29th March 2015
Republican Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ 12
5:20 PM — Rumoured Presidential candidate Rand Paul has claimed that same-sex marriage has come about due to a "moral crisis" in the US.
Irish guy asks his nan to vote for equal marriage, and her response moves him to tears 11
3:57 PM — A gay YouTuber was moved to tears when he has posted a video asking his grandmother to vote for same-sex marriage.
One year on: 10 predictions about same-sex marriage that didn’t come true 12
1:17 PM — On the anniversary of same-sex marriage in England and Wales, we look back at some of the most surreal and bizarre predictions.
Happy anniversary! Couples mark one year since first same-sex weddings 5
12:53 PM — It has been a year since the first same-sex weddings were performed in England and Wales.
28th March 2015
Kellie Maloney warns UKIP: Don’t become a ‘party of cavemen’ on gay rights 23
6:53 PM — Trans ex-UKIP candidate Kellie Maloney has said her party needs to "live in the real world" on LGBT issues - or it will become a "party of cavemen".
27th March 2015
Bakery in ‘gay cake’ row asked why it makes Halloween cakes, but not gay marriage ones 27
5:50 PM — A bakery which declined to make a cake with a pro-equal marriage slogan has denied that it discriminated against a customer, but was asked why it makes cakes for Halloween.
Former chair of UKIP’s LGBT group labels the party a ‘cult’ 15
1:04 PM — The former chair of the LGBT group for UKIP has called the party a "cult" that is "too willing to entertain biggots"
Gay UKIP candidate quits in protest after David Coburn’s ‘terrorist’ joke 8
12:44 PM — A prospective MP has quit UKIP in protest, after MEP David Coburn compared a Muslim politician to a terrorist.
26th March 2015
Ed Miliband: I admire David Cameron’s commitment to same-sex marriage 15
10:21 PM — Ed Miliband has said among the two things he most admires about David Cameron is his commitment to same-sex marriage.
How many UKIP supporters agree with same-sex marriage? 2
11:35 AM — The British Social Attitudes report has shown a surprising percentage of UKIP supporters back same-sex marriage.
24th March 2015
UKIP replace Janice Atkinson with Labour defector 4
6:46 PM — UKIP has named Labour defector Harriet Yeo as its new general election candidate, replacing expelled MEP Janice Atkinson.
UKIP’s Janice Atkinson expelled from party over bogus expense claims 11
10:18 AM — UKIP MEP and general election candidate Janice Atkinson has been expelled for bringing the party into disrepute over allegations of bogus expense claims.
23rd March 2015
Head of anti-gay Catholic group admits equal marriage ‘favourite to win’ in Irish referendum 12
5:51 PM — The founder of an anti-gay Catholic lobbying group has admitted that same-sex marriage is likely to pass an upcoming referendum in Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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
Banned children’s book ‘Heather Has Two Mummies’ gets update with equal marriage 13
5:16 PM — Famous children's book 'Heather Has Two Mummies' - which is routinely used to teach children about diversity - has been updated to reflect same-sex marriage.
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.