Ireland: Gay blood ban ‘likely’ to be relaxed to 12 months 2
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 9
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.
7th November 2014
Ugandan minister: David Cameron doesn’t love his children because he supports gays 51
1:03 PM — The Ugandan Minister of Ethics and Integrity has claimed that Prime Minister David Cameron doesn't love his children, because he allows homosexuality in the UK.
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".
31st October 2014
Richard Littlejohn: Nicky Morgan is seeking approval from ‘diversity Nazis’ 25
3:05 PM — Columnist Richard Littlejohn has attacked Nicky Morgan for ingratiating herself with "diversity Nazis", after she spoke at the PinkNews awards.
24th September 2014
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister blocks PinkNews, gay rights advocates on Twitter 27
7:53 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister has inexplicably blocked PinkNews and several critics on Twitter, just hours into the role.
Northern Ireland: New Health Minister thinks Pride is ‘repugnant’ 15
7:33 PM — Jim Wells, who thinks Pride is "totally repugnant", has been appointed as Northern Ireland's new Health Minister.