28th February 2015
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.
23rd February 2015
Ex-UKIP councillor: It’s worse to say ‘poofter’ than to hate ‘negro features’ 49
2:04 PM — A former UKIP councillor who was expelled for ranting about "negroes" has defended herself - by claiming it's worse to say "poofter".
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.
13th February 2015
Here’s what Nigel Farage thinks about two men kissing in public 60
10:19 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said while he "doesn't care less" whether gay people kiss in public, he thinks those who feel "uncomfortable" should be defended.
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.
6th February 2015
UKIP Deputy Leader: Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia are ‘a disgrace’ 54
8:20 PM — The Deputy Leader of UKIP has claimed that Labour's plans to tackle homophobic bullying in schools are "politically correct nonsense".
Gay UKIP MEP calls police after threat to shoot him in the face 29
5:47 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician has gone to the police, after receiving alleged death threats.
5th February 2015
Ex-MEP Nikki Sinclaire denies money laundering and misconduct
10:38 AM — Nikki Sinclaire has pleaded not guilty to money laundering and misconduct in public office.
4th February 2015
UKIP Christian group: Manchester Pride is a ‘parade of depravity’ 189
11:48 AM — A Christian group authorised by UKIP has claimed that being gay is a "vice", and that Manchester Pride is a parade of "wickedness".
3rd February 2015
UKIP candidate who branded gay people ‘perverts’ and ‘paedophiles’ quits 12
1:44 PM — A Welsh UKIP parliamentary candidate who praised a statement branding gay people as “fascist perverts” and “paedophiles” has resigned from the party.