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.
16th November 2014
Gay rights pioneer Edwina Currie for I’m A Celebrity 3
2:07 PM — Former Conservative minister Edwina Currie, who pioneered attempts for an equal age of consent, has signed up to appear on I'm A Celebrity.
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”.