21st November 2014
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 10
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 5
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.
Comment: Uganda’s LGBT community is in limbo pending a new anti-gay bill 4
2:28 PM — Tony Kitara writes for PinkNews on why the LGBT community in Uganda is "in limbo", pending the introduction of a new, even harsher anti-gay bill.
Trans radio host Stephanie Hirst: I went public with transition to help inspire others 2
2:07 PM — Transgender radio host Stephanie Hirst has opened up about her decision to publicly announce her transition.
Peter Tatchell: Homophobia still persists long after Alan Turing’s death 4
1:46 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that homophobia is still a problem in the UK, long after the death of Alan Turing.
Football boss under investigation for homophobic texts gets job interview at Wigan Athletic 4
12:40 PM — Wigan Athletic is interviewing former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for its manager position - despite an ongoing FA investigation over an alleged string of homophobic texts.
Q&A: When can I convert my civil partnership to marriage? And other questions 10
12:11 PM — Last month the Government announced revised regulations for converting from civil partnerships to marriage, and yesterday those regulations were approved by the House of Lords.
WATCH: University of Nottingham hockey team strip off against homophobia 17
11:03 AM — Adding to the trend of sports teams stripping off for good causes, the University of Nottingham has now made its own video against homophobia.
18th November 2014
House of Lords approves civil partnership conversion regulations in time for Christmas 26
10:19 PM — The regulations for the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage have been passed following brief, but impassioned speeches in the House of Lords.
Eleven years ago today saw the end of Section 28 9
9:34 PM — Today marks the 11th anniversary of the end of Section 28, the effective ban on teaching about LGBT issues in schools.
EastEnders star cut from Children in Need quiz after offending S Club 7 with anti-gay joke 50
5:57 PM — EastEnders actor Shane Richie was reportedly cut from a Children in Need quiz last Friday after offending members of S Club 7 by making an anti-gay joke.
British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts': I don’t support a travel boycott against Morocco 19
5:50 PM — A gay British man who was previously jailed in Morocco for "homosexual acts" during a visit to a friend has said he has reconsidered his stance, and no longer supports a travel boycott against the country.