Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again
6:52 PM — Activists are celebrating equality in Ireland with the passage of same-sex marriage - but the country still discriminates against transgender people.
Stars including Benedict Cumberbatch call on government to keep Human Rights Act 8
12:56 PM — Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch is among a number of stars who have recorded videos celebrating the Human Rights Act - amid government plans to scrap it.
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 1
12:21 PM — The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, has praised Ireland for passing same-sex marriage - and called other parts of the world to catch up.
25th May 2015
US Boy Scouts to review ban on gay leaders ‘by October’
12:58 PM — The Boy Scouts of America will review a rule that bans gay adult volunteers - with a decision due by October.
22nd May 2015
Watch: Everything you’ve secretly wanted to ask a trans person 7
2:46 PM — Ever had a question about transgender people that you were too afraid to ask?
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Lynne Featherstone 1
1:43 PM — Former Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone explains why she is backing Norman Lamb to lead her party.
21st May 2015
Sam Smith: I love that homophobes listen to my music
12:26 PM — Sam Smith has said he enjoys the idea of people who oppose his rights listening to his music.
20th May 2015
Lib Dem Tim Farron forgets he voted against equality law and calls for end to state Church 3
1:27 PM — Lib Dem leadership candidate Tim Farron appeared to have forgotten he voted against part of the Equality Act in an interview with PinkNews.
19th May 2015
Gay Tory Ivan Massow launches Mayoral bid by putting himself on £100,000 note 9
11:23 AM — Conservative entrepreneur Ivan Massow has launched his campaign for Mayor of London - by putting himself on a cartoon £100,000 note.
18th May 2015
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister vows to be ‘guided by science’ on gay blood ban
7:01 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister has vowed to be "guided by science" on the gay blood ban - which his predecessors refused to lift with no evidence to support them.
Labour’s first trans candidate to undergo heart surgery 4
12:25 PM — The first transgender candidate to stand for the Labour party has been admitted to hospital for heart surgery, less than a fortnight after she lost out on her seat.
15th May 2015
Ban on ‘Yes Equality’ badges in Irish Parliament sparks row 4
8:05 PM — A number of Irish politicians have defied requests to remove badges showing support for same-sex marriage in the Irish Parliament.
12th May 2015
Chuka Umunna confirms bid for Labour leadership 16
2:24 PM — Labour politician Chuka Umunna has confirmed his plans to run to become his party's leader.
10th May 2015
Tories to push ahead with plans to repeal Human Rights Act 111
3:18 PM — The Conservatives are set to push ahead with plans to repeal the Human Rights Act and replace it with a British Bill of Rights.
Former ‘Bigot of the Year’ Chris Grayling demoted in cabinet reshuffle 5
11:34 AM — Conservative minister Chris Grayling has been demoted by David Cameron.
8th May 2015
Lib Dem minister Simon Hughes unseated by Labour 3
4:13 AM — Bisexual Lib Dem minister Simon Hughes has lost his seat to Labour.
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.
6th May 2015
Editorial: Reward the heroes and punish the villains of LGBT rights in Parliament 34
12:32 PM — When you go to the ballot box on Thursday, don't abandon the candidates that have been true allies of equality.
5th May 2015
Walmart refused to make ‘gay’ prom cake for viral couple 5
5:18 PM — Walmart has apologised - after refusing to make a cake with the word 'gay' on for two best friends attending prom.
4th May 2015
Gay rights activists allowed to march in Russian May Day parade 19
1:57 PM — Despite a federal anti-gay law, LGBT rights activists and allies were allowed at the weekend to march in a May Day parade in Russia.