6 May 2013
Dame Helen Mirren dressed as the Queen tells gay festival drummers to ‘shut the f**k up’
Dressed as the Queen, Dame Helen Mirren told 200 drummers promoting a gay festival to "shut the f*ck up" after they disturbed a performance of 'The Audience'.
3 May 2013
London: Gay former Barnet Mayor Brian Coleman fined for assaulting female cafe owner
Gay former Conservative London Assembly Member Brian Coleman has admitted attacking a woman as she filmed him parking illegally in north London.
2 May 2013
London: Barking & Dagenham LGBT Network alarmed over increase in anti-gay crime
A rise in reported homophobic crime in the east London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has alarmed LGBT community activists.
30 April 2013
Comment: Remembering the Admiral Duncan nail bomb attack
Tuesday 30 April is the fourteenth anniversary of the nail bomb attack on the Admiral Duncan pub in Soho, central London.
29 April 2013
Q&A: LGBT professional business networking with Radius
Tuesday evening sees the latest event for Radius, the London based LGBT professional networking event, this time held at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
26 April 2013
London: Exhibition of LGBT stories told through the barber’s chair
A Camden-based hairdresser is running an exhibition to tell the stories of LGBT clients who open up to her while sitting in the barber's chair.
25 April 2013
UK: Stonewall anti-gay bullying posters translated into Hebrew for use in Jewish faith schools
Stonewall’s anti-gay bullying posters have been translated into Hebrew for use as a modern language resource in Jewish faith schools.
22 April 2013
World’s only transgender MP to give Kaleidoscope Trust lecture
Polish MP Anna Grodzka is to give the annual Kaleidoscope Trust lecture to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
19 April 2013
Cleo Rocos: We imagined ‘Future Queen Dies In Gay Bar Brawl’ headlines over Princess Diana drag disguise
Comedian Cleo Rocos has elaborated on her claims that, along with Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett, she snuck Princess Diana into a London gay bar disguised as an “eccentrically dressed gay male model”.
15 April 2013
Former Commonwealth human rights head becomes Kaleidoscope Trust chair
LGBT charity the Kaleidoscope Trust has elected a former Commonwealth human rights senior official as its new chair.
15 April 2013
Comment: Is a community in crisis beginning to self care
Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, David Stuart says he’s encouraged by signs the LGBT community is uniting to address key health challenges.
12 April 2013
London: Stonewall celebrity dinner raises £394,000
Over 500 guests, including celebrities and politicians, attended Stonewall’s annual Equality Dinner at London’s Dorchester Hotel last night.
11 April 2013
Comment: A brave new world for GMFA
Matthew Hodson, head of programmes at gay men’s health charity GMFA writes for PinkNews.co.uk on how funding cuts poses a challenge to the charity's HIV prevention work.
10 April 2013
Crystal Palace Football Club Foundation says it will deal with homophobic fans
Crystal Palace Football Club’s official foundation has commented on accusations that a number of the club’s fans have been taking part in homophobic chanting during matches.
10 April 2013
London Tory MEP welcomes progress in North Cyprus gay ban repeal
Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis has welcomed the latest developments in decriminalising homosexuality in the northern part of Cyprus.
9 April 2013
UK: Lesbian asylum seeker due to be deported to Uganda on Wednesday
An asylum seeker who claims she is at risk of homophobic persecution is due to be deported to Uganda on Wednesday evening.
3 April 2013
Greater London Authority ranked a dismal 278th in Stonewall Equality Index
A Freedom of Information request has revealed the Greater London Authority (GLA) was ranked 278th for this year’s Stonewall Workplace Equality Index – falling from second place in 2008.
31 March 2013
UK: Leading black Pentecostal pastor backs equal marriage for same-sex couples
The Reverend Paul Bailey has become one of the first black church leaders to back the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales.
30 March 2013
Christian group accuses Boris Johnson of ‘cover up’ in gay cure London bus ad battle
A Christian legal group behind an ad campaign for controversial gay cure therapies, the ban on which was upheld by a high court this month, has demanded memos from Boris Johnson in a new bid to prove he acted unlawfully.
29 March 2013
Ugandan asylum seeker has Heathrow deportation flight cancelled
The deportation flight of a female asylum seeker to Uganda has been cancelled with just hours to spare against Friday’s deadline.