22nd April 2014
Owen Jones: I felt ashamed for flinching at Alan Carr’s charity fairy advert 129
11:41 AM — Owen Jones says he flinched when he saw Alan Carr’s advert for animal charity PETA, but then realised he felt ashamed for having done so.
Union: Teachers are facing devastating levels of online anti-gay abuse from students 17
10:51 AM — Britain’s largest teachers' union says school children are using social media to bombard teachers with homophobic abuse.
21st April 2014
Exclusive: Grindr removes advert from Christian group GodLife 11
7:04 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Grindr has confirmed it will remove an advert from a Christian group, which had been appearing to users of the gay dating app.
Christian group advertises on Grindr, denies trying to ‘change’ gays 29
2:33 PM — A Christian group that is running a large-scale advertising campaign on Grindr says it isn't trying to save people from homosexuality.
20th April 2014
UK: Artist creates Tom Daley portrait out of homophobic tweets 6
4:36 PM — An artist has created a portrait of Tom Daley, made up of homophobic tweets sent to the Olympic diver after he came out last year.
Cliff Richard: ‘If I was gay, would it make any difference?’ 39
2:22 PM — Sir Cliff Richard has addressed long-standing rumours about his sexuality, saying he hopes it wouldn't make a difference whether he is gay or not.
2:04 PM — A Christian nursery worker, who was fired after giving a Bible to a lesbian colleague and refusing to read 'gay stories' to children, is suing her former employer for religious discrimination.
19th April 2014
Robert Mugabe: I pity the Queen over Britain’s gay habits 61
10:07 PM — Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, has said that he 'pities' the Queen, for having to deal with Britain's gay habits.
C4 newsreader Jon Snow: I was s**t in musical gay wedding 6
6:26 PM — Channel 4 Newsreader Jon Snow has mocked his own singing cameos in 'Our Gay Wedding: The Musical' last month.
Archbishop of Canterbury: It is ‘almost impossible’ for some Christians to accept same-sex marriage 38
9:23 AM — Admitting the "great harm" which has been done to gay and lesbian groups, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said he thinks it is "almost impossible" for some Christians around the world to accept same-sex marriage.
18th April 2014
Arsenal boss: Society needs to ask why football does not have openly gay players 13
6:05 PM — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned the absence of openly gay footballers in the Premier League.
KFC apologies for booting out lesbian couple for kissing 14
11:01 AM — KFC has apologised after “over-zealous” staff removed a lesbian couple from one of its Bath restaurants following complaints they were taking part in “heavy petting”.
17th April 2014
UK: Judge who called equal marriage a ‘shambles’ retires 8
6:29 PM — A High Court judge who was previously warned for making critical comments about same-sex marriage retired today.
Nigel Evans: ‘I have never been in a proper relationship but I would like to marry’ 16
4:09 PM — MP Nigel Evans has spoken for the first time about his desire to settle down and marry.
Essex Catholic Bishop: I find it ‘difficult’ to accept equal marriage 35
3:04 PM — The new Bishop of Brentwood says he finds it "difficult" to accept same-sex marriage.
Heritage Lottery Fund awards Stonewall over £68,000 for gay history project 1
2:10 PM — The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Stonewall £68,800 for a new project charting its involvement with the gay rights movement over the last 25 years.
Government consultation into future of civil partnerships to close today
1:24 PM — A Government consultation into the future of civil partnerships is to close at 5pm today.
Islamic preacher who says gays should be thrown off mountains for ‘evil sin’ banned from London uni 54
1:03 PM — An Islamic preacher who urged for gay people to be thrown off mountains has been barred from attending an event at the University of East London.
UK: Judges criticised for refusing to deport Jamaican killer over claims he’s gay 16
12:04 PM — The Court of Appeal has been criticised for refusing to allow the Home Secretary to deport a Jamaican killer on the basis of his sexual orientation.
16th April 2014
Survey: UK sixth most tolerant towards homosexuality 47
7:02 PM — Less than a fifth of people in the UK think homosexuality is "morally unacceptable", the sixth lowest out of 40 countries surveyed.