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.
Lib Dem Minister and senior Tory slam Stonewall over ‘skewed’ election manifesto graphic 9
12:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive LGBT rights charity Stonewall has been slammed for a graphic that suggests only Labour have made substantial pledges to LGBT issues at the upcoming election.
27th April 2015
Former Tory MP: We have lost our ‘most useful bigots’ over same-sex marriage 13
11:40 AM — A former Conservative MP has lamented that the party has lost its "useful bigots" after implementing same-sex marriage, according to Iain Dale.
22nd April 2015
Guardian claims Tory Chair Grant Shapps edited Wikipedia to smear rivals over same-sex marriage 11
1:55 PM — Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused by the Guardian of making edits to Wikipedia articles about his own colleagues, to point out they didn't vote for same-sex marriage.
20th April 2015
Gay fans upset after Madonna praises Margaret Thatcher 47
5:50 PM — Madonna has caused controversy among her gay fans for praising Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - who passed Section 28 and opposed LGBT rights.
16th April 2015
House of Commons expected to break own world record for most openly gay MPs 9
7:37 PM — The House of Commons is expected to break its own record for the world's highest proportion of openly gay MPs after next month's election, according to a study.
UKIP and Tories dismiss Lib Dem claims they would repeal same-sex marriage in coalition 7
6:17 PM — Senior Conservatives have dismissed claims on an official Liberal Democrat website that they would abolish equal marriage as part of a coalition with UKIP.
Gay Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer could lose his seat to Labour, poll suggests 6
5:20 PM — A poll has suggested that Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer is under threat of losing his seat to Labour.
14th April 2015
Conservatives pledge to pardon historic gay sex offences in manifesto 19
12:32 PM — The Conservative Party has pledged to extend pardons to gay men convicted of historic sex offences.
13th April 2015
Tory candidate brags about voting against same-sex marriage in re-election bid 10
10:39 AM — A Tory candidate has bragged about voting against same-sex marriage as one of the reasons voters should re-elect him next month. Speaking to his local paper, Tory candidate Bob Blackman was asked to list 5 reasons why he should be voted as an MP on 7 May. The main reason he gave was the fact that he voted […]
12th April 2015
Anti-gay marriage group backs Tory who voted against same-sex marriage 12
3:03 PM — A lobbying group that opposes same-sex marriage is delivering leaflets praising a Conservative who voted against equality.
5th April 2015
Teachers’ union calls for compulsory education about same-sex relationships 15
7:47 PM — The UK's largest teachers' union has called on the next government to make it compulsory to teach about same-sex relationships.
1st April 2015
David Cameron picks Clare Balding as his ‘gay hero’ 11
4:16 PM — David Cameron has hailed TV host Clare Balding as his "gay hero" - picking her over WWII codebreaker Alan Turing.
29th March 2015
Nick Clegg: Tories to blame for blocking mandatory sex education 15
7:25 PM — Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has blamed his coalition partners for stopping plans for statutory sex and relationship education.
20th March 2015
Yvette Cooper: Labour would review introducing ‘Gender X’ passports 14
12:19 PM — Labour's Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has pledged to consider introducing passports which are 'Gender X' - for people who aren't male or female.
19th March 2015
Out Scottish Tory leader: I took drugs ‘once or twice’ in my youth 9
12:54 PM — Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has admitted that she used drugs when she was younger.
18th March 2015
Exclusive: Londoners are least likely to accept a gay or transgender child 55
11:59 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. New polling conducted ahead of today's PinkNews Debate has revealed that Londoners are the least likely in Great Britain to support a gay or transgender child.
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‘Benefits Britain’ drag queen quits to become a Tory candidate 24
3:17 PM — A drag queen from Blackpool is set to quit her job, after being selected to stand as a Tory candidate.