30th June 2015
Nicky Morgan: Homophobia in schools could be a warning sign of extremism 13
7:15 PM — Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has warned that children with homophobic views could be showing warning signs of extremism.
Trans radio host Stephanie Hirst set to return to airwaves
5:25 PM — Popular radio host Stephanie Hirst, who quit her show after announcing her transition to female, is set to make a return to the airwaves.
29th June 2015
Nick Herbert: Parliamentary group on global LGBT rights will help tackle ‘discrimination and abuses’ 5
11:36 AM — Tory MP Nick Herbert has said that a new cross-party Parliamentary group on LGBT rights will work with NGOs to help tackle "breaches of LGBT rights" around the world.
26th June 2015
Court suspends UK’s ‘unfair’ fast-track asylum appeals system 1
2:27 PM — The Court of Appeal has ordered the suspension of the UK’s ‘fast-track' system for asylum seeker appeals – which could be good news for LGBT asylum seekers battling deportation.
Legal challenge against Northern Ireland gay marriage ban begins 2
12:11 PM — Grainne Close and Shannon Sickles are currently in court challenging Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage.
Liverpool Pride cancels most of festival over funding shortfall 2
11:47 AM — Liverpool Pride is to face a drastic reduction in scale, after a funding shortfall led it to cancel most of the planned festivities.
This hate crime victim faced his attacker and the result was stunning 16
10:40 AM — This hate crime victim decided to sit down with his attacker, rather than press charges. The result may surprise you.
25th June 2015
Andy Burnham: I sacrificed relationships in my own family to back LGBT rights 39
4:44 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham has revealed his support for LGBT equality damaged his relationship with parts of his own family. He also brands criticism of his record on LGBT rights "hurtful" and "unfair".
Paul O’Grady and Sir Ian McKellen back listed status for Royal Vauxhall Tavern 1
11:39 AM — After New York's Stonewall Inn was given landmark status, celebrity supporters have called for London's Royal Vauxhall Tavern to be designated a listed building.
24th June 2015
Steps singer Ian H Watkins: My bandmate Lisa used to help me stay in the closet 5
11:27 AM — Steps singer Ian H Watkins has credited his bandmate Lisa with helping to deflect questions about his sexuality.
23rd June 2015
Australian MP: Why shouldn’t people marry their children if gays can marry? 29
4:32 PM — Australian government back-bencher Dennis Jensen, has asked why people can't marry their biological relatives if gays are allowed to marry.
Ella Henderson to perform at Brighton Pride
1:56 PM — Former X Factor contestant Ella Henderson will be performing at this year's Brighton Pride.
David Cameron: I am personally committed to tackling all hate crime 11
1:27 PM — David Cameron has said he is "personally committed" to tackling hate crime in the UK - after giving a volunteering award to an anti-hate crime campaigner.
Syphilis cases rise by nearly HALF among gay men in England 2
11:49 AM — Cases of syphilis among men who have sex with men have risen by nearly half in the past year, according to figures released by Public Health England.
22nd June 2015
This police force just unveiled a rainbow car to tackle hate crime 7
4:55 PM — Hampshire Police Force has released a new Pride-themed police car to raise awareness of LGBT hate crimes.
Cambridge college relaxes dress code so men can wear skirts 8
3:10 PM — St Catherine's College has become one of the first college's of the University of Cambridge to relax its dress code.
16th June 2015
Reality TV cop faces misconduct hearing over alleged homophobic abuse
7:02 PM — A policeman who appeared on a reality show has faced a misconduct hearing, after allegations of homophobic abuse and excessive force.
Stuart Andrew MP: We should treat homophobia in sport as seriously as racism 5
3:36 PM — Out Tory MP Stuart Andrew has said that homophobia in sport needs to be tackled as racism is.
15th June 2015
Tory MP Mike Freer to chair cross-party HIV group 2
12:29 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer has been elected to chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.
12th June 2015
Manchester’s Metrolink asking people if they are transgender before they can use Wi-Fi 95
6:36 PM — Manchester's Metrolink is asking commuters whether they are transgender - when they are registering to use free wi-fi.