4th September 2014
‘Extremely encouraging support by Justice Minister on PSHE bill’, says Caroline Lucas 4
4:52 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas has praised Justice Minister Simon Hughes for backing her Private Members’ Bill on statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.
‘We have the opportunity to get PSHE bill through’, says Labour MP Diane Abbott
3:59 PM — Labour MP Diane Abbott says she hopes a bill to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education statutory can pass, following the remarks of Justice Minister Simon Hughes.
Nicky Morgan: ‘Let me have a think about making PSHE statutory’ 17
2:13 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan has hinted that she could be moving towards supporting statutory Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education.
Study: Gay people twice as likely to experience mental health issues 37
2:11 PM — A study has found that gay and bisexual people are disproportionately affected by mental health issues compared to their straight counterparts.
Justice Minister calls on Lib Dem MPs to vote for sex education bill 6
12:00 PM — Justice Minister Simon Hughes says a bill to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education statutory will receive the support of Liberal Democrat MPs.
3rd September 2014
Leeds Rhinos exec claims homophobic slur investigation is a ‘witch hunt’ 16
7:40 PM — A Leeds Rhinos exec has claimed that a second investigation into the alleged use of homophobic slurs by one of his players is a "witch hunt".
US: New York St Patrick’s Day parade ends ban on gay groups 14
5:12 PM — New York's St Patrick's Day parade will allow gay groups to march next year for the first time.
Julie Bindel: All women should try being a lesbian 50
4:35 PM — Feminist writer Julie Bindel has claimed that all women should 'try' lesbianism.
TUC: Austerity is causing LGBT services to suffer 9
3:56 PM — The Trades Union Congress has warned that government austerity is causing harm to voluntary and community-focussed LGBT organisations.
Sam Smith: I don’t want to be a spokesperson for gay people 15
11:32 AM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has said that he is not trying to be a 'spokesperson' for gay rights.
2nd September 2014
Glastonbury celebrates first same-sex marriage 4
12:15 PM — The town of Glastonbury is celebrating its first same-sex marriage as David and Colin Kreps tied the knot on August 27.
Clacton by-election date announced for anti-gay marriage Tory defector 24
11:33 AM — The date of the Clacton by-election for UKIP candidate Douglas Carswell has been announced.
1st September 2014
Video: Stonewall holds historic first meeting with trans activists 16
7:27 PM — LGB rights charity Stonewall held a historic first meeting with people from the transgender community last weekend.
Photos: Rainbow crossing unveiled for Totnes Pride 9
6:37 PM — A group in the rural Devon town of Totnes have created their very own rainbow crossing.
New website provides teachers with LGBT activity resources 9
6:03 PM — A new website has launched which aims to provide educators with support when teaching about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
31st August 2014
Registrar dismissed for refusing to perform same-sex weddings wins employment tribunal 237
8:01 PM — An employment tribunal has found in favour of a Christian registrar who was let go after she refused to perform same-sex weddings.
Banned lesbian lizards, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:53 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
London: 70 couples marry in Southbank mass wedding 7
5:42 PM — 70 couples have taken part in a mass wedding in London, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage.
Paul Ross to take time off from radio show following affair revelations 13
4:42 PM — Radio presenter Paul Ross is to take a leave of absence from his BBC London show, after opening up about a year-long affair with another man.
Former Suffolk dance teacher ‘shot dead’ by ex-lover, who was also his son-in-law 3
2:59 PM — A former Suffolk dance teacher has been shot dead by his former lover, according to reports.