15th February 2015
Mary Beard left ‘wanting to cry’ after row over trans ‘censorship’ letter 274
7:27 PM — Academic Mary Beard was left "wanting to cry" after becoming embroiled in a row over an open letter warning about the "censorship" of people's opinions about trans people.
Peter Tatchell criticised for signing letter warning of trans ‘censorship’ 509
6:04 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell is under fire for signing an open letter condemning the "silencing of individuals" who make controversial comments about trans people.
14th February 2015
UKIP denies selecting candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 23
7:53 PM — UKIP has denied that it selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch marries fiancée 11
7:13 PM — Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has married his fiancée, Sophie Hunter.
Comment: Fifty Shades of Grey exposes the problem with extreme porn laws 6
2:18 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, explains how the release of 50 Shades of Grey shows regulatory double-standards for extreme porn.
UKIP selects candidate who claims gays should ‘repent and turn to Christ’ 64
12:33 PM — UKIP has reportedly selected a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate.
Church of England to begin ‘conversations’ on sexuality 40
11:35 AM — The Church of England is set to begin a series of 'shared conversations' aimed at healing a split in the Church surrounding same-sex couples.
13th February 2015
Dentist cleared of misconduct after threatening to out gay colleague 7
7:50 PM — A dentist who threatened to out a gay colleague to his family has been cleared of misconduct.
Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
5:45 PM — Trans activist Zoe O'Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
Trans actress to Germaine Greer: I do have a smelly vagina 162
3:10 PM — Banana actress Bethany Black has responded to Germaine Greer's comments about trans women.
Weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of abusing teenage boys 24
12:02 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
12th February 2015
Was the UK really more tolerant of gays in Victorian times than the 1960s? 32
6:52 PM — A new study has shown that there were more convictions for homosexuality in the swinging sixties than the 'prudish' Victorian era.
UKIP-supporting Christian publisher defends ‘depraved sodomites’ newsletter 25
11:17 AM — A Christian publishing firm has defended printing a UKIP-authorised group's newsletter branding gay people "depraved sodomites".
10th February 2015
Manchester: Man who fractured skull of homophobic drunk pest avoids jail 8
6:29 PM — A man who attacked another man for harassing a group of gay women in Manchester has been spared jail.
London: Mother and lesbian partner accused of killing child
4:36 PM — A mother and her lesbian partner killed her daughter after developing a relationship centred on fictional characters, the Old Bailey has heard.
Comment: Standing on the shoulders of giants 7
2:33 PM — Labour MP Stephen Doughty writes for PinkNews on how a future Labour Government would tackle global LGBT inequality.
9th February 2015
UKIP candidate: I wouldn’t be surprised if UKIP wants to repeal same-sex marriage 96
12:27 PM — A UKIP candidate in Cambridgeshire has admitted she "wouldn't be surprised" if her party has considered plans to repeal same-sex marriage.
8th February 2015
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game snubbed at BAFTAs 58
9:25 PM — The Imitation Game has failed to win a single award at the BAFTAs, despite being tipped to be a big winner at the ceremony.
Pride writers win BAFTA for Outstanding Debut 9
8:28 PM — The writer and producer of Pride have picked up a BAFTA.
The Queen thinks same-sex marriage is wonderful, Stephen Fry claims 112
3:32 PM — Stephen Fry has recounted a story of the Queen remarking that same-sex marriage is "wonderful".