23rd February 2015
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.
20th February 2015
LGBT Leaders conference to be held tomorrow 2
8:10 PM — A number of high-profile speakers are set to attend a conference aimed at encouraging LGBT student leaders.
Government urged to spend more on HIV prevention 1
7:36 PM — A report by leading HIV charity the National AIDS Trust (NAT), has said not enough money is being spent on HIV prevention to have any impact on new infections.
Football club offers free tickets to gay fans 4
6:56 PM — A football club is offering free admission to LGBT fans for a game, to celebrate LGBT History Month.
Maggie Queen of Soho is coming back to the West End 4
5:57 PM — Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, a satire based on Section 28, comes to the West End next month.
What life is really like for LGBT students 7
5:15 PM — A new research project is exploring what university life is like for LGBT students.
Anti-gay preacher booked to speak at London university 63
2:55 PM — A homophobic preacher has been confirmed to speak at a London university just days before it will host a weekend of LGBT events.
Gay murderers to have first same-sex wedding behind bars 66
2:55 PM — The UK could be about to see its first same-sex wedding behind bars, after a pair of men got permission to tie the knot.
UKIP MEP who said homophobia doesn’t exist complains about ‘UKIP-phobia’ 22
2:02 PM — UKIP politician Roger Helmer - who claimed that homophobia does not actually exist - is now complaining about 'UKIP-phobia'.
NHS England: Trans people shouldn’t wait longer than 18 weeks for treatment 30
12:39 PM — NHS England has affirmed the rights of trans people to be treated within 18 weeks of referral - despite growing backlogs in the system leaving some waiting years.