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.
Labour’s Angela Eagle: Current asylum guidelines for LGBT people are ‘daft and ignorant’ 5
5:46 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Labour's Shadow Leader of the House of Commons Angela Eagle has slammed Home Office guidelines for LGBT asylum seekers, branding them 'daft' and 'ignorant'.
Sir Ian McKellen makes surprise endorsement of Labour’s LGBT manifesto 13
12:36 PM — Actor and gay rights legend Sir Ian McKellen has made a surprise endorsement of the Labour party's commitment to LGBT rights.
21st April 2015
LGBT asylum group welcomes Labour’s pledge to reform system 2
5:23 PM — A charity that supports gay and lesbian asylum seekers has welcomed the Labour party's pledge to reform the system for people seeking asylum - despite the party's "atrocious" record.
Labour’s LGBT manifesto promises asylum review and stronger hate crime laws 4
12:01 AM — Labour is set to unveil a number of key pledges on LGBT rights, as part of the party's official LGBT manifesto.
17th April 2015
Labour candidate apologises for joking about threesome with Ed Miliband and a goat 11
2:56 PM — A Labour candidate has apologised - for joking about a parallel universe in which he had a threesome with a goat and party leader Ed Miliband.
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.
Ed Miliband wants to be a ‘happy warrior’ for LGBT rights 4
6:47 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to be a "warrior" for equality and social justice for gay people if elected.
13th April 2015
Blind transgender candidate ‘harassed by Lib Dems’ at Nick Clegg protest 28
8:03 PM — Liberal Democrat activists have been urged to apologise - after attempting to block a blind, transgender Labour candidate from their leader during a protest.
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.
10th April 2015
Nick Clegg calls for surrogacy reform and action on ‘gay cure’ therapy in PinkNews Q&A 9
8:48 AM — Nick Clegg has called for action on a number of LGBT issues, including a reform of Britain's surrogacy laws, and the controversial practice of "gay conversion" therapy.
7th April 2015
Tony Blair warns against UKIP’s ‘ugly nationalism’ 37
4:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has issued a warning about the "ugly" nationalism of the UK Independence Party.
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.
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.
29th March 2015
Labour MP Chris Bryant among MPs named over second home expenses 21
2:59 PM — Labour's shadow arts minister Chris Bryant is among a number of MPs who claimed expenses to stay in London, while owning a property in the capital.
27th March 2015
Katie Hopkins promises to leave the UK if Ed Miliband becomes PM 38
5:57 PM — Controversy-monger Katie Hopkins has said that she will leave the UK, if Ed Miliband wins the election in May.
21st March 2015
Tory Leader of the House of Lords: It is impossible to forget the wrong we’ve done to gay people 13
1:40 PM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, has said it will be impossible to forget the "wrong" done by the Conservatives through policies such as Section 28.
20th March 2015
No ‘brain fade’ for Natalie Bennett in PinkNews Debate question about Green housing policy 3
3:55 PM — Natalie Bennett appeared better briefed on her party’s housing policy at an election debate on Thursday evening, after struggling to explain it in a recent interview.
Natalie Bennett: UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia is a disgrace 19
2:17 PM — Natalie Bennett has attacked the UK's "disgraceful" relationship with Saudi Arabia, where gay men can face the death penalty.
Tory peer Baroness Stowell: It is impossible to forget something as wrong as Section 28 8
2:03 PM — At the PinkNews debate, Baroness Stowell urged voters to focus on the Conservative party's recent record on LGBT rights.