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A very out frontbench!

A record number of out politicians have been appointed to Prime Minister Theresa May's first front bench team.

Candidates for Prime Minister express their views on LGBT issues

Following the result of the EU referendum, the Prime Minister, David Cameron, resigned saying he didn’t believe he like the right person to negotiation Brexit. It is LGBTory's view that it is now vital that the next leader of the Conservative Party, and Prime Minister, continues the ground-breaking work of David Cameron to improve LGBT+ rights; tackle biphobia, transpobia, homophobia and discrimination; right historical wrongs; and act as a strong voice for LGBT+ rights internationally.

LGBTI issues in the EU

Scottish Conservative MEP Ian Duncan has launched a leaflet highlighting his work on behalf of minority groups across Europe.

Birmingham Pride

Today we were in the sunny West Midlands for one of the first Pride's of the season, Birmingham Pride! Joined by lots of LGBTory members, we marched through the streets of Birmingham to show that we are 'Conservative and Proud!'. The people of Birmingham were warm and welcoming and there was a a real celebratory feel. 

Downing Street LGBT rights Reception

David Cameron has been a great support of LGBT rights, both domestically and abroad. Last month he held a reception to celebrate achievements and advancements in LGBTory rights, but also talk about the future fights that had to be had.

LGBTory Candidates' Fund supports success in Scotland

The LGBTory Candidates' fund is our way of supporting out LGBT candidates get elected. We have awarded many thousands of pounds of funding in the last few years and will continue to do so with all profits we make from fundraising events and donations. 

LGBTory - Proposed change of name

I will be proposing to the AGM in February that the organisation change its name, and I am hoping that members will agree.  Although only members get a vote I am keen to hear the views of everyone with regard to our name, and I will be grateful if you would complete the short survey linked below. A summary of the results will be available.

LGBTory at Conservative Conference

We are pleased to announce our largest conference programme to date.  Starting with our Member's curry and finishing with the highlight of conference - Conference Pride.

Prime Minister's Message for Pride in London 2015

The LGBT+ rights movement has been a great force for reform not just in the UK but also around the world. It has campaigned for decency, respect and equal treatment; and underlying it all were simple demands: that people should be able to love and live equally with someone of the same sex, that people should be respected and valued for who they are, able to live safely and fulfil their potential.