LGBTory (United Kingdom)

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LGBTory
The LGBTory Rainbow Tree Logo
The LGBTory Logo
Motto "The LGBT Conservative Group"
Predecessor Tory Campaign for Homosexual Equality
Formation 2006
Type LGBT conservatism
Purpose LGBT Rights and Conservative Principles
Location
Region served
United Kingdom
National Chairman
Colm Howard-Lloyd
Main organ
National Executive[1]
Affiliations Conservative Party
Website http://www.LGBTory.co.uk/
@LGBTory (Twitter)
Facebook

LGBTory is the national organisation for LGBT Conservatives officially affiliated to the Conservative Party.[2]

LGBTory campaigns for Conservative Party LGBT candidates,[3][4][5] including through its Candidates' Fund[6] and attends Pride events across the country.[7][8][9] It also organises events related to LGBT rights[10][11] including an annual event with Stonewall at Conservative Party Conference.[12][13]

LGBTory events

LGBTory members at Pride London

LGBTory has been present at social meet ups, meals and drinks, Gay Pride events, and HIV vigils across the country.[14] LGBTory hosts many fundraising events across the UK, Parliamentary receptions in The Palace of Westminster for members of both the House of Lords and House of Commons. LGBTory officers also represented the organisation at David Cameron's LGBT Downing Street garden reception.

Chairmanship

The current chairman is Colm Howard-Lloyd, elected in 2014.[15]

Previous chairmen

  • 2007–2008 Anastasia Beaumont-Bott[16]
  • 2008–2009 Edward Butler-Ellis
  • 2009–2013 Matthew Sephton[17]

Patrons

LGBTory patrons:[18]

See also

References

  1. "National Executive". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "About Us". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Campaign Day for Stuart Andrew". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Campaigning for Mike Freer MP in Finchley". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "LGBTory Autumn Newsletter 2014" (PDF). LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "LGBTory launches Candidates' Fund". LGBTory. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Blackhurst, Rob (1 August 2008). "A Rhapsody in Blue". Financial Times. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "LGBTory at Pride in London". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Reading Pride". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Conservative responses to the persecution of LGBTI people around the World". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  11. "What should the next government's agenda for international LGBT rights be?". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  12. "What Matters to LGBT Voters". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. "Conservative Party Conference Fringe Meeting". LGBTory.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. "Conservative gay group launched at Manchester Pride". Pink News. 2009-09-01. Retrieved 2010-05-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  15. Roberts, Scott (27 January 2014). "LGBTory Chairman Matthew Sephton steps down from post". Pink News. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. Blackhurst, Rob (1 August 2008). "A Rhapsody in Blue". Financial Times. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  17. Roberts, Scott (27 January 2014). "LGBTory Chairman Matthew Sephton steps down from post". Pink News. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  18. "Patrons". LGBTory. Retrieved 22 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>