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”.
3rd November 2014
David Blunkett: Nicky Morgan ‘should be forgiven’ for voting against equal marriage 19
5:27 PM — Exclusive: Former Home Secretary David Blunkett today told PinkNews that he is "glad" about Nicky Morgan's recent u-turn on equal marriage.
2nd November 2014
Liberal Democrats ‘more submissive’ during sex 11
4:31 PM — Liberal Democrats are seen as more likely to be submissive during sex, according to research.
27th October 2014
English Democrats chair tells PinkNews ‘Diane Abbott looks unwell’ after Ebola jibe 9
7:43 PM — English Democrats regional chairman Steve Uncles has said that Diane Abbott "does not look well" - after claiming that the Labour politician had Ebola.
25th October 2014
Scottish Labour leader steps down 3
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 10
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'.