18th May 2015
Labour’s first trans candidate to undergo heart surgery 4
12:25 PM — The first transgender candidate to stand for the Labour party has been admitted to hospital for heart surgery, less than a fortnight after she lost out on her seat.
11th May 2015
Out Labour MP Chris Bryant promoted to shadow cabinet 3
1:30 PM — Labour MP Chris Bryant has been promoted to Shadow Culture Secretary.
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.
5th April 2015
Margot James: The Tories and Labour are ‘level’ on equality issues 30
5:48 PM — Out Conservative candidate Margot James has claimed that the Conservative and Labour parties are on a "level setting" on equality matters.
27th March 2015
Republican compares gay people to slave owners 7
7:52 PM — A Republican state representative has compared gay people to slave owners.
14th March 2015
Labour’s Yvette Cooper: PinkNews Debate will be an important chance to discuss issues
6:10 PM — Yvette Cooper has spoken ahead of her appearance on the panel at next week's PinkNews Debate.
Lawmaker: Businesses that reject gays should put up ‘no gays allowed’ signs 30
1:34 PM — An Oklahoma lawmaker is attempting to introduce a law that would force businesses intending to discriminate against gays to put up signs declaring the policies.
14th February 2015
Irish MEP: Government’s gender recognition bill is an insult to trans people 2
5:45 PM — Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan has attacked the Irish government's "disgraceful" draft gender recognition bill.
13th February 2015
Ireland: Former equality minister comes out as gay 1
1:51 PM — Ireland's former equality minister has hmself come out as gay.
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.
30th January 2015
US: Mitt Romney rules out run for President 3
4:09 PM — Mitt Romney has announced that he will not run for President again in 2016.
19th January 2015
Irish Senator’s clumsy message to gay colleague sparks Twitter trend 5
5:28 PM — An Irish Senator has accidentally sparked a Twitter trend - after using an unusual choice of hashtag to congratulate a gay colleague.
18th January 2015
Irish Health Minister: I am a gay man 11
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has come out as gay.
5th January 2015
Ellen Page: ‘F**k that’ to Queen for giving MBE to anti-gay politician 91
4:10 PM — Actress Ellen Page has sworn at the Queen, for giving an honour to a homophobic DUP politician.
10th November 2014
Latvian foreign minister denies ‘hidden agenda’ behind coming out 8
2:46 PM — Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics has rebuffed claims that his decision to come out as gay was motivated by a "hidden agenda".
5th November 2014
US: American Idol star Clay Aiken loses bid for congress 3
1:27 PM — Gay singer-turned-politician Clay Aiken has lost out on his election bid in North Carolina.
25th October 2014
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful picks former Mormon as running mate 2
5:27 PM — A gay politician who is running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand has selected a former Mormon to be his deputy.
24th October 2014
Congressman who called equal marriage ‘bullshazzl': I’m not going to coddle anybody 9
1:41 PM — A Republican congressman, who referred to equal marriage as 'bullshazzl' during a speech to a school, says he doesn't want to "coddle" anyone.
12th October 2014
UKIP’s Roger Helmer, who claimed gays ‘undermine’ marriage, calls for privacy after visit to alleged brothel 106
1:52 PM — Married UKIP MEP Roger Helmer - who claimed gay people "undermine" marriage - has appealed for "privacy" after a tabloid newspaper published a report claiming he visited a 'sleazy' massage parlour.
10th October 2014
New Zealand: Labour MP who opposed equal marriage backs gay leadership hopeful 3
7:00 PM — A New Zealand MP who voted against same-sex marriage has endorsed a gay candidate for Labour party leader.