2 August 2012
‘Homophobic’ ex-Tory councillor ‘suggested prostitution’ to woman needing money
An independent councillor forced to stand down as a Welsh Assembly Conservative candidate after homophobic comments is the subject of a formal complaint for reportedly suggesting on Twitter that a woman become a prostitute to earn extra money.
13 June 2012
Church in Wales wants exemption from conducting gay wedding ceremonies
A day after the Church of England published its response to the government consultation on equal marriage in England and Wales, the Church in Wales has submitted its own response, seeking exemptions from being forced to conduct wedding ceremonies for gay couples.
25 May 2012
Welsh gay couple scoop £1million EuroMillions jackpot
A Welsh gay couple are in shock after a lottery win of £1million.
22 May 2012
Gay couples and women over 40 to receive fertility treatment through NHS
Same-sex couples and women over 40 will be entitled to free in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment through the National Health Service (NHS), for the first time according to guidelines to be published today.
2 May 2012
David Cameron: ‘The time has come for gay couples to marry’
Following claims by the Mail on Sunday that the Tory Chief Whip, Patrick McLoughlin told MPs that proposals for equal marriage will be "kicked into the long grass", the Prime Minister has used a pre-local election interview to reaffirm his commitment to the cause.
26 April 2012
Welsh government to investigate PinkNews exposé that Catholic schools promote anti-gay petition
The Welsh Government is to begin an offical investigation after PinkNews.co.uk exposed that the Catholic Education Service has asked more than 300 English and Welsh schools to promote the Coalition for Marriage's anti-gay petition which asks the British Government not to go ahead with prime minister David Cameron's pledge to introduce marriage equality in England and Wales
18 April 2012
Archbishop of Wales: Church should acknowledge and support gay civil marriages
The Archbishop of Wales has said his Church should acknowledge civil marriage equality for gay couples and work against an impression that it is 'uncaring and unsympathetic' and leading gay people to feel 'unwanted, unloved, and sinful'.
16 April 2012
Lesbian PCSO jailed for passing secrets to other gay friends
A lesbian police community support officer (PCSO) in Wales has been imprisoned for ten months, for passing on confidential information to other gay people in her area, the Daily Telegraph reports.
9 April 2012
Channel 4 feature first gay couple on ‘Mr & Mrs’ show
S4C, Channel 4's Welsh sister channel, has launched a new version of the popular show Mr and Mrs, which will feature a gay couple for the first time.
1 April 2012
Schwarzenegger to replace Mickey Rourke as gay rugby player Gareth Thomas in film
Following Mickey Rourke's decision to pull out of his role as gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a new biopic, Arnold Schwarzenegger has emerged as his replacement to star in the film.
29 March 2012
Welsh vicar resigns over Church’s homophobic attitudes to gay couples marrying
A vicar in Monmouthshire, Wales, has stepped down from his position over what he says is the Church's homophobia surrounding gay couples marrying.
28 March 2012
Christian group pledge support for gay couples marrying
The Progressive Christianity Network (PCN) is the latest British faith-based group to come out in favour of legal recognition of gay marriage.
27 March 2012
Comment: Biased BBC skews the debate on LGBT issues
The BBC's reporting on marriage equality proposals is more proof the corporation does not take LGBT issues seriously.
26 March 2012
Mickey Rourke pulls out of Gareth Thomas biopic
Mickey Rourke has pulled out of his role as gay Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas in a new biopic after suffering problems during his stunt training for the film.
18 January 2012
Gareth Thomas in ‘£7m shandy takeover’
Gay rugby icon Gareth Thomas has reportedly taken over a Welsh drinks company along a former team-mate after deliberations about his career.
9 January 2012
Homophobic Welsh crime rate up on “improved victim confidence”
A 40% rise in reported homophobic crime over the last three years in South Wales has been attributed to the increased confidence of gay people to come forward.
17 November 2011
Ospreys will investigate Kristian Phillips’ alleged gay slur tweet
Ospreys will investigate tweet from player's account which appeared to call a Big Brother contestant a "faggot".
25 October 2011
Gareth Thomas announces he’s retiring from rugby
Gareth Thomas has announced he is retiring from rugby with immediate effect.
20 October 2011
Swansea nightclub accused of throwing couple out for gay kiss
A nightclub in Swansea has been accused of throwing a gay couple out for sharing a quick kiss.
14 October 2011
North Wales police to display rainbow flag in stations
North Wales police are to display rainbow flag stickers in stations to encourage gay people to report homophobic crime.