14th September 2014
The best place to be in the closet, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:48 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
12th September 2014
David Cameron: Ian Paisley was controversial, but hard working and will be missed 28
3:56 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has paid tribute to anti-gay Northern Irish politician Dr Ian Paisley.
Northern Ireland: ‘Save Ulster from Sodomy’ founder Ian Paisley dies 39
12:53 PM — Former Northern Irish politician Dr Ian Paisley, who founded the 'Save Ulster from Sodomy' campaign, has died.
11th September 2014
Northern Ireland: Top judge blasts ministers over lifetime gay blood ban row 5
10:49 AM — Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers have clashed in a row over a court judgement about the province's lifetime ban on gay men giving blood.
6th September 2014
Northern Ireland: Catholic school marches in Pride parade 8
11:03 AM — A Catholic school in Northern Ireland has made history, by marching in a local Pride parade.
9th August 2014
Video shows that ‘equal rights are bigger than borders’ 3
3:25 PM — A new video shows support between European countries on issues of equality, and a call to action to push for LGBT people to be equal in law across the world.
6th August 2014
Property boss wins £20k for having name falsely featured on gay dating sites 5
5:56 PM — A letting agency boss in Northern Ireland will receive £20,000 in damages for having his name falsely featured on gay dating sites.
5th August 2014
Nando’s worker: ‘I despise gay bastards wearing hot pants’ 72
11:17 AM — Nando's has suspended a male member of staff for posting homophobic comments on Facebook.
4th August 2014
Northern Ireland: Letting agent awarded £20,000 after being labelled gay online
4:56 PM — A letting agent has been awarded damages by a court, over internet posts which claimed he was gay.
1st August 2014
Northern Ireland minister: Bakery that refused same-sex marriage cake ‘has to comply with the law’ 13
4:34 PM — Newly-appointed junior Northern Ireland minister Andrew Murrison has said that a bakery that refused to bake a cake supporting same-sex marriage must comply with discrimination laws.
23rd July 2014
Christian Institute poll: 60% disagree with action against bakery that refused ‘support gay marriage’ cake 35
4:38 PM — According to a Christian Institute poll, the public disagree with action against a Christian that refused to bake a 'support gay marriage' cake.
11th July 2014
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
UK: Councillor claims ‘politically correct Gestapo’ responsible for gay cake row 17
12:35 PM — A councillor has claimed that a "politically correct Gestapo" is targeting Christian businesses, following a row over a Christian bakery.
10th July 2014
MP calls for a ‘conscience clause’ to protect baker which refused ‘support gay marriage’ cake 74
5:10 PM — An MP has called for a "conscience clause" to be introduced to allow religious business owners to discriminate based on their opposition to issues like same-sex marriage.
9th July 2014
UK: Christian bakery ‘gay cake’ row taken to PMQs 36
3:40 PM — In the first question during today’s broadcast of Prime Minister’s Questions, David Cameron was called on to respond to the case of the bakery which may face legal action after refusing to bake a pro-equal marriage cake.
Ann Widdecombe backs anti-gay marriage Belfast bakery 97
2:54 PM — Ann Widdecombe is supporting the owners of a Belfast bakery who refused to make a cake featuring a pro-equal marriage message.
8th July 2014
Christian bakery faces legal action for refusing to make ‘support gay marriage’ Bert and Ernie cake 128
11:43 AM — A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland may face legal action, after being informed that it broke the law by refusing to bake a cake for a customer, based on the management's opposition to gay rights.
2nd July 2014
LGBT group criticises UK Government for ‘same-sex marriage farce’ 16
3:52 PM — A leading LGBT rights support organisation in Northern Ireland has called on the UK Government to end the "farce" of marriage inequality across the UK.
26th June 2014
Northern Ireland LGBT groups welcome Minister’s comments against bullying 2
3:09 PM — A declaration against school bullying by Northern Ireland Education Minister John O’Dowd has been welcomed by LGBT campaigners.
11th June 2014
Mayor of North Down: It will take ‘more work’ to achieve equal marriage in Northern Ireland 3
4:46 PM — The Mayor of North Down says Northern Ireland will eventually secure marriage equality “but it’s just going to take a bit more work in terms of society”.