17th May 2015
Comment: Why as a top prosecutor it’s important to be a straight ally 3
12:50 PM — London's Chief Crown Prosecutor Baljit Ubhey writes for PinkNews on being from a minority community, but the importance of being a straight ally for the LGBT community.
Equalities Minister who voted against gay marriage: I’m proud of progressive UK 15
12:29 PM — New Tory Minister for Women and Equalities Caroline Dinenage has said she is "proud" of the UK for being progressive, in a quote for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
GCHQ intelligence agency lit up with rainbow colours to mark IDAHOT 8
12:07 PM — Just over twenty years since GCHQ began employing out gay people, the agency is lit up with rainbow colours to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
Comment: Why I’m flying a rainbow flag over Whitehall for IDAHOT, by Nicky Morgan 18
9:30 AM — Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan writes for PinkNews on the importance of celebrating IDAHOT, and why her department is flying a rainbow flag to mark the day.
16th May 2015
UKIP MEP David Coburn just compared Nigel Farage to Winston Churchill 26
4:59 PM — A likeness Nigel Farage might appreciate, he has been compared to World War II Prime Minister by UKIP MEP David Coburn.
Church of Scotland gives final approval to gay ministers 17
3:59 PM — The Church of Scotland has approved to allow gay ministers in the Kirk.
Church of Scotland expected to allow gay ministers 1
2:19 PM — The Church of Scotland will today debate and vote on whether or not to allow gay ministers in the Kirk.
UKIP MP: Farage’s comments about HIV-positive migrants were ‘ill advised’ 15
11:34 AM — UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has described the use of HIV positive migrants to "highlight the problem of health tourism" by party leader Nigel Farage as "ill advised".
Prison officer jailed for selling ‘gossip’ to tabloids about George Michael 4
9:21 AM — A former prison officer who sold "salacious gossip" about inmates including George Michael has been jailed for 10 months.
15th May 2015
Out MP Ben Bradshaw launches bid for Labour deputy leader 12
10:07 PM — Labour’s Ben Bradshaw has announced his candidacy for deputy leader of the Labour Party.
New equalities minister: My constituents opposed same-sex marriage ‘one hundred to one’ 57
5:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Minister for Equalities has explained her decision to vote against same-sex marriage, claiming her constituents asked her to oppose it "at a ratio of 100 to one".
Mary Creagh enters Labour leadership race 2
4:40 PM — Mary Creagh has announced her plans to stand for the leader of the Labour party - joining the existing field of candidates.
Trans man claims anti-homophobia football tournament is discriminatory 12
4:22 PM — A "Football v Homophobia" event at the University of Nottingham has been accused of discriminating against trans people.
World Rugby pledges to eliminate homophobia 2
4:16 PM — Rugby stars have backed the World Rugby commitment to end homophobia in the sport.
Guernsey chief minister calls for changes to allow same-sex couples to adopt
4:06 PM — Guernsey must change its laws to allow same-sex couples to adopt, its chief minister has said.
Nicola Sturgeon: Repealing the Human Rights Act threatens progress on LGBT rights 35
1:15 PM — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has issued a warning over David Cameron's plans to repeal the Human Rights Act.
EastEnders to introduce gay love interest for Ben Mitchell 7
11:37 AM — EastEnders is set to introduce a new male love interest for existing character Ben Mitchell.
Chuka Umunna pulls out of Labour leadership contest 62
11:01 AM — The shadow business secretary has pulled out of the race to be Labour leader after just three days.
14th May 2015
Dappy from N-Dubz backs Norman Lamb for Lib Dem leader 4
3:53 PM — The grime musician Dappy has tweeted his support for Norman Lamb to be Liberal Democrat leader.
Gay couple outraged after local road named ‘Bangays Way’ 70
3:49 PM — A married gay couple have complained about the 'homophobic' name of a new road.