25th May 2015
NI First Minister Peter Robinson admitted to hospital after suspected heart attack 67
11:08 AM — Northern Irish DUP leader Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital - after suffering a suspected heart attack.
5th May 2015
Owen Jones: Britons should know that the DUP is ‘riddled with homophobic bigotry’ 10
2:29 PM — Author and political commentator Owen Jones has accused the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), of being "riddled with homophobic bigotry".
1st May 2015
Watch: NI First Minister Peter Robinson makes homophobic comments on TV 59
1:07 PM — Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has defended a DUP councillor who has called for homosexuality to be made illegal.
29th April 2015
DUP candidate denies his canvasser told woman: ‘Sorry you’re gay’ 10
5:05 PM — A DUP general election candidate has denied that one of his canvassers told a woman "sorry to hear you're gay".
28th April 2015
Watch: Ed Miliband gets schooled on LGBT rights in Northern Ireland 17
5:58 PM — Ed Miliband has been challenged to take a stronger stance calling for gay rights in Northern Ireland.
24th April 2015
Nick Clegg savages ‘unpleasant’ DUP over comments linking gay parents and child abuse 9
8:09 PM — Nick Clegg has hit out at Northern Ireland's DUP - after the party's Health Minister blamed gay parents for child abuse.
DUP leader: Minister was having a ‘bad day’ when he blamed gay parents for child abuse 18
2:19 PM — Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has dismissed calls to sack Health Minister Jim Wells, after he claimed children of same-sex couples were more likely to be abused.
NI Health Minister: Children with same-sex parents are ‘far more likely’ to be abused 23
11:30 AM — Northern Ireland's Health Minister Jim Wells has claimed that children who are raised by same-sex parents are "more likely" to be abused.
23rd April 2015
David Cameron: I will ‘never validate’ the DUP on its opposition to gay rights 5
12:14 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has said he "will never validate" the DUP on its stance against same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues.
20th April 2015
Northern Ireland parties’ LGBT manifesto pledges 7
3:38 PM — We look at the Northern Irish parties' stance on LGBT issues.
26th February 2015
Over 148,000 sign petition against anti-gay Northern Ireland conscience clause bill 12
1:01 PM — More than 148,000 people have signed a petition against a Northern Ireland DUP-backed “conscience clause” bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
1st February 2015
Northern Ireland: Hundreds rally against DUP bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination 14
4:57 PM — Over a thousand people have attended a protest against a planned 'conscience clause' bill, that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
31st December 2014
DUP politician who blamed Hurricane Katrina on gays awarded MBE 41
4:59 PM — A DUP politician who blamed the spread of AIDS in Africa on gay people engaging in the “filthy practice of sodomy” is in the New Year honours list.
14th December 2014
10 reasons to be worried the DUP might hold the balance of power in Westminster 54
4:14 PM — Projections show the UK could be heading towards another hung parliament in 2015 - and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party might end up with the balance of power.
9th December 2014
Rainbow Project blasts DUP over ‘licence to discriminate’ against gays bill 13
11:03 AM — Campaigners have attacked plans by the DUP to introduce a conscience clause – which would allow religious people to ignore equality laws and discriminate against gay people.
11th September 2014
Northern Ireland: Top judge blasts ministers over lifetime gay blood ban row 5
10:49 AM — Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers have clashed in a row over a court judgement about the province's lifetime ban on gay men giving blood.
6th June 2014
Catholics who oppose gay marriage should vote DUP, says Health Minister 44
1:37 PM — Edwin Poots says his party’s opposition to same-sex marriage makes it a good choice for social conservative Catholics.
30th May 2014
NI First Minister: ‘I would never insult any community’ – except the gays? 21
5:44 PM — Peter Robinson appeared to suffer a severe sense of irony failure yesterday, claiming that he would “never seek” to insult any section of Northern Ireland’s community – from a man who has said homosexuality is an “abomination”.
29th April 2014
Amnesty: ‘Northern Ireland Assembly will not be able to block equal marriage indefinitely’ 7
2:15 PM — Human rights charity Amnesty International says the Northern Ireland Assembly will not be able to block same-sex marriage indefinitely.
28th April 2014
DUP Chief Whip: ‘Same-sex marriage is not an issue of equality or human rights’ 30
7:08 PM — The Democratic Unionist Party’s Chief Whip has defended his party’s opposition to equal marriage in Northern Ireland.