22nd November 2014
Former Mr Gay UK suspended as police officer after ‘headbutting men’ in toilets
11:52 AM — A former winner of Mr Gay UK has been suspended from his job as a police officer, after he was convicted of head-butting men in a gay club's toilets.
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
21st November 2014
Conservatives ‘disown’ comments by former candidate attacking ‘mincing puffs’ at pride 10
8:07 PM — Tory councillors in Ashton-under-Lyne have laid into the party's former deputy chair, after he ranted about "puffs mincing around" at Pride parades.
PHOTOS: LGBT Bar business legal conference in London
7:56 PM — Earlier this week the world’s largest organisation of LGBT and allied legal professionals held a business legal conference in London, and awards.
Stonewall CEO attacks ‘posh, rich, white Western gays’ over Brunei boycott 145
7:28 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has laid into 'posh, rich, white Western gays' who want to boycott Brunei over anti-gay laws.
Strictly Come Dancing to feature same-sex dance couple 10
6:58 PM — The first same-sex dance couple will feature on Strictly Come Dancing this weekend.
Tory deputy chair: Pride march is ‘a bunch of puffs mincing across town’ 104
4:00 PM — The deputy chairman of a local Conservative branch has attacked a Pride parade as "a bunch of puffs mincing across Ashton".
Ladybird axes ‘for boys’ and ‘for girls’ labels on children’s books 5
2:39 PM — Children's book publisher Ladybird will be dropping book titles aimed at 'boys' and 'girls'.
Wigan Athletic loses sponsors over appointment of manager in ‘homophobic texts’ row 11
11:54 AM — Wigan Athletic football club has been dropped by two sponsors, after it appointed a new manager who is under investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
Mark Reckless wins Rochester by-election with 2,900 majority 12
11:07 AM — UKIP's Mark Reckless has become the party's second elected MP after winning at the Rochester and Strood by-election.
Gay rugby player beaten on Manchester’s Canal Street 6
8:37 AM — A rugby player who was promoting his LGBT rugby team was attacked on Manchester's Canal Street, and police ar treating the incident as a hate crime.
20th November 2014
Is this what UKIPpers see when they read gay news? 4
5:28 PM — A new way of reading the news, avoiding PC terms like "homosexual" and replacing them with more appropriate ones like "leftie, neo-commie", is here.
Is Mark Reckless about to become UKIP’s second elected MP? 13
1:04 PM — Voters are heading to the polls in the Rochester and Strood by-election, where UKIP’s Mark Reckless hopes to become the party’s second elected MP.
Lord Fowler calls for decriminalisation of homosexuality around globe to fight AIDS 8
11:55 AM — Former Thatcher Cabinet Minister Lord Fowler, has called for efforts to ensure homosexuality is decriminalised around the world, to help in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Poll: Almost 9 out of 10 parents support sex education for all schools 5
11:38 AM — A YouGov poll for Young people’s charity Brook has found an overwhelming majority of parents believe Sex & Relationships Education should be taught in all schools.
Lord Cashman thanks ‘thousands’ for enduring ‘inhumane treatment’ in maiden Lords speech 11
8:52 AM — Newly ennobled Labour peer Lord Cashman has made his maiden speech in the House of Lords, paid tribute to his late partner and noted the sacrifice of many to improve the situation for people living today.
19th November 2014
Prime Minister: ‘All schools’ should teach relationship and sex education 7
6:12 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to a question about whether sex and relationship education should be compulsory, saying "all schools" should teach the subjects.
Islington Council to fly transgender flag for Day of Remembrance tomorrow 6
4:30 PM — Islington Council will fly a transgender flag from the top of town hall tomorrow, to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Stonewall CEO: ‘I know of gay footballers in the Premier League’ 12
3:52 PM — There are Premier League footballers who are gay but are too afraid to come out publicly, Ruth Hunt, the chief executive of gay rights charity Stonewall says.
Nicola Sturgeon becomes Scotland’s First Minister 2
3:33 PM — SNP politician Nicola Sturgeon has formally succeeded Alex Salmond as Scotland's First Minister.