My gay vote

They want us to vote for them, but do they vote for us in Parliament?

Below shows the amount of support we have received from each party on important LGBT issues.

Conservatives Labour Liberal Democrats

Equal marriage #

Allow for same sex couples to get married; Marriage (Same Sex Couples) bill

48%
48%
91%
91%
92%
92%

Equalise age of consent #

Bringing age of consent for gays down to 16 in line with straight couples.

14%
14%
95%
95%
91%
91%

Repeal of Section 28 #

Abolishing the ban on local councils being able to distribute any material relating to homosexuality.

24%
24%
99%
99%
100%
100%

Equal adoption rights #

Allowing gay couples to adopt.

6%
6%
94%
94%
100%
100%

Civil partnerships #

Giving gay couples the same legal protections and privileges straight couples enjoy.

65%
65%
99%
99%
100%
100%

Equality act #

Preventing people from being discriminated against because they’re gay.

26%
26%
96%
96%
88%
88%
Averages 31% 96% 95%