27th January 2015
LGBT people thinking about adoption urged to take part in webcast 1
12:24 PM — The Government Equalities Office is urging prospective adoptive parents from the LGBT community to take part in a live webcast.
UK: Magistrate who objected to gay parents remains suspended 41
11:31 AM — A Kent magistrate who was told he could return to work after completing an equality course, having objected to a gay couple adopting a child, remains suspended.
Bank ordered to pay compensation after mistaking trans woman for ‘fraud’ 7
11:21 AM — The Financial Ombudsman Service has ordered a bank to pay compensation, after a trans woman was blocked from her account because she has a deep voice.
Comment: How a Holocaust symbol inspired the naming of PinkNews 36
11:20 AM — PinkNews CEO Benjamin Cohen explains the origin behind our name and calls for a national memorial to the LGBT victims of Nazi persecution to be built.
Nick Clegg calls for gay victims of the Nazis to be remembered in national Holocaust memorial 33
12:00 AM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has become the first senior politician to back the inclusion of gay victims of Nazi persecution in a national Holocaust memorial.
26th January 2015
Interview: Johann Hari on f**king up, and the war on drugs 7
6:41 PM — PinkNews reporter Nick Duffy talks to Johann Hari, about the scandal that ended his career as a columnist, and his radical new book about the drug war.
Sam Smith is paying Tom Petty royalties for ‘Stay With Me’ 5
5:26 PM — Sam Smith has been ordered to pay royalties from the single 'Stay With Me' to Tom Petty, after some noticed similarities between that and another song by the latter.
Owner of Vietnamese Attitude Magazine arrested as part of gambling ring
1:48 PM — Among ten people who were arrested in Ho Chi Min suspected of running an illegal gambling ring was the owner of Attitude Magazine's Vietnamese franchise.
Alan Titchmarsh condemns gay Winchester professor 143
12:25 PM — TV host Alan Titchmarsh has laid into a gay professor at the University of Winchester, over his controversial statements about sexuality.
Perez Hilton storms out of CBB House in ‘fake walkout’ 8
9:52 AM — Blogger Perez Hilton stormed out of the Big Brother House last night, however the incident was staged as part of a secret task.
25th January 2015
The first Pagan same-sex wedding, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
6:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Watch: Woman comes out as a lesbian during powerful TED talk 5
5:29 PM — A woman has come out as a lesbian after 16 years in the closet - while giving a TED talk.
Westlife singer Mark Feehily now sells coffee from a van 16
5:03 PM — Openly gay Westlife singer Mark Feehily has embarked on a new business venture - setting up his own catering van.
British Army general set to come out as gay 17
12:47 PM — A British Army general could be about to make history, by coming out as gay.
24th January 2015
Q&A: Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt answers readers’ questions 77
8:00 PM — Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt has answered a series of questions posed by PinkNews readers.
UKIP suspends MEP over ‘extremely serious’ financial allegations 10
7:02 PM — The UK Independence Party has suspended its communities spokesman, over "extremely serious" alleged financial and employment irregularities.
Scotland didn’t fly flags at half mast for dead Saudi king 13
6:09 PM — The Scottish government did not fly flags at half mast as a tribute to the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz - despite the practice in England.
UKIP Health spokesperson: People with HIV shouldn’t be banned from UK 4
5:05 PM — UKIP's health spokesperson has contradicted her party leader's claim that migrants with HIV should be banned from the UK.
Lawyer arrested after boyfriend dies of suspected drugs overdose
3:30 PM — A top London lawyer has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, after his boyfriend died of a suspected drug overdose.
Government apologises to anti-gay group over conference centre ban 39
1:00 PM — The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre has apologised to anti-gay group Christian Concern, after it was sued for cancelling the group's event booking.