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.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
16th February 2015
David Cameron meets with Sultan of Brunei, who wants gays stoned to death 34
1:44 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron is today meeting with the Sultan of Brunei - who recently enacted a law calling for homosexuals to be stoned to death.
11th February 2015
Internet troll spared jail for branding people paedophiles and homosexuals 56
2:39 PM — An internet troll who falsely branded people as paedophiles and homosexuals has escaped a jail sentence.
9th February 2015
Conservative Prime Minister spent the weekend kissing drag queens 12
1:24 PM — A conservative Prime Minister has shared a kiss with a drag queen at a Pride parade.