12th March 2015
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
10th March 2015
LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet 4
2:21 PM — The government’s Dementia Strategy for England must include a “specific reference to LGBT issues”, the National Care Forum has warned.
UK: Transgender man thrown out of nightclub toilet wins out-of-court settlement 13
12:29 PM — A transgender man in Devon who was ordered to use a disabled toilet by a nightclub has received an out-of-court settlement of £1,500.
9th March 2015
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: Teachers bullying gay students is inexcusable 21
7:03 PM — Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has responded to a report that found that over a third of victims of homophobic bullying in schools were bullied by a teacher or adult.
8th March 2015
EastEnders bosses angry after ‘Kathy Beale’ announced as G-A-Y Porn Idol judge 13
4:29 PM — EastEnders bosses were reportedly left fuming, after reports that actress Gillian Taylforth had signed up to judge G-A-Y's Porn Idol competition.
6th March 2015
LGBT domestic violence charity Broken Rainbow secures government funding
8:01 PM — LGBT domestic violence helpline Broken Rainbow has been saved from closure - after fears it could be crippled by a loss of government funding.
Loudly championing LGBT rights could spark a backlash, International Development minister warns 98
7:40 PM — Exclusive. The Junior Minister for International Development has warned against the UK "loudly championing" LGBT rights internationally - as it could spark a backlash.
My children were ‘brainwashed’ with homophobia, UKIP candidate’s ex-wife tells court
3:23 PM — A mother has claimed that her children were being "brainwashed" with racist and homophobic views by her ex-husband - who is a UKIP candidate.
Labour MP raises treatment of trans women called ‘sir’ by Parliament security 44
12:35 PM — Labour MP Kerry McCarthy has spoken out in Parliament, after transgender women were referred to as 'sir' by staff during a Parliamentary LGBT Month reception.
5th March 2015
UKIP deputy leader: We want the votes of anti-gay marriage Catholics 31
1:29 PM — UKIP is the natural home for Catholic voters who are angry over same-sex marriage and other social reforms, deputy leader Paul Nuttall claims.
Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies ‘rent-boy ring’ allegations
12:48 PM — Harvey Proctor has denied allegations that he was part of an alleged “rent-boy ring” – and has said that his previous convictions for gross indecency were for sexual acts that are no longer illegal.
Paul Gambaccini: I was used as human ‘fly paper’ 28
11:06 AM — Radio 2 presenter Paul Gambaccini tells MPs his arrest through Operation Yewtree amounted to a "witch-hunt".
London: Thief uses Grindr to steal iPads and iPhones from men
10:28 AM — A thief who used Grindr to target men looking for sex and then stole from them has been jailed.
4th March 2015
Here’s how many people complained about Perez Hilton on Celebrity Big Brother 5
8:00 PM — Nearly 1200 people complained to Ofcom about Perez Hilton's actions on Celebrity Big Brother.
Labour’s Lord Cashman slams Tories for ruling out an LGBT rights envoy 2
4:19 PM — Exclusive: Labour's LGBT rights envoy Lord Cashman has attacked the Tories for ruling out the creation of a similar role.
Conservatives reject proposals to appoint an LGBT rights envoy 12
3:15 PM — Tory minister David Lidington has rejected proposals to follow the United States in appointing a specialised LGBT rights envoy.
Lib Dems most likely to tweet about LGBT issues, UKIP about Top Gear 6
1:57 PM — According to an analytics study, Liberal Democrat supporters are the most likely to post online about LGBT issues.
Home Office claims asylum seeker can’t be a lesbian because she has children 26
12:31 PM — A High Court judge has delayed a decision in the case of a lesbian asylum seeker who is at risk of being deported to Nigeria.
3rd March 2015
UK: Sacked nursery worker denies saying homosexuality ‘is a sin’ 43
5:09 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refused to read books about same-sex couples to children, claims there is "state-sponsored hostility" to her religion.
Number 10: David Cameron will ‘look’ at pardoning gay sex offences 10
3:12 PM — Downing Street has responded to Labour’s pledge of support for a campaign to pardon men convicted of historic gay sex offences by saying David Cameron will look “carefully” at the issue.