28th February 2014
UK: Police appeal for information over ‘nasty’ and violent attack on bi teen 14
6:41 PM — Police have launched an appeal for information over an alleged homophobic attack on a student in Preston.
Manchester Council moves towards closing off canal cruising site 3
3:35 PM — Plans to close off a cruising site in Manchester have moved a step closer following meetings between the council and emergency services.
Brighton: Labour and Tories vote against Green plan to axe £25,000 Pride grant 6
2:17 PM — Labour and Tory councillors in Brighton and Hove have voted against a planned cut to the city’s Pride festival.
Blackpool teen has teeth smashed and face pummelled in alleged homophobic attack 49
12:48 PM — A student from Blackpool suffered damage to his teeth and face in an assault which he claims was motivated by homophobia.
27th February 2014
Comment: Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships 5
6:43 PM — Meghan Lewis from the WiSE Project writes for PinkNews on how LGBT young people need greater support when it comes to making decisions about sex and relationships.
Stephen Fry made honorary president of Norwich LGBT football club group 4
5:02 PM — Stephen Fry has been made the honorary president of Proud Canaries, a new club for LGBT Norwich City fans.
Lord Smith: Nelson Mandela made me feel vindicated in talking about my HIV status
1:40 PM — Lord Smith has spoken about the moment when Nelson Mandela commended him over his decision to reveal his HIV status.
26th February 2014
Mail: Billionaire Tory donor pulls plug on Cameron over equal marriage 32
6:38 PM — Sir Michael Hintze has reportedly called time on his donations to the Conservative Party because of David Cameron’s decision to legalise equal marriage.
UK: Police investigate anti-gay slurs written on car with brown sauce 3
3:06 PM — Police in Shropshire are investigating homophobic messages written in brown sauce that were left all over a car.
25th February 2014
‘Gay marriage is nuts’ Tory MP Peter Bone denies £100k benefits fraud 7
1:09 PM — A Conservative MP, who was a staunch opponent of equal marriage, is denying allegations of benefit fraud relating to his mother-in-law.
UK Government: Those in civil partnerships will be able to convert to marriages by end of year 14
12:19 PM — Equalities Minister Helen Grant has confirmed that same-sex couples who are in civil partnerships in England and Wales will be able to convert them to marriages by the end of 2014.
23rd February 2014
UK: Government benefits cuts leave thousands of HIV patients struggling to afford basic nutrition 9
12:17 PM — According to HIV experts, recent welfare reforms by the UK's Coalition government have left thousands of HIV patients unable to afford the basic food they need to cope with their condition.
21st February 2014
London: Police launch fresh appeal to find robber targeting gay men 2
12:39 PM — Police have issued another public appeal in a bid to find a man linked to a number of home robberies against gay men in London.
20th February 2014
Lord Tebbit: Would you feel safe flying with a transsexual Muslim airline pilot? 54
12:45 PM — In an article about civil service reform, Lord Tebbit managed to get on to the subject of transgender Muslim flight crew.
London: Church parish to protest at ‘harmful’ gay blessing ban 4
11:42 AM — A vicar in north London is challenging the Church of England’s decision to ban clergy from blessing same-sex couples.
19th February 2014
THT: An extra 250,000 HIV tests per year could slash new infection rates 16
6:19 PM — Ahead of a major HIV conference Terrence Higgins Trust says an extra 250,000 HIV tests a year could slash new infection rates.
Justin Fashanu would have been 53 today 4
5:21 PM — Norwich Football Club has paid tribute to the late gay footballer Justin Fashanu on what would have been his 53rd birthday.
London: Islamic preacher who advocates stoning for gay people speaks at university 50
4:46 PM — A London university has been criticised for allowing a preacher – who suggested gay people should suffer violence – to speak at an event.
UK: Gang of three jailed over anti-gay assault on man lured to house off chat room 17
2:14 PM — Three Slovakian friends, who brutally beat a man in a homophobic assault in Cheshire, have been jailed.
Exclusive: 70% of gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable 160
11:52 AM — New research exclusively published by PinkNews.co.uk shows 70% of young gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable and exciting.