4th March 2015
Labour’s Lord Cashman slams Tories for ruling out an LGBT rights envoy 2
4:19 PM — Exclusive: Labour's LGBT rights envoy Lord Cashman has attacked the Tories for ruling out the creation of a similar role.
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.
Lib Dems most likely to tweet about LGBT issues, UKIP about Top Gear 6
1:57 PM — According to an analytics study, Liberal Democrat supporters are the most likely to post online about LGBT issues.
Home Office claims asylum seeker can’t be a lesbian because she has children 26
12:31 PM — A High Court judge has delayed a decision in the case of a lesbian asylum seeker who is at risk of being deported to Nigeria.
2nd March 2015
London ‘rainbow bus’ slammed over links with Stagecoach founder who backed Section 28 9
12:38 PM — London's new rainbow bus has attracted criticism over its ties to Stagecoach, whose founder Sir Brian Souter led a campaign to keep Section 28.
1st March 2015
Barack Obama pays emotional tribute to departing pro-gay Attorney General 1
6:23 PM — Barack Obama has praised outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder - who was one of the strongest pro-gay voices in his cabinet.
Pioneering gay priest Malcolm Boyd dies aged 91 1
5:57 PM — Malcolm Boyd, a priest and early gay rights pioneer, has died aged 91.
Homosexuals in all areas undermining marriage: UKIP Shipping Forecast returns 4
2:34 PM — A new 'UKIP Shipping Forecast' has been released, mocking some of the party's homophobic candidates.
27th February 2015
Dean of St Paul’s warns Church of England over ‘toxic’ views on gays 18
3:21 PM — The Dean of St Paul's Cathedral has warned the Church of England it is seen as "toxic or oppressive" due to ongoing disagreements about gay people.
23rd February 2015
Archbishop of Canterbury: Who am I to judge gays for their sins, if they have sins? 73
6:34 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed it is not up to him to judge gay people for their "sins".
US: Diplomat Randy Berry appointed as first LGBT rights envoy 10
5:08 PM — A senior diplomat has been appointed as the United States' first envoy for LGBT rights.
Cher attacks Arkansas governor for allowing law permitting anti-gay discrimination 25
12:19 PM — Cher has hit out at the Governor of Arkansas, for allowing an anti-gay bill to pass into law.
21st February 2015
Republican tries to wreck gay rights bill by enacting it ‘when hell freezes over’ 36
2:25 PM — A Wyoming Republican attempted to sabotage an anti-discrimination bill, by making it effective from "when hell freezes over".
20th February 2015
US: Louisiana police apologise for arresting men under anti-sodomy law 13
6:18 PM — Police in Louisiana have apologised - after two men were arrested under a defunct anti-gay law.
16th February 2015
David Cameron meets with Sultan of Brunei, who wants gays stoned to death 34
1:44 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron is today meeting with the Sultan of Brunei - who recently enacted a law calling for homosexuals to be stoned to death.
15th February 2015
PM kisses drag queens, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:19 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 473
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
Ad campaign urges gay people in China to come out 13
12:50 PM — A series of adverts urging people to be more accepting of gay people has launched in China. The ad series, titled ‘Love is not a Choice’, launched on social media in the country – and is aimed at breaking China’s strong cultural taboo surrounding homosexuality. The ads feature gay couples in their homes, and read: […]
14th February 2015
US: Anti-gay activists forged signatures on petition to repeal Houston equal rights law 21
3:09 PM — A petition to trigger the repeal of an equal rights law in Houston, Texas contained fraudulent signatures, a jury has ruled.
Rainbow flag flies in Guernsey for Valentine’s Day 3
2:45 PM — The Channel Islands LGBTQ group Liberate is flying a rainbow flag to mark Valentine's Day.