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.
Sir Elton John spotted with Dolce & Gabbana bag after calling for boycott 32
2:24 PM — Sir Elton John has been spotted carrying a Dolce & Gabbana bag - just days after he pledged to "never" wear the brand "ever again".
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 9
1:16 PM — Young people in Ireland are being urged to ring their grandparents - to encourage them to vote for same-sex marriage.
Comment: Swedish Eurovision star shouldn’t get nul points for his comments about gays 48
11:53 AM — Ronny Larsson, the editor of Swedish LGBT magazine QX, writes for PinkNews to defend Eurovision entrant Måns Zelmerlöw, who claimed gay sex was 'not natural'.
James Franco opens up about his sexuality 43
11:14 AM — Actor James Franco has openly discussed his sexuality, after extensive rumours.
17th March 2015
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
Gabbana asked his friend to be a surrogate mother, before attacking ‘non-traditional’ families 20
7:56 PM — Fashion designer Gabbana once asked a female friend to carry a baby for him - before his current row criticizing 'non-traditional' families.
University of Kent blocks talk from anti-gay preacher who labelled homosexuality ‘a scourge’ 166
6:42 PM — A homophobic imam who claimed that homosexuality is a 'scourge' has reportedly been banned from speaking at the University of Kent.
16-year-old jailed for stabbing gay man to death
6:02 PM — A teenager has been jailed, after being convicted over the robbery and murder of a gay man.
Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rimes: I really hate the word ‘diversity’ 4
4:37 PM — Grey's Anatomy and Scandal creator Shonda Rimes has spoken about why she hates the word 'diversity', while accepting an award from the Human Rights Campaign.
Dawson’s Creek star: I was caught with gay ‘Dawson’s Crack’ porn
3:25 PM — Dawson's Creek star James Van Der Beek has revealed that he was once caught at an airport with a gay porn parody version of his own show.
Facebook cracks down on hate speech in new community guidelines 6
2:16 PM — Facebook has announced a new set of community guidelines, that reaffirms the ban on homophobic and transphobic hate speech on the social network.
Equality California endorses Hillary Clinton for President 6
1:47 PM — Equality California has become the first LGBT charity in the US to endorse Hillary Clinton for President, before she has even confirmed her candidacy.
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 63
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.
Watch: Queen Latifah to play bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith 3
4:36 PM — Queen Latifah is stepping into the shoes of legendary blues singer Bessie Smith for an upcoming HBO film.
Coronation Street star: I get abuse for playing a gay vicar 13
12:57 PM — Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank has opened up about receiving harsh comments over his role as a gay vicar on the soap.