8th May 2015
Lib Dem equalities minister Jo Swinson loses out to SNP
3:06 AM — Liberal Democrat equalities minister Jo Swinson has lost her seat to the Scottish National Party.
Labour’s Douglas Alexander unseated by 20-year-old student 3
2:41 AM — Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander has been unseated by a 20-year-old student who was standing for the SNP.
Will the UK break the record for most gay MPs?
1:52 AM — The UK is projected to elect more openly LGB MPs than anywhere else in the world.
7th May 2015
Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson re-elected as an MP
11:47 PM — The Labour Party's junior shadow equalities minister, Sharon Hodgson, has increased her majority.
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".
Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness calls for same-sex marriage referendum in Northern Ireland 22
1:45 PM — Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness has said the country should hold a referendum on same-sex marriage.
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.
17th April 2015
DUP politician: I’m ‘grateful’ that Nick Clegg warned that we want to reject gay rights 20
5:42 PM — A Northern Irish DUP politician has 'thanked' Nick Clegg - after the Lib Dems claimed a coalition of the Conservative Party, UKIP and the DUP would abolish same-sex marriage.
16th April 2015
UKIP and Tories dismiss Lib Dem claims they would repeal same-sex marriage in coalition 7
6:17 PM — Senior Conservatives have dismissed claims on an official Liberal Democrat website that they would abolish equal marriage as part of a coalition with UKIP.
23rd March 2015
NI First Minister: Equality Commission shouldn’t spend money suing over anti-gay discrimination 26
6:14 PM — The First Minister of Northern Ireland has criticised the Equality Commission, for spending funds taking a bakery to court over anti-gay discrimination.
4th March 2015
Church of Ireland split over DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 28
6:13 PM — The Church of Ireland is split over a proposed bill in Northern Ireland that would allow people to discriminate against gays on the grounds of religion.
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.