16th October 2014
UK: PrEP study to be fast-tracked following ‘significant progress’ 47
4:53 PM — A two-year study into whether PrEP should be routinely made available on the NHS for gay and bisexual men is being fast-tracked.
Global Radio: Gender reassignment ‘not suitable’ for on-air discussion 51
2:16 PM — Radio DJ Stephanie Hirst was told by her employers it was not in her "best interests" to undergo gender confirmation treatment and stay on-air, it’s been revealed.
Home Office: 54% rise in transphobic crime 11
1:00 PM — Transgender hate crime has increased by 54%, new Home Office figures show.
15th October 2014
UKIP deselects candidate over ‘cruelty to sheep’ 88
7:16 PM — UKIP, which has stood by members who made homophobic statements, has deselected a candidate over cruelty to sheep.
Yorkshire radio fans call for return of transgender breakfast host
4:51 PM — A campaign has been set up to return former Capital FM host Stephanie Hirst to the airwaves, after she came out as transgender.
Sir Ian McKellen to be awarded Freedom of the City of London this month 4
3:35 PM — Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen will be honoured with Freedom of the City of London later this month.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.
Iconic Vauxhall gay bar awarded ‘community asset’ status 11
12:46 PM — The iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern bar has been awarded 'listed community asset' status.
14th October 2014
Brighton: Knife man charged with homophobic abuse at party
5:28 PM — A man has been charged over homophobic abuse at a party in Brighton and Hove and also possessing a knife.
UKIP deputy leader: ‘We face problems caused by migrants with HIV’ 37
12:51 PM — UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall has defended Nigel Farage’s remarks that migrants living with HIV should not be allowed to enter Britain.
Terror arrest medical student says England is full of ‘homosexuals’ and ‘incest’
11:55 AM — A medical student arrested on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack in London complained that incest and homosexuality are “everywhere” in England, it’s been alleged.
Tory MP Conor Burns: I’m not defecting to UKIP
11:17 AM — Conservative MP Conor Burns says he’s not defecting to UKIP, despite a “good chat” with Nigel Farage.
13th October 2014
This British ‘same-sex’ couple just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary 4
6:47 PM — You might think same-sex marriage has only just started - but one British 'same-sex' couple have just celebrated 25 years since they tied the knot.
Psychic Sally Morgan can’t predict future of marriage after sacking husband for homophobia 37
3:38 PM — TV psychic Sally Morgan has sacked her own husband and son-in-law, after a video emerged of the pair shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Andrea Williams: Christian Concern is the same size as the Conservative Party 36
2:55 PM — Christian Concern's Andrea Williams has claimed that her group is comparable in size to the Conservative Party.
Ray Cole continues campaign of support for Moroccan partner 59
2:25 PM — Ray Cole, a British man who was jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts', is still supporting his Moroccan partner who has now also been released from prison.
Christian Institute: Gays on TV ‘out of proportion’ with reality 28
12:40 PM — The Christian institute has claimed the number of gays on TV is "out of proportion" with reality.
81-year-old woman becomes oldest person to have gender reassignment surgery 9
11:38 AM — An 81-year-old transgender woman has become the oldest person in the UK to undergo gender reassignment surgery.
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Sainsbury’s apologises to lesbian couple warned about ‘disgusting’ kiss 61
7:55 PM — Sainsbury's has apologised to a lesbian couple who were warned to stop kissing by a security guard, after a customer complained they were "disgusting".