9th December 2014
London: ACTUP to protest outside Department of Health in call for PrEP 6
11:48 AM — ACTUP are holding a protest on Wednesday outside the Department of Health in a bid to speed up access to PrEP.
Rainbow Project blasts DUP over ‘licence to discriminate’ against gays bill 13
11:03 AM — Campaigners have attacked plans by the DUP to introduce a conscience clause – which would allow religious people to ignore equality laws and discriminate against gay people.
EXCLUSIVE: Labour Parliamentary Candidate comes out as transgender 17
12:01 AM — PinkNews Exclusive In a rare move, a British Parliamentary Candidate has come out as transgender, in an interview with PinkNews.
8th December 2014
UKIP suspends general secretary Roger Bird for ‘alleged impropriety’ 9
5:49 PM — UKIP has suspended its general secretary Roger Bird - who defended the party from claims of homophobia - over allegations of 'impropriety'.
Cyndi Lauper praises 50 Cent’s ‘evolution’ on gay issues 17
5:29 PM — Cyndi Lauper has claimed that 50 Cent is now a "good guy" - despite once telling gay men to kill themselves.
LISTEN: The heartwarming moment this man came to terms with being gay… live on the radio 6
5:24 PM — Listen here to the touching moment this radio caller came to terms with the fact that he is gay, live on air.
Olympic Charter adds protection for LGB athletes after Sochi Olympics 14
3:58 PM — The Olympic Charter has been amended to explicitly safeguard lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes, after concerns about homophobia at this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Salvation Army: Homophobia claims are a ‘myth’ 48
1:30 PM — The Salvation Army has dismissed claims that it has a poor record on LGBT rights.
Footballer abandons appeal against ‘homophobic gesture’ conviction 2
12:58 PM — A former Blackburn Rovers player has abandoned his appeal against a conviction for making a homophobic gesture while playing against Brighton.
Pride scoops ‘Best Film’ at Independent Film Awards 1
12:29 PM — Pride has been named the best film of 2014, at the British Independent Film Awards.
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
London MBE-winning police officer arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs
10:23 AM — An out, gay London police officer who was awarded an MBE for his services to diversity has been arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs.
7th December 2014
Prince Harry’s big secret and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Fresh claims that Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe plotted to murder his gay lover 10
5:18 PM — Fresh claims have been made that former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe plotted to murder his alleged former gay lover.
Listen: Sam Smith unveils stunning ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ cover 6
3:44 PM — Out singer Sam Smith has unveiled a new cover of 'Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas'.
Councillors launch bid to re-open drag venue Madame JoJo’s 2
3:19 PM — Labour councillors have launched a bid to save iconic Soho drag and cabaret club Madame JoJo's from being demolished.
This bar owner’s response to a homophobic customer is just perfect 135
1:24 PM — A bar owner has smacked down a company's booking for a Christmas party, after they asked whether the venue was "Gay".
6th December 2014
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond to stand as an MP 19
8:45 PM — Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to return to politics as an MP.
Actor Gerard McCarthy: Anti-gay bill makes me ashamed to be Northern Irish 21
6:11 PM — Actor Gerard McCarthy has ripped into proposed legislation in Northern Ireland that would exempt religious people from some equality laws to discriminate against gays.
Paul Weller’s son comes out as bisexual 1
5:51 PM — The son of musician Paul Weller has revealed that he is bisexual, and praised his "hugely supportive" father.