24th April 2015
Kellie Maloney to make boxing comeback 5
3:36 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, who last year came out as transgender and publicly transitioned to female, has announced her return to the sport.
23rd April 2015
Nigel Farage on HIV comments: I have to say negative things ‘to get noticed’ 16
12:25 PM — Nigel Farage has opened up about his dire warnings about "foreigners with HIV" - claiming he uses a negative tone "to get noticed".
22nd April 2015
Guardian claims Tory Chair Grant Shapps edited Wikipedia to smear rivals over same-sex marriage 11
1:55 PM — Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused by the Guardian of making edits to Wikipedia articles about his own colleagues, to point out they didn't vote for same-sex marriage.
Sir Ian McKellen makes surprise endorsement of Labour’s LGBT manifesto 14
12:36 PM — Actor and gay rights legend Sir Ian McKellen has made a surprise endorsement of the Labour party's commitment to LGBT rights.
21st April 2015
Transgender Scrabble champ took her own life to escape abuse, inquest hears
3:13 PM — An inquest into the death of a transgender Scrabble champion has heard that she received regular abuse on the streets of Carlisle.
Peter Tatchell urges gays to vote for the Green Party: ‘Green is the new pink’ 52
12:26 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell has urged LGBT people to vote Green at the election next month.
Labour’s LGBT manifesto promises asylum review and stronger hate crime laws 4
12:01 AM — Labour is set to unveil a number of key pledges on LGBT rights, as part of the party's official LGBT manifesto.
20th April 2015
Gay fans upset after Madonna praises Margaret Thatcher 47
5:50 PM — Madonna has caused controversy among her gay fans for praising Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - who passed Section 28 and opposed LGBT rights.
17th April 2015
An English teacher marked the grammar on a UKIP leaflet… they didn’t do well 34
4:17 PM — A bored English teacher has marked a leaflet she received from UKIP councillors - and their work definitely requires improvement.
Labour candidate apologises for joking about threesome with Ed Miliband and a goat 11
2:56 PM — A Labour candidate has apologised - for joking about a parallel universe in which he had a threesome with a goat and party leader Ed Miliband.
16th April 2015
UKIP and Tories dismiss Lib Dem claims they would repeal same-sex marriage in coalition 7
6:17 PM — Senior Conservatives have dismissed claims on an official Liberal Democrat website that they would abolish equal marriage as part of a coalition with UKIP.
Lib Dem spoof site claims a Tory-UKIP coalition would abolish equal marriage 3
2:41 PM — The Liberal Democrats have claimed on an official parody website that equal marriage could be abolished, if the Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP and the Northern Irish DUP.
Are anti-gay campaigners accidentally helping Caroline Lucas get re-elected? 9
1:27 PM — Anti-gay marriage campaigners are distributing leaflets in Brighton - 'warning' people that Green MP Caroline Lucas supports equal marriage.
15th April 2015
‘Gay cure’ group complains that psychiatrists don’t believe homosexuality can be cured 40
2:15 PM — A Christian 'gay cure' group has lodged complaints about the Royal College of Psychiatrists - who they claim are "discriminating" against people who want to 'fix' their sexuality.
UKIP manifesto opposes teaching about gay relationships in primary schools 49
12:39 PM — The UK Independence Party has outlined its opposition to giving an inclusive relationship education to primary school pupils - claiming it would "encourage experimentation".
Lib Dems pledge to make homophobic chants at football matches a crime 7
11:56 AM — The Liberal Democrats have pledged to bring forward new legislation to tackle homophobia in schools and at football matches.
14th April 2015
This incredible breakthrough could lead to a vaccine for HIV 4
7:27 PM — A new type of HIV treatment involving the transfusion of a synthetic antibody designed to prevent the virus from attacking human cells has shown startling trial results.
Green Party manifesto outlines commitments to LGBT rights 4
2:04 PM — The Green Party has outlined a number of equality measures in its manifesto - including pension equality for gay couples, mandatory sex and relationship eduction, and stronger legislation against hate crime.
Conservatives pledge to pardon historic gay sex offences in manifesto 19
12:32 PM — The Conservative Party has pledged to extend pardons to gay men convicted of historic sex offences.
13th April 2015
Blind transgender candidate ‘harassed by Lib Dems’ at Nick Clegg protest 28
8:03 PM — Liberal Democrat activists have been urged to apologise - after attempting to block a blind, transgender Labour candidate from their leader during a protest.