30th August 2014
Manchester lesbian activist held captive in Congo to ‘cure her of gayness’ 8
12:06 PM — A Manchester-based rights campaigner is on her way back to the UK, after being held against her will in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
29th August 2014
Couple behind civil partnership conversion petition welcome changes 31
7:16 PM — A couple who campaigned to change the process for converting civil partnerships into marriages have welcomed proposed changes.
Review: The Man Who Made The Beatles is an honest look at the life of a gay music icon
2:30 PM — Nick Duffy reviews The Man Who Made The Beatles for PinkNews, a play about closeted Beatles manager Brian Epstein, on the 47th anniversary of his death.
28th August 2014
Caroline Lucas: Rotherham scandal is another reason why we need statutory PSHE now 26
3:40 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas says the full horror of the Rotherham abuse scandal indicates the vital need for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.
Man who sprayed bleach at Vauxhall gay bar punters gets two-and-half-year sentence 19
1:22 PM — A man has been jailed for spraying bleach at six people outside a gay bar in south London.
27th August 2014
X Factor star Marcus Collins to co-host LGBT BME media festival 3
6:42 PM — Marcus Collins is to co-host a media festival for the black and Asian LGBT community, organisers have announced.
‘Sinister monk’ now delivering leaflets in Leicester comparing gays to paedophiles 25
6:03 PM — A homophobic monk has been caught delivering anti-gay leaflets in Leicestershire.
Humanist group condemns former Attorney General for claiming Christians face persecution in UK 14
4:48 PM — The British Humanist Association has rebuked a former Attorney General's "lazily stitched together" claims that Christians face persecution in the UK.
Lib Dems can introduce statutory sex education by voting for October’s bill, says Caroline Lucas 1
3:50 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas is calling on the Lib Dems to support a bill for Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.
UK: Transgender charity secures lottery funding
2:10 PM — One of the UK's few trans-focussed charities, Gender Intelligence, has secured a £10,000 lottery grant.
Watch: Coronation Street cast release music video for Manchester Pride 6
1:01 PM — The cast of Coronation Street have released a music video to celebrate Manchester Pride.
26th August 2014
A growing number of Tories are calling for statutory sex education 5
7:05 PM — Former Conservative Party Vice-Chairman Michael Fabricant has become the latest Tory to back calls for statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education.
Labour welcomes Lib Dem decision to back statutory sex education 2
5:56 PM — Labour says the Liberal Democrats should have backed SRE "four years ago".
Tories should back statutory sex education, says Health Committee Chair 4
1:31 PM — Tory MP Dr Sarah Wollaston is calling on her party to support statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.
Lib Dems announce support for statutory sex education 8
12:12 PM — Liberal Democrats will make statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education a manifesto pledge, David Laws announces.
London: Police release image of man accused of making anti-gay slurs at victim in street
11:07 AM — Police have released an image of a man they are looking to trace in connection with several homophobic incidents in London.
25th August 2014
Former Attorney General: British Christians should have protections for religious beliefs 80
4:49 PM — The former Attorney General has claimed that an "aggressive form of secularism" is preventing Christians from publicly expressing their beliefs.
Totnes to get own rainbow crossing for Pride 10
2:37 PM — The rural Devon town of Totnes is to get its very own rainbow crossing, to celebrate next month's Pride festival.
24th August 2014
Boxer Alex Arthur: I won’t say Kellie Maloney, he’s still just Frank to me 25
12:25 PM — Boxer champion Alex Arthur has said that he won't refer to his transgender former manager Kellie Maloney by her new name or gender.
Doctor Who features first lesbian kiss 184
11:59 AM — Doctor Who has been criticized for featuring an on-screen lesbian kiss for the first time ever, in last night's season première.