12th January 2015
Channel 4: Six percent of employees must be LGBT 34
4:37 PM — Channel 4 has set tough new diversity targets, which require six percent of employees to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender by the year 2020.
Stephen Fry to meet with Westminster Council to Save Soho 3
4:36 PM — Actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry is to meet with an organisation which aims to keep London's Soho balanced and affordable, following a number of closures.
The UK’s ban on gays in the military was lifted 15 years ago today
2:42 PM — It is 15 years to the day since the ban on gays and lesbians serving in the UK armed forces was lifted.
Homophobic ‘ambush’ on Charlton Athletic fans was a hoax 9
1:55 PM — A widely reported homophobic "ambush" against a group of gay football fans has turned out to be a hoax perpetrated by an online troll.
Humanist Society Scotland chief quits after same-sex weddings row 14
1:42 PM — The head of the Humanist Society Scotland has resigned, after a bitter feud regarding the country's 'first' same-sex wedding.
Ex-EastEnders actor: I didn’t feel my character was necessary 36
11:39 AM — EastEnders star Sam Strike - who played gay character Johnny Carter on the soap, says he quit the soap because he didn't think his character was "necessary".
11th January 2015
Labour wants to stop this man having sex, and 6 other stories you might have missed 5
6:29 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Comment: Everyone is Charlie Hebdo. Everyone is gay 12
2:47 PM — Chief Executive of the Human Dignity Trust Jonathan Cooper writes for PinkNews on the Charlie Hebdo shootings earlier this week.
Thousands rally in Paris and London after Charlie Hebdo killings 4
2:44 PM — Thousands of people are today attending rallies in Paris and London, after 17 people were killed across three days of terrorist attacks in France.
Soldier in Queen’s Guard makes homophobic bullying complaint 6
1:36 PM — A member of the Queen's Household Cavalry has made a formal complaint after suffering years of vicious homophobic bullying.
Scotland: Same-sex couple banned from marrying 64
12:09 PM — A same-sex couple in Scotland were heartbroken to discover they remain banned from marrying.
Armed forces to ask new recruits if they are gay 36
11:45 AM — The British armed forces are to begin monitoring the sexuality of new recruits, in order to help tackle homophobia.
10th January 2015
Jim Davidson: UKIP are the Jim Davidson of politics 21
6:19 PM — Controversial comedian Jim Davidson has claimed that the UK Independence Party are "the Jim Davidson of the political world".
Stephen Daldry to direct ‘Wicked’ film adaptation? 2
4:18 PM — Gay director Stephen Daldry has reportedly signed on to helm a film adaptation of hit musical Wicked.
Sorry, you probably haven’t won a date with Tom Daley 11
3:02 PM — A winner has been selected in a competition to win a date with Tom Daley - and unfortunately it's probably not you.
Did you know? Katie Hopkins once backed the UK’s first trans MEP
1:18 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins is set to cause a storm on Celebrity Big Brother - but most people are unaware that she once backed the UK's first transgender MEP.
David Cameron: Same-sex marriage was one of my proudest achievements in 2014 25
11:44 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed the introduction of same-sex marriage as one of his proudest achievements in 2014.
9th January 2015
Police investigating ‘pipe bomb’ threats against gay MP Chris Bryant 12
7:06 PM — Police are investigating death threats sent to gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after he tweeted about Charlie Hebdo.
Comment: I understand how Leelah Alcorn must have felt, by Emily Brothers 4
6:17 PM — Out transgender Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers writes for PinkNews on her own experiences of contemplating suicide and on the suicide of trans teen Leelah Alcorn.
Town rallies to provide terminally ill trans woman’s dream wedding 5
5:50 PM — A town has rallied to fulfill the dying wish of a terminally ill trans woman, who wants to marry her female partner.