23rd November 2014
Northern Ireland: DUP to introduce bill to exempt religious people from equality laws 87
12:16 PM — A DUP politician in Northern Ireland has unveiled plans to introduce a 'conscience clause' - which would allow religious people to ignore equality laws and discriminate against gays.
22nd November 2014
Scotland now has three openly gay ministers 5
11:34 AM — Scotland now has three openly gay ministers, after Nicola Sturgeon's first reshuffle since taking office.
19th November 2014
Nicola Sturgeon becomes Scotland’s First Minister 2
3:33 PM — SNP politician Nicola Sturgeon has formally succeeded Alex Salmond as Scotland's First Minister.
8th November 2014
NI First Minister: Legal action against bakery that refused to bake ‘gay’ cake is ‘bonkers’ 26
11:54 AM — Northern Irish First Minister Peter Robinson has savaged a planned legal action against a bakery that refused to bake a 'gay' cake featuring Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street.
15th October 2014
Nicola Sturgeon to become Scotland’s First Minister 15
9:42 AM — Nicola Sturgeon is to become the leader of the SNP and Scotland's First Minister next month, as she was the only person to put herself forward as a candidate.
19th September 2014
Scotland votes no to independence 28
5:21 AM — The people of Scotland have voted no to independence from the United Kingdom. The Scottish Government had promised to enshrine LGBT rights into the constitution of the country if Scotland had become an independent country.
12th September 2014
Northern Ireland: ‘Save Ulster from Sodomy’ founder Ian Paisley dies 40
12:53 PM — Former Northern Irish politician Dr Ian Paisley, who founded the 'Save Ulster from Sodomy' campaign, has died.
21st March 2014
Welsh First Minister: Ugandans should be allowed to work out human rights issues ‘on their own terms’ 17
7:57 PM — Following a trip to Uganda, the First Minister of Wales has voiced his concern at the country's recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Act.
4th January 2014
Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones urged to speak out against anti-gay bill on Uganda visit 3
5:34 PM — Stonewall Cymru has challenged First Minister Carwyn Jones to raise concerns about the situation for gay people in Uganda when he visits the country.
26th November 2013
Welsh First Minister promises action against ‘totally unacceptable’ anti-gay language 1
6:24 PM — First Minister Carwyn Jones has thrown his support behind a new campaign to tackle homophobic language in Wales’ schools, branding homophobic language as “totally unacceptable”.
6th September 2012
Christian anti-equal marriage MSP cautiously welcomes assurances from Scottish government 28
4:09 PM — Although opposed to “people of the same sex having a sexual relationship,” Mr Mason welcomed Mr Salmond’s assurances that all MSPs would be given a free vote on the matter.
18th July 2012
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond ‘has not changed his mind’ on marriage 118
4:19 PM — Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has confirmed he has not 'changed' his mind about supporting marriage equality between gay and straight couples.
11th January 2010
Iris Robinson’s husband asks colleague to step in as first minister 16
4:38 PM — Peter Robinson, the husband of homophobic Northern Ireland MP Iris Robinson, has asked a colleague to take over as first minister while he stands down for six weeks.