27th January 2015
Green Party leader ‘disappointed’ by candidate’s comments about trans people 26
5:49 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has apologised, after Green candidate Rupert Read made controversial comments about transgender women.
23rd January 2015
Green Party LGBTIQ group condemns candidate after transgender row 92
12:52 PM — The Green Party's LGBTIQ group has spoken out against one of the party's candidates, after he made a number of controversial comments about trans people.
13th December 2014
Transgender Green candidate: There’s a woeful lack of trans politicians 20
6:50 PM — A transgender parliamentary candidate for the Green Party has spoken about the challenges of running for office.
12th December 2014
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to serve as witness for Scotland’s first same-sex wedding 3
11:57 AM — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been invited to serve as a witness for one of the country's first same-sex weddings.
26th November 2014
Lesbian MEP presents the Pope with rainbow scarf 5
12:45 PM — The Vice President of the European Parliament has presented the Pope with a rainbow scarf.
25th October 2014
Bill to make sex education statuatory postponed until February 3
7:44 PM — A debate of a bill which would make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education a statutory requirement for schools has been postponed until February.
14th July 2014
Belgium: First transgender parliamentarian appointed to Senate 3
4:38 PM — Professor Petra De Sutter has become Belgium’s first transgender Member of Parliament, making her the second serving transgender MP in Europe, following the country’s recent elections.
11th July 2014
Austria: No charges against man who sprayed acid at lesbian MEP at Pride parade 11
3:00 PM — A man who sprayed acid over an Austrian Green MP at a Pride parade will not face charges.
16th June 2014
Austria: Gay MEP attacked with acid at Vienna pride parade 12
2:51 PM — Austria's first openly gay MEP has been attacked with acid during Vienna's pride parade.
29th May 2014
Green Party: It’s a great shame so many MEPs didn’t sign an LGBT rights pledge 9
1:44 PM — Green Party MEP Keith Taylor has become the latest politician to criticise UKIP and the Tories for refusing to sign ILGA-Europe’s pledge on LGBT rights.
17th May 2014
Comment: The Green Party will continue to fight against homophobia and transphobia 19
4:29 PM — Writing for PinkNews on IDAHOT, Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says there’s still many ongoing issues when it comes to LGBT equality.
14th May 2014
Green Party: EU membership should be on condition of protecting LGBT rights 8
3:10 PM — Any country seeking to join the European Union must safeguard the rights of its LGBT citizens, says Green Party MEP Keith Taylor.
28th April 2014
Brighton councillor: I was called a ‘fascist’ and ‘bigot’ for opposing equal marriage 37
6:12 PM — An independent councillor in Brighton who protested over equal marriage and was then expelled from the Green Party has torn into her former colleagues.
6th February 2014
Green Party: The UK has failed to protect LGBT asylum seekers 7
11:09 AM — Green Party MEP candidate Caroline Allen writes for PinkNews.co.uk on how the government has failed those fleeing homophobic and transphobic persecution.
20th June 2013
Brighton: Anti-equal marriage ex-Green councillor to debate issue with pro-gay Tory MP 30
7:13 PM — Former Green councillor Christina Summers who resigned from her party in protest at its decision to support equal marriage will debate the issue this evening alongside Conservative MP Simon Kirby.
Tasmanian marriage equality advocates urge state Upper House to revisit equal marriage 4
6:14 PM — Tasmanian marriage equality advocates have called on the state Upper House to revisit same-sex marriage after a bill on the issue was voted down in the Senate this morning.
5th May 2013
UKIP Scotland spokesman under fire for saying ‘selfish’ gays want to ‘destroy our society’ 60
4:43 AM — The new energy spokesman for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) in Scotland, has come under heavy criticism for saying that "selfish" gay people are "deeply hostile" to straight people, and that they are trying to "destroy our society".
14th March 2013
UK: Green Party LGBT group criticises UK Border Agency following death of lesbian Ugandan asylum seeker Jackie Nanyonjo 16
10:47 AM — The Green Party’s LGBT campaign group has criticised the UK Border Agency for deporting a lesbian asylum seeker who died last Friday in Uganda - with campaigners staging a protest outside the Home Office at 12.30pm.
24th July 2012
Brighton: Green councillor ‘accountable to God’ in equal marriage vote 140
9:41 AM — A councillor from Brighton has said she is 'accountable to God above any political party' after becoming the only member of the city council to vote against supporting civil marriage rights for gay couples.
16th December 2009
Brain injuries force Tatchell to stand down as Green candidate 18
11:46 AM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has announced he is standing down as a Green Party candidate for Oxford East. He said injuries sustained while fighting for human rights meant he could not do the job.