28th May 2015
‘Gay cake’ row bakery to appeal discrimination ruling 27
10:36 AM — The owners of a bakery which was earlier this month found guilty of discrimination after refusing to make a "support gay marriage" cake, have said they will appeal the ruling.
22nd May 2015
BBC Question Time panel criticises ‘gay cake’ row bakery 3
2:46 PM — Tory, Labour and Lib Dem representatives have all criticised Ashers Bakery after it was found guilty of discriminating against a man who asked for a cake which said "support gay marriage".
19th May 2015
Ashers Bakery owner: We have not done anything wrong and will not close 207
1:42 PM — The owner of a bakery today found guilty of discrimination on the basis of both sexual orientation and political or religious grounds has said "we have not done anything wrong."
25th March 2015
Bakery owner in ‘gay cake’ row vows to fight on 21
1:18 PM — The Christian owner of a bakery due to go to court over the refusal to bake a pro-same-sex marriage cake has said he will not back down.
1st February 2015
Bakery that refused ‘support gay marriage’ cake will go to court this month 26
3:03 PM — The lawsuit against a bakery in Northern Ireland that refused to bake a pro-gay marriage cake will be heard this month.
5th November 2014
Equality Commission threatens legal action against bakery that wouldn’t make ‘support gay marriage’ cake 49
7:37 PM — The Equality Commission has threatened to launch a lawsuit against a bakery, after it refused to bake a cake with the message "support gay marriage" on.
11th July 2014
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
13th October 2013
Israel: ‘Ambiguous relationship’ of energy awareness puppets sparks gay representation debates 6
1:18 PM — Television advertisements featuring two puppets named "plug" and "socket" have sparked debates about gay representation in Israel, after rumours the characters might be gay were re-ignited following the arrival of an adopted baby puppet.
2nd July 2013
Video: US radio host says the New Yorker ‘promoted child abuse’ with Bert and Ernie equal marriage cover 18
3:17 PM — A US radio host has weighed in on the media attention surrounding the Supreme Court ruling on DOMA last week, to say that the New Yorker magazine "promoted child abuse", by featuring Sesame Street characters embracing at the news on its cover.
28th June 2013
The New Yorker features Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie celebrating Supreme Court equal marriage rulings 1
2:59 PM — The New Yorker magazine has thrown its support behind the Supreme Court's decision to repeal a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), earlier this week, by unveiling an equal marriage themed Sesame Street cover.
10th August 2011
Petition wants gay marriage for Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie 29
2:52 PM — An online petition signed by more than 900 people is calling for Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie to have gay wedding. The petition, at change.com, says a wedding could give hope to bullied gay children.
26th October 2010
Sesame Street’s Bert hints he’s gay but producers say no 10
10:52 AM — Rumours have circulated for years that Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie are in a relationship and now Bert has hinted at it on Twitter. Bert, who shares a bed with Ernie, wrote on the Sesame Street Twitter feed during Pride season that his hair was "mo" - a slang word for gay.