19th January 2015
James Blunt: Labour MP Chris Bryant is a ‘classist gimp’ 47
2:19 PM — James Blunt has lashed out at gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after the politician criticised his privileged upbringing.
British Army officer: I was ‘living an act’ before coming out as trans 7
12:59 PM — An officer in the British Army has opened up about being transgender.
18th January 2015
Comment: Yes, there is homophobia at Eton 30
2:42 PM — Former Eton College student Jamie Jackson writes an open letter to children's author Piers Torday, after he made claims about low levels of homophobia at the famous school.
HSBC boss: If I wasn’t gay, I probably wouldn’t be CEO 30
2:09 PM — The head of HSBC bank in the UK has claimed that he probably wouldn't be in charge if he was straight.
17th January 2015
UKIP founder: Party is a ‘cult’ under Nigel Farage, won’t win a single seat 24
3:46 PM — The founder of the UK Independence Party has spoken out again against his own former party - and predicted it will not win a seat in May's elections.
Russell T Davies: Just because gay people are accepted, doesn’t mean they are happy 7
12:07 PM — Russell T Davies has opened up about his vision for new gay-themed series Cucumber and Banana.
16th January 2015
Conservative MP: ‘Coming out’ as a Tory atheist is as hard as being a gay Tory 19
6:07 PM — A departing Tory MP has 'come out' as an atheist - and says it's as hard to be non-religious within the Conservative party as it is to be a gay Tory.
BBC cancels gay zombie drama In The Flesh 10
4:32 PM — BBC Three has cancelled its acclaimed gay zombie drama In The Flesh.
David Starkey slammed for calling Mehdi Hasan ‘Ahmed’ on Question Time 36
2:00 PM — Gay historian David Starkey has been labelled a bigot for referring to political journalist Mehdi Hasan as 'Ahmed'.
14th January 2015
Al Murray to run for Parliament against Nigel Farage 8
8:31 PM — Al Murray has announced he will stand for Parliament against UKIP leader Nigel Farage in South Thanet.
Christian headteacher upset Ofsted questioned children about sexuality 32
7:03 PM — A headteacher at a Christian school in Sunderland has claimed that Ofsted inspectors asked children "inappropriate" questions about sexuality and sex education.
‘Anti-feminist’ party wants to unseat Labour’s shadow equalities minister 30
11:47 AM — Shadow minister for women and equalities Gloria De Piero will face a new challenge in May's election - facing off against an 'anti-feminist' party.
12th January 2015
Tesco worker tells lesbian customer: Gay people shouldn’t have babies 97
5:20 PM — Tesco has apologised to a same-sex couple, after a checkout worker allegedly told them that gay people "shouldn't have babies".
Channel 4: Six percent of employees must be LGBT 35
4:37 PM — Channel 4 has set tough new diversity targets, which require six percent of employees to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by the year 2020.
The UK’s ban on gays in the military was lifted 15 years ago today
2:42 PM — It is 15 years to the day since the ban on gays and lesbians serving in the UK armed forces was lifted.
Ex-EastEnders actor: I didn’t feel my character was necessary 36
11:39 AM — EastEnders star Sam Strike - who played gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, says he quit the soap because he didn't think his character was "necessary".
11th January 2015
Labour wants to stop this man having sex, and 6 other stories you might have missed 5
6:29 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Soldier in Queen’s Guard makes homophobic bullying complaint 6
1:36 PM — A member of the Queen's Household Cavalry has made a formal complaint after suffering years of vicious homophobic bullying.
10th January 2015
Jim Davidson: UKIP are the Jim Davidson of politics 21
6:19 PM — Controversial comedian Jim Davidson has claimed that the UK Independence Party are "the Jim Davidson of the political world".
Did you know? Katie Hopkins once backed the UK’s first trans MEP
1:18 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins is set to cause a storm on Celebrity Big Brother - but most people are unaware that she once backed the UK's first transgender MEP.