17th April 2015
Irish Catholic Church threatens to remove priests from civil marriage 34
11:46 AM — If same-sex marriage is passed in the Republic of Ireland, the Catholic Church has threatened to stop performing legal marriages.
16th April 2015
Nigel Farage just won’t stop talking about ‘foreigners with HIV’ 42
9:43 PM — Nigel Farage has repeated his claim that the NHS shouldn't treat "foreigners with HIV" - despite his previous statistics being proven to be false.
House of Commons expected to break own world record for most openly gay MPs 9
7:37 PM — The House of Commons is expected to break its own record for the world's highest proportion of openly gay MPs after next month's election, according to a study.
Ed Miliband wants to be a ‘happy warrior’ for LGBT rights 4
6:47 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to be a "warrior" for equality and social justice for gay people if elected.
Gay Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer could lose his seat to Labour, poll suggests 6
5:20 PM — A poll has suggested that Tory Vice Chair Mike Freer is under threat of losing his seat to Labour.
Lib Dem spoof site claims a Tory-UKIP coalition would abolish equal marriage 3
2:41 PM — The Liberal Democrats have claimed on an official parody website that equal marriage could be abolished, if the Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP and the Northern Irish DUP.
Marco Rubio would attend a same-sex wedding even though he’s against them 2
2:13 PM — The presidential candidate said he would go to the same-sex wedding of a family member if he was asked.
Are anti-gay campaigners accidentally helping Caroline Lucas get re-elected? 9
1:27 PM — Anti-gay marriage campaigners are distributing leaflets in Brighton - 'warning' people that Green MP Caroline Lucas supports equal marriage.
15th April 2015
This P!nk fan’s homophobia is misguided in more ways than one 6
7:29 PM — A fan has written to the pop singer P!nk to chastise her for being "lebanese".
Mortal Kombat introduces first gay character 7
6:53 PM — New fighting game Mortal Kombat X features a gay character for the first time.
Good news for fans of Orange is the New Black
6:20 PM — Netflix have announced something that will please fans of their lesbian prison drama.
Julie Bindel on same-sex marriage: Abolish it all and replace with civil partnerships 139
5:34 PM — Guardian columnist Julie Bindel has claimed that all marriage should be abolished and replaced with civil partnerships.
Pro-equality Dublin murals defaced ahead of same-sex marriage vote 1
4:16 PM — A mural in Dublin encouraging people to vote for same-sex marriage has been vandalised.
France ‘refusing to back down’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 28
3:38 PM — France is refusing to back down over the selection of an ambassador - after nominating a gay man to go to Vatican City.
Most gay characters get barely any screen time in Hollywood films 13
2:56 PM — The majority of LGBT depictions in Hollywood film this year lasted less than five minutes, reports GLAAD.
Egypt: Gay foreigners can be banned from entry or deported 38
12:16 PM — An Egyptian court has ruled that gay foreigners can be deported from the country or banned them from entry, in a bid to 'protect public interest and religious and social values'.
Lib Dems pledge to make homophobic chants at football matches a crime 7
11:56 AM — The Liberal Democrats have pledged to bring forward new legislation to tackle homophobia in schools and at football matches.
Guam has lifted its ban on same-sex marriage 2
10:04 AM — Pacific US territory Guam has lifted its ban on same-sex marriage, as an alternative to defending itself against a lawsuit brought by a gay couple.
14th April 2015
Camden Council ‘very concerned’ by closure of historic Black Cap gay pub
4:13 PM — The Leader of Camden Council has said she is "very concerned" than an iconic gay pub has been shut down.
Clare Balding: I’ve spoken too much about being gay 5
3:29 PM — Clare Balding has admitted to feeling 'exhausted' at being constantly asked about her sexuality during interviews.