22nd May 2015
BBC Question Time panel criticises ‘gay cake’ row bakery 3
2:46 PM — Tory, Labour and Lib Dem representatives have all criticised Ashers Bakery after it was found guilty of discriminating against a man who asked for a cake which said "support gay marriage".
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Lynne Featherstone 1
1:43 PM — Former Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone explains why she is backing Norman Lamb to lead her party.
20th May 2015
Interview: Tim Farron addresses LGBT voting record and calls for Church of England to be disestablished 10
1:27 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron has addressed his voting record on gay rights - and called for the Church of England to be disestablished.
Lib Dem Tim Farron forgets he voted against equality law and calls for end to state Church 3
1:27 PM — Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron appeared to have forgotten he voted against part of the Equality Act in an interview with PinkNews.
14th May 2015
Tim Farron confirms Lib Dem leadership bid 10
9:13 AM — Tim Farron has announced his bid to become leader of the Liberal Democrats.
2nd November 2014
Department for Education: It’s nonsense to say schools must teach gay rights 13
3:06 PM — The Department for Education has claimed that it's "nonsense" to suggest that schools "must teach gay rights".
9th September 2014
Tory MP’s motion to end gay blood ban finds maximum co-sponsors 7
4:02 PM — A Private Member's Bill by Tory MP Michael Fabricant calling for an end to discrimination against men who have sex with men giving blood, has filled its list of co-sponsors.
10th January 2014
Lib Dem President: ‘David Cameron’s ineffective, nonsensical porn filter policy needs to be scrapped’ 11
11:04 AM — Liberal Democrat President Tim Farron says David Cameron's policy of mandatory 'porn filters' for internet service providers should be scrapped because “essential sites on sexual health, gender and sexuality, domestic violence and LGBT rights are being blocked".
9th September 2013
Lib Dem President tables motion drawing attention to ‘deplorable’ LGBT treatment in Russia 16
12:47 PM — Liberal Democrat party president, MP Tim Farron, has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) which asks that the House of Commons take note of the situation LGBT people face in Russia, following the passage of anti-gay laws.
23rd May 2013
Lib Dem MP John Pugh criticised for voting against equal marriage bill — Simon Hughes and Tim Fallon abstained 20
1:04 PM — Liberal Democrat MP John Pugh has been criticised for voting against the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill – as both Lib Dem deputy leader Simon Hughes, party president Tim Farron and Health Minister Norman Lamb abstained in this week’s vote.
21st March 2012
Liberal Democrat president: Any discrimination in CARE internships unacceptable 44
5:23 PM — The president of the Liberal Democrats has said any discrimination on the grounds of sexuality in the religious Westminster internship scheme operated by the charity CARE (Christian Action Research & Education) which he defended this week would be 'unacceptable'.
Liberal Democrat president speaks out on religious charity’s internship scheme 54
1:38 PM — Liberal Democrats president Tim Farron spoke out in defence of the internship scheme funded by religious charity CARE this week, saying it provides valuable access to Parliament for young people, but his office will look into indications gay MPs have not been allowed to participate.