30th June 2015
Nicky Morgan: Homophobia in schools could be a warning sign of extremism 28
7:15 PM — Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has warned that children with homophobic views could be showing warning signs of extremism.
23rd June 2015
David Cameron: I am personally committed to tackling all hate crime 11
1:27 PM — David Cameron has said he is "personally committed" to tackling hate crime in the UK - after giving a volunteering award to an anti-hate crime campaigner.
18th June 2015
Gay MPs Crispin Blunt and Stephen Twigg to chair Parliamentary committees
12:40 PM — Out MPs Crispin Blunt and Stephen Twigg have been elected as the chairs of Parliament's Foreign Affairs and International Development committees.
16th June 2015
Stuart Andrew MP: We should treat homophobia in sport as seriously as racism 5
3:36 PM — Out Tory MP Stuart Andrew has said that homophobia in sport needs to be tackled as racism is.
15th June 2015
Tory MP Mike Freer to chair cross-party HIV group 2
12:29 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer has been elected to chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.
10th June 2015
Mayor of London Boris Johnson will miss Pride for a fifth year in a row 9
3:16 PM — Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed he will not attend this month's Pride in London parade - missing out for a fifth year in a row.
Conservative MEP: We opposed EU equality strategy because it’s ‘social engineering’ 30
12:24 PM — A Conservative MEP has said her party voted against a raft of LGBT equality measures in Europe because they consider it "patronising" and "social engineering".
9th June 2015
Review of gay blood ban urged amid blood donor ‘crisis’ 6
6:35 PM — The government has been urged to review rules banning men who have sex with men from donating blood, amid a critical lack of donors.
Tories and UKIP vote against equality strategy in European Parliament 24
5:21 PM — MEPs from the Conservatives and UKIP voted against an equality report in the European Parliament.
7th June 2015
Sir Ian McKellen: David Cameron’s insistence on same-sex marriage was ‘astonishing’ 6
12:59 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has spoken in praise of Tory Prime Minister David Cameron for pushing through same-sex marriage.
Nigel Evans: I would proudly march alongside UKIP at Pride 157
11:44 AM — Conservative MP Nigel Evans writes for PinkNews to explain why he supports UKIP's right to march at Pride in London.
6th June 2015
Tory minister Nick Gibb comes out as gay as he plans to marry partner 26
10:34 AM — Schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed that he is gay - and plans to marry his same-sex partner after a secret 29-year relationship.
3rd June 2015
David Cameron ‘won’t rule out’ withdrawing from European Convention on Human Rights 12
1:03 PM — David Cameron has said he has "no plans" for the UK to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights - but refused to rule it out.
29th May 2015
Anti-gay rights councillor and Bow Group chair suspended by Conservatives 8
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 29
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 37
1:27 PM — The Conservative party has selected an openly gay candidate to run for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.