12th December 2014
Sun columnist apologises for ‘joke’ about blind transgender Labour candidate 13
12:46 PM — Sun columnist Rod Liddle has apologised for asking how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
Nigel Farage might not like what UKIP’s founder has to say about him 21
11:28 AM — The founder of the UK Independence Party Alan Sked has claimed the party is now motivated by homophobia and racism.
10th December 2014
‘Monk’ behind anti-gay leaflets taunts PinkNews: Gays are disciples of the Devil 1
7:03 PM — The man responsible for delivering leaflets across the UK claiming AIDS is "God's punishment" for gays has written to taunt PinkNews.
Exeter pensioner mistakenly sent confidential details of transgender NHS patients 3
5:59 PM — A pensioner from Exeter is receiving dozens of confidential letters meant for an NHS clinic that helps trans people.
Comedian Sandi Toksvig marries partner Debbie 16
3:54 PM — Comedian Sandi Toksvig and partner Debbie have converted their civil partnership to a marriage - in their third wedding ceremony.
Grassroots Conservatives: David Cameron won’t win a majority in 2015 due to same-sex marriage 24
3:26 PM — The Chairman of Grassroots Conservatives says David Cameron’s support for same-sex marriage means the party “has little chance of winning a majority at the general election”.
It’s official couples in civil partnerships can now MARRY! 9
12:46 AM — From today all couples have the right to marry in England and Wales as the first civil partnership conversion ceremonies take place.
9th December 2014
Interview: Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers comes out as transgender 4
12:29 PM — PinkNews talks to Emily Brothers, the first openly transgender Parliamentary Candidate to come out of their own accord and stand for one of the major political parties in the UK.
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".