12th April 2014
UK: ‘Sinister monk’ delivers leaflets in Cambridge comparing gays to paedophiles 26
3:31 PM — Police are investigating homophobic leaflets delivered in Cambridge, which state that homosexuality is 'rebellion against nature' and will lead to paedophilia and the 'disintegration of family life'.
11th April 2014
Ed Miliband: I will create a Secretary of State for Women and Equalities 3
7:09 PM — Labour would have a Secretary of State for Women and Equalities if it won the next election, Ed Miliband has announced.
UK: Gay man murdered wife with vacuum cleaner pipe in order to hide sexuality 17
5:17 PM — A former Royal Bank of Scotland employee has been sentenced to life for murdering his wife and incinerating her body to stop her revealing his sexuality.
Former Stonewall CEO: ‘Sexual harassment part of the culture of Westminster’ 5
3:41 PM — The former chief executive of Stonewall claims to have heard of “dozens of cases from men and women” of alleged sexual harassment at Westminster.
Gay Tory minister defends appointment of anti-equal marriage Minister for Women 8
2:29 PM — Planning minister Nick Boles has rejected criticism over the appointment of Nicky Morgan as the new Minister for Women.
UK: Church claims blind bisexual asylum seeker was beaten and assaulted by deportation staff 12
12:25 PM — A bisexual blind asylum seeker from Cameroon was beaten by immigration staff in an attempt to deport him last weekend, campaigners have alleged.
UKIP Chairman defends ‘abnormal gays are ramming it down my throat’ candidate 68
11:18 AM — A UKIP chairman has defended a prospective councillor who describes anal sex as “sodomy”, and now says he is against “aggressive homosexuals” who pretend they are “normal”.
10th April 2014
David Cameron: ‘It is hard to imagine the relief that Nigel Evans must be feeling’
5:25 PM — The Prime Minister has suggested MP Nigel Evans could retake the Tory whip, following his acquittal on all rape and sexual assault charges.
Nigel Evans: It’s been 11 months of hell and nothing will ever been the same again 19
3:52 PM — MP Nigel Evans has made a brief statement following his acquittal on all rape and sexual assault charges.
MP Nigel Evans cleared of rape and sexual assault charges 1
2:34 PM — Former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has been cleared of rape and all other sexual assault charges.
David Cameron: I’m doing Jesus’s work and Christians are the most persecuted group 53
2:24 PM — On the same day he accepted Maria Miller’s resignation, Prime Minister David Cameron appeared to compare himself to Jesus.
UK: Teen on trial for attempted murder denies stabbing gay man in chest
1:18 PM — A teenager on trial for the attempted murder of a 35-year-old gay man denies he is homophobic and says cocaine makes him “stupid not aggressive”.
Jury in Nigel Evans sex abuse trial sent out to consider verdict
12:10 PM — The jury in the sex abuse trial of former Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans has retired to consider its verdict.
UK: Police ask gay community for help after man found dead with sock in mouth 2
11:31 AM — Police have appealed to the gay community for help over the death of a man in Cornwall.
UKIP candidate who says gay sex is ‘disgusting’ and gays are ‘abnormal’ urged to stand down 27
10:54 AM — A UKIP prospective councillor who says gay sex is “disgusting” is facing calls to quit.
9th April 2014
Tory gay rights group appalled at appointment of Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women 12
7:12 PM — The Chair of LGBTory says the appointment of Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women, along with departmental changes at the Equalities Office "shows the government in a poor light".
Number 10: Minster for Women reports directly to David Cameron not Equalities Secretary 2
6:07 PM — Downing Street has told PinkNews that Nicky Morgan will report directly to the Prime Minister and not the new Equalities Secretary Sajid Javid.
Footballer guilty of homophobic gesture during Brighton match 5
4:01 PM — A footballer accused of making a homophobic gesture to Brighton fans during a Championship match has been convicted.
Stonewall CEO: Nicky Morgan will be judged as Minister for Women by her record in office 4
3:31 PM — The Acting Chief Executive of Stonewall has commented on the controversial appointment of Nicky Morgan as the new Minister for Women by highlighting that lesbians and bisexual women continue to face discrimination.
Peter Tatchell: How can Nicky Morgan be Minister for Women when she’s against lesbians marrying? 15
2:07 PM — Peter Tatchell has criticised David Cameron for appointing Nicky Morgan as Minister for Women due to her opposition over equal marriage.