28th March 2015
Kellie Maloney warns UKIP: Don’t become a ‘party of cavemen’ on gay rights 23
6:53 PM — Trans ex-UKIP candidate Kellie Maloney has said her party needs to "live in the real world" on LGBT issues - or it will become a "party of cavemen".
27th March 2015
Former chair of UKIP’s LGBT group labels the party a ‘cult’ 15
1:04 PM — The former chair of the LGBT group for UKIP has called the party a "cult" that is "too willing to entertain biggots"
Gay UKIP candidate quits in protest after David Coburn’s ‘terrorist’ joke 8
12:44 PM — A prospective MP has quit UKIP in protest, after MEP David Coburn compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
26th March 2015
How many UKIP supporters agree with same-sex marriage? 2
11:35 AM — The British Social Attitudes report has shown a surprising percentage of UKIP supporters back same-sex marriage.
24th March 2015
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
UKIP’s Janice Atkinson expelled from party over bogus expense claims 11
10:18 AM — UKIP MEP and general election candidate Janice Atkinson has been expelled for bringing the party into disrepute over allegations of bogus expense claims.
22nd March 2015
LGBT in UKIP condemns HIV protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of pub 441
8:59 PM — LGBT in UKIP has condemned a group of protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of a pub.
Nigel Farage brands HIV protesters ‘scum’ after being chased out of pub 234
5:20 PM — Nigel Farage has branded protesters led by HIV activists as "scum" - for invading a pub where he was having lunch.
Nigel Farage: I’ve been utterly ruthless at weeding out unsuitable candidates 11
12:49 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he has been "utterly ruthless" at weeding out unsuitable parliamentary candidates.
21st March 2015
UKIP candidate resigns, citing ‘open racism and bullying’ 8
2:56 PM — One of UKIP's prospective MPs has resigned - citing a culture of 'open bullying' within the party.
Tory Leader of the House of Lords: It is impossible to forget the wrong we’ve done to gay people 13
1:40 PM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, has said it will be impossible to forget the "wrong" done by the Conservatives through policies such as Section 28.
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.
Police investigating UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson over ‘financial irregularities’ 7
3:06 PM — Senior UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has been suspended by her party over alleged "financial fraud" - and is facing a police investigation.
Natalie Bennett: UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is a disgrace 19
2:17 PM — Natalie Bennett has attacked the UK's "disgraceful" relationship with Saudi Arabia, where gay men can face the death penalty.
Tory peer Baroness Stowell: It is impossible to forget something as wrong as Section 28 8
2:03 PM — At the PinkNews debate, Baroness Stowell urged voters to focus on the Conservative party's recent record on LGBT rights.
Evan Davis versus Natalie Bennett for Top Gear host? 5
1:33 PM — Evan Davis and Natalie Bennett have been touted as potential replacements for Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.
Yvette Cooper: Labour would review introducing ‘Gender X’ passports 14
12:19 PM — Labour's Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has pledged to consider introducing passports which are 'Gender X' - for people who aren't male or female.
First Tory minister publicly supports pardoning men convicted of gay sex offences 6
11:57 AM — Tory peer and leader of the House of Lords Baroness Stowell of Beeston has expressed support for a campaign to pardon thousands of men convicted of gay sex offences.
Katie Hopkins to politicians: ‘Are you more Dolce and Gabbana or more Elton John?’ 8
10:51 AM — Katie Hopkins has asked a panel of politicians to weigh in on their position on gay parenting, and on the recent boycott of Dolce and Gabbana.
Yvette Cooper: The Government’s attitude to sex education is ‘horrifying and irresponsible’ 1
10:25 AM — Speaking at the PinkNews Debate, Labour's Shadow Home Secretary has given an impassioned plea for all parties to back compulsory, inclusive Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) for all schools.