12th December 2014
West London Synagogue celebrates religious same-sex weddings 16
2:04 PM — West London Synagogue has carried out its first same-sex weddings since the final regulations governing ceremonies came into place.
10th December 2014
Mary Portas marries partner Melanie Rickey
3:28 PM — Retail guru Mary Portas has become of the first people to convert her civil partnership to a marriage.
9th December 2014
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.
7th December 2014
Councillors launch bid to re-open drag venue Madame JoJo’s 2
3:19 PM — Labour councillors have launched a bid to save iconic Soho drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's from being demolished.
This bar owner’s response to a homophobic customer is just perfect 135
1:24 PM — A bar owner has smacked down a company's booking for a Christmas party, after they asked whether the venue was "Gay".
6th December 2014
Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch urge Mayor to protect Soho 12
2:23 PM — A number of celebrities have called on London Mayor Boris Johnson to safeguard the future of Soho.
28th November 2014
London’s Popstarz is opening its doors for the last time – will you be there? 1
3:24 PM — As the organisers of Popstarz prepare for the iconic club night's last event, PinkNews caught up with head DJ and promoter Tommy Turntables about why we have to say goodbye, and if the night will ever come back.
27th November 2014
Evan Davis reveals he was cruised by an elderly taxi driver 1
5:09 PM — BBC Newsnight presenter Evan Davis has spoken of his fondness for taxis in a feature about the recent faux pas of David Mellor.
26th November 2014
London mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow: Gay men don’t know how to behave 146
7:05 PM — Gay Tory 2016 London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow has claimed gay men do not know how to behave.
Homophobic hate crimes on the rise in the UK 6
1:35 PM — The number of homophobic hate crimes in the UK recorded by police has risen over the past year.
25th November 2014
London: LGBT club drug clinic gets new contract 1
1:15 PM — A London drug clinic, which runs an LGBT support service, has been awarded a new funding contract.
24th November 2014
Iconic London drag venue Madame JoJo’s closes after losing license 16
5:33 PM — London drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's has possibly closed for good - after its license was revoked following a "serious incident of disorder".
London university bans preacher who says gays are ‘obscene and filthy’ 65
2:16 PM — An Islamic preacher who likens being gay to a disease has been banned from speaking at a London university.
Ivan Massow to run for Mayor of London 26
12:46 PM — Gay rights campaigner and entrepreneur Ivan Massow has announced that he will run for Mayor of London.
19th November 2014
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 6
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
18th November 2014
One in eight gay and bisexual men in London living with HIV 16
10:48 AM — A new report published by Public Health England shows one in eight gay and bisexual men in London are now living with HIV
16th November 2014
London ‘Islamic hotel’ will still accept gay couples despite banning alcohol 50
12:52 PM — A London hotel which has reportedly implemented an Islamic code of conduct says it will still allow gay couples to stay there.
13th November 2014
Humanists complain to Ofsted over Jewish school that brands being gay against its ‘ethos’ 23
6:20 PM — The BHA has complained to Ofsted about an east London Jewish school that advises pupils to ignore exam questions on evolution, and considers evolution, same-sex relationships and social media to go against its ethos.
12th November 2014
Equalities minister Nick Boles: My civil partner has been ‘insistently’ pressing me on marriage conversion 6
6:26 PM — Nick Boles, the minister with responsibility for same-sex marriage, has said his own civil partner is "insistently" waiting for their right to convert to a marriage.