20th April 2015
Gay fans upset after Madonna praises Margaret Thatcher 49
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.
Eric Pickles: I was ‘narrow-minded’ to oppose gay adoption 13
1:44 PM — Conservative Cabinet Minister Eric Pickles has apologised for his record on gay rights - branding his previous views "narrow-minded" and "prejudiced".
14th March 2015
Canadian opposition leader: PM treating Muslims like Vladimir Putin treats gays 41
12:12 PM — Canada's main opposition leader has savaged the Prime Minister for his stance on Islam - comparing him to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
4th March 2015
Conservatives reject proposals to appoint an LGBT rights envoy 12
3:15 PM — Tory minister David Lidington has rejected proposals to follow the United States in appointing a specialised LGBT rights envoy.
1st March 2015
Watch: This is what happens on Grindr at a right-wing conference 22
4:14 PM — The Conservative Political Action Conference has come under fire for its approach to gay issues - but that didn't dissuade Grindr users at the event.
26th February 2015
Coming out as a Tory by Ivan Massow 48
10:33 AM — Conservative London mayoral candidate Ivan Massow writes for PinkNews on why sexuality should no longer determine which political party LGBT voters support.