22nd April 2015
Amy Lamé: I ‘owe’ the Labour party for letting me stay in the UK with my girlfriend 10
6:42 PM — US-born comedian Amy Lamé has said she feels like she "owes" the Labour party - because it recognised same-sex relationships, allowing her to stay in the UK with her British girlfriend.
13th April 2015
Labour includes LGBT rights in manifesto pledges 67
12:50 PM — The Labour Party has released its manifesto ahead of next month's election, and included within were several pledges related to LGBT issues.
2nd April 2015
Submit your questions for Ed Miliband’s PinkNews readers’ Q&A
1:27 PM — Ahead of May's election, Labour leader Ed Miliband has agreed to answer questions submitted by PinkNews readers.
5th March 2015
Ed Miliband: Labour won’t pardon gay men but will wipe their convictions 40
9:14 AM — The Labour Party has clarified its position on an announcement by leader Ed Miliband about men convicted of gay sex offences, to say that records would actually be expunged, not pardoned.
3rd February 2015
Labour announces plans to make LGBT-inclusive sex education compulsory 50
1:01 PM — The Labour Party has today announced that it will make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) compulsory in all state schools, and that it plans to crack down on homophobic bullying.
6th January 2015
Comment: Now is the time to register to vote 24
12:53 PM — LGBT Labour National Secretary and Oxford City Councillor Tom Hayes writes for PinkNews of the importance of registering to vote in this year's general election.
9th December 2014
LGBT Labour NI slam DUP over anti-gay ‘conscience’ bill 18
2:22 PM — The Northern Ireland Labour Party’s LGBT group has attacked plans by the DUP to introduce a conscience clause – which would allow religious people to discriminate against gay people.
1st December 2014
Ed Miliband: Nobody anywhere in the world should face discrimination for having HIV 2
4:17 PM — Labour Leader Ed Miliband has made a video in support of World AIDS Day 2014, in which he puts an emphasis on the importance of early diagnosis, and says tackling stigma associated with HIV is hugely important.
4th November 2014
Labour MP Siân James: The story of Pride could not have been told 10 years ago 3
12:34 PM — MP Siân James who is depicted in one of this year’s biggest gay British films says its story can finally be told because attitudes have shifted for the better.
26th September 2014
Tony Blair: ‘Gay rights is a significant part of my legacy’ 31
8:00 AM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says gay rights will form “a significant part” of his legacy.
25th September 2014
Labour accused of protecting ‘paedophiles in Rotherham’ by gay UKIP candidate. 59
5:20 PM — A gay UKIP parliamentary candidate has accused Labour of protecting “paedophiles in Rotherham” and of homophobia.
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".
11th September 2014
Owen Jones rules out standing as an MP in Nick Clegg’s seat 38
6:10 PM — Gay author and campaigner Owen Jones says he has no intention of standing as a Labour parliamentary candidate in Nick Clegg's seat.
10th September 2014
Scottish Labour leader: Independence would diminish equality in Scotland 9
5:25 PM — “Equality will not be top of the agenda for many years if we vote for independence,” Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has warned.
27th August 2014
Lib Dems can introduce statutory sex education by voting for October’s bill, says Caroline Lucas 1
3:50 PM — Green MP Caroline Lucas is calling on the Lib Dems to support a bill for Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education.
26th August 2014
Labour welcomes Lib Dem decision to back statutory sex education 2
5:56 PM — Labour says the Liberal Democrats should have backed SRE "four years ago".
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 June 2014
UK: Councillor quits Labour Party after calling colleague ‘queer’ 58
1:23 PM — A councillor who hurled homophobic abuse at a colleague during a public row has resigned from the Labour Party along with his wife.
20th May 2014
Met Police investigate Muslim pro-Tory, anti-gay election leaflets 15
6:44 PM — Police have launched an investigation over election leaflets urging Muslims in Newham to vote Tory amid claims the local council is run by “gays” and “atheists”.
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."