27th June 2015
Charlie Condou: Why I am backing Andy Burnham for Labour leadership
6:52 PM — Charlie Condou writes for PinkNews on meeting Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham at Pride in London, and why he is backing him in his bid.
26th June 2015
Andy Burnham: Faith schools should be forced to teach about gay relationships 11
10:26 AM — Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham has spoken out about faith schools, saying they should not be able to use religion in order to avoid teaching about gay and lesbian issues.
25th June 2015
Interview: Andy Burnham addresses ‘hurtful’ attacks on his equality record 7
4:49 PM — Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham speaks to PinkNews about Labour's record, his struggle with faith and the Catholic church, and how his support for LGBT rights caused a rift in his family.
Andy Burnham: I sacrificed relationships in my own family to back LGBT rights 39
4:44 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham has revealed his support for LGBT equality damaged his relationship with parts of his own family. He also brands criticism of his record on LGBT rights "hurtful" and "unfair".
27th May 2015
Vatican: Irish vote for same-sex marriage is a ‘defeat for humanity’ 44
11:24 AM — A senior Vatican official has spoken out against Ireland's recent vote for equal marriage, claiming it was not just "a defeat for Christian principles, but of a defeat for humanity.”
20th May 2015
Tristram Hunt withdraws from Labour leadership race 1
3:36 PM — Tristram Hunt has ruled himself out of the race for the Labour party leadership.
14th May 2015
Andy Burnham announces Labour leadership bid 4
10:12 AM — After a few days of silence, Andy Burnham has announced his bid to become Labour leader.
27th November 2014
Andy Burnham: ‘Much more needs to be done to tackle HIV’ 3
4:26 PM — Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham says “much more needs to be done” when it comes to tackling HIV in Britain.
11th April 2014
Jeremy Hunt ‘absolutely’ wants Northern Ireland to lift lifetime gay blood ban 1
1:25 PM — The Health Secretary "absolutely wanted" Northern Ireland to lift its lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood, his spokeswoman says.
5th September 2012
Questions over new UK equalities minister’s gay voting record 46
2:12 PM — Conservative MP for Basingstoke Maria Miller, who was appointed yesterday by David Cameron as culture secretary and has direct responsibility for the newly moved Government Equalities Office (GEO), is under the spotlight after a number of activists noted her questionable voting record on LGBT equality.
28th May 2012
Video: Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham supports equality with @Out4Marriage film 14
6:23 PM — Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has become the latest politician and one of the most senior Catholic figures in British politics to record an Out4Marriage video.
21st November 2010
Pope says male prostitutes could use condoms as first step in their ‘moralisation’ 27
5:05 PM — Sexual health charities, politicians and gay rights campaigners have welcomed what appears to be a relaxation in Pope Benedict XVI's opposition to the use of condoms. In an interview for a book that is due to be published this week, the Pontiff argued that in some cases, the use of condoms can be the first step in the direction of "moralisation" of an individual.