5th November 2014
Labour MP Lucy Powell: No, teaching gay rights is not ‘nonsense’ 14
12:21 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, shadow education minister Lucy Powell rebuffs a tweet from the Department for Education claiming it's “nonsense” to suggest that schools “must teach gay rights”.
3rd November 2014
David Blunkett: Nicky Morgan ‘should be forgiven’ for voting against equal marriage 19
5:27 PM — Exclusive: Former Home Secretary David Blunkett today told PinkNews that he is "glad" about Nicky Morgan's recent u-turn on equal marriage.
1st November 2014
Someone actually made a Michael Gove sex toy 4
2:01 PM — An enterprising designer has created a sex toy featuring the likeness of Tory chief whip Michael Gove.
29th October 2014
Michael Fabricant’s ban from PinkNews Awards lifted after ‘misunderstanding’ at Speaker’s Office 7
5:02 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant was formally banned from attending the PinkNews Awards today — although the ban was later lifted after the House of Commons said there was "a misunderstanding."
22nd October 2014
Tory MP Michael Fabricant: Gay blood ban is unfair and illogical 5
1:18 PM — Tory MP Michael Fabricant has called for an end to the 12-month deferral on gay and bisexual men donating blood, in a Parliamentary motion today.
11th October 2014
Tory MP: Same-sex marriage to blame for UKIP gaining MP 29
1:20 PM — Conservative MP Sir Edward Leigh has claimed that same-sex marriage is partly responsible for UKIP gaining their first ever elected MP.
8th October 2014
MP Nigel Evans: I’m gay, but I’d go back to Morocco tomorrow 34
6:50 PM — Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he would be happy to travel to Morocco, after helping to secure the release of a British man jailed for 'homosexual acts'.
Tory MP warns anti-terrorist laws could be use to target Christians opposing equal marriage 29
2:01 PM — Tory MP Dominic Raab has warned that plans to bolster the UK's anti-extremism laws could be 'abused' to target Christians opposing same-sex marriage.
5th October 2014
Nigel Evans MP: I will take jailed British man’s case to Moroccan ambassador 17
6:04 PM — Out Tory MP Nigel Evans has said he will take the case of a British man jailed in Morocco for 'homosexual acts' up with the Moroccan ambassador.
Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer: Trade talks with Morocco should be blocked over jailing of gay tourist 24
4:50 PM — Out Tory MP Mike Free has called for trade talks with Morocco to be blocked, after a gay British man was jailed for 'homosexual acts' in the country.
Dover MP Charlie Elphicke calls for Morocco travel boycott after British man jailed for ‘homosexual acts’ 5
3:13 PM — Dover MP Charlie Elphicke has called for travellers to boycott Morocco, after one of his constituents was jailed in the country for 'homosexual acts'.
1st October 2014
David Cameron: We will scrap the Human Rights Act ‘once and for all’ 157
12:58 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to scrap the Human Rights Act if re-elected next year.
Tory MP Gerald Howarth: David Cameron has ‘done damage’ with same-sex marriage 14
11:37 AM — Tory MP Gerald Howarth has attacked Conservative leader David Cameron for his role in introducing same-sex marriage.
30th September 2014
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
Poll: 60% of Tory councillors say David Cameron was wrong to legalise gay marriage 35
11:18 AM — A poll of more than 1,000 Conservative councillors has found 60% disagree with same-sex marriage - with one councillor suggesting David Cameron has played "God" over the issue.
29th September 2014
Watch: Here’s what David Cameron has to say about gays making out in public 48
11:13 PM — The Prime Minister was asked whether gay couples kissing in public is sweet or inappropriate.
27th September 2014
Tory MP who supported same-sex marriage defects to UKIP 24
2:58 PM — Conservative MP Mark Reckless, who voted in favour of same-sex marriage, has announced his defection to the United Kingdom Independence Party.
26th September 2014
Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn calls Scottish Tory leader a ‘fat lesbian’ 25
12:36 PM — Gay UKIP MEP David Coburn has labelled Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative party, a "fat lesbian".
17th September 2014
Thatcher’s Health Minister: Section 28 was a mistake and I apologise 50
1:40 PM — The former Tory Health Minister has apologised for the Section 28 ban on the "promotion" of homosexuality in schools.
13th September 2014
Boris Johnson selected to stand for Parliament in Uxbridge and South Ruislip 10
11:58 AM — London Mayor Boris Johnson has been selected to stand for Parliament as a Tory candidate in Uxbridge and South Ruislip.