6th October 2014
Amnesty International calls for immediate release of British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 11
11:10 AM — Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of Ray Cole, who has been jailed for 'homosexual acts' in Morocco.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Nigel Evans MP: I will take jailed British man’s case to Moroccan ambassador 17
6:04 PM — Out Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he will take the case of a British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' up with the Moroccan ambassador.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke calls for Morocco travel boycott after British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 5
3:13 PM — Dover MP Charlie Elphicke has called for travellers to boycott Morocco, after one of his constituents was jailed in the country for 'homosexual acts'.
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
300 clergy sign letter urging gay bishops to come out 27
11:56 AM — Nearly 300 Anglican clergy have signed an open letter urging bishops in the closet to reveal their sexuality.
Pink List changes name to Rainbow List, because readers ‘put off by pink’ 15
11:30 AM — The Independent has changed the name of its annual Pink List to the 'Rainbow List' - because some people are put off by the colour pink.
4th October 2014
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
Judge, who upheld ‘blasphemy’ verdict against gay newspaper, dies aged 96 25
1:07 PM — A High Court judge who famously upheld a verdict of "blasphemous libel" against a gay magazine has passed away, aged 96.
Christian Concern: We should stay in the European Court of Human Rights, so Christians can oppose same-sex marriage 54
12:36 PM — Andrea Williams of Christian Concern wants the UK to remain in the European Court of Human Rights - so it can "give Christians more rights" to oppose same-sex marriage.
3rd October 2014
Six times human rights laws helped LGBT equality 34
7:40 PM — Following David Cameron's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act, we take a look at some of the major wins for gay rights made possible by human rights laws.
God TV founder resigns over ‘moral failure’ 18
6:04 PM — The founder of Christian broadcasting network God TV has stepped down - over an undisclosed 'moral failure' in his private life.
Couples converting from civil partnerships will get backdated marriage certificates 47
12:50 PM — The government has confirmed that backdated marriage certificates will be issued to couples converting their civil partnerships to marriages.
Peter Tatchell warns bishops ‘time is running out’ to avoid being outed 69
12:07 PM — Peter Tatchell has repeated his threat to out Church of England bishops, warning them that "time is running out" to accept same-sex marriage.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
Tory Minister retweets ‘Labour is full of queers’ poem 34
1:24 PM — Business Minister Matthew Hancock has retweeted a poem suggesting the Labour Party “is full of queers”.
1st October 2014
Nicky Morgan: Teachers support sex and relationships education 4
5:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says the majority of teachers she has spoken to fully support sex and relationships education.