30th December 2014
Scottish equal marriage does more than allow gay couples to tie the knot, by Nicola Sturgeon 16
3:11 PM — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon writes for PinkNews to welcome the first same-sex marriages which will take place just after midnight tonight.
Derren Brown hit back at this homophobe in the best way 26
1:18 PM — Famed magician Derren Brown responded to a string of homophobic tweets in an amazing way.
Thatcher considered banning dildos to protect ‘public decency’ 53
11:17 AM — The late Baroness Thatcher considered banning sex toys when she was Prime Minster, to protect "public decency".
29th December 2014
Ed Miliband: We’ve got to look at ways to make gay blood donation possible 24
7:17 PM — Ed Miliband has called for a review of the blood ban, which stops sexually active gay and bisexual men from giving blood.
Gay UKIP politician to stand for Parliament against Alex Salmond 46
6:17 PM — UKIP's only openly gay MEP has revealed that he plans to stand against former SNP leader Alex Salmond when he runs for Parliament.
Same-sex weddings set to begin in Scotland this week 4
5:04 PM — Scotland's first new same-sex weddings will commence on Wednesday, marking same-sex marriage across the entirety of Great Britain.
One Direction star’s ‘prank': I’ve been experimenting with my sexuality 23
4:37 PM — One Direction singer Niall Horan has come under fire, after he hijacked a fellow singer's Twitter to claim he was "experimenting" with his sexuality.
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
UKIP candidate poses with Polish far-right leader 10
1:58 PM — A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been photographed with a far-right Polish leader described by Nigel Farage as "utterly reprehensible."
28th December 2014
PinkNews poll: Nick Clegg named most gay-friendly leader, but party support collapses 49
4:55 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been named the most gay friendly party leader by PinkNews readers - but support for the Lib Dems has plummeted.
BBC weatherman: I still get homophobic messages 11
4:06 PM — BBC Wales weatherman Owain Wyn Evans has opened up about coming out as gay - and revealed he still receives homophobic messages.
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Party shouldn’t tolerate ‘pejorative’ comments 24
2:55 PM — UKIP's first elected MP Douglas Carswell has called for his party to be less tolerant of racist and homophobic comments.
Jailed Leeds United boss: Co-owners tried to block anti-homophobia campaigns 6
12:40 PM — Jailed Leeds United boss David Haigh has alleged that the club's former co-owners tried to block him from running anti-homophobia campaigns.
Viewers complain that Doctor Who is ‘promoting’ homosexuality 158
12:04 PM — A number of viewers have complained to the BBC that sci-fi show Doctor Who is being used to 'promote' homosexuality.
27th December 2014
Five candidates for ‘Briton of the Year’ who are not Nigel Farage 10
9:02 PM — On the announcement that UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times Newspaper, here are just a few people who probably deserve the honour a bit more.
The top 10 most read PinkNews stories of 2014
3:11 PM — As the festive season draws to a close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most read stories of 2014.
The Times names Nigel Farage ‘Briton of the Year’ 194
1:47 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times newspaper.
26th December 2014
Tributes paid to Kenny Everett on what would have been his 70th birthday 3
4:40 PM — The BBC has paid tribute to Kenny Everett on what would have been his 70th birthday by airing a special programme on Radio 4 Extra.
Nicky Morgan: Parents use Boxing Day to remind kids about online safety 2
2:50 PM — Nicky Morgan says Boxing Day is an opportunity for parents to remind children about online safety.
UK: Transphobic crimes soared in 2014 11
1:37 PM — Transgender hate crimes increased substantially this year, figures show.