9th December 2014
Transport for London rolls out rainbow crossing for civil partnership conversion date 8
12:15 PM — Transport for London is set to once again roll out London’s first ever rainbow crossing in Trafalgar Square, to mark the moment that same-sex couples can convert their civil partnerships into marriages.
8th December 2014
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
7th December 2014
Councillors launch bid to re-open drag venue Madame JoJo’s 2
3:19 PM — Labour councillors have launched a bid to save iconic Soho drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's from being demolished.
This bar owner’s response to a homophobic customer is just perfect 135
1:24 PM — A bar owner has smacked down a company's booking for a Christmas party, after they asked whether the venue was "Gay".
6th December 2014
Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch urge Mayor to protect Soho 12
2:23 PM — A number of celebrities have called on London Mayor Boris Johnson to safeguard the future of Soho.
5th December 2014
London GP killed himself after mother told him to ‘cure’ his homosexuality 83
12:24 PM — A London doctor killed himself after his mother pushed him to 'cure' his homosexuality, an inquest has heard.
4th December 2014
Plans to tackle hate crime in London released 4
3:11 PM — The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime has released plans for tackling hate crime in London.
Prince Harry jokes with man in drag: ‘Don’t chat me up – it’s weird’ 21
9:01 AM — Among other photocalls at a charity event, Prince Harry appeared this week alongside a man in drag, who he told: "Don't try to chat me up, that's really weird."
2nd December 2014
London: Queer couple told they should sit apart in and not kiss in ‘a family restaurant’ 166
6:54 PM — A couple who identify as queer have said they were told they should not sit together or kiss because they were in a "family restaurant".
28th November 2014
London’s Popstarz is opening its doors for the last time – will you be there? 1
3:24 PM — As the organisers of Popstarz prepare for the iconic club night's last event, PinkNews caught up with head DJ and promoter Tommy Turntables about why we have to say goodbye, and if the night will ever come back.
27th November 2014
Evan Davis reveals he was cruised by an elderly taxi driver 1
5:09 PM — BBC Newsnight presenter Evan Davis has spoken of his fondness for taxis in a feature about the recent faux pas of David Mellor.
24th November 2014
Iconic London drag venue Madame JoJo’s closes after losing license 16
5:33 PM — London drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's has possibly closed for good - after its license was revoked following a "serious incident of disorder".
17th November 2014
Friends of Clapham Common says spate of homophobic attacks are an ‘isolated thing’ 4
4:17 PM — The chairman of the Friends of Clapham Common has disputed police reports of a systematic rise of homophobic abuse in the area.
12th November 2014
Police appeal for help finding thug who robbed victim he met in a club 15
3:01 PM — Camden police have appealed for help finding a robber who savagely attacked a man in his home, after they met in a club.
10th November 2014
HSBC UK boss says business leaders have a ‘huge personal responsibility’ to come out 7
5:11 PM — The head of UK banking at HSBC has criticised business leaders who stay in the closet, saying it's not acceptable they "take for granted" the work being done by others on issues of equality.
5th November 2014
Eric Pickles orders takeover of Tower Hamlets council which ‘allowed homophobia to fester’ 17
2:54 PM — Tory minister Eric Pickles has ordered the takeover of Tower Hamlets council, which he says "allowed homophobia and antisemitism to fester".
3rd November 2014
Men ‘dressed as fairies’ carry out vicious anti-gay attack in London 17
2:05 PM — Police are looking for two men who carried out a homophobic attack on Halloween - while dressed as fairies.
31st October 2014
Drag artist ‘punched to floor’ in brutal Soho attack 33
5:57 PM — A gay drag artist has alleged he was attacked outside a nightclub in London because of his sexuality.
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
23rd October 2014
Video released of cattle-prod wielding attackers of Londoner they met on Grindr 5
2:09 PM — Police have issued new CCTV foota of two men they seek to identify, after a man was assaulted and robbed in his home by two men, one of who he met on Grindr.