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.
First female bishop won’t say if she wants to marry gay couples 36
12:21 PM — The Church of England's first female Bishop, Libby Lane, has refused to say whether she would be willing to marry same-sex couples.
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
Archbishop of Dublin: Some gay marriage opponents are ‘obnoxious, insulting and, unchristian’ 37
4:02 PM — The Archbishop of Dublin has slammed some opponents of same-sex marriage, for permitting anti-gay rhetoric.
Police investigating UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson over ‘financial irregularities’ 7
3:06 PM — Senior UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson has been suspended by her party over alleged "financial fraud" - and is facing a police investigation.
19th March 2015
Watch: This adorable five year old knows that ‘love is love’ 6
2:11 PM — A 5 year old Irish girl has shown her support for marriage equality in Ireland
18th March 2015
US Presbyterian church says yes to same-sex marriage 4
3:34 PM — The largest Protestant denomination in the US has voted to approve same sex-marriage.
Eric Pickles: I was ‘narrow-minded’ to oppose gay adoption 13
1:44 PM — Conservative Cabinet Minister Eric Pickles has apologised for his record on gay rights - branding his previous views "narrow-minded" and "prejudiced".
Ring Your Granny campaign aims to mobilise elderly vote for Ireland’s marriage referendum 7
1:16 PM — Young people in Ireland are being urged to ring their grandparents - to encourage them to vote for same-sex marriage.
17th March 2015
Farage won’t discipline gay UKIP MEP who compared SNP minister to Abu Hamza 13
6:28 PM — Nigel Farage has ruled out disciplining UKIP MEP David Coburn for comparing an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
David Cameron: We need to do more to tackle trans discrimination 9
3:45 PM — More needs to be done to tackle “specific issues of discrimination” against the trans community, David Cameron says.
Eric Pickles: Dolce and Gabbana are ‘beyond offensive’ but I’m against a boycott 21
1:58 PM — Senior Tory Eric Pickles has slammed Dolce and Gabbana for their “offensive” remarks about same-sex parents, but says a boycott is not the best way to proceed.
16th March 2015
Nigel Farage: I will quit as UKIP leader if I don’t become an MP 18
4:16 PM — Nigel Farage has said he will quit as leader of UKIP if he doesn't win in his South Thanet constituency.
Irish senator calls for ‘open debate’ on whether same-sex marriage would ban Mother’s Day 32
1:14 PM — An Irish senator has called for an "open debate" about same-sex marriage - after claiming Mother's Day could be banned if it becomes law.
15th March 2015
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 57
6:08 PM — An Irish senator has claimed that Mother's Day will be banned if the country passes same-sex marriage.
Texas newspaper prints first same-sex wedding announcement 7
5:33 PM — A newspaper in Fort Worth, Texas, has published its first wedding announcement for a same-sex couple.
Gay UKIP MEP says ‘it’s all bollocks’ after comparing SNP minister to Abu Hamza 18
12:31 PM — UKIP's most senior gay politician is facing increasing pressure to stand down - after he compared an SNP minister to convicted terrorist Abu Hamza.
UKIP candidate questioned if storms were ‘God’s reply’ to same-sex marriage 35
12:01 PM — A second UKIP politician questioned whether storms that battered the country were caused by same-sex marriage, it has emerged.
14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 16
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.