Parliament dissolved as election campaign officially begins 1
12:59 PM — The UK Parliament has been officially dissolved ahead of the General Election in May.
29th March 2015
Male students ‘turning to sex work’ to avoid getting into debt 41
4:33 PM — Male students are becoming increasingly likely to turn to sex work to make ends meet at university, a study has found.
27th March 2015
Katie Hopkins promises to leave the UK if Ed Miliband becomes PM 36
5:57 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins has said that she will leave the UK, if Ed Miliband wins the election in May.
23rd March 2015
Nick Clegg: Leave Nigel Farage’s kids out of anti-UKIP demonstrations 172
6:43 PM — Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg has criticised the intimidation of Nigel Farage's wife and kids during anti-UKIP demonstrations.
Christian street preacher fined over homophobic sermons 79
5:10 PM — A Christian preacher has been convicted of delivering homophobic sermons in the middle of the highstreet
20th March 2015
No ‘brain fade’ for Natalie Bennett in PinkNews Debate question about Green housing policy 3
3:55 PM — Natalie Bennett appeared better briefed on her party’s housing policy at an election debate on Thursday evening, after struggling to explain it in a recent interview.
5th March 2015
British Government writes to foreign countries to ask for gay rights clarification 19
4:51 PM — The British Government has asked for clarification on whether 70 foreign jurisdictions recognise marriages between same-sex couples performed in the UK.
4th March 2015
Falkland Islands planning to introduce civil partnerships ‘relatively soon’ 24
1:15 PM — The Falkland Islands will reportedly legislate to introduce civil partnership legislation in the near future.
2nd March 2015
M&S apologises for banning the word ‘gay’ in gift messages 7
1:06 PM — Marks and Spencer has removed the word 'gay' from a banned list that prohibited customers from using it in gift messages.
23rd February 2015
Watch: This is what trans people are forced to go through in 34 European countries 20
3:20 PM — A video has been released showing some of the hurdles trans people to go through to gain access to legal gender recognition.
20th February 2015
Gay murderers to have first same-sex wedding behind bars 66
2:55 PM — The UK could be about to see its first same-sex wedding behind bars, after a pair of men got permission to tie the knot.
23rd January 2015
Britain flies flags at half-mast for anti-gay late Saudi King 31
1:48 PM — Tributes have been paid to the late King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who has died, with flags being flown at half mast on UK Government buildings in tribute.
19th January 2015
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
12th January 2015
The UK’s ban on gays in the military was lifted 15 years ago today
2:42 PM — It is 15 years to the day since the ban on gays and lesbians serving in the UK armed forces was lifted.
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.
20th December 2014
UKIP’s new policy is weird, even for them 20
1:33 PM — A branch of the UK Independence Party has accidentally come out against the UK.
18th December 2014
Petition calls for Government to reconsider 50% HIV prevention cuts 7
5:14 PM — A petition has been started, calling on the British Government to reconsider its reportedly announced 50% cut to HIV prevention funding for 2015.
30th November 2014
9 stories that show why we love Scotland 3
2:05 PM — To celebrate the first same-sex weddings at 00:01 on Hogmanay, PinkNews takes a look back at the nine best stories to come out of Scotland this year.
26th November 2014
Homophobic hate crimes on the rise in the UK 6
1:35 PM — The number of homophobic hate crimes in the UK recorded by police has risen over the past year.
24th November 2014
Iconic London drag venue Madame JoJo’s closes after losing license 16
5:33 PM — London drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's has possibly closed for good - after its license was revoked following a "serious incident of disorder".