8th October 2010
Ben Bradshaw and Chris Bryant lose out on Shadow Cabinet places – but Angela Eagle succeeds 25
10:51 AM — The results of the shadow cabinet elections were published last night, revealing that three of the Labour's best-known out gay MPs did not make the final cut.
28th September 2010
Ed Miliband ‘proud’ of civil partnerships and Pride marches 23
3:57 PM — Ed Miliband gave his first speech as leader of the Labour Party today and cited changes in attitudes to homosexuality as proof of Labour's achievements. Addressing the party's conference in Manchester, he said that the new generation of Labour has "different attitudes, different ideas, different ways of doing politics".
25th September 2010
With Ed Miliband as Labour leader, two major parties are led by gay marriage advocates 25
5:08 PM — Members of the the Labour party and affiliated trade unions have elected Ed Miliband as their new leader. Mr Miliband topped a poll for PinkNews.co.uk of Labour party and affiliated union members earlier this month. The result means that both the Liberal Democrats and the Labour party have leaders who are in favour of full LGBT marriage equality.
9th September 2010
Labour leadership candidates admit party’s gay rights failures 17
6:30 PM — The five candidates for the Labour leadership have answered gay rights questions from members of the party's gay group and PinkNews.co.uk readers. They were also asked about Labour's mistakes while in power and three of the five said that the party had let down gay people on a range of issues.
4th September 2010
Comment: Is Ed Miliband the leader to advance LGBT equality in Britain? 20
9:44 PM — The Labour party has been a good friend of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) community within Britain. Under their 13 years in power, our lives became unquestionably better. As LGBT Labour members tell PinkNews.co.uk they will back Ed Miliband, we lay out the challenges ahead if he wins.
25th August 2010
Ed Miliband calls for marriage equality describing civil partnerships as “not good enough” 9
3:15 PM — In an exclusive comment column for PinkNews.co.uk, Ed Miliband, who is a contender in the Labour leadership race, has pledged that his party will fight for full marriage equality, an end to homophobic hate speech and better treatment of LGBT asylum seekers.
Comment: Labour must listen and lead in the fight for LGBT equality by Ed Miliband 51
12:41 PM — Ed Miliband, one of the five Labour leadership candidates, writes for PinkNews.co.uk on what he promises to do for LGBT people.
16th August 2010
Put your gay rights questions to the Labour leadership candidates 16
2:37 PM — PinkNews.co.uk has teamed up with LGBT Labour to offer our readers the opportunity to quiz the five Labour leadership candidates on gay equality.
5th August 2010
Exclusive interview: Labour leadership candidate Diane Abbott 40
8:34 PM — Labour leadership contender Diane Abbott speaks to PinkNews.co.uk about her record on gay rights, how homophobic bullying should be dealt with and her surprising aspiration to tackle homophobia globally.
14th July 2010
Labour leadership hopefuls Ed Balls and Diane Abbott support full gay marriage 48
4:20 PM — Two of the contenders for the Labour leadership, Ed Balls and Diane Abbott, support full marriage equality. However, Ed and David Miliband were less enthusiastic.
7th July 2010
Interview: Labour leadership frontrunner David Miliband speaks to PinkNews.co.uk 21
5:41 PM — David Miliband is tipped to win the Labour leadership this year. His brother Ed is in second place, while the other contenders trail behind. We interviewed him this afternoon to find out why he believes the gay community should back his leadership bid, if he agrees with full marriage equality and why he enthusiastically supports the Pope's UK visit.
9th June 2010
Diane Abbott on the Labour leadership ballot as nominations close 14
1:30 PM — Left-wing Labour backbencher Diane Abbott squeezed onto the starting line for the Labour leadership this afternoon just before nominations closed. She will contest four shadow cabinet members for the post - Ed Miliband, David Miliband, Ed Balls and Andy Burnham.
20th May 2010
Diane Abbott is the first woman to enter Labour leadership race 8
2:19 PM — Diane Abbott, the first female black MP, has become the first woman to enter the race for the Labour leadership. Although she has spoken in favour of gay rights and been a judge in the Stonewall awards, she has missed more than half of the gay rights votes she could have attended since 1998.
19th May 2010
Andy Burnham to enter Labour leadership race with the worst gay voting record of contenders 9
5:32 PM — Former health secretary Andy Burnham is expected to announce his candidacy for the Labour leadership tomorrow. Mr Burnham has the worst voting record for LGBT rights of the five Labour leadership candidates.
Ed Balls and John McDonnell announce Labour leadership bids 3
3:44 PM — Former schools secretary Ed Balls has announced he will run for the Labour leadership. Mr Balls is the third former cabinet member to announce his candidacy, following brothers David and Ed Miliband.
18th May 2010
Ed Balls ‘most gay-friendly’ of Labour leadership contenders 18
1:56 PM — Former schools secretary Ed Balls has the best voting record on gay rights issues among the contenders for the Labour leadership. Analysis of his voting record shows the strongest support for gay equality measures.
17th May 2010
David Miliband officially launches Labour leadership bid 4
4:19 PM — Former foreign secretary David Miliband officially launched his bid to lead the Labour party today. He announced his intention to run for the leadership last Wednesday with a press conference but formally launched it in his South Shields constituency today.
15th May 2010
Video: Ed Miliband announces that he’ll fight brother David Miliband for Labour leadership 13
12:42 PM — The former energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband has confirmed in a speech this morning that he is to challenge his brother, former foreign secretary David Miliband for the leadership of the Labour Party.