18th November 2014
Eleven years ago today saw the end of Section 28 9
9:34 PM — Today marks the 11th anniversary of the end of Section 28, the effective ban on teaching about LGBT issues in schools.
2nd November 2014
Pictures: Here’s everyone who won at the PinkNews awards 2
2:43 PM — The second annual PinkNews Awards took place this week. We break down the winners.
31st October 2014
Michael Cashman: Barbara Windsor set me up with my late partner Paul 5
1:45 PM — Newly appointed Labour LGBT global envoy, Lord Cashman, has revealed he met his late civil partner, Paul Cottingham at a party hosted by former EastEnder's colleague Barbara Windsor who introduced them.
30th October 2014
WATCH: Ed Miliband’s emotional tribute to Michael Cashman’s late partner Paul Cottingham 3
12:32 PM — Watch here the emotional moment Ed Miliband presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Lord Cashman, as well as a posthumous Award for A Lifetime of Achievement for his late partner Paul Cottingham.
Nicky Morgan heckled at PinkNews Awards as she explains why she now backs same-sex marriage 24
10:44 AM — Nicky Morgan has, at the PinkNews Awards, said she is glad to now celebrate same-sex marriage, despite criticism that she voted against it last year, and was heckled for doing so.
28th October 2014
Lord Cashman takes up seat in House of Lords 9
7:30 PM — Former MEP Lord Michael Cashman has taken up his seat in the House of Lords.
24th October 2014
Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan to present at PinkNews Awards 19
2:10 PM — The PinkNews Awards will take place next week, and among those set to speak and present awards are Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Vince Cable.
3rd October 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Labour is scaremongering to argue UK should stay in ECHR 14
4:47 PM — Conservative Party Vice Chair Mike Freer has said it is "typical scaremongering" for the Labour Party to argue that Britain must stay in the European Convention on Human Rights.
Ed Miliband: UK leaving the ECHR would be a disaster for gay people 22
12:16 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has said he thinks Tory plans to abandon the European Convention on Human Rights would be a "disaster" for Britons, as it has "protected the rights of victims of crime", including gay people.
23rd September 2014
Ed Miliband: Lord Cashman will be my LGBT rights envoy 7
4:27 PM — Ed Miliband says Lord Michael Cashman will serve as the party’s LGBT rights envoy - at a time when internationally LGBT rights "are going backwards".
8th September 2014
Broadcast guru becomes Ed Miliband’s first out adviser 1
7:58 PM — Ed Miliband has appointed an openly gay broadcaster to his shadow adviser team.
5th September 2014
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.
3rd July 2014
Labour leaders pay tribute to Stonewall founder and Labour politician Michael Cashman 2
2:13 PM — Tony Blair was among several Labour figures to pay tribute to Michael Cashman at a party marking his contribution to politics and LGBT rights.
Tony Blair: Equal marriage was a rare moment of unity in British politics 32
2:12 PM — Tony Blair tells PinkNews that same-sex marriage “was probably one of the few times” when the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats and Labour “agreed on anything.”
27th June 2014
Ed Miliband: Pride shows Britain at its best 14
2:55 PM — Writing exclusively for PinkNews, Ed Miliband discusses why he thinks pride is still important, celebrates what has been done for LGBT rights, and goes on to say there is more to be done in combating discrimination.
17th May 2014
Exclusive: As the UK progresses, other countries are going back on LGBT rights by Ed Miliband 29
11:36 AM — Writing exclusively for PinkNews on IDAHOT, Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party "will be at forefront of continuing the fight for equality."
11th April 2014
Ed Miliband: I will create a Secretary of State for Women and Equalities 3
7:09 PM — Labour would have a Secretary of State for Women and Equalities if it won the next election, Ed Miliband has announced.
29th March 2014
A look back at some of the best @Out4Marriage videos
6:34 PM — As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales, PinkNews takes a look back at our Out4Marriage campaign and some of the most important videos that were released.
Ed Miliband: Our battle for equality can’t stop at same-sex marriage while prejudice still remains 8
4:23 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband writes for PinkNews to congratulate same-sex couples marrying in England and Wales, saying the battle for equality still is not yet won.
28th March 2014
Exclusive Video – Ed Miliband: Same-sex marriage is a ‘proud moment’ for Britain 7
12:57 PM — In a video recorded for PinkNews, Labour leader Ed Miliband has congratulated campaigners and MPs for their work towards same-sex marriage.