24th February 2015
High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed 30
12:41 PM — A High Court judge has granted permission for a legal case against the British Government for its refusal to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, to proceed.
Bouncer tells ‘gay’ student he should be fed to the dogs 15
10:55 AM — A student tried to report an attack that left him with a black eye to a bouncer at a Sheffield club. Instead of helping, he went into a homophobic rant against him.
Ivan Massow: Gay men may not realise it, but they are Tory 93
10:52 AM — Gay men tend to be Tory-leaning in their political beliefs without even realising it, London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow has claimed.
Apple announces emoji featuring a range of same-sex couples and families 3
10:48 AM — Apple has unveiled a range of new emojis which include same-sex couples and families, and a number of different skin tones.
23rd February 2015
Catholic priest had huge gay S&M porn collection, court hears
7:27 PM — A Catholic priest who is accused of molesting three boys had a large collection of gay porn, a court has heard.
Archbishop of Canterbury: Who am I to judge gays for their sins, if they have sins? 73
6:34 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed it is not up to him to judge gay people for their "sins".
Stag attack victim Dr Kate Stone appointed to press regulator’s code committee 6
3:54 PM — An academic who took action after a number of newspapers identified her as transgender has been appointed to the press regulator's editors' code committee.
Watch: This is what trans people are forced to go through in 34 European countries 19
3:20 PM — A video has been released showing some of the hurdles trans people to go through to gain access to legal gender recognition.
Babies with two biological same-sex parents could become a reality in just two years 96
2:48 PM — Researchers from Cambridge University have found that it is possible to make a baby using skin cells of parents of the same sex.
Ex-UKIP councillor: It’s worse to say ‘poofter’ than to hate ‘negro features’ 49
2:04 PM — A former UKIP councillor who was expelled for ranting about "negroes" has defended herself - by claiming it's worse to say "poofter".
Imitation Game director: A gay sex scene wouldn’t have enriched Turing’s character 25
8:50 AM — The director of 'The Imitation Game' is the latest to hit back at critics who have suggested that it downplayed Alan Turing's sexuality.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Sam Smith silences weight critics with childhood photo 5
7:02 PM — Sam Smith has shared a photo of himself as a child, in response to critics of his weight.
Gay UKIP MEP won’t stand against Alex Salmond 1
6:12 PM — UKIP’s only openly gay MEP will not stand for Parliament against former SNP leader Alex Salmond, despite previous suggestions.
Alan Turing’s family to deliver pardons petition to 10 Downing Street 12
4:27 PM — Relatives of codebreaker Alan Turing will deliver a petition to 10 Downing Street, calling for all men persecuted for their sexuality to be pardoned.
University to remove image of former Archbishop over anti-gay views? 39
1:36 PM — An image of former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey will reportedly be removed from a building at King's College London, after objections from LGBT campaigners.
21st February 2015
UKIP drops planned candidate who claims gays should ‘repent’ 40
7:55 PM — The UK Independence Party has dropped plans to select a notoriously anti-gay Christian preacher as a candidate.
Comment: LGBT+ Lib Dems welcome new ‘revenge porn’ laws 1
4:36 PM — Dave Page, the Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, hails the introduction of laws criminalising 'revenge porn'.
Children of lesbians have more ‘emotional problems’, Daily Mail warns 77
1:29 PM — A group has warned in the Daily Mail that an increase in lesbians having babies could lead to more "emotional problems".
Brother of murder victim hits out at killer’s same-sex prison wedding 16
12:47 PM — The brother of a murder victim has spoken out, after it emerged the killer will be allowed a same-sex wedding behind bars.