13th March 2015
Irish senator opens up: I cried for weeks when my son came out 34
2:12 PM — An Irish senator has opened up about his own struggle accepting his son's sexuality - in a bid to convince people to support same-sex marriage.
Department of Health ‘awaiting advice’ on extending HPV vaccine to gay men 5
1:16 PM — The Department of Health has responded to calls to vaccinate boys against the HPV virus as well as girls, to protect gay men.
Comment: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu are queer in many more ways than one 24
12:42 PM — Katharina Lindner, a Lecturer in Film and Media at University of Stirling, reflects on the end of Russell T Davies' shows Cucumber, Banana and Tofu.
New Zealand armed forces host first same-sex wedding 2
12:15 PM — The New Zealand armed forces have hosted their first same-sex wedding, as two servicemen tied the knot.
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
11th March 2015
University bans cake sale for homeless LGBT people 30
7:27 PM — A Christian university in Michigan has refused to allow a bake sale in aid of LGBT homeless youth to take place.
Republicans invite listed anti-gay hate group to testify to Congress 21
7:07 PM — An anti-gay hate group that regularly compares gay rights to the Holocaust has been invited to testify to Congress on 'religious freedom'.
Comment: Yes, Plaid Cymru’s ‘coming out’ broadcast was offensive 30
6:35 PM — PinkNews reader Benjamin Rock speaks out against an advert released last week by Plaid Cymru, which featured a man 'coming out' as a Plaid Cymru voter.
DC Comics superhero to join Grindr 24
6:03 PM — A DC Comics superhero is set to join Grindr is an upcoming comic book.
Anti-gay TV preacher: I can perform miracles on dogs 43
4:27 PM — Homophobic TV preacher Pat Robertson, who thinks people only turn gay when they have been molested by gay people, has claimed that he 'faith healed' his dog.
Canada: Alberta to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for schools 27
3:45 PM — The Canadian province of Alberta is set to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for all state-funded schools.
Colorado House passes bill to ban ‘ex-gay’ therapy for minors 18
3:02 PM — The Colorado House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ban therapy to 'cure' homosexuality in minors.
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 26
2:05 PM — Ireland's Minister for Health Leo Varadkar - who came out as gay earlier this year - has delivered a stirring speech in favour of same-sex marriage.
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
Calls to reform honours system to include same-sex spouses 37
12:42 PM — There have been calls for a shake-up to the honours system, to allow same-sex spouses to use a title as straight spouses can.
Westminster Council rejects plans to redevelop Soho bar The Yard 4
11:53 AM — Plans to redevelop Soho gay bar The Yard have been shot down by Westminster City Council.
10th March 2015
WATCH this Catholic couple’s heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 23
11:45 AM — Brighid and Paddy, a Roman Catholic couple who have been married for 50 years, have released a video showing their support for equal marriage in Ireland.
Lena Dunham: ‘Marrying when lots of gays can’t wouldn’t feel like a celebration’ 11
10:23 AM — Lena Dunham has reiterated her commitment not to marry until all couples in the US, gay or straight, are able to.
9th March 2015
Texas Republicans elect Chair who threatened to cancel newspaper subscription over gay kiss 23
7:53 PM — The Texas Republican Party has elected a new chair - who previously threatened to cancel his subscription to his local newspaper, if they ever print a gay kiss.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: Teachers bullying gay students is inexcusable 21
7:03 PM — Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has responded to a report that found that over a third of victims of homophobic bullying in schools were bullied by a teacher or adult.