24th November 2014
Gay rights opponent Sir Edward Leigh met with convicted paedophile 13
3:12 PM — Tory MP Sir Edward Leigh - who claimed that gays would "mangle" marriage - has defended bringing a convicted paedophile to Parliament.
22nd November 2014
Gordon Brown set to stand down as an MP 9
10:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to announce that he will not stand again as an MP.
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
5th November 2014
US: Mike Michaud loses bid to become first openly gay governor 2
11:46 AM — Democrat Mike Michaud has conceded defeat in his bid to become the first openly gay US governor.
3rd November 2014
US: Republican Carl DeMaio hit with more sexual harassment claims 2
1:07 PM — Republican Carl DeMaio - who was on track to become the party's first ever openly gay congressman - has been hit with allegations of sexual harassment from a second man.
2nd November 2014
Liberal Democrats ‘more submissive’ during sex 11
4:31 PM — Liberal Democrats are seen as more likely to be submissive during sex, according to research.
26th October 2014
Rick Santorum: Anti-gay movement is ‘losing’ because gays have silenced the Church 131
5:08 PM — Notoriously anti-gay politician Rick Santorum has claimed that his movement is only "losing" on gay rights because activists have "silenced" the Church.
24th October 2014
Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan to present at PinkNews Awards 19
2:10 PM — The PinkNews Awards will take place next week, and among those set to speak and present awards are Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Vince Cable.
15th October 2014
Interview: Head of Civil Service on the ‘blackmailability’ of gay spies 2
2:52 PM — The Head of the Civil Service, Jeremy Heywood has spoken to PinkNews about the potential barriers of blackmail that LGBT employees may still face, while LGBT diversity champion Sue Owen commented on the "pockets of homophobia" and the hole in data on LGBT staff.
10th October 2014
Trans prison project champion wins civil service diversity award 1
6:06 PM — A project run by an HM Prison Service civil servant, Sharon Drewell won the award for ‘Leading, Championing and Role Modelling’ for making a “massive difference” to transgender prisoners lives. The Civil Service held its eighth Diversity and Equality award ceremony today at the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). There were 153 strong nominations in 6 […]
4th October 2014
Supreme Court justice: Same-sex marriage case will be heard ‘soon’ 10
11:28 AM — Justice Antonin Scalia has hinted that the Supreme Court intends to take up a same-sex marriage case "soon".
1st October 2014
Brazil: LGBT group launches website listing political candidates who support gay rights
1:29 PM — In the lead up to the Brazilian Presidential election this month, an LGBT group has launched a campaign website to promote awareness of candidates who publicly support gay rights.
28th September 2014
NZ Labour leadership hopeful: Judge me on my politics, not my sexuality 16
7:40 PM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has called for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
25th September 2014
DNC political director: ‘Coming out was an advantage for me in my job’
3:43 PM — At only 36, Raul Alvillar — national political director of the Democratic National Committee and an openly gay man — has built an impressive resume with the Democratic Party.
22nd September 2014
US: Second Supreme Court justice performs same-sex wedding 4
5:16 PM — A second Supreme Court justice has performed a same-sex wedding.
18th September 2014
Julia Gasper, who called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned, flops in council by-election 42
11:56 PM — Julia Gasper, who called for PinkNews readers to be sectioned under the Mental Health Act, has come last in an Oxford council by-election.
8th September 2014
Broadcast guru becomes Ed Miliband’s first out adviser 1
7:58 PM — Ed Miliband has appointed an openly gay broadcaster to his shadow adviser team.
6th August 2014
American pastor: God should drop a nuclear bomb on the US because we have gay ambassadors 28
12:26 PM — Pastor Rick Scarborough has claimed that God would be justified in destroying the US due to the fact that it now has openly gay ambassadors.
4th August 2014
US: Arizona gubernatorial candidate releases anti-gay political advertisement 9
8:20 PM — Arizona gubernatorial candidate Andrew Thomas has released a anti-gay political advertisement for his campaign, calling for a defense of “faith, family and freedom.”
26th July 2014
US: Bill to ban youth ‘gay cure’ therapy submitted in Michigan 13
3:57 PM — A bill that would ban 'gay cure' therapy among minors has been submitted in Michigan.