9th January 2015
Ex-UKIP candidate who ranted about ‘disgusting poofters’ to stand as independent 11
3:39 PM — Former UKIP candidate Kerry Smith - who ranted about "f**king disgusting" poofters - will stand for Parliament as an independent.
6th January 2015
Comment: Now is the time to register to vote 24
12:53 PM — LGBT Labour National Secretary and Oxford City Councillor Tom Hayes writes for PinkNews of the importance of registering to vote in this year's general election.
5th January 2015
Gay UKIP MEP: Lib Dems and Labour want to make sex illegal 36
3:10 PM — UKIP MEP David Coburn has claimed that "equality Nazis" in the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties are trying to ban sex.
4th January 2015
Did David Cameron accidentally refer to homosexuality as a ‘lifestyle choice’? 33
2:24 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to refer to gay people as "people who choose different lifestyles" during a TV interview.
2nd January 2015
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
Paper clarifies UKIP ad mistake which said ‘Say no to the UK’ 7
12:21 PM — A paper has clarified a UKIP ad it printed which read: "Say no to the UK!", to say the mistake was on the part of the paper, not the party.
29th December 2014
Gay UKIP politician to stand for Parliament against Alex Salmond 54
6:17 PM — UKIP's only openly gay MEP has revealed that he plans to stand against former SNP leader Alex Salmond when he runs for Parliament.
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.
UKIP candidate poses with Polish far-right leader 10
1:58 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been photographed with a far-right Polish leader described by Nigel Farage as "utterly reprehensible."
28th December 2014
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Party shouldn’t tolerate ‘pejorative’ comments 24
2:55 PM — UKIP's first elected MP Douglas Carswell has called for his party to be less tolerant of racist and homophobic comments.
27th December 2014
The Times names Nigel Farage ‘Briton of the Year’ 194
1:47 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times newspaper.
26th December 2014
UKIP local Chairman: ‘I obviously regret’ joining the National Front 318
1:13 PM — UKIP's Martyn Heale says he regrets being a member of the National Front in the 1970s.
24th December 2014
Can you guess which party’s voters don’t think ‘poofter’ is offensive? 24
11:02 AM — UKIP voters are the least likely to find the word "poofter" offensive, a poll has found.
23rd December 2014
UKIP’s Roger Bird to quit as general secretary 1
4:19 PM — UKIP has cleared its General Secretary Roger Bird after a sexual harassment allegation but says he will leave his post early by mutual consent.
22nd December 2014
UKIP candidate complains a ‘homosexual donkey’ tried to rape his horse 33
3:07 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has complained that a gay donkey once tried to rape his horse.
21st December 2014
UKIP begs members to stop making controversial comments on Facebook and Twitter 16
1:03 PM — UKIP is begging its members to quit Facebook and Twitter, to avoid getting the party in trouble over controversial comments.
UKIP expels councillor over undisclosed ‘jaw-dropping’ comments 41
12:44 PM — A UKIP councillor in Thanet has been expelled from the party, after making undisclosed comments in an interview, thought to be derogatory.
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.
19th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate: There is a witch hunt against working class people who say ‘poofter’ and ‘chinky’ 74
7:56 PM — A former UKIP candidate who stepped down after being criticised for using the word "poofters" to describe gay people has said this week has proven that there is "a witch hunt against working class people," who use such words.
UKIP suspends branch chair who said gay adoption is ‘child abuse’ 23
12:46 PM — A UKIP branch chair who once equated gay adoption to "child abuse" has been suspended by the party after receiving a letter of no confidence from members.