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  • 2nd June 2014

    UKIP MEP Roger Helmer slams The Mail over ‘lies’ about his views on gay ‘cures’ 47

    Roger Helmer is furious with The Mail on Sunday (Photo: ITV News)

    12:54 PM — UKIP MEP Roger Helmer has hit back at the publication of an interview featuring comments about homosexuality, saying it is “packed with deliberate and defamatory lies”.

  • 19th November 2013

    Tory Chairman Grant Shapps asks Miliband about links to Paul Flowers 10

    Further revelations about Paul Flowers

    7:01 PM — Tory Chairman Grant Shapps has written to Labour leader Ed Miliband over revelations gay former Co-op banking chairman Paul Flowers resigned from Bradford Council in 2011 after "inappropriate but not illegal adult content" was found on a computer he used.

  • Paul Flowers steps down from Terrence Higgins Trust’s board of trustees amid drug revelations 2

    Paul Flowers' position at THT was unpaid

    3:26 PM — Following revelations about his private life, former Co-op bank chairman Paul Flowers has stepped down from his role on the board of trustees at Terrence Higgins Trust.

  • 28th October 2012

    Gay former Tory MP linked with abuse scandal 29

    Rod Richards (pictured) made the claims against Sir Peter Morrison to the Mail on Sunday (Photo: BBC)

    3:33 PM — The late Sir Peter Morrison, a gay former Conservative MP and ex-parliamentary aide to Margaret Thatcher, has been described as a “paedophile” by the former leader of the Welsh Conservatives Rod Richards.

  • 16th October 2011

    Andrew Mitchell: UK will withhold aid from African countries with poor gay rights 48

    Andrew Mitchell said the move won't harm the poorest in Africa

    11:06 AM — Andrew Mitchell, the International development secretary has confirmed that the British government will withhold aid from countries with homophobic countries but denied that it will harm the most poor in those countries.

  • 12th October 2011

    Ghana gay rights leader urges UK government not to cut aid 51

    Gay rights leaders in Ghana say cutting aid will not help them

    1:29 PM — The leader of Ghana's only gay rights group has urged the government not to cut aid to homophobic countries. Mac-Darling Cobbinah said the move would only cause "pain" to the struggling country and could backfire.

  • 11th October 2011

    Nicole Kidman’s transgender film shelved 16

    Nicole Kidman's film company is making The Danish Girl

    11:07 AM — A Nicole Kidman film about a transgender painter has been shelved after another star pulled out. Kidman hopes to play artist Lili Elbe before and after transition in a film titled The Danish Girl.

  • 10th October 2011

    Government to cut aid to anti-gay countries 156

    Aid will be cut to countries which persecute gay people

    10:28 AM — The government will cut aid to poor countries which persecute gay people, international development secretary Andrew Mitchell has warned. Aid 'fines' may be imposed on countries such as Uganda and Ghana for hardline anti-gay laws, it was reported.

  • 31st January 2011

    Christian Voice leader Stephen Green ‘a wifebeater’ 100

    Stephen Green is a wife-beater, his former wife says

    10:08 AM — The wife of Christian Voice leader Stephen Green says he beat her until she bled and does not believe in marital rape. Caroline Green, who was married to the anti-gay Christian extremist for 26 years, says she has come forward now because "the people who support him financially and morally should know what he is really like".

  • 6th December 2010

    Custody battle lesbian couple: ‘We were horribly naive’ 38

    The couple say they have "lost" their children (Photo: made-underground)

    10:40 AM — The lesbian couple who lost their custody battle over the children they had with a gay man have spoken out for the first time. The couple say they were devastated to learn that the father would be given custody of the two children for 152 days a year and that they were "horribly naive" not to use an anonymous sperm donor.

  • 16th February 2010

    Lady Gaga to perform Brits tribute for Alexander McQueen 2

    Lady Gaga was a fan of Alexander McQueen

    6:34 PM — Gay-friendly singer Lady Gaga has reportedly planned a new, sombre performance for tonight's Brit Awards as a tribute to Alexander McQueen. The star, a fan of McQueen's designs, felt she could not perform one of her usual sets so soon after his death.

  • 8th February 2010

    Browne: Being gay in business “was simply unacceptable” 12

    The former chief executive of BP was forced to resign after allegations made by his ex-boyfriend were publicised

    3:20 PM — In his first major interview since being ‘outed’ by a Sunday newspaper, former BP CEO Lord Browne has spoken about the difficulties that gay men face in business. In a wide ranging interview with The Sunday Times, the 61 year old spoke openly about his years in the closet and how he has used his experiences to help others.

  • 23rd December 2009

    Rugby star Gareth Thomas’ relief at coming out 5

    Gareth Thomas said he was relieved after coming out

    11:52 AM — Gareth Thomas, the former Wales Rugby captain, has spoken of his relief at being able to come out. The 35-year-old star, who is the most-capped Welsh player, announced he was gay last weekend.

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