12th November 2014
DUP MP calls for Equality Commission to ‘fund both sides’ in lawsuit over anti-gay Christian bakery 28
9:49 AM — Democratic Unionist Party MP Dr William McCrea has again criticised the "oppressive" Equality Commission for filing a lawsuit against a bakery that refused to make a 'gay' cake.
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.
5th November 2014
Eric Pickles orders takeover of Tower Hamlets council which ‘allowed homophobia to fester’ 17
2:54 PM — Tory minister Eric Pickles has ordered the takeover of Tower Hamlets council, which he says "allowed homophobia and antisemitism to fester".
Labour MP Lucy Powell: No, teaching gay rights is not ‘nonsense’ 14
12:21 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, shadow education minister Lucy Powell rebuffs a tweet from the Department for Education claiming it's “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.
3rd November 2014
David Blunkett: Nicky Morgan ‘should be forgiven’ for voting against equal marriage 19
5:27 PM — Exclusive: Former Home Secretary David Blunkett today told PinkNews that he is "glad" about Nicky Morgan's recent u-turn on equal marriage.
1st November 2014
Someone actually made a Michael Gove sex toy 4
2:01 PM — An enterprising designer has created a sex toy featuring the likeness of Tory chief whip Michael Gove.
31st October 2014
Richard Littlejohn: Nicky Morgan is seeking approval from ‘diversity Nazis’ 25
3:05 PM — Columnist Richard Littlejohn has attacked Nicky Morgan for ingratiating herself with "diversity Nazis", after she spoke at the PinkNews awards.
29th October 2014
Michael Fabricant’s ban from PinkNews Awards lifted after ‘misunderstanding’ at Speaker’s Office 7
5:02 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant was formally banned from attending the PinkNews Awards today — although the ban was later lifted after the House of Commons said there was "a misunderstanding."
27th October 2014
English Democrats chair tells PinkNews ‘Diane Abbott looks unwell’ after Ebola jibe 9
7:43 PM — English Democrats regional chairman Steve Uncles has said that Diane Abbott "does not look well" - after claiming that the Labour politician had Ebola.
25th October 2014
Bill to make sex education statuatory postponed until February 3
7:44 PM — A debate of a bill which would make Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education a statutory requirement for schools has been postponed until February.
24th October 2014
Shaun Woodward MP: Activist Paul Cottingham welcomed me to Labour to fight for gay rights
5:59 PM — Speaking to PinkNews, former Labour cabinet minister Shaun Woodward pays tribute to his close friend and activist Paul Cottingham, who died after a battle with cancer this morning.
Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan to present at PinkNews Awards 19
2:10 PM — The PinkNews Awards will take place next week, and among those set to speak and present awards are Ed Miliband, William Hague, Nicky Morgan and Vince Cable.
Meet someone who isn’t male or female and wants a new type of passport 8
1:16 PM — Have you ever thought how it'd feel to identify with neither male or female? Christie Elan-Cane tells all about their fight for gender 'X' passports
22nd October 2014
Gay MP Chris Bryant: Public wouldn’t have sacked me over Gaydar photos 10
1:28 PM — Labour MP for the Rhondda Chris Bryant has backed the MP Recall bill, and says his constituents would not have removed him when tabloids published photos from his gay dating profile.
Tory MP Michael Fabricant: Gay blood ban is unfair and illogical 5
1:18 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant has called for an end to the 12-month deferral on gay and bisexual men donating blood, in a Parliamentary motion today.
12th October 2014
UKIP MP Douglas Carswell: Banning migrants with HIV is not a serious suggestion 15
11:13 AM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has claimed that Nigel Farage’s call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK wasn't "serious".
11th October 2014
New UKIP MP Douglas Carswell backs Nigel Farage’s call for HIV migrant ban 100
3:06 PM — Newly-elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell has backed Nigel Farage's call to ban people with HIV from entering the UK.
Tory MP: Same-sex marriage to blame for UKIP gaining MP 29
1:20 PM — Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh has claimed that same-sex marriage is partly responsible for UKIP gaining their first ever elected MP.
10th October 2014
New Zealand: Labour MP who opposed equal marriage backs gay leadership hopeful 3
7:00 PM — A New Zealand MP who voted against same-sex marriage has endorsed a gay candidate for Labour party leader.
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants with HIV to be banned from the UK 24
11:50 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been accused of "wilful ignorance", after he called for a blanket ban on people with HIV entering the UK.