5th October 2014
Pink List changes name to Rainbow List, because readers ‘put off by pink’ 15
11:30 AM — The Independent has changed the name of its annual Pink List to the 'Rainbow List' - because some people are put off by the colour pink.
4th October 2014
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.
Judge, who upheld ‘blasphemy’ verdict against gay newspaper, dies aged 96 19
1:07 PM — A High Court judge who famously upheld a verdict of "blasphemous libel" against a gay magazine has passed away, aged 96.
Christian Concern: We should stay in the European Court of Human Rights, so Christians can oppose same-sex marriage 54
12:36 PM — Andrea Williams of Christian Concern wants the UK to remain in the European Court of Human Rights - so it can "give Christians more rights" to oppose same-sex marriage.
3rd October 2014
Six times human rights laws helped LGBT equality 32
7:40 PM — Following David Cameron's pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act, we take a look at some of the major wins for gay rights made possible by human rights laws.
God TV founder resigns over ‘moral failure’ 18
6:04 PM — The founder of Christian broadcasting network God TV has stepped down - over an undisclosed 'moral failure' in his private life.
Couples converting from civil partnerships will get backdated marriage certificates 47
12:50 PM — The government has confirmed that backdated marriage certificates will be issued to couples converting their civil partnerships to marriages.
Peter Tatchell warns bishops ‘time is running out’ to avoid being outed 69
12:07 PM — Peter Tatchell has repeated his threat to out Church of England bishops, warning them that "time is running out" to accept same-sex marriage.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
Victim of alleged gay porn star killer’s personal life discussed in court 7
3:49 PM — The case of a Chinese student allegedly killed by Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta has been continuing in court.
Tory Minister retweets ‘Labour is full of queers’ poem 34
1:24 PM — Business Minister Matthew Hancock has retweeted a poem suggesting the Labour Party “is full of queers”.
1st October 2014
Nicky Morgan: Teachers support sex and relationships education 4
5:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says the majority of teachers she has spoken to fully support sex and relationships education.
Meet the ‘Gimp Man of Essex’ who’s raising money for charity 6
3:21 PM — A rubber fetishist who raises money by going out in public in a bondage suit says he’s also doing it to challenge stereotypes.
David Cameron: We will scrap the Human Rights Act ‘once and for all’ 157
12:58 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to scrap the Human Rights Act if re-elected next year.
Archbishop of Canterbury cancels Lambeth Conference over gay clergy row 52
12:23 PM — Plans for the Anglican Communion's next Lambeth Conference have reportedly been scrapped amid fears of a boycott from African churches, over gay clergy.
30th September 2014
Ex-Deputy Mayor of London: I will stand up for gay rights in UKIP 20
6:28 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defended joining UKIP, telling PinkNews that he will continue to fight for equality.
Tony Blair: It’s very difficult to raise gay rights with anti-gay leaders 11
1:27 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says it’s “very difficult” to raise the subject of gay rights with anti-gay leaders.
Gay Tory Ex-Deputy Mayor of London defects to UKIP 12
12:25 PM — Former Deputy Mayor of London Richard Barnes has defected from the Tories to UKIP.
Poll: 60% of Tory councillors say David Cameron was wrong to legalise gay marriage 35
11:18 AM — A poll of more than 1,000 Conservative councillors has found 60% disagree with same-sex marriage - with one councillor suggesting David Cameron has played "God" over the issue.