelled for bringing the party into disrepute over allegations of bogus expense claims.
23rd March 2015
Police ‘investigating’ MP who decriminalised homosexuality over historic sex abuse allegations 8
7:51 PM — Late Labour MP Leo Abse, who sponsored the bill decriminalising homosexuality, is being investigated in connection with sex abuse allegations.
22nd March 2015
LGBT in UKIP condemns HIV protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of pub 442
8:59 PM — LGBT in UKIP has condemned a group of protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of a pub.
Nigel Farage brands HIV protesters ‘scum’ after being chased out of pub 266
5:20 PM — Nigel Farage has branded protesters led by HIV activists as "scum" - for invading a pub where he was having lunch.
Nigel Farage: I’ve been utterly ruthless at weeding out unsuitable candidates 11
12:49 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he has been "utterly ruthless" at weeding out unsuitable parliamentary candidates.
21st March 2015
UKIP candidate resigns, citing ‘open racism and bullying’ 8
2:56 PM — One of UKIP's prospective MPs has resigned - citing a culture of 'open bullying' within the party.
20th March 2015
Police investigating UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson over ‘financial irregularities’ 7
3:06 PM — Senior UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has been suspended by her party over alleged "financial fraud" - and is facing a police investigation.
19th March 2015
‘All Right Now’ bassist Andy Fraser dies at 62 5
11:27 AM — Tributes have been paid to gay musician Andy Fraser, famous for the legendary 1970’s hit All Right Now, whose death was announced yesterday.
17th March 2015
Farage won’t discipline gay UKIP MEP who compared SNP minister to Abu Hamza 13
6:28 PM — Nigel Farage has ruled out disciplining UKIP MEP David Coburn for comparing an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
16th March 2015
Nigel Farage: I will quit as UKIP leader if I don’t become an MP 18
4:16 PM — Nigel Farage has said he will quit as leader of UKIP if he doesn't win in his South Thanet constituency.
15th March 2015
Gay UKIP MEP says ‘it’s all bollocks’ after comparing SNP minister to Abu Hamza 18
12:31 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing increasing pressure to stand down - after he compared an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.