11th March 2010
John Barrowman’s hair ‘completely white’ 22
5:52 PM — Gay actor John Barrowman has revealed that his natural hair colour is "completely white". The Torchwood star, 42, said he had been dying his hair for years and that his civil partner Scott Gill, an architect, persuaded him not to go back to his roots.
Northern Ireland pair guilty of homophobic murder 18
5:33 PM — Two men have been found guilty of the homophobic murder of a gay Northern Ireland shop worker. Lithuanians Andrius Dunauskas, 23, and Raminas Balseris, 26, were found guilty today of the murder of openly gay Shaun Fitzpatrick, 32.
Campaigner calls for 2012 Olympics to honour Alan Turing 8
5:11 PM — The man who started the campaign for an official apology to Alan Turing is calling for the 2012 Olympics to recognise the gay mathematician's achievements.
Norton says he won’t benefit from Ross’ BBC exit 11
4:16 PM — Graham Norton has brushed aside suggestions he could become the BBC's leading chatshow host by taking over Jonathan Ross' slot.
Complaint over charity’s gay-only job advert 40
3:38 PM — A Devon gay charity has defended its decision to bar straight people from applying for jobs. The Intercom Trust, which serves people across the south-west, said that it needed staff who had experience of being gay, lesbian or bisexual.
Photo of murdered teen Michael Causer used on gay dating site 10
1:12 PM — The mother of murdered gay teenager Michael Causer has spoken of her shock after discovering someone was using his photo on a dating website.
10th March 2010
Seventh Brighton Equality Walk to be held in May 5
5:01 PM — The seventh Brighton Equality Walk will be held on Sunday May 2nd. The walk, organised by gay rights charity Stonewall, attracted 400 people last year and raised more than £50,000, which went towards funding the anti-bullying film FIT.
Ian McKellen backs Liverpool anti-homophobia effort 4
4:13 PM — Out gay actor Sir Ian McKellen is supporting an anti-hate project by a group of gay and lesbian Merseyside teenagers which is being rolled out to 100 schools and youth centres across Liverpool.
Circumcision may not affect HIV rates in gay men 37
3:15 PM — Although research has found that circumcision may help cut HIV infections, a new study suggests it may not have much effect on gay men.
PinkNews.co.uk political poll: Who will you vote for? 16
2:01 PM — With eight weeks until the expected general election date, has the promise of a fresh government persuaded you to vote Conservative? We want to know who our readers want in charge of Britain and how important LGBT-friendly policies are when voting.
‘Limbs in the Loch’ killer loses appeal 7
12:19 PM — A gay man who murdered a teenager and dismembered his body has lost an appeal to clear his name. William Beggs, 46, became known as the 'Limbs in the Loch' killer for the murder of 18 year-old Tesco worker Barry Wallace in December 1999.
Anti-bullying film comes to Scotland 8
11:51 AM — A film to tackle homophobic bullying is to be sent to every secondary school in Scotland. FIT, produced by Stonewall, features six teenagers, some of whom are gay, at a dance club. It has been compared to television shows Glee and Skins.
9th March 2010
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes confirms he’s gay 24
5:03 PM — Will & Grace actor Sean Hayes has confirmed he is gay - adding that he was "never in" the closet. The star, who played gay character Jack McFarland in the sitcom, has been criticised in the past for not declaring his sexual orientation.
Priest sorry for ‘Adam and Steve’ joke 43
3:53 PM — A Catholic priest has apologised after joking that marriage is not for "Adam and Steve" in a sermon. Reverend Frank Wainwright, 48, a deacon at St Gregory's Church in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, made the quip at a Sunday service when discussing commitment.
Harriet Harman could ban prostitute adverts 34
1:25 PM — Escort adverts in magazines and newspapers could be banned if Labour wins the general election. The party is putting forward a new law in its election manifesto which could impose a £10,000 fine for those who fail to comply.
Christian registrar Lillian Ladele refused leave to appeal to Supreme Court 46
12:15 PM — A Christian registrar who was disciplined because she would not officiate civil partnerships has been refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.
8th March 2010
Opponents demand explanation for Steven Purcell’s departure 7
6:45 PM — Political opponents of gay former Glasgow council leader Steven Purcell have demanded full disclosure of the circumstances surrounding his departure.
Bishop of Liverpool ‘in sympathy’ with religious civil partnerships 7
6:14 PM — The evangelical Bishop of Liverpool James Jones has said that sexual orientation is not a choice and that he is "in sympathy" with religious civil partnerships.
John Partridge says gay Corrie character is a ‘stereotype’ 16
5:29 PM — EastEnders actor John Partridge has criticised the gay Coronation Street character Sean Tully as a "stereotype".
Scottish Lib Dems call for gay marriage 29
5:05 PM — The Lib Dem Scottish spring conference passed a motion yesterday calling on the Scottish government to legalise gay marriage.