13th February 2015
Here’s what Nigel Farage thinks about two men kissing in public 60
10:19 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said while he "doesn't care less" whether gay people kiss in public, he thinks those who feel "uncomfortable" should be defended.
12th February 2015
Was the UK really more tolerant of gays in Victorian times than the 1960s? 32
6:52 PM — A new study has shown that there were more convictions for homosexuality in the swinging sixties than the 'prudish' Victorian era.
‘Be Aware B4 You Share’ revenge porn campaign launched today
6:04 PM — The Ministry of Justice has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the new law against revenge porn.
‘Revenge porn’ to become illegal under new law for England and Wales 12
5:56 PM — Posting 'revenge porn' images online became a specific criminal offence in England and Wales today.
This advice by Freud on how to cure a gay child might surprise you 46
4:17 PM — Some assume positions on controversial issues such as gay "cure" therapies evolve over time. This letter from Sigmund Freud written in 1935 may debunk that.
Diane Abbott to urge government to act on LGBT mental health issues 6
1:22 PM — Diane Abbott is set to address the issue of growing mental health issues in the London LGBT community.
Emily Brothers calls for stronger press regulation in Cambridge Union speech 4
11:25 AM — Labour's first out trans Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers spoke passionately about her journey at the Cambridge Union, and told PinkNews she thought trans issues are the "new frontier of equality".
UKIP-supporting Christian publisher defends ‘depraved sodomites’ newsletter 25
11:17 AM — A Christian publishing firm has defended printing a UKIP-authorised group's newsletter branding gay people "depraved sodomites".
11th February 2015
PinkNews launches new PinkNews.lgbt domain 4
6:40 PM — PinkNews has become one of the first organisations on the internet to launch a .lgbt domain, PinkNews.lgbt.
Struggle for LGBT rights remembered in Westminster banner
5:47 PM — An exhibition of banners celebrating 800 years of constitutional history, which features one about LGBT rights, has been unveiled at Westminster Hall.
Tories auction stay at hotel owned by anti-gay Sultan of Brunei 16
4:42 PM — The Conservative Party held its annual Black and White Ball this week, and auctioned off a stay at a hotel owned by the Sultan of Brunei, despite ongoing boycotts of the chain due to a new law which allows gay people to be stoned to death.
Internet troll spared jail for branding people paedophiles and homosexuals 56
2:39 PM — An internet troll who falsely branded people as paedophiles and homosexuals has escaped a jail sentence.
WATCH: Anti-gay Christian group backs campaign for gay pardons… kind of 19
12:07 PM — In a bizarre and (presumably) sarcastic video, the director of an anti-gay Christian group has backed a campaign by Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry calling for pardons for gay men convicted of gross indecency.
10th February 2015
Manchester: Man who fractured skull of homophobic drunk pest avoids jail 8
6:29 PM — A man who attacked another man for harassing a group of gay women in Manchester has been spared jail.
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon back campaign to pardon historic gay sex offences 7
6:15 PM — Michael Douglas and Matt Damon have become the latest celebrities to back a campaign to have historic gay sex offences expunged.
Rainbow flag to be raised at the Welsh National Assembly for LGBT History Month 1
5:24 PM — The National Assembly for Wales is marking LGBT History Month by flying the flag from 10 February.
Texas to perform at Manchester Pride
5:16 PM — Scottish rock band Texas will perform at this year’s Manchester Pride, organisers have announced.
London: Mother and lesbian partner accused of killing child
4:36 PM — A mother and her lesbian partner killed her daughter after developing a relationship centred on fictional characters, the Old Bailey has heard.
Comment: Standing on the shoulders of giants 7
2:33 PM — Labour MP Stephen Doughty writes for PinkNews on how a future Labour Government would tackle global LGBT inequality.
Chris Bryant: Bafta needs to do more to reflect Britain’s ethnic diversity 12
11:38 AM — Shadow Arts Minister Chris Bryant has criticised the “disturbing” lack of diversity in British film-making, after no black or ethnic minority performers were honoured at the Baftas.