27th May 2015
Stars including Benedict Cumberbatch call on government to keep Human Rights Act 10
12:56 PM — Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch is among a number of stars who have recorded videos celebrating the Human Rights Act - amid government plans to scrap it.
25th May 2015
Tower Hamlets mayoral candidates to take part in LGBT hustings 6
1:26 PM — Candidates running to become the mayor of Tower Hamlets in East London will take part in an LGBT hustings.
22nd May 2015
Former Archbishop of Westminster: Gay marriage is part of ‘greatest evil in our country’ 120
8:17 PM — The former head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales has said same-sex marriage contributes to the "greatest evil" in the country.
Does UKIP cause earthquakes? Tremors in Thanet after party takes council 12
3:35 PM — UKIP politicians who blamed floods on same-sex marriage might have to look closer to home - after an earthquake in the party's hub of Thanet.
Lynne Featherstone to chair Lib Dem Norman Lamb’s leadership campaign
1:43 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The former Lib Dem minister who introduced same-sex marriage has announced she will chair Norman Lamb's bid for the party leadership.
21st May 2015
Ofcom blocks radio station’s plans to drop LGBT commitments 1
5:15 PM — Ofcom has refused to grant permission for Lancashire community radio station Chorley FM to drop its focus on the LGBT community.
University cancels anti-homophobia charity football tournament over ‘transphobia’ claim 43
3:42 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The University of Nottingham has cancelled a charity tournament intended to raise money to fight homophobia - after complaints the event discriminated against trans people.
20th May 2015
Tristram Hunt withdraws from Labour leadership race 1
3:36 PM — Tristram Hunt has ruled himself out of the race for the Labour party leadership.
Interview: Tim Farron addresses LGBT voting record and calls for Church of England to be disestablished 10
1:27 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron has addressed his voting record on gay rights - and called for the Church of England to be disestablished.
18th May 2015
Out MP Angela Eagle launches bid for Labour deputy leadership 7
6:10 PM — Angela Eagle has become the second LGB MP to declare her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour party.
Labour’s first trans candidate to undergo heart surgery 4
12:25 PM — The first transgender candidate to stand for the Labour party has been admitted to hospital for heart surgery, less than a fortnight after she lost out on her seat.
Campaigners reject equalities minister’s claim on scale of opposition to gay marriage 44
12:00 PM — Residents of Gosport have reacted with scepticism to a claim by the new equalities minister that her constituents opposed same-sex marriage "at a ratio of 100 to one".
15th May 2015
Out MP Ben Bradshaw launches bid for Labour deputy leader 12
10:07 PM — Labour’s Ben Bradshaw has announced his candidacy for deputy leader of the Labour Party.
New equalities minister: My constituents opposed same-sex marriage ‘one hundred to one’ 57
5:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Minister for Equalities has explained her decision to vote against same-sex marriage, claiming her constituents asked her to oppose it "at a ratio of 100 to one".
Guernsey chief minister calls for changes to allow same-sex couples to adopt
4:06 PM — Guernsey must change its laws to allow same-sex couples to adopt, its chief minister has said.
14th May 2015
Gay couple outraged after local road named ‘Bangays Way’ 70
3:49 PM — A married gay couple have complained about the 'homophobic' name of a new road.
Oops! BBC journalist calls Nigel Farage a ‘c**t’ live on air 13
3:17 PM — The week couldn't get much worse for Nigel Farage. Half his party is calling him names after his electoral failure - and now the BBC is getting in on the act too.
Coalition for Marriage claims PinkNews is dictating minister’s morals 18
1:54 PM — The Coalition for Marriage has claimed that PinkNews is dictating the morals of the new Minister for Equalities.
UKIP MEP Patrick O’Flynn lashes out at ‘snarling, thin-skinned’ Nigel Farage 3
11:20 AM — UK Independence Party MEP Patrick O'Flynn has lashed out as party leader Nigel Farage, amid worsening feuds within UKIP.
12th May 2015
Trans woman denied access to Primark changing room 10
12:43 PM — Joni Bendall has spoken out about the abuse she faces in her home town of Ipswich.