8th May 2015
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 1
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.
Labour’s Douglas Alexander unseated by 20-year-old student 3
2:41 AM — Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has been unseated by a 20-year-old student who was standing for the SNP.
Will the UK break the record for most gay MPs?
1:52 AM — The UK is projected to elect more openly LGB MPs than anywhere else in the world.
7th May 2015
Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson re-elected as an MP
11:47 PM — The Labour Party's junior shadow equalities minister, Sharon Hodgson, has increased her majority.
28th April 2015
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.
17th April 2015
DUP politician: I’m ‘grateful’ that Nick Clegg warned that we want to reject gay rights 20
5:42 PM — A Northern Irish DUP politician has 'thanked' Nick Clegg - after the Lib Dems claimed a coalition of the Conservative Party, UKIP and the DUP would abolish same-sex marriage.
16th April 2015
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.
11th April 2015
UKIP’s Patricia Culligan ‘sorry’ for questioning cost of HIV drugs for Lib Dem candidates 9
12:29 PM — Another of UKIP's Prospective Parliamentary Candidates has been forced to apologise - after questioning the cost of NHS treatment for Lib Dem candidates living with HIV.
10th April 2015
Q&A: Nick Clegg calls for surrogacy reform and action on ‘gay cure’ therapy 10
8:48 AM — Nick Clegg has called for action on a number of LGBT issues, including a reform of Britain's surrogacy laws, and the controversial practice of "gay conversion" therapy.
3rd April 2015
Daily Mail columnist attacks HIV positive Lib Dem candidate 84
12:29 PM — Writing in the Daily Mail, Richard Littlejohn questions Lib Dem candidate's suitability because of his past and HIV status.
1st April 2015
Nick Clegg to join Grindr for election campaign 10
6:31 AM — Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is reaching out to voters in an unconventional way - through hook-up apps Grindr, Hornet and Scruff.
21st March 2015
Tory Leader of the House of Lords: It is impossible to forget the wrong we’ve done to gay people 13
1:40 PM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, has said it will be impossible to forget the "wrong" done by the Conservatives through policies such as Section 28.
20th March 2015
No ‘brain fade’ for Natalie Bennett in PinkNews Debate question about Green housing policy 3
3:55 PM — Natalie Bennett appeared better briefed on her party’s housing policy at an election debate on Thursday evening, after struggling to explain it in a recent interview.