27th March 2015
Gay UKIP candidate quits in protest after David Coburn’s ‘terrorist’ joke 8
12:44 PM — A prospective MP has quit UKIP in protest, after MEP David Coburn compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
26th March 2015
Ed Miliband: I admire David Cameron’s commitment to same-sex marriage 15
10:21 PM — Ed Miliband has said among the two things he most admires about David Cameron is his commitment to same-sex marriage.
The Coalition’s 2015 LGBT scorecard 25
6:48 PM — With the general election just a matter of weeks away, PinkNews looks back at the Coalition’s record of delivery for the LGBT community and assesses where improvements could have been made.
Rugby fan apologises for homophobic tweet 4
5:55 PM — A Welsh rugby fan has apologised for a homophobic tweet sent to out referee Nigel Owens in a face-to-face meeting.
Comment: Why the Government is spending £2 million to tackle bullying, by Jo Swinson 5
4:50 PM — Minister for Women and Equalities Jo Swinson writes for PinkNews on why the Government has announced new spending to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
Comment: Doctor Who’s contribution to the LGBT community 19
2:25 PM — Today marks the 10th anniversary of the revival of Doctor Who. Wilfredo Cohen looks at what the show has done for LGBT representation.
Row over ‘gay’ Bert and Ernie cake goes to court 39
12:56 PM — A case surrounding a bakery which refused to bake a pro-same-sex marriage cake has gone to court in Northern Ireland.
How many UKIP supporters agree with same-sex marriage? 2
11:35 AM — The British Social Attitudes report has shown a surprising percentage of UKIP supporters back same-sex marriage.
David Cameron apologises over HIV and hep C infected blood scandal 2
10:36 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has apologised over a report which revealed that hundreds of people were given blood infected with HIV and hepatitis C.
25th March 2015
Poll reveals American attitudes to open relationships 10
6:30 PM — A YouGov poll reveals 13% of Americans are or have been in an open relationship.
Jeremy Clarkson may face police action after punching producer 6
6:01 PM — Former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson may face police action after he verbally and physically attacked a producer.
Exclusive: Chris Sutton on being publicly genderqueer 19
3:56 PM — Chris Sutton talks exclusively to PinkNews about being genderqueer in the public eye, after their brother Stephen famously raised £5 million for charity while battling incurable cancer.
BBC: Jeremy Clarkson sacked as Top Gear host for ‘unprovoked attack’ on producer 16
2:23 PM — Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked as the host of BBC2's Top Gear, it has been confirmed today.
Bakery owner in ‘gay cake’ row vows to fight on 21
1:18 PM — The Christian owner of a bakery due to go to court over the refusal to bake a pro-same-sex marriage cake has said he will not back down.
Swedish dictionary officially adds gender-neutral pronoun 7
12:39 PM — The official dictionary of the Swedish language has added the gender-neutral pronoun "hen" for the first.
JK Rowling responds amazingly to fan who question why Dumbledore is gay 45
10:20 AM — Harry Potter author JK Rowling has given an amazing response to a fan who questioned why she made the character Dumbledore gay.
24th March 2015
Report: Jeremy Clarkson to be sacked as Top Gear presenter by BBC 37
11:05 PM — Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson will be sacked by the BBC following allegations that he punched a producer,
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
MPs present cheque to HIV charity from Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners reunion 4
5:23 PM — MPs Dr Hywel Francis and Siân James have presented a cheque for £4,000 to sexual health and HIV charity Terrence Higgins Trust.
Sun journalist in court over payments to George Michael prison officer
4:53 PM — A Sun journalist has gone on trial over allegations that a prison officer was paid for tips about George Michael while he was behind bars.