8th May 2015
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer retains seat amid Labour ‘outing’ allegations 1
5:22 AM — Openly gay Conservative Vice Chair Mike Freer has been re-elected as an MP - amid claims that Labour canvassers were telling religious voters about his sexuality.
Bob Blackman, who wants Tories to re-introduce Section 28, re-elected as MP 1
4:35 AM — Conservative MP Bob Blackman, who said his party should re-introduce a ban on the 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools, has clung onto his seat in Harrow East.
Tory MP who compared same-sex marriage to polygamy re-elected
4:21 AM — Tory MP Matthew Offord, who compared same-sex marriage to polygamy and branded it an "attack on religion", has been re-elected.
Former Stonewall campaigner Wes Streeting elected as MP 1
3:59 AM — Stonewall's former Head of Education Wes Streeting has been elected as a Labour MP for Ilford North.
Lib Dem equalities minister Jo Swinson loses out to SNP
3:06 AM — Liberal Democrat equalities minister Jo Swinson has lost her seat to the Scottish National Party.
Labour’s Douglas Alexander unseated by 20-year-old student 3
2:41 AM — Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has been unseated by a 20-year-old student who was standing for the SNP.
Will the UK break the record for most gay MPs?
1:52 AM — The UK is projected to elect more openly LGB MPs than anywhere else in the world.
7th May 2015
Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson re-elected as an MP
11:47 PM — The Labour Party's junior shadow equalities minister, Sharon Hodgson, has increased her majority.
1st May 2015
Party campaigns in Coventry to ban gay adoption… but denies it is ‘homephonic’ 24
1:52 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. A minor political party in Coventry has promised to "rescue" children being raised by same-sex couples and abolish same-sex marriage.
30th April 2015
Sandi Toksvig quits News Quiz to set up new political party 7
12:45 PM — Out comedian Sandi Toksvig has announced that she plans to create a new political party for women's equality.
28th April 2015
Lib Dem Minister and senior Tory slam Stonewall over ‘skewed’ election manifesto graphic 9
12:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive LGBT rights charity Stonewall has been slammed for a graphic that suggests only Labour have made substantial pledges to LGBT issues at the upcoming election.
27th April 2015
Q&A: Ed Miliband backs Humanist weddings and trans children 15
7:21 PM — PinkNews Exclusive Ed Miliband has become the first main party leader to openly attend a same-sex wedding, he revealed in a Q&A with PinkNews.
Former Tory MP: We have lost our ‘most useful bigots’ over same-sex marriage 13
11:40 AM — A former Conservative MP has lamented that the party has lost its "useful bigots" after implementing same-sex marriage, according to Iain Dale.
22nd April 2015
Guardian claims Tory Chair Grant Shapps edited Wikipedia to smear rivals over same-sex marriage 11
1:55 PM — Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has been accused by the Guardian of making edits to Wikipedia articles about his own colleagues, to point out they didn't vote for same-sex marriage.
17th April 2015
Labour candidate apologises for joking about threesome with Ed Miliband and a goat 11
2:56 PM — A Labour candidate has apologised - for joking about a parallel universe in which he had a threesome with a goat and party leader Ed Miliband.
14th April 2015
Conservatives pledge to pardon historic gay sex offences in manifesto 19
12:32 PM — The Conservative Party has pledged to extend pardons to gay men convicted of historic sex offences.
11th April 2015
Natalie Bennett: My first experience of gay people was playing cricket with lesbians 3
4:28 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has said that her first experience with LGBT issues was playing cricket with lesbians.
7th April 2015
Tony Blair warns against UKIP’s ‘ugly nationalism’ 37
4:02 PM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has issued a warning about the "ugly" nationalism of the UK Independence Party.
27th February 2015
Grant Shapps: I haven’t had to deal with homophobic candidates as Tory chair 10
11:26 AM — The Chairman of the Conservative Party has spoken candidly in an interview with PinkNews about the evolution of the party on social issues, and how Britain can act as a world leader.
11th February 2015
US: Republicans won’t file Supreme Court brief for same-sex marriage case 7
1:36 PM — The GOP has indicated it will file no brief to the Supreme Court, ahead of an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.