11th May 2015
Watch: Irish minister ordered to remove ‘Yes Equality’ pin during live TV interview 14
11:49 AM — Ireland's Minister for Equality was ordered to remove a pin supporting same-sex marriage during a TV interview to maintain 'balance'.
David Hockney: Gay people today are really boring 36
7:59 AM — David Hockney has said he thinks gay people are boring, because they "want to be ordinary".
10th May 2015
Luxembourg’s PM set to marry same-sex partner on Friday 20
7:27 PM — Luxembourg's gay Prime Minister is reportedly set to tie the knot next week... but not to his gay Deputy Prime Minister.
Watch: Parody demolishes Irish anti-gay marriage ad 13
4:34 PM — A parody has already been made of an advert in Ireland encouraging people to vote against same-sex marriage.
Irish Catholic priest plans to defy church and vote for same-sex marriage 10
3:54 PM — A Catholic priest in Ireland has said he plans to ignore the wishes of his Church and vote for same-sex marriage in the upcoming referendum.
Castro’s daughter holds unofficial same-sex weddings in Cuba 4
12:53 PM — The daughter of Cuban president Raúl Castro has held a number of ceremonial same-sex weddings as part of a gay rights protest.
9th May 2015
Republican Presidential candidate insists ‘other groups’ want to get married next 31
5:12 PM — A Republican Presidential candidate who compared homosexuality to paedophilia has claimed that "other groups" will soon demand the right to marry.
UKIP takes control of first district council despite Farage loss 4
3:56 PM — The UK Independence Party has taken control of a district council for the first time - despite failing to elect Nigel Farage in the same area.
Misfits star: You’re ‘basically homophobic’ if you oppose same-sex marriage 38
11:25 AM — Misfits star Robert Sheehan has encouraged people in Ireland to vote in favour of same-sex marriage - saying that anyone who votes against is "basically homophobic".
8th May 2015
Watch: Acrobat proposes to his boyfriend live on Italy’s Got Talent 9
3:40 PM — In a first for Italy, a gay couple unexpectedly got engaged live on television.
Nigel Farage quits as UKIP leader as he is defeated in South Thanet 12
10:35 AM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage has failed to be elected as an MP in the constituency of South Thanet.
UKIP’s pro-gay MP Mark Reckless defeated by Tories 4
8:16 AM — UK Independence Party politician Mark Reckless - who voted in favour of same-sex marriage while a Conservative MP - has lost his seat to his old party.
Lib Dem Lynne Featherstone, who introduced same-sex marriage, loses her seat 2
4:09 AM — The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for introducing same-sex marriage has been unseated as an MP.
UKIP’s David Coburn flops in Falkirk 1
2:33 AM — UKIP's gay Scottish leader David Coburn has monumentally failed in the constituency of Falkirk - losing his deposit and coming behind the SNP, Labour and even the Conservatives.
6th May 2015
Comment: What Cabinet job should Nigel Farage have? 34
8:00 PM — Journalist and Labour activist Benjamin Butterworth speaks out against UKIP leader Nigel Farage, ahead of tomorrow's General Election.
This couple are ‘appalled’ that their photo is on an anti-gay marriage poster in Ireland
4:48 PM — A couple who posed for a stock photograph have apparently said they are 'appalled' that they have been featured on a posted for the 'no' to same-sex marriage campaign in Ireland.
Cyprus government approves civil partnerships 3
3:06 PM — The government in Cyprus has approved a bill allowing for same-sex civil partnerships.
HIV positive immigrant holds ‘hug me’ sign in Thanet 51
10:37 AM — Gay rights activist Bisi Alimi was campaigning against Nigel Farage in Thanet South when he was racially abused.
Cuba to hold mass wedding to push for legal recognition of same-sex marriage 3
8:30 AM — LGBT rights activists in Cuba are planning a mass wedding this weekend, with a view to pushing for legal recognition of same-sex marriage.
5th May 2015
Anti-gay Republican Mike Huckabee joins 2016 Presidential race 5
8:11 PM — Republican Mike Huckabee – who once blamed a school massacre on gay people – has formally announced his plans to run for President in 2016.