18th May 2015
David Cameron and Harriet Harman pay tribute to ‘most diverse’ Parliament 6
3:33 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron and acting Labour leader Harriet Harman have both paid tribute to the most diverse House of Commons of all time.
15th May 2015
Ban on ‘Yes Equality’ badges in Irish Parliament sparks row 4
8:05 PM — A number of Irish politicians have defied requests to remove badges showing support for same-sex marriage in the Irish Parliament.
8th May 2015
Does the UK now have the most LGB elected MPs in the world? 45
5:19 PM — According to new research, the number of LGB MPs elected to the House of Commons today means the UK has the most in the world.
Three openly HIV-positive candidates lose out on Parliamentary seats 5
9:17 AM — Two Liberal Democrat and one Green Party candidates who all revealed that they are HIV-positive lost out in last night's election.
27th April 2015
This Parliamentary candidate wants to re-criminalise homosexuality and ban pride 128
3:37 PM — An independent Parliamentary candidate has pledged to ban pride marches and jail LGBT people.
16th April 2015
House of Commons expected to break own world record for most openly gay MPs 9
7:37 PM — The House of Commons is expected to break its own record for the world's highest proportion of openly gay MPs after next month's election, according to a study.
30th March 2015
Submit your questions for Nick Clegg’s PinkNews readers’ Q&A
3:34 PM — As Nick Clegg went to Buckingham Palace today to announce the dissolution of Parliament, he now prepares to answer questions submitted by PinkNews readers.
Parliament dissolved as election campaign officially begins 1
12:59 PM — The UK Parliament has been officially dissolved ahead of the General Election in May.
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.
6th March 2015
Labour MP raises treatment of trans women called ‘sir’ by Parliament security 44
12:35 PM — Labour MP Kerry McCarthy has spoken out in Parliament, after transgender women were referred to as 'sir' by staff during a Parliamentary LGBT Month reception.
19th February 2015
9% of MPs highlight same-sex marriage as the Coalition’s most laudable achievement 2
4:51 PM — Same-sex marriage is seen as the third most laudable achievement of the Coalition Government, according to a survey of MPs.
2nd January 2015
Israel’s only out gay MP quits politics 3
1:09 PM — The only out gay MP in the Israeli legislature has announced that he intends to quit politics.
16th December 2014
Commons Speaker calls for LGBT equality at Chanukah celebration 3
5:57 PM — The Speaker of the House of Commons has called for LGBT rights at a Chanukah celebration in Parliament this evening.
Trans man parliamentary candidate calls for more diversity in Westminster
4:22 PM — The only transgender man currently standing for parliament has said parliament needs to be more diverse.
9th December 2014
Interview: Labour Parliamentary Candidate Emily Brothers comes out as transgender 4
12:29 PM — PinkNews talks to Emily Brothers, the first openly transgender Parliamentary Candidate to come out of their own accord and stand for one of the major political parties in the UK.
30th November 2014
Canadian MP: Government ‘trying to kill’ transgender rights bill 12
11:59 AM — Canada's much-delayed transgender hate crime bill has been stalled yet again, after being bumped off a committee's agenda.
29th November 2014
Finland: Church head welcomes same-sex marriage vote 18
5:03 PM — The head of the largest religious denomination in Finland has praised the country's passage of same-sex marriage.
30th October 2014
William Hague: The situation for LGBT people ‘is worsening’ in many countries 24
3:22 PM — In his first major speech on LGBT rights, the former Foreign Secretary William Hague, has warned that the situation for gay people abroad "is worsening" in many countries.
15th October 2014
UKIP deselects candidate over ‘cruelty to sheep’ 88
7:16 PM — UKIP, which has stood by members who made homophobic statements, has deselected a candidate over cruelty to sheep.
9th October 2014
Civil Service Diversity & Equality Awards 2014
10:49 AM — This Friday the Civil Service will award those across Government who have delivered the best equality and diversity