21st January 2015
Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho writes open letter to ‘classist gimp’ Chris Bryant MP 4
11:50 AM — Margaret Thatcher, Queen of Soho has responded to an incident earlier this week in which Labour MP Chris Bryant was called a "classist gimp" by singer James Blunt.
19th January 2015
James Blunt: Labour MP Chris Bryant is a ‘classist gimp’ 46
2:19 PM — James Blunt has lashed out at gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after the politician criticised his privileged upbringing.
9th January 2015
Police investigating ‘pipe bomb’ threats against gay MP Chris Bryant 12
7:06 PM — Police are investigating death threats sent to gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after he tweeted about Charlie Hebdo.
6th January 2015
Chris Bryant: Voters don’t care if you are gay 8
5:40 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant says he’s “surprised” by claims that a number of gay Welsh Assembly Members are too afraid to come out over fears about what it could mean for their careers.
5th January 2015
Welsh Assembly Members are scared to come out, politician claims 4
7:10 PM — A member of the Welsh Assembly has claimed that a number of his colleagues remain in the closet over fears of homophobia.
7th December 2014
Prince Harry’s big secret and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
6:36 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
3rd December 2014
Chris Bryant appointed as shadow arts minister in Labour reshuffle 3
6:55 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant has been named as the new shadow minister for the arts in Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet reshuffle.
22nd October 2014
Gay MP Chris Bryant: Public wouldn’t have sacked me over Gaydar photos 10
1:28 PM — Labour MP for the Rhondda Chris Bryant has backed the MP Recall bill, and says his constituents would not have removed him when tabloids published photos from his gay dating profile.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
Tory Minister retweets ‘Labour is full of queers’ poem 34
1:24 PM — Business Minister Matthew Hancock has retweeted a poem suggesting the Labour Party “is full of queers”.
6th February 2014
Sports Minister rejects Labour criticism of ‘embarrassing’ Olympic delegation 6
6:01 PM — Sports Minister Helen Grant tells PinkNews.co.uk that including gay celebrities in Britain's Olympic delegation to Sochi is a matter for the British Olympic Association.
Labour MP Chris Bryant: I’m embarrassed the UK is not including gay people in its Olympic delegation 8
2:01 PM — Chris Bryant has condemned the government for failing to include any LGBT people in the Olympic delegation, and jokes President Putin should “stop wandering around” with his shirt off as he risks arrest.
13th January 2014
Iain Duncan Smith calls gay Labour MP Chris Bryant ‘a pantomime dame’ 30
5:46 PM — Openly gay Labour MP Chris Bryant has been referred to as a "pantomime dame" for the second time, this time by work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith.
12th December 2013
Labour MP Chris Bryant jokes about gay play Tory Boyz in asking about civil partnership conversions 4
4:59 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant today jokingly used a link to a play about gay Conservatives to raise the question of why it is taking the Government possibly up until the end of 2014 to allow conversions from civil partnerships to marriage.
1st November 2013
Harriet Harman and John Prescott heap praise on Paris Lees in Question Time debut 16
11:37 AM — Paris Lees has received praise from across the political divide after becoming the first out transgender panellist to appear on Question Time.
31st October 2013
Paris Lees makes history as BBC Question Time’s first out trans panellist 20
5:24 PM — History will be made on BBC One tonight when Paris Lees becomes the first transgender panellist to appear on Question Time.
20th September 2013
Labour MP Chris Bryant: Baroness Shirley Williams is ‘sickeningly homophobic’ 77
3:59 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant has described Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Shirley Williams "sickeningly homophobic," following her appearance on BBC1's Question Time last night.
2nd September 2013
Shadow Immigration Minister Chris Bryant blasted for saying gay asylum cases ‘will always be messy’ 7
9:51 AM — A top barrister has criticised Chris Bryant’s previous comments in defence of the Home Office from claims LGBT asylum seekers have been deported in recent years - and he says the Shadow Immigration Minister needs to be better briefed.
8th August 2013
Shadow Foreign Minister Kerry McCarthy: The UK needs to raise the issue of gay rights in Russia at the G20 4
12:08 PM — Shadow Foreign and Commonwealth Minister Kerry McCarthy has told PinkNews the UK Government needs to use next month's G20 meeting to raise the issue of gay rights with Russia.
7th August 2013
Labour MP Chris Bryant: I am in favour of UK gay bars boycotting Russian vodka 19
7:24 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant says he is in favour of gay bars in the UK boycotting Russian vodka.