15th December 2014
Listen: Friend of sacked UKIP candidate phones radio station to defend ‘poofter’ comments 20
7:13 PM — A friend of former UKIP candidate Kerry Smith has called a radio station to defend him from accusations of homophobia and racism.
UKIP election official: I spend half my time weeding out the lunatics 26
11:57 AM — UKIP's long-suffering elections official has complained that he spends half his time trying to make sure 'lunatics' aren't running as candidates.
14th December 2014
What UKIP’s founder thinks of Farage, and 6 other stories you’ll want to read
8:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
UKIP’s Patrick O’Flynn: Candidate who ranted about poofters is not ‘seriously homophobic’ 18
1:10 PM — UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn has claimed that candidate Kerry Smith, who was caught on tape making a string of anti-gay comments, is not "seriously homophobic".
8th December 2014
UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird for ‘alleged impropriety’ 9
5:49 PM — UKIP has suspended its general secretary Roger Bird - who defended the party from claims of homophobia - over allegations of 'impropriety'.
5th December 2014
Is PinkNews biased against UKIP? 315
2:05 PM — A poll has found that a growing number of people believe that media coverage is "biased" against UKIP.
28th November 2014
Nigel Farage: UKIP isn’t homophobic, we have a ‘great big screaming poof’ MEP 39
2:22 PM — Nigel Farage has denied that UKIP is homophobic, after the party's former deputy leader claimed that gay people live "short, miserable lives" and sleep with "20,000 people".
UKIP officials follow ‘fake’ party Twitter that claims gays are a ‘disgrace to humanity’ 24
12:15 PM — A number of UKIP officials are following a "fake" UKIP branch's Twitter account - which claims that gays are a "disgrace to humanity".
26th November 2014
Former UKIP deputy leader: Gays sleep with up to 20,000 people in their ‘short, miserable lives’ 204
5:15 PM — The former deputy leader of UKIP has claimed that AIDS is the "wages" of gay promiscuity.
17th November 2014
You’d be surprised what party supporters actually think about same-sex marriage 26
4:01 PM — Polling data reveals some surprising findings about the views of supporters of major UK parties.
7th November 2014
Julian Clary: UKIP aren’t using enough lube for gay sex 13
12:23 PM — Comedian Julian Clary brought the house down at last night's Stonewall Awards with a risqué joke about Nigel Farage's support for Roger Helmer.
2nd November 2014
UKIP candidate posts map claiming people from London are ‘cosmopolitan poofters’ 47
5:27 PM — A UKIP politician who is set to run for parliament next year is under fire, after he posted a comedy map on his Facebook page referring to people from London as 'cosmopolitan poofters'.
22nd October 2014
Radio DJ Mike Read withdraws ‘UKIP Calypso’ song 13
2:19 PM — Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has issued an "unreserved apology" for his 'UKIP Calypso' song, after it was decried as racist.
18th October 2014
UKIP’s Godfrey Bloom, who called lesbian ‘a queer’, quits party because it’s ‘too politically correct’ 14
2:31 PM — Former MEP Godfrey Bloom has quit the United Kingdom Independence Party - claiming it has become too "politically correct".
15th October 2014
UKIP deselects candidate over ‘cruelty to sheep’ 88
7:16 PM — UKIP, which has stood by members who made homophobic statements, has deselected a candidate over cruelty to sheep.
12th October 2014
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Banning migrants with HIV is not a serious suggestion 15
11:13 AM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has claimed that Nigel Farage’s call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK wasn't "serious".
5th October 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
27th September 2014
Christian B&B owner who turned away gay couple speaking at UKIP conference 684
4:11 PM — A Christian B&B owner who famously turned away a gay couple is claiming at UKIP conference that she was "punished for believing in marriage".
26th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn calls Scottish Tory leader a ‘fat lesbian’ 25
12:36 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has labelled Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative party, a "fat lesbian".
8th September 2014
Residents slam ‘whitewash’ investigation into ‘gay marriage causes floods’ councillor 6
1:58 PM — Residents have condemned the decision not to take action against a former UKIP councillor who claimed that same-sex marriage caused flooding.