Nearly one-quarter of the UK’s gay community are undecided on who to vote for
With just days before our 3rd General Election in 4 years just around the corner, THEGAYUK.com undertook a flash poll to find out whether its readers had made a decision on who they were going to vote on the 12th December. THEGAYUK.com asked its readers a binary question of whether they were decided or undecided […]
New survey indicates how the UK’s gay community might vote in the General Election 2019
With our 3rd General Election in 4 years just around the corner, THEGAYUK.com undertook a flash poll to understand where its readers were thinking about putting their “X” when they visit the voting booth in December. THEGAYUK.com asked its readers which way they planned to vote with the choices being Conservative, Labour, Lib Dem or […]
SNP seeks assurances from Theresa May that the DUP won’t halt LGBT+ equality
The SNP has sought assurances from the government that LGBT+ equality would be preserved and advanced after the Conservative Party struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s anti-gay Democratic Unionist Party. SNP Equalities spokesperson Angela Crawley said the Tories “have questions to answer” on equality after a confidence and supply deal was struck yesterday between the […]
THE BIG GAY ELECTION | Week in review, manifestos and more
After a few sombre days of mourning the victims of the Manchester attack, the Conservative and Labour are back on the campaign trail With less than two weeks until the country votes on the 8th of June, you can bet they’re ready to make up for lost time and make their final pitches to the […]
Which Scottish MSPs voted for same-sex marriage?
As a reminder to where Scottish MPs stood on one of the most recent and important pieces of legislation affecting the LGBT+ community in the UK, we’ve listed all the MSPs who voted for same-sex marriage in 2014. Here is the full list of MSPs who voted for same-sex marriage in Scotland. CONSERVATIVES Jackson Carlaw […]
Which Scottish MSPs voted against gay marriage?
As a reminder to where Scottish MPs stood on one of the most recent and important pieces of legislation affecting the LGBT+ community in the UK, we’ve listed all the MSPs who voted against same-sex marriage in 2014. Here is the full list of MSPs who voted against same-sex marriage in Scotland. CONSERVATIVES Gavin Brown […]
How LGBT friendly are the major political parties’ manifestos?
How do the major parties compare on LGBT+ manifesto pledges? We have divided the main issues into six sections: Education: specific classes and lessons in sex and relationship education and a commitment to tackle bullying. Crime: a specific look into tackling hate crime on the basis of sexual/gender orientation. Better support for domestic violence victims […]
THE BIG GAY ELECTION | Weekly Roundup, All Politics is Local
The general election is a month away from today, but the big news last week was the already-scheduled local elections which took place throughout the country on Thursday. The Tories, rather predictably, swept the local councils. Meanwhile, there hasn’t been this much Labour shock and pain since Sonia Fowler unexpectedly gave birth on EastEnders. The […]
Six things we learnt this week Ed Says No, Erections, Newzoids, Gay Cures, Hopkins and Sue
With the opposition leaders raging, sorry debating each other this week, we found that Ed Miliband is not prepared to go into partnership with Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP party. (Source Daily Mail) We finally found out why we men get a stiffy in the morning… Thank goodnness (Source TheGayUK) Newzoids, ITV’s long awaited satirical look at […]