1997: Stephen Twigg becomes first openly gay MP at the time of his election. Ben Bradshaw, also openly gay, is also elected just 21 minutes later.
Well, we hope you’ve enjoyed not only this year long series going through some of the important things in LGBT history, but also some of the events that we’ve hosted […]
https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/styles/story_large/public/thumbnails/image/2016/02/20/20/21-LGBT-MPs-TeriPeng.jpg Throughout the History series this year we have looked at many milestones including the first MP’s to come out so it is not difficult to wonder how things have […]
In May 2015 voters in the Republic of Ireland were given a referendum to ask if same sex marriage should be legalised. The results of this vote were eagerly […]
Tom Daley was always a hearthrob to many when he first appeared in the Olympics representing the UK in diving and gave hope to people of all persuasions. For half […]