With less than a week to go until the British public head to the polls in the first December election for nearly a century, all the political parties have now published their blueprints for government. Here The Independent looks at where each party stands on LGBT+ rights, and how they propose to extend them should they win power.


The Tories’ manifesto includes commitments to combat harassment and violence against LGBT+ individuals, host the first ever international conference for the community, and empower teachers to tackle homophobic bullying in schools. 

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