25th June 2015
Out MPs Nigel Evans and Angela Eagle raise embassy flag ‘ban’ in Parliament 4
3:16 PM — Tory MP Nigel Evans and Labour's Angela Eagle have both raised in Parliament the continued enforcement of regulations blocking British embassies flying anything other than the Union Flag.
Speaker John Bercow: Reverend who compared gay people to paedophiles is ‘blinkered’ and ‘misguided’ 25
1:43 PM — The Speaker of the House of Commons has mocked a "misguided" Church of England reverend who equated gay people to paedophiles.
23rd June 2015
MPs and Lords form cross-party group on global LGBT rights 5
8:24 PM — Members of Parliament and peers have formed a new All-Party Parliamentary Group, to tackle LGBT issues around the world.
16th June 2015
Australian MPs accused of ‘plotting’ to avoid vote on equal marriage 9
1:38 PM — A number of Australian MPs opposed to marriage equality have been accused of a "plot" to stop the issue coming to a vote.
12th June 2015
German Parliament’s upper house passes call for same-sex marriage 10
5:00 PM — The upper house of the German Parliament has passed a resolution calling for the country to introduce same-sex marriage, in a snub to Chancellor Angela Merkel.
11th June 2015
Maria Miller to chair Parliament’s new Equalities committee 11
4:32 PM — Maria Miller, the former Equalities Minister who steered same-sex marriage through the Commons, is to chair Parliament's new Equalities Select Committee.
2nd June 2015
Parliament to introduce Women and Equalities Select Committee 6
12:54 PM — The Government is to introduce a new Parliamentary Select Committee dedicated to Women and Equalities issues.
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 134
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 4
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.