9th December 2014
Transport for London rolls out rainbow crossing for civil partnership conversion date 8
12:15 PM — Transport for London is set to once again roll out London’s first ever rainbow crossing in Trafalgar Square, to mark the moment that same-sex couples can convert their civil partnerships into marriages.
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
EXCLUSIVE: Labour Parliamentary Candidate comes out as transgender 17
12:01 AM — PinkNews Exclusive In a rare move, a British Parliamentary Candidate has come out as transgender, in an interview with PinkNews.
8th December 2014
UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird for ‘alleged impropriety’ 9
5:49 PM — UKIP has suspended its general secretary Roger Bird - who defended the party from claims of homophobia - over allegations of 'impropriety'.
Cyndi Lauper praises 50 Cent’s ‘evolution’ on gay issues 17
5:29 PM — Cyndi Lauper has claimed that 50 Cent is now a "good guy" - despite once telling gay men to kill themselves.
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
Pride scoops ‘Best Film’ at Independent Film Awards 1
12:29 PM — Pride has been named the best film of 2014, at the British Independent Film Awards.
7th December 2014
Prince Harry’s big secret and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Fresh claims that Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe plotted to murder his gay lover 10
5:18 PM — Fresh claims have been made that former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe plotted to murder his alleged former gay lover.
Listen: Sam Smith unveils stunning ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ cover 6
3:44 PM — Out singer Sam Smith has unveiled a new cover of 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'.
6th December 2014
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond to stand as an MP 19
8:45 PM — Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to return to politics as an MP.
Manchester police chief: Hate speech laws risk turning us into the ‘thought police’ 49
1:44 PM — The chief constable of Greater Manchester police has warned that broad laws banning hate speech risk a drift towards an Orwellian "thought police".
5th December 2014
Is PinkNews biased against UKIP? 315
2:05 PM — A poll has found that a growing number of people believe that media coverage is "biased" against UKIP.
Gay porn star jailed after trying to smuggle crystal meth in his anus 35
11:31 AM — A gay porn star has been jailed for two years - after trying to smuggle crystal meth out of the US inside his rectum.
4th December 2014
Former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe dies 5
4:01 PM — Former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe – whose alleged affair with Norman Scott rocked British politics in the 1970s – has died aged 85.
Nicky Morgan: I stand by vote against same-sex marriage but I’d probably vote for it now 44
11:42 AM — Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan says she stands by her decision to vote against same-sex marriage and that she feels Britain is “a basically Christian country”.
3rd December 2014
Man accused of killing chef in gay sex bondage game ‘suggested burning or burying body’
4:53 PM — A man accused of killing a chef for P&O Ferries during a sex game said his body should be buried or burned, a court has heard.
2nd December 2014
Manchester police release CCTV images in appeal for help over anti-gay attack
5:22 PM — Police have released CCTV images of two people they are looking to trace in connection with a homophobic attack in Manchester.
UK: Chef dies in clingfilm gay sex bondage game
3:59 PM — A head chef for P&O Ferries died during a sex game after being wrapped in plastic sheeting and clingfilm, a Kent jury hears.
ECJ: Asylum seekers should not have to undergo tests to prove they are gay 30
2:12 PM — The European Court of Justice has ruled that refugees who claim asylum on the grounds that they are gay should not have to undergo tests to prove it.