22nd May 2015
BBC Question Time panel criticises ‘gay cake’ row bakery 3
2:46 PM — Tory, Labour and Lib Dem representatives have all criticised Ashers Bakery after it was found guilty of discriminating against a man who asked for a cake which said "support gay marriage".
Lynne Featherstone to chair Lib Dem Norman Lamb’s leadership campaign
1:43 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The former Lib Dem minister who introduced same-sex marriage has announced she will chair Norman Lamb's bid for the party leadership.
20th May 2015
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.
Lib Dem Tim Farron forgets he voted against equality law and calls for end to state Church 3
1:27 PM — Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron appeared to have forgotten he voted against part of the Equality Act in an interview with PinkNews.
13th May 2015
Norman Lamb announces bid for Lib Dem leadership 10
10:54 AM — Former Lib Dem health minister Norman Lamb has officially announced his bid to lead the party.
8th May 2015
Out Lib Dem Stephen Gilbert loses St Austell and Newquay seat
4:50 PM — Out gay Liberal Democrat Stephen Gilbert was unsuccessful in a bid to regain the St Austell and Newquay seat in last night's general election.
Nick Clegg celebrates same-sex marriage as he steps down as Lib Dem leader 11
11:40 AM — Following a devastating defeat for the Lib Dems at the general election this week, Nick Clegg has announced his resignation as party leader, noting same-sex marriage as one of the party's greatest achievements.
Nick Clegg retains Sheffield Hallam seat but hints at resignation as Lib Dem leader 4
5:32 AM — Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has held onto his Sheffield Hallam seat in the 2015 general election, but has hinted that he may step down as party leader.
Lib Dem minister Simon Hughes unseated by Labour 3
4:13 AM — Bisexual Lib Dem minister Simon Hughes has lost his seat to Labour.
Lib Dem Lynne Featherstone, who introduced same-sex marriage, loses her seat 2
4:09 AM — The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for introducing same-sex marriage has been unseated as an MP.
7th May 2015
Exit polls project a Conservative lead but short of a majority 6
10:06 PM — Polling stations have closed in the UK, with an exit poll suggesting that the Conservative Party is heading towards a victory.
Polls open in UK General Election
7:00 AM — The polls have opened across the UK, as the country votes to elect a new government.
6th May 2015
Editorial: Reward the heroes and punish the villains of LGBT rights in Parliament 34
12:32 PM — When you go to the ballot box on Thursday, don't abandon the candidates that have been true allies of equality.
5th May 2015
Lib Dem Lynne Featherstone threatens police action over ‘false’ Labour leaflets 7
7:54 PM — The Lib Dem minister responsible for introducing same-sex marriage has threatened to go to the police, over a Labour leaflet that makes inaccurate claims about her.
28th April 2015
Stonewall removes ‘misleading’ election manifesto graphic 11
6:48 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. LGBT rights charity Stonewall has pulled an election graphic - after being accused of misrepresenting the views of some political parties.
Lib Dem Minister and senior Tory slam Stonewall over ‘skewed’ election manifesto graphic 9
12:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive LGBT rights charity Stonewall has been slammed for a graphic that suggests only Labour have made substantial pledges to LGBT issues at the upcoming election.
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.
UKIP and Tories dismiss Lib Dem claims they would repeal same-sex marriage in coalition 7
6:17 PM — Senior Conservatives have dismissed claims on an official Liberal Democrat website that they would abolish equal marriage as part of a coalition with UKIP.
Lib Dem spoof site claims a Tory-UKIP coalition would abolish equal marriage 3
2:41 PM — The Liberal Democrats have claimed on an official parody website that equal marriage could be abolished, if the Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP and the Northern Irish DUP.
15th April 2015
Lib Dems pledge to make homophobic chants at football matches a crime 7
11:56 AM — The Liberal Democrats have pledged to bring forward new legislation to tackle homophobia in schools and at football matches.