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.
Boris Johnson: Cage should be condemning ISIS for murdering gay people 43
1:54 PM — Boris Johnson says campaign group Cage should be condemning violent acts by ISIS, such as the killing of gay men, rather than pointing the finger at MI5.
UKIP: Gay marriage has ‘stirred up trouble for the gay community’ 32
11:44 AM — The chairman of a UKIP branch in Cornwall believes Tory support for same-sex marriage “will cost the Conservatives dearly”.
2nd March 2015
Gay UKIP candidate defends tweeting that ISIS terrorist should have killed himself 40
1:45 PM — UKIP is investigating gay Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Richard Hilton, after he sent a tweet claiming the Islamic State terrorist known as 'Jihadi John' should have committed suicide.
M&S apologises for banning the word ‘gay’ in gift messages 7
1:06 PM — Marks and Spencer has removed the word 'gay' from a banned list that prohibited customers from using it in gift messages.
M&S bans ‘gay’ and ‘Jesus Christ’ from flower gift messages 22
11:08 AM — 'Gay' has been placed on an online list of banned words that cannot be used when writing a message to accompany flowers from Marks and Spencer.
1st March 2015
Is UKIP running out of ways to say sorry for homophobes? 30
5:22 PM — UKIP appears to be running out of ways to say sorry - after releasing identical statements about two separate instances of homophobia.
Homosexuals in all areas undermining marriage: UKIP Shipping Forecast returns 4
2:34 PM — A new 'UKIP Shipping Forecast' has been released, mocking some of the party's homophobic candidates.
28th February 2015
Jo Swinson: We still need to do more to tackle homophobia 11
5:03 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Equalities Minister Jo Swinson marks the close of LGBT History Month.
27th February 2015
UKIP youth leader attacks ‘tokenism’ in other parties 26
7:28 PM — The leader of UKIP's youth wing has hit out at "tokenism" - after the head of his party's LGBT group quit.
Lib Dems to back campaign to pardon gay sex offences 16
7:01 PM — The Liberal Democrats are set to pledge support for a campaign to pardon men convicted of historic gay sex offences - despite fears it could end up helping paedophiles.
Dean of St Paul’s warns Church of England over ‘toxic’ views on gays 18
3:21 PM — The Dean of St Paul's Cathedral has warned the Church of England it is seen as "toxic or oppressive" due to ongoing disagreements about gay people.
26th February 2015
Uni ‘postpones’ visit by anti-gay cleric hours after Jihadi John revelation 113
6:34 PM — The University of Westminster has “postponed” a planned visit by a cleric who branded homosexuality “a scourge”.
Cleric who linked being gay with ‘cannibalism’ due at Goldsmiths’ Islamic society 90
5:10 PM — A cleric who previously was accused of linking homosexuality with the “sexual abuse of children, polyandry and cannibalism” has been invited to speak at the Islamic society of a leading London university.
UKIP’s LGBT Chair quits: ‘I couldn’t defend the party any more’ 87
11:13 AM — The Chair of UKIP's official LGBT group has quit his role and resigned his party membership.
Coming out as a Tory by Ivan Massow 48
10:33 AM — Conservative London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow writes for PinkNews on why sexuality should no longer determine which political party LGBT voters support.
25th February 2015
Former Archbishop issues ‘free speech’ warning over university’s plans to remove his picture 49
5:07 PM — The former Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a warning about free speech, over plans to remove a picture of him at King’s College London following pressure from LGBT campaigners.
24th February 2015
Peter Tatchell recalls the dirtiest, most violent and anti-gay by-election in modern British history 40
3:41 PM — It's 32 years since the Bermondsey by-election, dubbed one of the most homophobic elections ever to be held in Britain, Peter Tatchell looks back at the events.
Bouncer tells ‘gay’ student he should be fed to the dogs 15
10:55 AM — A student tried to report an attack that left him with a black eye to a bouncer at a Sheffield club. Instead of helping, he went into a homophobic rant against him.