26th March 2015
Comment: Why the Government is spending £2 million to tackle bullying, by Jo Swinson 5
4:50 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Jo Swinson writes for PinkNews on why the Government has announced new spending to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
11th March 2015
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 26
2:05 PM — Ireland's Minister for Health Leo Varadkar - who came out as gay earlier this year - has delivered a stirring speech in favour of same-sex marriage.
6th March 2015
Loudly championing LGBT rights could spark a backlash, International Development minister warns 98
7:40 PM — Exclusive. The Junior Minister for International Development has warned against the UK "loudly championing" LGBT rights internationally - as it could spark a backlash.
4th March 2015
Conservatives reject proposals to appoint an LGBT rights envoy 12
3:15 PM — Tory minister David Lidington has rejected proposals to follow the United States in appointing a specialised LGBT rights envoy.
28th February 2015
UKIP would scrap the Minister for Equalities 47
11:37 AM — UKIP would scrap the role of Minister for Women and Equalities, it has been announced.
25th January 2015
Ireland: Gay blood ban ‘likely’ to be relaxed to 12 months 4
12:01 PM — Ireland is likely to relax its permanent ban on gay men giving blood.
24th January 2015
Snooki becomes ordained minister to perform same-sex wedding
5:30 PM — US reality star Snooki has become an ordained minister - so that she can marry two of her gay friends.
19th January 2015
Irish Senator’s clumsy message to gay colleague sparks Twitter trend 5
5:28 PM — An Irish Senator has accidentally sparked a Twitter trend - after using an unusual choice of hashtag to congratulate a gay colleague.
18th January 2015
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
15th January 2015
Goa minister claims he was ‘misquoted’ about trying to ‘cure’ LGBT teens 6
1:10 PM — A minister in Goa has denied that the government there plans to attempt to “cure” LGBT people and make them “normal”, using therapy and “medicines”.
14th January 2015
‘Anti-feminist’ party wants to unseat Labour’s shadow equalities minister 30
11:47 AM — Shadow minister for women and equalities Gloria De Piero will face a new challenge in May's election - facing off against an 'anti-feminist' party.
7th January 2015
Two-thirds of Church of Scotland presbyteries vote to allow gay ministers 13
6:51 PM — The presbyteries of the Church of Scotland have given their overwhelming approval to proposals for the ordination of gay ministers.
5th January 2015
Irish Minister: Don’t take it for granted that same-sex marriage referendum will pass 1
11:44 AM — The Irish Minister for Justice has warned people not to take it for granted that same-sex marriage will pass an upcoming referendum.
29th December 2014
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
7th December 2014
Prince Harry’s big secret and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
6th December 2014
Kansas minister: I get death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
1:02 PM — One of the first ministers in Kansas to perform same-sex weddings has revealed that she is getting frequent death threats.
1st December 2014
Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan ‘could be unseated’ by student vote 5
4:46 PM — Equalities minister Nicky Morgan is under threat of losing her seat at the General Election, according to a report.
30th November 2014
Gambian foreign minister: We won’t negotiate on anti-gay law because gays are ‘Satanic’ 54
4:13 PM — Gambia's foreign minister has said the country will not negotiate with the EU with respect to its anti-gay laws in return for aid.
Lord Fowler: Church of England should appoint gay bishops 12
12:48 PM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler has called on the Church of England to allow gay clergy to marry, and appoint the first openly gay bishops.
29th November 2014
Church of Scotland: Gay minister proposals pass key vote
11:59 AM — The Church of Scotland is one step closer to allowing the ordination of gay ministers, after plans secured the backing of a majority of local presbyteries.