14th March 2015
Labour’s Yvette Cooper: PinkNews Debate will be an important chance to discuss issues
6:10 PM — Yvette Cooper has spoken ahead of her appearance on the panel at next week's PinkNews Debate.
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn compares Muslim politician to Abu Hamza 60
4:04 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing calls to resign - after comparing the SNP's Humza Yousaf to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
Baroness Tina Stowell to join Evan Davis for the PinkNews Debate
11:39 AM — Tory Minister Baroness Tina Stowell, who was responsible for guiding same-sex marriage through the House of Lords, is the latest politician to join the panel of the PinkNews Debate 2015.
13th March 2015
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
Here’s a way for gay men to help save lives, even if you’re banned from giving blood 50
3:57 PM — Young gay men who remain banned from giving blood are still able to save lives.
HIV charities ‘deeply concerned’ over allocation of HIV prevention budget 4
2:29 PM — The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has expressed "deep concern" at the Department of Health's new plans for investment in HIV prevention for the next year.
Boy George carries coffin at Steve Strange funeral 4
1:50 PM — Boy George has acted as a pallbearer alongside the Kemp brothers of Spandau Ballet at the funeral of Visage singer Steve Strange.
Department of Health ‘awaiting advice’ on extending HPV vaccine to gay men 5
1:16 PM — The Department of Health has responded to calls to vaccinate boys against the HPV virus as well as girls, to protect gay men.
TV weatherman Fred Talbot jailed for abusing two teenage boys 62
12:48 PM — Former ITV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of indecently assaulting two teenage boys.
Comment: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu are queer in many more ways than one 24
12:42 PM — Katharina Lindner, a Lecturer in Film and Media at University of Stirling, reflects on the end of Russell T Davies' shows Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.
Is Julian Clary going to be the next host of Top Gear? 25
11:09 AM — Julian Clary has added his support to a petition calling for him to replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear.
Did this anti-gay group just tell supporters to vote for nobody in the general election? 5
10:58 AM — Despite an anti-gay group's calls to vote for "anyone other than" a Tory candidate because of his support for same-sex marriage, no other candidates in his seat actually oppose it.
12th March 2015
47% of UKIP voters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools 20
7:16 PM — A higher number of UKIP supporters believe gay relationships should be taught in schools than those who are against the idea, a YouGov survey has found.
Exclusive: Government unveils £650k in new HIV spending 20
6:25 PM — The Government has revealed that £800,000 of new money will be spent on HIV prevention, and to reduce the numbers of late diagnoses.
Madonna: Radio 1 is ageist for refusing to play my song 39
4:58 PM — The Queen of Pop has branded Radio 1 "discriminatory and unfair" after it declined to play her latest single.
Spider which can give men 4-hour erections found in Tesco bananas 15
1:48 PM — The eggs of a spider the bite of which can give men 4-hour erections, and can be deadly, was found in a banana from Tesco.
UK: Preacher who said gay man was a ‘sinner’ goes on trial
1:48 PM — A Christian preacher accused of making homophobic remarks while giving a sermon has denied the charges in court.
UKIP Regional Secretary: ‘Gay marriage is potentially a wonderful thing’ 8
11:36 AM — UKIP’s North East Regional Secretary gave an interesting answer when asked for his views on same-sex marriage.
Nigel Farage: UKIP would abolish anti-discrimination laws 103
10:39 AM — UKIP would get rid of "irrelevant" anti-discrimination laws, party leader Nigel Farage says.
11th March 2015
Comment: Yes, Plaid Cymru’s ‘coming out’ broadcast was offensive 30
6:35 PM — PinkNews reader Benjamin Rock speaks out against an advert released last week by Plaid Cymru, which featured a man 'coming out' as a Plaid Cymru voter.