17th December 2014
UK: Church minister won’t preach ‘anti-gay message’ at Ugandan rally 34
5:19 PM — A Baptist Union minister in Milton Keynes says she has no intentions of preaching any "anti-gay message" at a religious rally to be held in Uganda on New Year's Eve - and denies the event could be seen as homophobic.
Did this UKIP spokesman really just compare Nigel Farage to Jesus? 44
11:51 AM — UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman who previously equated same-sex adoption to "child abuse", has spoken in a bizarre interview to compare Nigel Farage to Jesus, and deny being homophobic.
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 6
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
16th December 2014
CONGRATULATIONS! Scots in civil partnerships can now marry 6
12:01 AM — Same-sex marriage is now legal in Scotland, after a law passed earlier this year came into effect.
15th December 2014
Charities slam government plans to cut HIV prevention budget by 50 percent 14
7:39 PM — The British government is planning to halve the funding it provides for HIV prevention in England next year.
Catholic League attacks ‘homosexual’ Tom Ford over penis pendants 50
4:55 PM — The anti-gay Catholic League has mocked gay designer Tom Ford for launching a range of penis-themed pendants in the shape of a cross.
Scotland: Civil partners can convert to marriages from tomorrow 3
2:53 PM — Civil partners in Scotland will be able to convert to marriages from tomorrow, while unwed couples will be able to register their intent to marry.
This Texas mayor delivered an incredible speech backing an equal rights law 8
1:39 PM — A mayor in the city of Plano, Texas has delivered an impassioned speech in support of rights for same-sex couples.
UKIP election official: I spend half my time weeding out the lunatics 26
11:57 AM — UKIP's long-suffering elections official has complained that he spends half his time trying to make sure 'lunatics' aren't running as candidates.
14th December 2014
What UKIP’s founder thinks of Farage, and 6 other stories you’ll want to read
8:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Watch: Fruity first teaser unveiled for new Russell T Davies gay shows 5
7:16 PM — Channel 4 has unveiled a risqué first teaser for a new gay-themed series from Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies.
This is what happened when a guy with cerebral palsy took a trip to a gay bar 48
6:13 PM — A man with cerebral palsy has opened up about his first trip to a gay bar.
UKIP LGBT defies leadership to call for sacking of candidate after ‘poofters’ rant 42
5:24 PM — UKIP's LGBT wing has defied the party's leadership to call for the sacking of candidate Kerry Smith - after he ranted about "old poofters".
Oprah Winfrey to interview gay NFL star Michael Sam this month 2
4:54 PM — Oprah Winfrey is set to interview gay American football star Michael Sam later this month.
US officials have ‘no plans’ to lift ban on gay men giving blood 12
2:56 PM — The Food and Drug Administration has "no plans" to further discuss the possibility of lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
US: Woman arrested for dressing her son in girl’s clothing ‘as a punishment’ 25
2:20 PM — A woman has been arrested for dressing her 10-year-old son in girl's clothing, allegedly as a "punishment" for bad behaviour.
UKIP’s Patrick O’Flynn: Candidate who ranted about poofters is not ‘seriously homophobic’ 18
1:10 PM — UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn has claimed that candidate Kerry Smith, who was caught on tape making a string of anti-gay comments, is not "seriously homophobic".
UKIP candidate caught ranting about ‘f***ing disgusting old poofters’ 19
12:04 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been caught on tape ranting about disgusting "poofters" and "shooting peasants".
13th December 2014
HIV activists mock UKIP branch forced out their offices after ‘horse s**t’ protest 41
8:10 PM — A group of HIV activists who dumped horse manure outside UKIP's offices have reacted to the party being kicked out by their landlords.
Sir Elton John to marry David Furnish next week in ‘low-key’ ceremony 3
7:19 PM — Sir Elton John is expected to marry his partner David Furnish next week, in a "small and intimate" ceremony.