28th April 2015
Stonewall removes ‘misleading’ election manifesto graphic 11
6:48 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. LGBT rights charity Stonewall has pulled an election graphic - after being accused of misrepresenting the views of some political parties.
Lib Dem Minister and senior Tory slam Stonewall over ‘skewed’ election manifesto graphic 9
12:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive LGBT rights charity Stonewall has been slammed for a graphic that suggests only Labour have made substantial pledges to LGBT issues at the upcoming election.
Sandi Toksvig quits Radio 4’s News Quiz 9
11:13 AM — Sandi Toksvig has quit the popular Radio 4 comedy show, The News Quiz.
27th April 2015
Ed Miliband: I would still love my children ‘unconditionally’ if they were transgender 2
7:42 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has told PinkNews that he would "do his best" to support his children, if either of them came out as transgender.
Q&A: Ed Miliband backs Humanist weddings and trans children 16
7:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive Ed Miliband has become the first main party leader to openly attend a same-sex wedding, he revealed in a Q&A with PinkNews.
25th April 2015
Bruce Jenner comes out as trans: ‘For all intents and purposes, I’m a woman’ 7
9:40 AM — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender in an interview with ABC and asked to be referred to using male pronouns.
24th April 2015
Court rules that Kenyan government can’t block gay rights groups 3
7:28 PM — Kenya's High Court has ruled that the government can no longer block LGBT groups from formally registering their organisations.
‘I’m not gay no more’ viral star ‘assaulted with frozen yoghurt’ in bizarre incident 28
6:14 PM — A man who shot to fame on the internet after renouncing his homosexuality at a faith healing event claims to have been attacked with frozen yoghurt over the clip.
A straight dude asked his gay best friend to prom and it was adorable 20
12:59 PM — A straight high school student has shown his support for his gay best friend - by asking him to prom when he couldn't find a date.
23rd April 2015
Union of Jewish Students examines faith and sexuality at NUS conference 12
8:01 PM — The Union of Jewish Students hosted an event at NUS Conference this week, examining the link between LGBT people and faith.
Lily Tomlin: I might not have been as successful if I’d been publicly gay 3
7:14 PM — Actress Lily Tomlin has opened up her life in the transparent closet - joking that "everyone" already knew she was a lesbian.
Exclusive: Gay couple told that flatshare is for ‘a straight couple’ 71
3:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. A gay couple have complained about a flatshare ad - that says a room is available for a straight couple only.
David Cameron: I will ‘never validate’ the DUP on its opposition to gay rights 5
12:14 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has said he "will never validate" the DUP on its stance against same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues.
22nd April 2015
JD Sports suspends staff after gay couple branded ‘battymen’ 106
6:22 PM — Sporting goods chain JD Sports has suspended a number of staff members - after a gay couple were allegedly referred to as "battymen".
Sir Ian McKellen makes surprise endorsement of Labour’s LGBT manifesto 14
12:36 PM — Actor and gay rights legend Sir Ian McKellen has made a surprise endorsement of the Labour party's commitment to LGBT rights.
21st April 2015
Restaurant with scantily-clad male waiters to open in Texas 19
4:41 PM — A restaurant is opening in the gay neighbourhood of Dallas which appears to be the gay equivalent of sleazy chain Hooters.
Transgender Scrabble champ took her own life to escape abuse, inquest hears
3:13 PM — An inquest into the death of a transgender Scrabble champion has heard that she received regular abuse on the streets of Carlisle.
Proposed law in Uganda could be used to shut down all pro-gay charities 3
2:30 PM — A new law has been drafted in Uganda that could be used to ban all pro-gay charities and LGBT rights groups.
America’s Got Talent star reveals he is HIV-positive 3
1:51 PM — America's Got Talent singer Branden James has revealed that he is HIV-positive.
Woman donates her life savings to anti-gay rally instead of buying a house 67
1:03 PM — A woman has donated money she planned to use for a down-payment on a family home to an anti-gay group.