2nd June 2015
Parliament to introduce Women and Equalities Select Committee 6
12:54 PM — The Government is to introduce a new Parliamentary Select Committee dedicated to Women and Equalities issues.
Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies, aged 55 6
11:47 AM — Charles Kennedy, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, has passed away aged 55.
Belfast City Council votes to back same-sex marriage 4
10:56 AM — Councillors in Belfast have agreed to back same-sex marriage in a symbolic vote.
Australian commentator: We shouldn’t approve gay marriage because Irish people ‘can’t grow potatoes’ 47
10:52 AM — A political commentator in Australia has said he doesn't think the country should follow Ireland's lead on same-sex marriage, because "these are people who can't grow potatoes."
Sky News: Over-zealous auto-moderation software meant word ‘gay’ was censored 6
8:50 AM — Sky News has responded to criticism after the word 'gay' appeared to be censored on a newspaper review, to say that "over-zealous auto-moderation software" was to blame.
1st June 2015
MPs table cross-party motion calling for action on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 9
5:09 PM — MPs from a number of parties in Westminster have signed an early-day motion calling on the government to take action to support same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Architect of Russia’s anti-gay law now wants to ban topless men 17
4:36 PM — The politician behind Russia's 'gay propaganda' law is now trying to put a ban on topless men in public.
Republican Lindsey Graham announces run for President 15
4:12 PM — Senator Lindsey Graham has become the latest Republican to confirm his bid for the White House.
Rick Santorum pledges to fight the Supreme Court on gay marriage 9
2:55 PM — Anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum has pledged to take on the Supreme Court, if it rules in favour of same-sex marriage.
Could Vatican City take part in Eurovision? 10
2:01 PM — As the first countries commit to next year's Eurovision Song Contest - could an entry from Vatican City be on the way?
Tower Hamlets mayoral candidates to take part in LGBT hustings tonight 2
12:48 PM — Candidates running to become the mayor of Tower Hamlets in East London will this evening take part in an LGBT hustings.
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Adrian Trett 1
12:25 PM — Liberal Democrat Adrian Trett, who made history by revealing he is HIV positive while running for Parliament, writes for PinkNews to explain why he is backing Norman Lamb for leader.
Justin Bieber insists he’s not gay after kissing a man on the cheek 20
11:59 AM — Justin Bieber has posted on Instagram to insist that he is "not gay" while kissing a man on the cheek.
Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Australia by opposition leader 6
9:31 AM — The leader of Australia's Labor Party has introduced a bill to legalise same-sex marriage.
31st May 2015
Watch: Julianne Moore calls for LGBT rights beyond marriage 3
12:08 PM — Oscar winning actress Julianne Moore says even if same-sex marriage becomes law, "the fight goes on".
Tony Abbott’s sister among speakers at same-sex marriage rally in Sydney 1
11:39 AM — Thousands gathered in Sydney, Australia to protest in favour of same-sex marriage.
29th May 2015
TV station bans advert about gay veteran who wants to marry his partner 37
7:55 PM — A TV station in the state of Tennessee has refused to show an advert - because it features a Navy veteran who remains banned from marrying his partner.
Someone has blamed Texas floods on gay people (but this time it’s not UKIP) 18
6:41 PM — A pundit has claimed that devastating floods in Texas are being caused by gay people - but Nigel Farage can rest easy for once.
Drag queens to hold protest at Facebook HQ over ‘real name’ bans 1
5:24 PM — Drag artists are set to hold a protest outside the headquarters of Facebook - as they still face bans for using their names on the social network.
Man marries his former son, but it’s not what you think 9
4:46 PM — A legal case has led to a man marrying his former adoptive son.