22nd February 2015
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.
Comment: Where is the ‘Cucumber’ for gays over 50? 47
12:30 PM — Writing for PinkNews, David Pidd says he does not feel Channel 4's Russell T Davies hit 'Cucumber' represents gay people over 50, and asks why businesses don't do more to target the specific needs of the demographic.
Paddy McGuinness: I want a gay version of ‘Take Me Out’ 10
11:46 AM — Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness has expressed his support for a "gay version" of the show.
Men admit homophobic attack on Glasgow gay couple 9
11:06 AM — A gay couple were left badly injured after a vicious homophobic attack in Glasgow.
19th February 2015
Evangelical Alliance: Christians ditching Tories over same-sex marriage 30
7:10 PM — Tens of thousands of Christians are preparing to ditch their support for the Tories due to same-sex marriage, Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
C4 newsreader Jon Snow voices support for equal marriage ahead of Irish referendum 5
6:15 PM — Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has spoken about the Irish same-sex marriage referendum, saying that love between two human beings should be respected “whatever their sex”.