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.
17th March 2015
Farage won’t discipline gay UKIP MEP who compared SNP minister to Abu Hamza 13
6:28 PM — Nigel Farage has ruled out disciplining UKIP MEP David Coburn for comparing an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
16th March 2015
Nigel Farage: I will quit as UKIP leader if I don’t become an MP 18
4:16 PM — Nigel Farage has said he will quit as leader of UKIP if he doesn't win in his South Thanet constituency.
15th March 2015
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7:44 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Gay UKIP MEP says ‘it’s all bollocks’ after comparing SNP minister to Abu Hamza 18
12:31 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing increasing pressure to stand down - after he compared an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
UKIP candidate questioned if storms were ‘God’s reply’ to same-sex marriage 35
12:01 PM — A second UKIP politician questioned whether storms that battered the country were caused by same-sex marriage, it has emerged.
14th March 2015
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn compares Muslim politician to Abu Hamza 60
4:04 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing calls to resign - after comparing the SNP's Humza Yousaf to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
13th March 2015
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
12th March 2015
UKIP Regional Secretary: ‘Gay marriage is potentially a wonderful thing’ 8
11:36 AM — UKIP’s North East Regional Secretary gave an interesting answer when asked for his views on same-sex marriage.
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.