15th December 2014
Mail criticises Nicky Morgan for meeting naked rowers at PinkNews Awards 14
4:03 PM — Nicky Morgan has been criticised by the Daily Mail for attending the PinkNews Awards 2014 and presenting an award to the Warwick Rowers.
10th December 2014
Nicky Morgan & Nick Boles: The green light for all couples to marry 10
12:25 AM — Writing exclusively for PinkNews, the Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan and the Equalities and Skills Minister Nick Boles explain why today will go down in LGBT rights history.
16th November 2014
The church that banned tight trousers, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week
7:13 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
12th November 2014
Equalities minister Nick Boles: My civil partner has been ‘insistently’ pressing me on marriage conversion 6
6:26 PM — Nick Boles, the minister with responsibility for same-sex marriage, has said his own civil partner is "insistently" waiting for their right to convert to a marriage.
23rd October 2014
Equalities Minister Nick Boles commends Jewish Masorti approval of same-sex marriage
4:56 PM — The Minister for Skills and Equalities Nick Boles has commended the Jewish Masorti for its announcement that it will now approve of same-sex marriages.
16th October 2014
Government announces new regulations for civil partnership conversion including religious venues 44
12:22 PM — As revealed by PinkNews yesterday, the British Government has announced revised regulations for converting civil partnerships to marriage, which include the option of a conversion ceremony in a church, synagogue, meeting house and other venues.
29th August 2014
Couple behind civil partnership conversion petition welcome changes 31
7:16 PM — A couple who campaigned to change the process for converting civil partnerships into marriages have welcomed proposed changes.
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.
11th April 2014
Gay Tory minister defends appointment of anti-equal marriage Minister for Women 8
2:29 PM — Planning minister Nick Boles has rejected criticism over the appointment of Nicky Morgan as the new Minister for Women.
22nd November 2013
Michael Portillo: David Cameron took an ‘enormous risk’ with equal marriage 6
2:28 PM — Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo says David Cameron took an “enormous risk” with his own party in legalising equal marriage for England and Wales.
20th November 2013
Matthew d’Ancona: ‘Homophobic dinosaurs in the Tory party are far from being extinct’ 7
2:36 PM — Journalist Matthew d’Ancona says the fact that MP Crispin Blunt was forced to undergo a reselection process because a minority of Tory activists in his constituency had a problem with his sexuality should alarm Tory modernisers.
19th November 2013
Minister says Tories must ‘shout’ about things like equal marriage to win 2015 majority 6
6:23 PM — The Conservative Party cannot secure a majority unless it wins around new voters by “shouting from the rooftops” about its support for policies such as equal marriage, Minister for Planning Nick Boles has said.
10th June 2013
Police investigate explosion at gay MP’s constituency office 3
11:57 AM — Lincolnshire Police has launched an investigation following a minor explosion at the constituency office of gay Conservative MP Nick Boles.
5th September 2012
Questions over new UK equalities minister’s gay voting record 46
2:12 PM — Conservative MP for Basingstoke Maria Miller, who was appointed yesterday by David Cameron as culture secretary and has direct responsibility for the newly moved Government Equalities Office (GEO), is under the spotlight after a number of activists noted her questionable voting record on LGBT equality.
10th August 2012
Tory MP Nick Boles claims expenses to learn his civil partner’s language 78
3:04 PM — Tory MP for Grantham and Stamford Nick Boles decided to learn Hebrew after entering into a civil partnership with his Israeli boyfriend, and included the £678 cost of the lessons on his parliamentary expenses account.
11th May 2011
Civil partnership for gay Tory MP Nick Boles 79
11:39 AM — Conservative MP Nick Boles has tied the knot with his partner. The 45-year-old had a "quiet" civil partnership ceremony with his partner Shay Meshulam in Camberwell in March.