23rd March 2015
Australian MPs receive 1 million emails asking for equal marriage 5
12:18 PM — MPs in Australia have received a deluge of more than a million emails, calling for a free vote to be held on same-sex marriage.
Submit your questions for Natalie Bennett’s PinkNews readers’ Q&A
12:08 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has offered to answer readers' questions in a Q&A with PinkNews readers – and here lies your chance to submit a question.
Amnesty International launches Yes campaign for equal marriage in Ireland 2
11:39 AM — Amnesty International has launched a campaign to help pass same-sex marriage in Ireland's upcoming referendum.
Michael Sam is ‘very confident’ that he will still play professionally 4
9:23 AM — The first out gay player to be drafted by the NFL, Michael Sam, has said he is "very confident" that he will be drafted to a professional team.
WATCH: Kerry Washington’s incredible call to action at the GLAAD Awards
8:48 AM — Actress Kerry Washington brought a crowd to its feet as she called on groups such as the LGBT community, those with disabilities, women and those from ethnic minority groups to come together.
22nd March 2015
LGBT in UKIP condemns HIV protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of pub 441
8:59 PM — LGBT in UKIP has condemned a group of protesters who chased Nigel Farage out of a pub.
Nigel Farage brands HIV protesters ‘scum’ after being chased out of pub 234
5:20 PM — Nigel Farage has branded protesters led by HIV activists as "scum" - for invading a pub where he was having lunch.
Anti-gay Senator Ted Cruz to launch Presidential campaign tomorrow 10
4:41 PM — Anti-gay Republican Ted Cruz is expected to formally launch his Presidential campaign tomorrow.
University chancellor says sorry for calling for gays to be stoned to death, 35 years later 20
2:50 PM — Bob Jones III, the former president of the evangelical Bob Jones University, has finally apologised for calling for homosexuals to be stoned to death.
Republicans compare discriminating against gays to buying ethically-sourced meat 11
2:09 PM — Two Republican Members of Congress have compared businesses who want to discriminate against gays to a restaurant chain ethically sourcing meat.
Nigel Farage: I’ve been utterly ruthless at weeding out unsuitable candidates 11
12:49 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he has been "utterly ruthless" at weeding out unsuitable parliamentary candidates.
21st March 2015
Jeb Bush makes no sense when asked about ‘religious freedom’ laws 56
7:30 PM — Rumoured Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has given a confused answer when asked about legislation that would give religious people a "license to discriminate" against gays.
This Republican wants to ban all toilets that aren’t male or female 61
4:51 PM — A Republican legislator in the state of Missouri is attempting to put an outright ban on toilets that aren't male or female.
Thatcher’s biographer claims ‘gay rights sharia’ wants to silence ‘traditional views’ 136
3:38 PM — Former Telegraph editor Charles Moore has complained that "traditional views" are being drowned out by "a form of gay rights sharia".
UKIP candidate resigns, citing ‘open racism and bullying’ 8
2:56 PM — One of UKIP's prospective MPs has resigned - citing a culture of 'open bullying' within the party.
Watch: Monica Lewinsky speaks out against ‘public humiliation’ over suicide of gay teen 17
2:24 PM — Monica Lewinsky has spoken about the suicide of a gay teen - and the public humiliation she herself suffered following her affair with Bill Clinton.
Tory Leader of the House of Lords: It is impossible to forget the wrong we’ve done to gay people 13
1:40 PM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, has said it will be impossible to forget the "wrong" done by the Conservatives through policies such as Section 28.
Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff 33
11:17 AM — Russia is attempting to force a vote to ban the United Nations from providing benefits to staff with same-sex spouses.
Puerto Rico to stop defending same-sex marriage ban 1
11:00 AM — Puerto Rico has announced it will no longer attempt to legally defend its same-sex marriage ban.
20th March 2015
Barney Frank: Anti-gay lawmakers in the closet have ‘no right to privacy’ 15
7:34 PM — The first openly gay congressman in US history has lambasted homophobic lawmakers who remain in the closet - and said they should be "exposed".