29th May 2015
Anti-gay rights councillor and Bow Group chair suspended by Conservatives 7
12:23 PM — Anti-gay rights Tory councillor Benjamin Harris-Quinney has been suspended by the Conservative party. The decision comes after PinkNews published a recording of him delivering a speech against LGBT rights at an event in Moscow.
25th May 2015
Ivan Massow: Coming out as a Tory was harder than coming out as gay 27
2:04 PM — Conservative mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow has said it was harder to come out as a Tory than to come out as gay.
22nd May 2015
BBC Question Time panel criticises ‘gay cake’ row bakery 3
2:46 PM — Tory, Labour and Lib Dem representatives have all criticised Ashers Bakery after it was found guilty of discriminating against a man who asked for a cake which said "support gay marriage".
19th May 2015
Gay Tory Ivan Massow launches Mayoral bid by putting himself on £100,000 note 9
11:23 AM — Conservative entrepreneur Ivan Massow has launched his campaign for Mayor of London - by putting himself on a cartoon £100,000 note.
18th May 2015
John Bercow re-elected as House of Commons Speaker 15
2:56 PM — John Bercow has been re-elected as Speaker of the House of Commons.
15th May 2015
New equalities minister: My constituents opposed same-sex marriage ‘one hundred to one’ 57
5:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Minister for Equalities has explained her decision to vote against same-sex marriage, claiming her constituents asked her to oppose it "at a ratio of 100 to one".
14th May 2015
Conservatives select gay candidate for Tower Hamlets mayor 19
1:27 PM — The Conservative party has selected an openly gay candidate to run for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.
11th May 2015
Here’s how the new Cabinet voted on same-sex marriage 26
2:26 PM — As David Cameron appoints his new Cabinet, we take a look at how they voted on same-sex marriage.
10th May 2015
Tories to push ahead with plans to repeal Human Rights Act 111
3:18 PM — The Conservatives are set to push ahead with plans to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights.
Former ‘Bigot of the Year’ Chris Grayling demoted in cabinet reshuffle 5
11:34 AM — Conservative minister Chris Grayling has been demoted by David Cameron.
9th May 2015
Nicky Morgan remains education secretary and equalities minister in reshuffle 16
10:49 PM — Nicky Morgan will remain as education secretary and minister for women and equalities, it has been announced.
Person accidentally votes Conservative by drawing penis on ballot paper 10
12:10 PM — A person has accidentally voted for a Tory candidate who opposes same-sex marriage - by drawing a penis on his ballot paper.
8th May 2015
Out Tory Eric Ollerenshaw loses Lancaster and Fleetwood seat to Labour
10:01 AM — Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw, who recently recently reflected on his 35-year relationship with his late partner Michael, has lost his Lancaster and Fleetwood seat.
7th May 2015
Exit polls project a Conservative lead but short of a majority 6
10:06 PM — Polling stations have closed in the UK, with an exit poll suggesting that the Conservative Party is heading towards a victory.
Polls open in UK General Election
7:00 AM — The polls have opened across the UK, as the country votes to elect a new government.
6th May 2015
Editorial: Reward the heroes and punish the villains of LGBT rights in Parliament 34
12:32 PM — When you go to the ballot box on Thursday, don't abandon the candidates that have been true allies of equality.
5th May 2015
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Labour canvassers ‘outing me to religious voters’ 59
8:34 PM — Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer has alleged that Labour canvassers have been telling Orthodox Jewish voters that he is gay - in a bid to stop them from voting for him.
‘It’s Erection Day!’ declares Conservative leaflet 17
1:10 PM — A Conservative candidate nearly released a leaflet that declares Thursday 'Erection Day'.
29th April 2015
Tory MEP: European court ‘missed an opportunity’ to end the blood ban 4
7:57 PM — A Conservative MEP has questioned a ruling by the European Court of Justice, after the court ruled it "may be justified" to ban men who have sex with men (MSM) from giving blood for life.
28th April 2015
Stonewall removes ‘misleading’ election manifesto graphic 11
6:48 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. LGBT rights charity Stonewall has pulled an election graphic - after being accused of misrepresenting the views of some political parties.