18th December 2014
Emily Brothers: I don’t want to be ‘that transgender politician’ 3
11:37 AM — Labour party candidate Emily Brothers has said she doesn't want be labelled as a "transgender politician".
15th December 2014
Trans Labour candidate writes Sun column to respond to ‘joke’ about her 10
3:16 PM — Labour candidate Emily Brothers has written a response to Rod Liddle in the Sun.
14th December 2014
What UKIP’s founder thinks of Farage, and 6 other stories you’ll want to read
8:25 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
13th December 2014
Transgender Green candidate: There’s a woeful lack of trans politicians 22
6:50 PM — A transgender parliamentary candidate for the Green Party has spoken about the challenges of running for office.
12th December 2014
Sun columnist apologises for ‘joke’ about blind transgender Labour candidate 13
12:46 PM — Sun columnist Rod Liddle has apologised for asking how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
11th December 2014
The Sun on blind, trans Labour candidate: ‘How did she know she was the wrong sex?’ 31
4:53 PM — Writing in the Sun newspaper, Rod Liddle has asked how a blind, trans Labour Parliamentary Candidate knew "she was the wrong sex".
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.
Interview: Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers comes out as transgender 4
12:29 PM — PinkNews talks to Emily Brothers, the first openly transgender Parliamentary Candidate to come out of their own accord and stand for one of the major political parties in the UK.
EXCLUSIVE: Labour Parliamentary Candidate comes out as transgender 17
12:01 AM — PinkNews Exclusive In a rare move, a British Parliamentary Candidate has come out as transgender, in an interview with PinkNews.
3rd December 2014
Labour MEP Seb Dance: Europe must work with Africa to pursue LGBT rights 49
5:40 PM — Labour MEP Seb Dance says Europe “has an important role to play” in helping Africa achieve LGBT rights, but that it needs to be done sensitively.
1st December 2014
Gordon Brown confirms he will stand down as an MP 2
7:30 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has confirmed that he will not stand again as an MP.
22nd November 2014
Gordon Brown set to stand down as an MP 9
10:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to announce that he will not stand again as an MP.
21st November 2014
Comment: We still have more work to do to tackle transphobic violence 5
3:31 PM — Labour councillor Osh Gantly, currently the only openly transgender elected politician in the UK, writes for PinkNews.co.uk for the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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.
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful narrowly loses bid by one per cent 3
10:02 AM — A gay politician who was running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand narrowly lost his bid in the final round of voting.
17th November 2014
Scottish by-election candidate: I will ‘easily’ stop same-sex marriage if elected 62
5:49 PM — A candidate in a council by-election in Scotland has pledged to "easily" stop same-sex marriages from happening.
You’d be surprised what party supporters actually think about same-sex marriage 26
4:01 PM — Polling data reveals some surprising findings about the views of supporters of major UK parties.
12th November 2014
Shadow equalities minister: I’m pleased Nicky Morgan has been won over on same-sex marriage 8
6:55 PM — Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson has joked about the "Damascene conversion" of Nicky Morgan on same-sex marriage.
7th November 2014
Interview: Lord Cashman on Thatcher’s hair, returning to EastEnders and equalising the age of consent 10
5:57 PM — PinkNews caught up with the newly appointed Labour peer and global LGBTI envoy Lord Cashman, to talk about performing the first gay kiss in British soap history, how he veered from EastEnders into politics and his direct impact on Tony Blair's decision to address the ban on homosexuals in the army.
5th November 2014
Labour MP Lucy Powell: No, teaching gay rights is not ‘nonsense’ 14
12:21 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, shadow education minister Lucy Powell rebuffs a tweet from the Department for Education claiming it's “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.