Ed Balls presents Paddy Power, GFSN and Stonewall with PinkNews ad Award 2
12:36 PM — Ed Balls has spoken of the urgent need to "normalise" imagery of LGBT people in mainstream advertising, saying inclusive campaigns are "very important" to show that Britain is accepting and diverse.
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 7
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
24th October 2014
Stonewall launches ‘Some People Are Trans’ t-shirt campaign 8
4:37 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has in a new move launched a new campaign of t-shirts sporting the phrase: "Some People Are Trans, Get Over It!".
20th October 2014
Vote here for the PinkNews Award for Positive LGBT Marketing Campaign
2:05 PM — Later this month, the second annual PinkNews Awards will take place in the Palace of Westminster, celebrating the contributions of politicians, businesses and community groups towards what has been another historic year for LGBT equality in the UK.
18th October 2014
Watch: Sir Ian McKellen brings back Gandalf during Stonewall school visit 3
12:53 PM — Actor Sir Ian McKellen has reprised his Lord of the Rings role, during a visit to a school to combat homophobia.
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.
8th October 2014
Middle class Britons are 60% more likely to identify as gay 6
11:10 AM — A recent ONS survey has found that 60% middle class professionals are more likely to be openly gay, compared to working class individuals
23rd September 2014
Stonewall: Bisexual people face prejudice from within LGBT community 72
1:29 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt says Bi Visibility Day is about bringing down the barriers that bi people face, including prejudice from within the community.
19th September 2014
Stonewall names best universities for gay students 5
5:42 PM — Stonewall has named its Gay By Degree 2015 list, which assesses how gay-friendly universities are in the UK.
16th September 2014
Symantec removes ‘Sexual Orientation’ firewall category following PinkNews report 3
4:39 PM — Firewall provider Symantec has again announced that it is removing a firewall category which blocks LGBT sites such as PinkNews, following complaints.
13th September 2014
Photos: Firearms cops wear Rainbow Laces 13
12:31 PM — The Rainbow Laces campaign has found support from a team more used to riot gear than football gear.
12th September 2014
Demand for Rainbow Laces passes 100,000 4
5:14 PM — With just over 48 hours to go until the football fixtures will kick off this weekend, the demand for rainbow laces had passed 100,000 requests.
11th September 2014
Arsenal boss: Football trailing behind rest of society in tackling homophobia 7
3:26 PM — Arsene Wenger concedes there is plenty of hard work to do if homophobia is to be reduced in football.
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
8th September 2014
Submit your questions for Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt 14
1:40 PM — Stonewall Chief Executive Ruth Hunt has agreed to take part in a Q&A with PinkNews readers - so submit your questions.
Joey Barton: I don’t know if a football player will come out soon 9
12:04 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton says he doesn't know whether a football player would feel safe enough to come out as gay.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan urges football clubs to support rainbow laces 11
4:58 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan has said urged football clubs to show their support for Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Gloria De Piero: I hope rainbow laces will show that there is no place in football for homophobia 5
11:20 AM — Labour's shadow minister for women and equalities Gloria De Piero writes for PinkNews on the return of Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign, saying football is a family sport, and that there should be no place for homophobia.
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.