3rd March 2015
UKIP: Gay marriage has ‘stirred up trouble for the gay community’ 32
11:44 AM — The chairman of a UKIP branch in Cornwall believes Tory support for same-sex marriage “will cost the Conservatives dearly”.
2nd March 2015
Gay UKIP candidate defends tweeting that ISIS terrorist should have killed himself 40
1:45 PM — UKIP is investigating gay Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Richard Hilton, after he sent a tweet claiming the Islamic State terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' should have committed suicide.
Nigel Farage: Attempts to paint UKIP as homophobic have come to nothing 49
9:08 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has addressed accusations of homophobia in his party, pointing out its LGBT group, and an appearance by former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney at UKIP's spring conference.
1st March 2015
Facebook adds ‘infinite’ genders, and 6 other stories you might have missed
8:54 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Is UKIP running out of ways to say sorry for homophobes? 30
5:22 PM — UKIP appears to be running out of ways to say sorry - after releasing identical statements about two separate instances of homophobia.
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.
28th February 2015
Nigel Farage speaks to conference that gave award to anti-gay reality star 13
1:34 PM — Nigel Farage has addressed an American conference that gave a 'free speech' award to the homophobic star of Duck Dynasty.
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.
27th February 2015
UKIP youth leader attacks ‘tokenism’ in other parties 26
7:28 PM — The leader of UKIP's youth wing has hit out at "tokenism" - after the head of his party's LGBT group quit.
New LGBT UKIP Chair: I won’t defend candidates’ homophobic comments 18
2:02 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Chair of UKIP's LGBT group has said she will not "defend" homophobic comments made by UKIP members.
Homophobic leaflets handed out at UKIP conference 35
1:31 PM — Leaflets claiming LGBT people are recruiting "fresh blood" have been handed out at the UKIP conference.
26th February 2015
UKIP’s LGBT Chair quits: ‘I couldn’t defend the party any more’ 87
11:13 AM — The Chair of UKIP's official LGBT group has quit his role and resigned his party membership.
22nd February 2015
Gay UKIP MEP won’t stand against Alex Salmond 2
6:12 PM — UKIP’s only openly gay MEP will not stand for Parliament against former SNP leader Alex Salmond, despite previous suggestions.
21st February 2015
UKIP drops planned candidate who claims gays should ‘repent’ 40
7:55 PM — The UK Independence Party has dropped plans to select a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a candidate.
20th February 2015
UKIP MEP who said homophobia doesn’t exist complains about ‘UKIP-phobia’ 22
2:02 PM — UKIP politician Roger Helmer - who claimed that homophobia does not actually exist - is now complaining about 'UKIP-phobia'.
16th February 2015
UKIP is more hated than Marmite, poll finds 23
3:43 PM — A poll has found that the UK Independence Party has overtaken Marmite as Britain's most hated brand.
14th February 2015
UKIP denies selecting candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 23
7:53 PM — UKIP has denied that it selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
UKIP selects candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 64
12:33 PM — UKIP has reportedly selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
12th February 2015
UKIP-supporting Christian publisher defends ‘depraved sodomites’ newsletter 25
11:17 AM — A Christian publishing firm has defended printing a UKIP-authorised group's newsletter branding gay people "depraved sodomites".
9th February 2015
UKIP candidate: I wouldn’t be surprised if UKIP wants to repeal same-sex marriage 96
12:27 PM — A UKIP candidate in Cambridgeshire has admitted she "wouldn't be surprised" if her party has considered plans to repeal same-sex marriage.