18th May 2015
Out MP Angela Eagle launches bid for Labour deputy leadership 7
6:10 PM — Angela Eagle has become the second LGB MP to declare her candidacy for the deputy leadership of the Labour party.
15th May 2015
Out MP Ben Bradshaw launches bid for Labour deputy leader 12
10:07 PM — Labour’s Ben Bradshaw has announced his candidacy for deputy leader of the Labour Party.
New equalities minister: My constituents opposed same-sex marriage ‘one hundred to one’ 57
5:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Minister for Equalities has explained her decision to vote against same-sex marriage, claiming her constituents asked her to oppose it "at a ratio of 100 to one".
12th May 2015
Ben Bradshaw set to run for deputy leader of Labour party 3
6:26 PM — Labour's Ben Bradshaw is set to run for the deputy leader for the Labour party - after buying up a number of domains related to the move.
11th May 2015
Out Labour MP Chris Bryant promoted to shadow cabinet 3
1:30 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant has been promoted to Shadow Culture Secretary.
9th May 2015
Nicky Morgan remains education secretary and equalities minister in reshuffle 16
10:49 PM — Nicky Morgan will remain as education secretary and minister for women and equalities, it has been announced.
Person accidentally votes Conservative by drawing penis on ballot paper 10
12:10 PM — A person has accidentally voted for a Tory candidate who opposes same-sex marriage - by drawing a penis on his ballot paper.
8th May 2015
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.
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
Are anti-gay campaigners accidentally helping Caroline Lucas get re-elected? 9
1:27 PM — Anti-gay marriage campaigners are distributing leaflets in Brighton - 'warning' people that Green MP Caroline Lucas supports equal marriage.
14th April 2015
Green Party manifesto outlines commitments to LGBT rights 6
2:04 PM — The Green Party has outlined a number of equality measures in its manifesto - including pension equality for gay couples, mandatory sex and relationship eduction, and stronger legislation against hate crime.
12th April 2015
Anti-gay marriage group backs Tory who voted against same-sex marriage 12
3:03 PM — A lobbying group that opposes same-sex marriage is delivering leaflets praising a Conservative who voted against equality.
11th April 2015
Natalie Bennett: My first experience of gay people was playing cricket with lesbians 3
4:28 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has said that her first experience with LGBT issues was playing cricket with lesbians.
5th April 2015
Margot James: The Tories and Labour are ‘level’ on equality issues 30
5:48 PM — Out Conservative candidate Margot James has claimed that the Conservative and Labour parties are on a "level setting" on equality matters.
29th March 2015
Labour MP Chris Bryant among MPs named over second home expenses 21
2:59 PM — Labour's shadow arts minister Chris Bryant is among a number of MPs who claimed expenses to stay in London, while owning a property in the capital.
23rd March 2015
Police ‘investigating’ MP who decriminalised homosexuality over historic sex abuse allegations 8
7:51 PM — Late Labour MP Leo Abse, who sponsored the bill decriminalising homosexuality, is being investigated in connection with sex abuse allegations.
Australian MPs receive 1 million emails asking for equal marriage 6
12:18 PM — MPs in Australia have received a deluge of more than a million emails, calling for a free vote to be held on same-sex marriage.
14th March 2015
Labour’s Yvette Cooper: PinkNews Debate will be an important chance to discuss issues
6:10 PM — Yvette Cooper has spoken ahead of her appearance on the panel at next week's PinkNews Debate.
5th March 2015
Ex-Tory MP Harvey Proctor denies ‘rent-boy ring’ allegations
12:48 PM — Harvey Proctor has denied allegations that he was part of an alleged “rent-boy ring” – and has said that his previous convictions for gross indecency were for sexual acts that are no longer illegal.