31st October 2014
Sir Ian McKellen awarded Freedom of the City of London 10
11:31 AM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has been awarded the honour of Freedom of the City of London.
24th October 2014
Shaun Woodward MP: Activist Paul Cottingham welcomed me to Labour to fight for gay rights
5:59 PM — Speaking to PinkNews, former Labour cabinet minister Shaun Woodward pays tribute to his close friend and activist Paul Cottingham, who died after a battle with cancer this morning.
22nd October 2014
Tory MP Michael Fabricant: Gay blood ban is unfair and illogical 5
1:18 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant has called for an end to the 12-month deferral on gay and bisexual men donating blood, in a Parliamentary motion today.
20th October 2014
Anti-gay Ugandan President in London for investment summit 18
1:01 PM — Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni is in London today for an investment summit.
18th October 2014
SNP assistant quits politics to become a drag queen 6
12:32 PM — A Scottish National Party assistant has announced that he's quitting politics to move to London and become a full-time drag queen.
17th October 2014
Psychic Sally Morgan cancels signings after sacking husband for homophobic rant 22
1:48 PM — Psychic Sally Morgan has cancelled all autograph signings "until further notice", after she sacked her own husband for shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Tickets sell out for London summit attended by anti-gay Ugandan President 14
1:11 PM — Tickets have sold out for a trade investment summit attended by Uganda's anti-gay President Yoweri Museveni.
15th October 2014
Sir Ian McKellen to be awarded Freedom of the City of London this month 4
3:35 PM — Gay actor Sir Ian McKellen will be honoured with Freedom of the City of London later this month.
Iconic Vauxhall gay bar awarded ‘community asset’ status 11
12:46 PM — The iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern bar has been awarded 'listed community asset' status.
13th October 2014
This British ‘same-sex’ couple just celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary 4
6:47 PM — You might think same-sex marriage has only just started - but one British 'same-sex' couple have just celebrated 25 years since they tied the knot.
Psychic Sally Morgan can’t predict future of marriage after sacking husband for homophobia 37
3:38 PM — TV psychic Sally Morgan has sacked her own husband and son-in-law, after a video emerged of the pair shouting homophobic abuse at a skeptic outside her show.
Andrea Williams: Christian Concern is the same size as the Conservative Party 36
2:55 PM — Christian Concern's Andrea Williams has claimed that her group is comparable in size to the Conservative Party.
12th October 2014
Chris Moyles congratulates transgender radio host on coming out 3
1:25 PM — Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles has congratulated a local radio presenter who came out on air as transgender yesterday.
Drag artist: Psychic Sally Morgan’s husband isn’t homophobic, he once offered to come to Pride 45
12:27 PM — A drag performer has leapt to the defence of psychic Sally Morgan, after a clip emerged of her husband shouting homophobic slurs at a man for handing out skeptical leaflets at her show.
10th October 2014
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.
9th October 2014
Gay black men are still dying of HIV in the UK due to stigma 5
4:27 PM — A campaigner says he’s raising awareness of HIV among gay and bisexual black men in London because he does not want to lose any more friends to the virus.
David Hockney: I lost two-thirds of my American friends to AIDS 4
11:04 AM — Artist David Hockney has spoken movingly about losing so many of his friends to AIDS at the height of the epidemic in America.
8th October 2014
MP Nigel Evans: I’m gay, but I’d go back to Morocco tomorrow 34
6:50 PM — Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he would be happy to travel to Morocco, after helping to secure the release of a British man jailed for 'homosexual acts'.
Tory MP warns anti-terrorist laws could be use to target Christians opposing equal marriage 29
2:01 PM — Tory MP Dominic Raab has warned that plans to bolster the UK's anti-extremism laws could be 'abused' to target Christians opposing same-sex marriage.
UKIP defends defection of former Christian leader who blames ‘Gaystapo’ for equal marriage 16
1:04 PM — UKIP has defended its acceptance of a former Christian party leader who warned that same-sex marriage amounts to "child abuse".