22nd May 2015
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Lynne Featherstone 1
1:43 PM — Former Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone explains why she is backing Norman Lamb to lead her party.
20th May 2015
Tristram Hunt withdraws from Labour leadership race 1
3:36 PM — Tristram Hunt has ruled himself out of the race for the Labour party leadership.
Interview: Tim Farron addresses LGBT voting record and calls for Church of England to be disestablished 10
1:27 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron has addressed his voting record on gay rights - and called for the Church of England to be disestablished.
18th May 2015
Out MP Angela Eagle launches bid for Labour deputy leadership 7
6:10 PM — Angela Eagle has become the second LGB MP to declare her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour party.
15th May 2015
Mary Creagh enters Labour leadership race 2
4:40 PM — Mary Creagh has announced her plans to stand for the leader of the Labour party - joining the existing field of candidates.
14th May 2015
Yvette Cooper confirms Labour leadership bid
8:50 AM — Labour's shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has announced a bid to become party leader.
12th May 2015
Chuka Umunna confirms bid for Labour leadership 16
2:24 PM — Labour politician Chuka Umunna has confirmed his plans to run to become his party's leader.
9th May 2015
Could Angela Eagle be the first lesbian Labour leader? 10
3:07 PM — Rumours are circulating that Angela Eagle plans to throw her hat in the ring for the Labour leadership.
9th February 2015
Australia: Anti-gay marriage PM Tony Abbott survives leadership challenge 13
5:01 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has narrowly survived a leadership spill that could have ended his political career.
8th February 2015
Anti-gay marriage Australian PM Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge 20
7:23 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - who is a strong opponent of same-sex marriage - is facing a potential leadership challenge.
2nd June 2014
US: Head of anti-gay Family Research Council speaks at Republican leadership conference 20
9:54 PM — The head of the anti-gay Family Research Council has delivered a speech at the Republican Leadership Conference.
24th May 2014
New Boy Scouts president: I won’t repeal the ban on gay adult members 7
12:44 PM — The new President of the Boy Scouts of America supports the principle of removing a ban on gay adult members, but has warned that "reopening the issue" now would provoke a split in the movement.
5th December 2011
Call for congregations to reject Church ban as religious civil partnerships come into effect 29
3:11 PM — Peter Tatchell has called on priests and congregations to reject the Church of England's ban on civil partnerships in their churches, as new regulations allowing come into effect today. The Marriages and Civil Partnerships (Approved Premises) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 come into force today, and lift the ban on places of religious worship holding civil partnership ceremonies.
9th November 2011
Writer and editor defend “pertinent” Nazi comparison column 163
11:01 AM — Alan Craig says he opposes "bullying and hatred in all its forms" and will stand by the use of Nazi metaphor.
9th September 2011
Lesbian MSP Ruth Davidson launches campaign to lead Scottish Tories 27
2:38 PM — Lesbian MSP Ruth Davidson has launched her bid to lead the Scottish Conservative Party. The 32-year-old was only elected in May but is tipped to win the leadership contest.
21st October 2010
Gay dad ‘forced out’ by US Scouts 29
4:50 PM — The father of a nine-year-old says he was forced to give up a leadership role in the Scouts because he is gay. Jon Langbert of Dallas, Texas, is openly gay and says he was given a 'leader' t-shirt by the Scouts group last year which he wore with pride.
24th December 2009
Gay basketball hero says clubs, not fans, are to blame for homophobia in sport 7
1:26 PM — Former NBA star John Amaechi has said it is coaches, executives and club owners who are to blame for homophobia in football. He was responding to PR advisor Max Clifford's comments earlier this week that "vicious" homophobic fans were part of the reason why so few gay sportsmen were willing to come out.