21st February 2014
London: Police launch fresh appeal to find robber targeting gay men 2
12:39 PM — Police have issued another public appeal in a bid to find a man linked to a number of home robberies against gay men in London.
UK: Set back for gay rights as tribunal rules pension schemes can discriminate against gay couples 16
12:15 PM — The Employment Appeal Tribunal in London has ruled that pension schemes can discriminate against same-sex couples.
UK survey: Majority of social media mentions about Olympic Sponsors criticise Russian anti-gay laws
12:09 PM — According to a recent social media review, a vast majority of UK talk about Olympic Sponsors Coca-Cola, Visa, and McDonald's has focused exclusively on their failure to address anti-gay laws in Russia.
Ex-Thatcher minister: F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone is a ‘sad man’ for backing Putin’s stance on gay rights 4
10:54 AM — Former Thatcher cabinet minister Lord Deben says Bernie Ecclestone is a “sad man” for supporting Vladimir Putin’s stance on gay rights.
20th February 2014
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone: I ‘completely agree’ with Putin’s position on gay rights 39
6:06 PM — Bernie Ecclestone says he "completely agrees" with Vladimir Putin's stance on gay rights.
LGBT charity launches its first ever workplace diversity programme for Northern Ireland
3:24 PM — Northern Ireland’s Rainbow Project has launched a new workplace diversity and inclusion programme.
Gay magazine launches in UK with Chris Mears swimwear photoshoot 5
3:20 PM — A luxury lifestyle magazine aimed at gay men has made its debut in the UK, feauturing a steamy photoshoot with Olympic diver Chris Mears.
Lord Tebbit: Would you feel safe flying with a transsexual Muslim airline pilot? 54
12:45 PM — In an article about civil service reform, Lord Tebbit managed to get on to the subject of transgender Muslim flight crew.
London: Church parish to protest at ‘harmful’ gay blessing ban 4
11:42 AM — A vicar in north London is challenging the Church of England’s decision to ban clergy from blessing same-sex couples.
19th February 2014
Canterbury Cathedral blocks worshippers and tea-drinkers from accessing hardcore porn 18
8:21 PM — Canterbury Cathedral has blocked worshippers and customers in its café from accessing hardcore pornography.
Supreme Court judge tells Northern Ireland: ‘Same-sex marriage shows that love is equal’ 14
7:24 PM — A UK Supreme Court judge has given a robust defence of equal marriage in a speech delivered in Northern Ireland - where the measure remains illegal.
THT: An extra 250,000 HIV tests per year could slash new infection rates 16
6:19 PM — Ahead of a major HIV conference Terrence Higgins Trust says an extra 250,000 HIV tests a year could slash new infection rates.
Get 30% off tickets to PACE ‘Bright Night’ fundraiser featuring a Will Young performance!
5:57 PM — Singer and actor Will Young is going to be performing at the spectacular Café de Paris on 27th February, as part of the Bright Night fundraising event taking place in aid of the LGBT mental health charity PACE.
Justin Fashanu would have been 53 today 4
5:21 PM — Norwich Football Club has paid tribute to the late gay footballer Justin Fashanu on what would have been his 53rd birthday.
London: Islamic preacher who advocates stoning for gay people speaks at university 50
4:46 PM — A London university has been criticised for allowing a preacher – who suggested gay people should suffer violence – to speak at an event.
UK: Gang of three jailed over anti-gay assault on man lured to house off chat room 17
2:14 PM — Three Slovakian friends, who brutally beat a man in a homophobic assault in Cheshire, have been jailed.
Patrick Stewart laughs off mistakenly being outed by The Guardian 18
1:43 PM — Sir Patrick Stewart has laughed off an error by the Guardian newspaper which stated he was gay.
Jim Davidson: I’m not homophobic, I have gay friends and I support equal marriage 14
12:37 PM — Jim Davidson says he’s not homophobic and that he supports same-sex marriage.
Exclusive: 70% of gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable 160
11:52 AM — New research exclusively published by PinkNews.co.uk shows 70% of young gay men believe that sex without condoms is more pleasurable and exciting.
18th February 2014
Rugby star apologises for ‘faggot’ joke 25
6:40 PM — Welsh rugby union player Tom Isaacs has apologised after saying a rugby analyst looked “like a faggot”.