7th October 2014
Ex-Christian party leader who warns of ‘Gaystapo’ joins UKIP 15
12:19 PM — Former Christian Peoples Alliance leader Alan Craig – who believes same-sex marriage amounts to “child abuse” – says he’s campaigning for UKIP frontrunner Douglas Carswell.
Julian Clary: No regrets over my infamous joke about Norman Lamont 5
10:57 AM — Julian Clary says he has no regrets about making a notorious joke about senior Tory Norman Lamont.
Top London University to investigate ‘homophobic’ rugby club leaflets 11
9:29 AM — A top London university is investigating complaints that its rugby club distributed leaflets at a Freshers' Fair containing homophobic and misogynistic language.
6th October 2014
HIV diagnoses among gay men hit record high, despite overall decline 31
4:54 PM — The number of HIV diagnoses is still increasing for gay men - despite an overall drop across the UK.
FA encourages all fans and players to report homophobia 1
4:40 PM — The FA has put out a statement reminding all fans and players to report homophobia as and when it happens.
Legal fund launched for Ray Cole, gay British man jailed in Morocco 3
2:58 PM — The family of a gay British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' have launched a legal fund to help fight his case.
Ex-councillor Alan Craig tells French protesters gay adoption is ‘child trafficking’ 9
2:20 PM — As tens of thousands of anti-gay French protesters took to the streets of Paris and Bordeaux on Sunday, British ex-councillor Alan Craig stood to condemn IVF and surrogacy for gays as "child trafficking."
Christian Concern: Gay ‘Trojan Horse’ in schools attempting to normalise gay sex 37
2:00 PM — Andrea Williams of Christian Concern has claimed that Education minister Nicky Morgan is playing into the hands of a gay "Trojan Horse" by backing campaigns to stop homophobic bullying.
Christian Institute: Coronation Street’s gay vicar storyline is ‘detached from reality’ 32
12:41 PM — The Christian Institute has condemned a gay vicar storyline on Coronation Street as "detached from reality," asking why there aren't more stories of "sympathetically portrayed" evangelical ministers instead.
Amnesty International calls for immediate release of British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 11
11:10 AM — Amnesty International has called for the immediate release of Ray Cole, who has been jailed for 'homosexual acts' in Morocco.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Nigel Evans MP: I will take jailed British man’s case to Moroccan ambassador 17
6:04 PM — Out Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he will take the case of a British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' up with the Moroccan ambassador.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
Michelle Obama endorses openly gay Maine candidate Mike Michaud 1
3:56 PM — Michelle Obama has given her endorsement to an openly gay politician running to become the governor of Maine, Mike Michaud.
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke calls for Morocco travel boycott after British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 5
3:13 PM — Dover MP Charlie Elphicke has called for travellers to boycott Morocco, after one of his constituents was jailed in the country for 'homosexual acts'.
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
300 clergy sign letter urging gay bishops to come out 27
11:56 AM — Nearly 300 Anglican clergy have signed an open letter urging bishops in the closet to reveal their sexuality.
Pink List changes name to Rainbow List, because readers ‘put off by pink’ 15
11:30 AM — The Independent has changed the name of its annual Pink List to the 'Rainbow List' - because some people are put off by the colour pink.
4th October 2014
Exclusive: British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ in Morocco 95
6:23 PM — PinkNews exclusive. A gay British man has been arrested in Morocco and charged with committing homosexual acts.
Queen’s staff bringing home men from Grindr could pose ‘security risk’ 31
2:34 PM — A huge number of the Queen's staff are inviting people they meet on hookup apps back to royal residences, it has been warned.