25th October 2014
Scottish Labour leader steps down 2
11:33 AM — The leader of the Scottish Labour party has stepped down with immediate effect, hitting out at "dinosaurs" in the UK party.
22nd October 2014
Gay MP Chris Bryant: Public wouldn’t have sacked me over Gaydar photos 7
1:28 PM — Labour MP for the Rhondda Chris Bryant has backed the MP Recall bill, and says his constituents would not have removed him when tabloids published photos from his gay dating profile.
5th October 2014
Labour LGBT envoy Michael Cashman: Morocco ‘must face consequences’ for jailing gay British man 5
2:56 PM — Labour's LGBT rights envoy Michael Cashman has condemned the imprisonment in Morocco of a British man for 'homosexual acts'.
2nd October 2014
Gay Tories rally round Business Minister over Labour ‘full of queers’ accident 20
6:24 PM — Senior Tories have criticised Labour MP Chris Bryant for suggesting Business Minister Matthew Hancock should be sacked for accidentally tweeting that Labour was a party “full of queers”.
1st October 2014
NZ Labour leadership hopeful says supporters are ‘better than’ judging him for being gay 2
11:30 AM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has reiterated his call for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
30th September 2014
Tony Blair: It’s very difficult to raise gay rights with anti-gay leaders 11
1:27 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says it’s “very difficult” to raise the subject of gay rights with anti-gay leaders.
28th September 2014
NZ Labour leadership hopeful: Judge me on my politics, not my sexuality 16
7:40 PM — New Zealand Labour leadership hopeful Grant Robertson has called for people to judge him on his politics, and not his sexuality.
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. 55
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 37
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.
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.
7th September 2014
Anti-gay rights Labour MP Jim Dobbin dies on trip 83
12:35 PM — Jim Dobbin, a Labour MP who was opposed to gay rights, has died on a Parliamentary trip.
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".
24th July 2014
Peter Tatchell: I am considering outing bishops who discipline married gay clergy 87
5:39 PM — Peter Tatchell has threatened to name prominent gay bishops, if they discipline members of the clergy who have entered into same-sex marriages.
16th July 2014
First out Tory MP Alan Duncan recommended for knighthood 3
12:48 PM — The first out Tory MP, Alan Duncan, has reportedly been recommended for a knighthood after leaving his ministerial post.
11th July 2014
Dutch councillor thrown out of his party for calling gays ‘abnormal’ 15
12:17 PM — A local councillor in the Netherlands has been thrown out of his party for describing homosexuality as "abnormal".
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.