28th April 2015
Gay Iranian: Lib Dem Simon Hughes ‘saved my life’ and helped me escape the death penalty 2
3:14 PM — A gay Iranian man has credited Liberal Democrat Minister Simon Hughes with "saving his life" - by helping him to escape the death penalty.
Plaid Cymru candidate apologises for ‘misinterpreted’ gay marriage comment 4
3:07 PM — An electoral candidate for Plaid Cymru has apologised after he said a comment he made about same-sex marriage was "misinterpreted".
Watch: Mrs Brown has a message for Ireland ahead of equal marriage vote 4
2:28 PM — One of Ireland's biggest TV stars has released a video in support of equal marriage.
Third parliamentary candidate reveals he is HIV positive 1
1:27 PM — A third British parliamentary candidate has revealed that he is HIV positive.
UKIP wants to create ‘conscience’ law for Christians who oppose gay equality 88
1:25 PM — UKIP has pledged to create a 'conscience clause' that would give Christians exemptions from anti-discrimination laws.
Lib Dem Minister and senior Tory slam Stonewall over ‘skewed’ election manifesto graphic 9
12:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive LGBT rights charity Stonewall has been slammed for a graphic that suggests only Labour have made substantial pledges to LGBT issues at the upcoming election.
Sandi Toksvig quits Radio 4’s News Quiz 9
11:13 AM — Sandi Toksvig has quit the popular Radio 4 comedy show, The News Quiz.
27th April 2015
Ed Miliband: I would still love my children ‘unconditionally’ if they were transgender 2
7:42 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has told PinkNews that he would "do his best" to support his children, if either of them came out as transgender.
Q&A: Ed Miliband backs Humanist weddings and trans children 16
7:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive Ed Miliband has become the first main party leader to openly attend a same-sex wedding, he revealed in a Q&A with PinkNews.
Northern Ireland Assembly rejects same-sex marriage 34
5:17 PM — Politicians in Stormont have voted against same-sex marriage for the fourth time.
This Parliamentary candidate wants to re-criminalise homosexuality and ban pride 132
3:37 PM — An independent Parliamentary candidate has pledged to ban pride marches and jail LGBT people.
UKIP candidate ranted about ‘arse bandit’ pride on Facebook 51
1:44 PM — Yet another UKIP Parliamentary candidate has been revealed to have posted homophobic remarks on Facebook, claiming "being an arse bandit [is] nothing to be proud of".
Former Tory MP: We have lost our ‘most useful bigots’ over same-sex marriage 13
11:40 AM — A former Conservative MP has lamented that the party has lost its "useful bigots" after implementing same-sex marriage, according to Iain Dale.
Amnesty International calls on Northern Ireland to allow same-sex marriage 1
9:45 AM — The human rights organisation Amnesty has urged Northern Irish Politicians to push for same-sex marriage.
Westlife star Markus Feehily was forced to leave a pub after anti-gay abuse
8:28 AM — Former Westlife singer Markus Feehily has revealed that he was subjected to homophobic abuse, and that he was once forced to flee from a pub because of it.
Northern Irish Health Minister Jim Wells resigns after anti-gay remarks 30
7:31 AM — Jim Wells has resigned as Northern Ireland's Health Minister after last week claiming that children who are raised by same-sex parents are “more likely” to be abused.
26th April 2015
Hollyoaks star Kieron Richardson marries partner Carl Hyland 5
1:28 PM — Actor Kieron Richardson married his partner of seven years in a lavish ceremony in the Peak District.
Katie Hopkins rebuts claims she gatecrashed LGBT awards 45
12:10 PM — The organisers of the British LGBT Awards have denied that they invited Katie Hopkins to the event, despite the fact that she received a VIP invitation.
25th April 2015
Same-sex couple wed at British Embassy in Japan 7
4:17 PM — Diplomats Tim Johnson and Ryan Parkins married in a public ceremony at the embassy, to encourage Japan to advance on LGBT rights.
24th April 2015
Nick Clegg savages ‘unpleasant’ DUP over comments linking gay parents and child abuse 9
8:09 PM — Nick Clegg has hit out at Northern Ireland's DUP - after the party's Health Minister blamed gay parents for child abuse.