27 April 2012
Live Q&A with London mayoral candidate Jenny Jones
Join us for a live Q&A with London mayoral candidate Jenny Jones
26 April 2012
Live London Mayoral Q&A Transcript: Independent candidate Siobhan Benita
Today, PinkNews.co.uk held the first of our Live Mayoral Q&As with the independent candidate Siobhan Benita.
25 April 2012
Plea to save London’s Black Cap pub
A plea has been issued to respond today to a planning application which would see London's Black Cap pub, a long-standing gay venue in Camden, turned into flats.
24 April 2012
Christian campaigners to seek judicial review of Mayor’s decision to ban anti-gay bus ads
The groups behind the 'ex-gay' London bus adverts have confirmed that they are intending to seek a judicial review of the decision by Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London to ban the adverts from being displayed by Transport for London.
23 April 2012
London: THT’s annual pop-up party heads to Brick Lane
This May, HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust will be adding some eastern flavour to its annual pop-up fundraising party The Cocktail Club.
19 April 2012
Boris Johnson: ‘Intense backlash’ against ex-gay bus ads would have hurt Christians
Boris Johnson, the incumbent mayor of London, has said a series of 'ex-gay' bus adverts which he pulled last week would have caused 'great offence' and prompted an 'intense backlash' against Christians in the capital.
14 April 2012
Mayoral hustings: Boris Johnson vows to re-enter GLA in Stonewall index, Ken Livingstone quotes Muhammed’s sermon of tolerance
Incumbent Mayor of London Boris Johnson promised to re-enter the Greater London Authority in Stonewall's Employer Index and defended his decision not to publish an LGBT manifesto, while Ken Livingstone quoted from the last sermon of the prophet Muhammed in a bid for cultural understanding at the charity's mayoral hustings today.
13 April 2012
Ken Livingstone publishes LGBT manifesto for London
Ken Livingstone has published an LGBT manifesto ahead of the London mayoral election next month, promising support for London's Pride event, a zero tolerance approach to hate crime and opposition to cuts in LGBT organisations' funding.
13 April 2012
Comment: We are not just green and you are not just pink, writes Jenny Jones
Green Party candidate Jenny Jones sets out a case for why gay and transgender Londoners should consider her in the upcoming mayoral election.
13 April 2012
Religious groups ‘to sue mayor’ over ex-gay London bus adverts
The groups behind the 'ex-gay' London bus adverts which were banned last night are reportedly instructing lawyers to sue the Mayor of London and advertising display agency CSBO.
12 April 2012
Comment: The ex-gay ads prove public homophobia still remains acceptable
The commercial agency responsible for selling advertising on London's transport system thought it fit to run a deeply offensive and homophobic ad on London buses.
8 April 2012
Comment: Why do so many gay guys not ‘do’ relationships?
Ethan Bourne wonders why it is that he finds so many gay guys just don't want to be in conventional relationship.
7 April 2012
PinkNews.co.uk to host interactive Mayor of London debates
Building on the huge popularity of our ‘Ask the Leaders’ feature during the General Election 2010, PinkNews.co.uk is to allow LGBT voters in London to quiz the leading candidates to become Mayor of London live in an interactive debate.
6 April 2012
Gay former cabinet minister Ben Bradshaw mocks Government’s plans for marriage equality
Mr Bradshaw made the bizarre comment at a crucial moment in the battle for marriage equality, after a petition launched by the homophobic Coalition for Marriage group which insists that the institution should remain traditional - i.e.
4 April 2012
Man arrested after stabbing at Jessie J party
A man has been arrested following the stabbing of a party-goer last night at an event hosted by bisexual singer Jessie J.
3 April 2012
Stonewall funds 1000 London bus adverts for equal marriage
Gay rights charity Stonewall has announced a thousand London buses will carry its equality message in April during the government's consultation on how to implement marriage for gay couples.
1 April 2012
Comment: Why can’t gay couples feel safe enough to hold hands everywhere in the UK?
Ethan Bourne asks why in a supposedly tolerant country like the UK, being visibly gay seems only to be acceptable in certain areas.
29 March 2012
Multi-millionaire City analyst wins ‘gay divorce’ appeal but must pay vast settlement
A millionaire City analyst has won his appeal against a West End actor in a landmark gay divorce.
27 March 2012
New play about gay boxer to open at Albany Theatre
A new high-impact, one-man show about a boxer facing his toughest opponent yet - his sexuality - is set to open at the Albany Theatre in Deptford, south-east London, having won five 5-star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe.
27 March 2012
Comment: Biased BBC skews the debate on LGBT issues
The BBC's reporting on marriage equality proposals is more proof the corporation does not take LGBT issues seriously.