Labour Leadership Contest
8 October 2010
Ben Bradshaw and Chris Bryant lose out on Shadow Cabinet places – but Angela Eagle succeeds
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.
28 September 2010
Ed Miliband ‘proud’ of civil partnerships and Pride marches
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.
25 September 2010
With Ed Miliband as Labour leader, two major parties are led by gay marriage advocates
Members of the the Labour party and affiliated trade unions have elected Ed Miliband as their new leader.
9 September 2010
Labour leadership candidates admit party’s gay rights failures
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.
4 September 2010
Comment: Is Ed Miliband the leader to advance LGBT equality in Britain?
The Labour party has been a good friend of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) community within Britain.
25 August 2010
Ed Miliband calls for marriage equality describing civil partnerships as “not good enough”
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.
25 August 2010
Comment: Labour must listen and lead in the fight for LGBT equality by Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband, one of the five Labour leadership candidates, writes for PinkNews.co.uk on what he promises to do for LGBT people.
16 August 2010
Put your gay rights questions to the Labour leadership candidates
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.
5 August 2010
Exclusive interview: Labour leadership candidate Diane Abbott
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.
14 July 2010
Labour leadership hopefuls Ed Balls and Diane Abbott support full gay marriage
Two of the contenders for the Labour leadership, Ed Balls and Diane Abbott, support full marriage equality.
7 July 2010
Interview: Labour leadership frontrunner David Miliband speaks to PinkNews.co.uk
David Miliband is tipped to win the Labour leadership this year.
9 June 2010
Diane Abbott on the Labour leadership ballot as nominations close
Left-wing Labour backbencher Diane Abbott squeezed onto the starting line for the Labour leadership this afternoon just before nominations closed.
20 May 2010
Diane Abbott is the first woman to enter Labour leadership race
Diane Abbott, the first female black MP, has become the first woman to enter the race for the Labour leadership.
19 May 2010
Andy Burnham to enter Labour leadership race with the worst gay voting record of contenders
Former health secretary Andy Burnham is expected to announce his candidacy for the Labour leadership tomorrow.
19 May 2010
Ed Balls and John McDonnell announce Labour leadership bids
Former schools secretary Ed Balls has announced he will run for the Labour leadership.
18 May 2010
Ed Balls ‘most gay-friendly’ of Labour leadership contenders
Former schools secretary Ed Balls has the best voting record on gay rights issues among the contenders for the Labour leadership.
17 May 2010
David Miliband officially launches Labour leadership bid
Former foreign secretary David Miliband officially launched his bid to lead the Labour party today.
15 May 2010
Video: Ed Miliband announces that he’ll fight brother David Miliband for Labour leadership
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.