14th May 2015
Tim Farron confirms Lib Dem leadership bid 10
9:13 AM — Tim Farron has announced his bid to become leader of the Liberal Democrats.
13th May 2015
Did Peter Tatchell just say he wants more UKIP MPs? 86
3:54 PM — Despite saying he "loathes" the UK Independence Party (UKIP), human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said it is a "national disgrace" that the party only has one MP after last week's general election.
11th May 2015
Here’s how the new Cabinet voted on same-sex marriage 26
2:26 PM — As David Cameron appoints his new Cabinet, we take a look at how they voted on same-sex marriage.
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.
8th May 2015
Does the UK now have the most LGB elected MPs in the world? 45
5:19 PM — According to new research, the number of LGB MPs elected to the House of Commons today means the UK has the most in the world.
Ed Miliband stands down as Labour leader 31
12:16 PM — Ed Miliband has confirmed that he is to step down as the leader of the Labour Party following disappointing results at the 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.
First out gay Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams loses his seat 1
10:48 AM — The Liberal Democrats' first out gay MP Stephen Williams has lost his Bristol West seat after a devastating night for his party.
Out Tory Eric Ollerenshaw loses Lancaster and Fleetwood seat to Labour
10:01 AM — Conservative Eric Ollerenshaw, who recently recently reflected on his 35-year relationship with his late partner Michael, has lost his Lancaster and Fleetwood seat.
Labour’s shadow equalities minister Gloria De Piero holds Ashfield seat
6:35 AM — Labour's shadow equalities minister Gloria De Piero has retained her seat in Ashfield with a strong majority.
Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan wins re-election
6:16 AM — Conservative equalities minister Nicky Morgan has been re-elected an MP in Loughborough, despite fears she would lose her seat to Labour.
George Galloway, who claims Iran doesn’t execute gays, loses seat to Labour 17
6:09 AM — The Controversial Respect MP George Galloway has been defeated as an MP in Bradford West.
Gay Lib Dem minister David Laws loses his seat 2
5:58 AM — Gay Lib Dem cabinet minister David Laws has lost his seat - despite being one his party's most senior figures.
Labour’s first out trans candidate Emily Brothers loses out in Sutton and Cheam
5:53 AM — Labour's first out trans Parliamentary candidate has failed to be elected in Sutton and Cheam.
Gay Tory Nigel Evans re-elected after false rape allegations
5:44 AM — Out Conservative MP Nigel Evans has secured re-election, a year after he was cleared of sex abuse allegations.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer retains seat amid Labour ‘outing’ allegations 1
5:22 AM — Openly gay Conservative Vice Chair Mike Freer has been re-elected as an MP - amid claims that Labour canvassers were telling religious voters about his sexuality.
Bob Blackman, who wants Tories to re-introduce Section 28, re-elected as MP 1
4:35 AM — Conservative MP Bob Blackman, who said his party should re-introduce a ban on the 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools, has clung onto his seat in Harrow East.
Tory MP who compared same-sex marriage to polygamy re-elected
4:21 AM — Tory MP Matthew Offord, who compared same-sex marriage to polygamy and branded it an "attack on religion", has been re-elected.
Former Stonewall campaigner Wes Streeting elected as MP 1
3:59 AM — Stonewall's former Head of Education Wes Streeting has been elected as a Labour MP for Ilford North.
Lib Dem equalities minister Jo Swinson loses out to SNP
3:06 AM — Liberal Democrat equalities minister Jo Swinson has lost her seat to the Scottish National Party.