19th August 2014
David Cameron right to apologise for Section 28, says Scottish Tory leader 7
5:20 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson says it was wrong “pure and simple” for the Conservative Party to have supported Section 28.
Police officers investigated for anti-gay or racist social media posts 14
3:14 PM — Hundreds of police officers and civilian staff have been investigated for homophobic, racist and threatening messages on social media, research shows.
UKIP supporter Christine Hamilton: ‘There are racists and homophobes in every party’ 39
1:49 PM — Christine Hamilton has rubbished suggestions that UKIP is an inherently homophobic and racist party.
Tory MP Nigel Evans calls for anonymity for suspects after Cliff Richard search
12:35 PM — Nigel Evans has renewed calls for suspects in sex offence cases to remain anonymous until they are found guilty following a search of pop star Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Thatcher told me: ‘You mustn’t become known just as the minister for AIDS’ 19
11:52 AM — Lord Fowler has revealed that Margaret Thatcher felt he was in danger of becoming known as the “minister for AIDS” due to his crusade against the epidemic in the late 1980s.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage reveals ‘private dinner’ with Sir Elton John 24
11:08 AM — Sir Elton John has played down rumours that he will back UKIP, after Nigel Farage revealed that he had a private dinner with the star.
18th August 2014
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney joins Celebrity Big Brother house 63
9:56 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has entered the Celebrity Big Brother house.
James Norton to play gay painter Duncan Grant in new BBC drama 5
6:38 PM — Actor James Norton is to play painter Duncan Grant in a new drama exploring the Bloomsbury Group of writers and artists.
Video: Adam Hills mocks God Hates Fags church for Robin Williams funeral picket 14
6:07 PM — Comedian Adam Hills has mocked the Westboro Baptist Church for their plans to picket the funeral of actor Robin Williams.
Ice Bucket Challenge: The 7 best videos
5:25 PM — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm - we look at some of the best videos so far.
Woman said having a gay husband led her to illegally claim £17,000 in benefits
5:13 PM — A woman illegally claimed more than £17,000 in benefits by saying she was not married, and gave her reason as being because her husband was gay.
Paris Lees appointed as first openly trans Stonewall Awards panel judge 7
2:04 PM — Prominent journalist and broadcaster Paris Lees has been appointed as the first openly trans member of the Stonewall Awards judging panel.
Former UKIP candidate: Party is plagued with grotesque transsexuals 81
12:00 PM — Former UKIP candidateJulia Gasper has claimed that the party is "plagued" with "grotesque" transsexuals.
Participants required for LGBT mental health survey 13
11:50 AM — Researchers at King’s College London are studying how stigma and discrimination contribute to mental health problems among LGBT people.
Daniel Radcliffe: If people think you’re gay, your career is doing well 8
11:36 AM — Daniel Radcliffe has joked that interest in his sexuality shows that his career is doing well.
17th August 2014
The 7 LGBT news stories you might have missed this week
6:40 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
Sam Smith denies Bond theme rumours
1:11 PM — Recently out singer Sam Smith has denied rumours that he is 'in talks' to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.
Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney for Celebrity Big Brother? 9
12:37 PM — Transgender boxing promoter Kellie Maloney has signed up to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, according to newspaper claims.
16th August 2014
Northampton forum launches national ‘straight allies’ campaign 1
5:48 PM — A national campaign is being launched this weekend by an LGBT forum in Northampton, in an attempt to sign up straight "allies" who believe in equality.