8th May 2015
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.
7th May 2015
This orthodox rabbi’s words on choosing who to vote for are inspiring 18
5:39 PM — A senior orthodox rabbi has written an impassioned message about voting choices based on candidates' sexual orientations.
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
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Labour canvassers ‘outing me to religious voters’ 59
8:34 PM — Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer has alleged that Labour canvassers have been telling Orthodox Jewish voters that he is gay - in a bid to stop them from voting for him.
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.
16th April 2015
Gay Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer could lose his seat to Labour, poll suggests 6
5:20 PM — A poll has suggested that Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer is under threat of losing his seat to Labour.
13th March 2015
HIV charities ‘deeply concerned’ over allocation of HIV prevention budget 4
2:29 PM — The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has expressed "deep concern" at the Department of Health's new plans for investment in HIV prevention for the next year.
12th March 2015
Exclusive: Government unveils £650k in new HIV spending 20
6:25 PM — The Government has revealed that £800,000 of new money will be spent on HIV prevention, and to reduce the numbers of late diagnoses.
22nd January 2015
Congratulations! Tory MP Mike Freer and partner Angelo convert their civil partnership to marriage 3
6:50 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer and his civil partner Angelo Crolla today celebrated as they converted their civil partnership to marriage.
19th December 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Government confirms it will not cut HIV prevention budget 4
7:39 PM — The Government has refuted claims that it was to halve its HIV prevention budget for 2015, reiterating support for the strategy and saying "It will continue".
16th December 2014
Commons Speaker calls for LGBT equality at Chanukah celebration 3
5:57 PM — The Speaker of the House of Commons has called for LGBT rights at a Chanukah celebration in Parliament this evening.
10th December 2014
Comment: Why I am happy to be able to call my marriage a marriage 7
12:30 PM — Tory MP Mike Freer writes for PinkNews on why it is important to him to be able to convert his civil partnership to marriage.
10th November 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Lack of Conservatives on Rainbow List is ‘disappointing’ 6
6:25 PM — Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer has attacked the "disappointing" lack of Conservative figures present on this year's Rainbow List.
14th October 2014
Gay MP resigns as PPS to vote against Palestinian statehood 108
10:45 AM — Gay Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) Mike Freer resigned last night, in order to vote against a motion to recognise Palestine as a state.
5th October 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
3rd October 2014
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Labour is scaremongering to argue UK should stay in ECHR 14
4:47 PM — Conservative Party Vice Chair Mike Freer has said it is "typical scaremongering" for the Labour Party to argue that Britain must stay in the European Convention on Human Rights.
9th September 2014
MPs and peers urge for HPV vaccine to be extended to boys 11
10:59 AM — MPs and peers have released a joint statement calling for the HPV vaccine to be extended to boys.
30th July 2014
Academic: Extend HPV vaccine to boys and gay men to help reduce cancer risk 18
4:51 PM — Boys should be vaccinated against the HPV virus as well as girls to protect them against several types of cancer, several leading clinicians say.
22nd July 2014
Mike Freer becomes Parliamentary Private Secretary to Nick Boles 1
4:10 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Freer has become the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Nick Boles, the Minister tasked with implementing same-sex marriage.
17th June 2014
Gay MP Mike Freer appointed as Tory Vice Chair 3
5:38 PM — Openly gay MP Mike Freer has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party with a remit for equalities.