18th June 2015
Gay MPs Crispin Blunt and Stephen Twigg to chair Parliamentary committees
12:40 PM — Out MPs Crispin Blunt and Stephen Twigg have been elected as the chairs of Parliament's Foreign Affairs and International Development committees.
16th June 2015
Stuart Andrew MP: We should treat homophobia in sport as seriously as racism 5
3:36 PM — Out Tory MP Stuart Andrew has said that homophobia in sport needs to be tackled as racism is.
15th June 2015
Tory MP Mike Freer to chair cross-party HIV group 2
12:29 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer has been elected to chair the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.
10th June 2015
Mayor of London Boris Johnson will miss Pride for a fifth year in a row 9
3:16 PM — Mayor of London Boris Johnson has confirmed he will not attend this month's Pride in London parade - missing out for a fifth year in a row.
Conservative MEP: We opposed EU equality strategy because it’s ‘social engineering’ 30
12:24 PM — A Conservative MEP has said her party voted against a raft of LGBT equality measures in Europe because they consider it "patronising" and "social engineering".
9th June 2015
Review of gay blood ban urged amid blood donor ‘crisis’ 6
6:35 PM — The government has been urged to review rules banning men who have sex with men from donating blood, amid a critical lack of donors.
7th June 2015
Sir Ian McKellen: David Cameron’s insistence on same-sex marriage was ‘astonishing’ 6
12:59 PM — Sir Ian McKellen has spoken in praise of Tory Prime Minister David Cameron for pushing through same-sex marriage.
6th June 2015
Tory minister Nick Gibb comes out as gay as he plans to marry partner 26
10:34 AM — Schools minister Nick Gibb has revealed that he is gay - and plans to marry his same-sex partner after a secret 29-year relationship.
3rd June 2015
David Cameron ‘won’t rule out’ withdrawing from European Convention on Human Rights 12
1:03 PM — David Cameron has said he has "no plans" for the UK to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights - but refused to rule it out.
29th May 2015
Anti-gay rights councillor and Bow Group chair suspended by Conservatives 8
12:23 PM — Anti-gay rights Tory councillor Benjamin Harris-Quinney has been suspended by the Conservative party. The decision comes after PinkNews published a recording of him delivering a speech against LGBT rights at an event in Moscow.
25th May 2015
Ivan Massow: Coming out as a Tory was harder than coming out as gay 29
2:04 PM — Conservative mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow has said it was harder to come out as a Tory than to come out as gay.
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".
19th May 2015
Gay Tory Ivan Massow launches Mayoral bid by putting himself on £100,000 note 9
11:23 AM — Conservative entrepreneur Ivan Massow has launched his campaign for Mayor of London - by putting himself on a cartoon £100,000 note.
18th May 2015
John Bercow re-elected as House of Commons Speaker 15
2:56 PM — John Bercow has been re-elected as Speaker of the House of Commons.
15th May 2015
New equalities minister: My constituents opposed same-sex marriage ‘one hundred to one’ 57
5:28 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The new Minister for Equalities has explained her decision to vote against same-sex marriage, claiming her constituents asked her to oppose it "at a ratio of 100 to one".
14th May 2015
Conservatives select gay candidate for Tower Hamlets mayor 37
1:27 PM — The Conservative party has selected an openly gay candidate to run for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London.
13th May 2015
David Cameron appoints first lesbian to a Conservative Government 9
11:40 PM — The Prime Minister has promoted the first out lesbian MP to his Government as an Assistant Government Whip.
12th May 2015
David Cameron appoints anti-gay marriage MP to be minister for equalities 115
10:06 AM — A Tory MP who previously said the state had "no right" to redefine marriage, and who voted against same-sex marriage, has been appointed minister for equalities.
11th May 2015
Baroness Stowell who led same-sex marriage through the Lords, promoted in reshuffle 3
10:09 AM — The Tory peer responsible for guiding the same-sex marriage legislation for England and Wales through the House of Lords has been promoted in the ongoing Government reshuffle.
10th May 2015
Tories to push ahead with plans to repeal Human Rights Act 111
3:18 PM — The Conservatives are set to push ahead with plans to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights.