Jo Swinson: We still need to do more to tackle homophobia 4
5:03 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Equalities Minister Jo Swinson marks the close of LGBT History Month.
13th February 2015
Lib Dems select trans candidate Zoe O’Connell
5:45 PM — Trans activist Zoe O'Connell has been selected as a Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats.
7th February 2015
Nick Clegg could lose his seat, two polls suggest 19
12:22 PM — Two separate polls appear to show that Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg is trailing Labour in his Sheffield Hallam constituency.
19th January 2015
Nick Clegg: I’m pleased that NHS England won’t refer to abhorrent gay ‘cure’ therapy 6
6:58 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has praised a decision by NHS England to stop facilitating access to gay “cure” therapy.
28th December 2014
PinkNews poll: Nick Clegg named most gay-friendly leader, but party support collapses 49
4:55 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been named the most gay friendly party leader by PinkNews readers - but support for the Lib Dems has plummeted.
4th November 2014
Theresa May ‘delighted’ that Lynne Featherstone is back at Home Office
4:51 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she’s “delighted” that Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone has returned to her former government department as a minister.
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.
22nd September 2014
Devon MP Sir Nick Harvey condemns ‘gays will destroy society’ columnist 16
4:37 PM — Lib Dem MP Sir Nick Harvey has condemned an "offensive" article which claimed gays will cause the collapse of civilisation.
4th September 2014
Justice Minister calls on Lib Dem MPs to vote for sex education bill 6
12:00 PM — Justice Minister Simon Hughes says a bill to make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education statutory will receive the support of Liberal Democrat MPs.
28th August 2014
Justice Minister to take part in LGBT asylum debate with leading activists 14
11:13 AM — Justice Minister Simon Hughes is set to take part in a discussion about the plight of LGBT asylum seekers.
26th August 2014
Labour welcomes Lib Dem decision to back statutory sex education 2
5:56 PM — Labour says the Liberal Democrats should have backed SRE "four years ago".
17th August 2014
Lib Dem minister: We need zero tolerance for homophobia in football 7
2:08 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has called for a zero tolerance approach to homophobia in football.
7th August 2014
Lynne Featherstone ‘horrified’ over homophobic abuse at Lib Dem councillor 9
6:27 PM — Lynne Featherstone says she's "horrified" by the resignation of a gay Liberal Democrat councillor, who alleges he received homophobic abuse from other council members and political opponents.
7th July 2014
Chair of LGBT Liberal Democrats gets married 16
6:11 PM — The chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats and his partner have married.
25th June 2014
MEP: ‘Conchita Wurst is a dangerous bearded genetically modified organism’ 49
5:29 PM — Bulgarian MEP Angel Dzhambazki has been slammed by Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder for making offensive remarks about Conchita Wurst.
28th May 2014
Lib Dem MEP: Tories wrong not to back ILGA-Europe’s LGBT rights pledge 4
6:52 PM — Liberal Democrat MEP-elect Catherine Bearder says she’s “surprised and disappointed” at Conservative MEPs for refusing to sign ILGA-Europe’s pledge on LGBT rights.
26th May 2014
Vice President of Lib Dems’ LGBT group loses MEP seat 5
4:10 PM — The Lib Dems are paying tribute to the Vice President of the party’s LGBT group, after she was among 10 Lib Dem MEPs to lose their seats.
24th May 2014
Lib Dem peer Brian Paddick: I was trapped in an abusive relationship 6
3:57 PM — Liberal Democrat peer Brian Paddick has revealed he was in an abusive relationship with his former partner, when he was Britain's most senior gay police officer.
23rd May 2014
Lib Dem trans campaigner Sarah Brown loses council seat 6
1:00 PM — Transgender campaigner and Liberal Democrat politician Sarah Brown has failed to be re-elected as a councillor in Cambridge.
20th May 2014
Nick Clegg: Equal marriage is one of my ‘proudest achievements’ in government 21
1:46 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales is one of his “proudest achievements”.