Cabinet office minister, whose responsibilities include schools policy.
BBC Radio 4 presenter.
Iain Dale's Diary is a famous blog.
The most senior openly gay civil servant, responsible for the largest legal department within the Civil Service.
The member of the elite Household Cavalry regiment, the Blues and Royals, who escorted the Queen during Will and Kate's wedding.
The shadow Immigration Minister whose question to Rebekah Brooks about payments to police officers led to the phone-hacking investigation.
The Conservative Minister who was Prime Minister David Cameron's policy chief.
Sir Terence Etherton
Court of Appeal Judge
Deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat party
Councillor in Cambridge and the only 'out' transgender politician in Britain.
Chief of staff to deputy prime minister Nick Clegg
Before retiring, he was one of only a handful of publicly gay sportsmen in America.
Sir Adrian Fulford
First openly gay judge in the UK.
Awarded an MBE for her services to transgender equality. April Ashley was a 1960s socialite, friend of models, actors and peers (including John Prescott, her former housemate).
The voice of BBC Radio 4's PM.
The executive director of Telegraph Media group and chairman of Pressbof, which funds the Press Complaints Commission.
Russell T Davies
TV producer and writer reponsible for Children's BBC's (CBBC) Wizards vs Aliens.
Head of broadcast for the prime minister, David Cameron.
A senior lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.
Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Psychiatrist and member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Minister in charge of the International Development Ministry (believed by some to be a branch of the security services)
First openly gay Tory MP.
Politician, former BBC journalist, and the first Cabinet minister to enter a civil partnership.
Conservative Party vice-chairman
MP for Stourbridge.
Leader of the Scottish Conservatives