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 5
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.
28th February 2015
Jo Swinson: We still need to do more to tackle homophobia 11
5:03 PM — Writing for PinkNews, Equalities Minister Jo Swinson marks the close of LGBT History Month.
1st February 2015
Poland: Transgender politician to run for President 15
12:46 PM — Poland's first openly transgender lawmaker reportedly plans to run for President.
Pro-gay Tory MP Francis Maude to retire 12
11:41 AM — Conservative MP Francis Maude, one of the first senior Tories to engage with the gay community, will not run for re-election in May.
30th January 2015
Boris Johnson: I can’t see what the fuss is about with same-sex marriage 53
12:04 PM — Boris Johnson has dismissed critics of same-sex marriage within the Conservative party, claiming he "can't see what the fuss is about".
23rd January 2015
Archbishop who smeared dead gay Labour MP suffers heart attack 37
6:12 PM — The Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia - who was criticised for making offensive remarks about the late gay Labour MP David Cairns - has suffered a heart attack.
19th January 2015
James Blunt: Labour MP Chris Bryant is a ‘classist gimp’ 47
2:19 PM — James Blunt has lashed out at gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after the politician criticised his privileged upbringing.
16th January 2015
Conservative MP: ‘Coming out’ as a Tory atheist is as hard as being a gay Tory 19
6:07 PM — A departing Tory MP has 'come out' as an atheist - and says it's as hard to be non-religious within the Conservative party as it is to be a gay Tory.
9th January 2015
Police investigating ‘pipe bomb’ threats against gay MP Chris Bryant 12
7:06 PM — Police are investigating death threats sent to gay Labour MP Chris Bryant, after he tweeted about Charlie Hebdo.
5th January 2015
Welsh Assembly Members are scared to come out, politician claims 4
7:10 PM — A member of the Welsh Assembly has claimed that a number of his colleagues remain in the closet over fears of homophobia.
7th December 2014
Poland’s first openly gay mayor takes power 4
1:02 PM — Poland's first ever openly gay mayor Robert Biedron has officially taken up his office.
6th December 2014
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond to stand as an MP 19
8:45 PM — Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has announced his plans to return to politics as an MP.
1st December 2014
Gordon Brown confirms he will stand down as an MP 2
7:30 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has confirmed that he will not stand again as an MP.
Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan ‘could be unseated’ by student vote 5
4:46 PM — Equalities minister Nicky Morgan is under threat of losing her seat at the General Election, according to a report.
22nd November 2014
Gordon Brown set to stand down as an MP 9
10:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to announce that he will not stand again as an MP.
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie joins I’m A Celebrity 2
9:23 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has entered the jungle on I'm A Celebrity.