30th April 2015
Nigel Farage accused of ‘ducking’ gay rights by cancelling Live Lounge interview 5
1:59 PM — Nigel Farage has dropped out of a planned BBC Live Lounge interview with young people - in which other party leaders were challenged on gay rights.
Sandi Toksvig quits News Quiz to set up new political party 7
12:45 PM — Out comedian Sandi Toksvig has announced that she plans to create a new political party for women's equality.
29th April 2015
UKIP letter claims British people can’t get HIV treatment because of immigrants 25
7:26 PM — The UK Independence Party has posted a letter from a British man, who claims he can't get adequate treatment for HIV because of "immigrants".
28th April 2015
Stonewall removes ‘misleading’ election manifesto graphic 11
6:48 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. LGBT rights charity Stonewall has pulled an election graphic - after being accused of misrepresenting the views of some political parties.
27th April 2015
Q&A: Ed Miliband backs Humanist weddings and trans children 16
7:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive Ed Miliband has become the first main party leader to openly attend a same-sex wedding, he revealed in a Q&A with PinkNews.
UKIP candidate ranted about ‘arse bandit’ pride on Facebook 51
1:44 PM — Yet another UKIP Parliamentary candidate has been revealed to have posted homophobic remarks on Facebook, claiming "being an arse bandit [is] nothing to be proud of".
Former Tory MP: We have lost our ‘most useful bigots’ over same-sex marriage 13
11:40 AM — A former Conservative MP has lamented that the party has lost its "useful bigots" after implementing same-sex marriage, according to Iain Dale.
24th April 2015
Kellie Maloney to make boxing comeback 5
3:36 PM — Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, who last year came out as transgender and publicly transitioned to female, has announced her return to the sport.
23rd April 2015
Nigel Farage on HIV comments: I have to say negative things ‘to get noticed’ 16
12:25 PM — Nigel Farage has opened up about his dire warnings about "foreigners with HIV" - claiming he uses a negative tone "to get noticed".
22nd April 2015
Guardian claims Tory Chair Grant Shapps edited Wikipedia to smear rivals over same-sex marriage 11
1:55 PM — Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused by the Guardian of making edits to Wikipedia articles about his own colleagues, to point out they didn't vote for same-sex marriage.
Sir Ian McKellen makes surprise endorsement of Labour’s LGBT manifesto 14
12:36 PM — Actor and gay rights legend Sir Ian McKellen has made a surprise endorsement of the Labour party's commitment to LGBT rights.
21st April 2015
Transgender Scrabble champ took her own life to escape abuse, inquest hears
3:13 PM — An inquest into the death of a transgender Scrabble champion has heard that she received regular abuse on the streets of Carlisle.
Peter Tatchell urges gays to vote for the Green Party: ‘Green is the new pink’ 53
12:26 PM — Rights activist Peter Tatchell has urged LGBT people to vote Green at the election next month.
Labour’s LGBT manifesto promises asylum review and stronger hate crime laws 4
12:01 AM — Labour is set to unveil a number of key pledges on LGBT rights, as part of the party's official LGBT manifesto.
20th April 2015
Gay fans upset after Madonna praises Margaret Thatcher 49
5:50 PM — Madonna has caused controversy among her gay fans for praising Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - who passed Section 28 and opposed LGBT rights.
17th April 2015
An English teacher marked the grammar on a UKIP leaflet… they didn’t do well 34
4:17 PM — A bored English teacher has marked a leaflet she received from UKIP councillors - and their work definitely requires improvement.
Labour candidate apologises for joking about threesome with Ed Miliband and a goat 11
2:56 PM — A Labour candidate has apologised - for joking about a parallel universe in which he had a threesome with a goat and party leader Ed Miliband.
16th April 2015
UKIP and Tories dismiss Lib Dem claims they would repeal same-sex marriage in coalition 7
6:17 PM — Senior Conservatives have dismissed claims on an official Liberal Democrat website that they would abolish equal marriage as part of a coalition with UKIP.
Lib Dem spoof site claims a Tory-UKIP coalition would abolish equal marriage 3
2:41 PM — The Liberal Democrats have claimed on an official parody website that equal marriage could be abolished, if the Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP and the Northern Irish DUP.
Are anti-gay campaigners accidentally helping Caroline Lucas get re-elected? 9
1:27 PM — Anti-gay marriage campaigners are distributing leaflets in Brighton - 'warning' people that Green MP Caroline Lucas supports equal marriage.