TV station bans advert about gay veteran who wants to marry his partner 8
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.
Lesbian couple in Florida granted divorce 1
6:44 PM — A lesbian couple in Tampa, Florida have been granted a divorce.
28th May 2015
Poland blocks debate on gay civil partnerships 14
8:26 PM — The Polish Parliament has voted against having a debate on the regulation of gay and straight civil partnerships.
Orphan Black star: Lesbian sex scenes aren’t for male viewers 17
7:07 PM — Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany has spoken about portraying a lesbian character - saying that she is not on display for the "male gaze".
Same-sex marriage will become legal in Australia this year, Tony Abbott’s sister predicts 7
11:53 AM — Tony Abbott's lesbian sister has predicted that the country will have same-sex marriage by the end of the year - despite her brother's opposition.
27th May 2015
Angela Merkel rules out same-sex marriage in Germany 105
4:32 PM — A spokesman for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel has again ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
When will Ireland’s first same-sex weddings take place?
3:49 PM — Ireland's first same-sex weddings are set to take place this year, as the government plans to rush through legislation before the summer.
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 2
12:21 PM — The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, has praised Ireland for passing same-sex marriage - and called other parts of the world to catch up.
Parliament in Greenland unanimously approves same-sex marriage 13
10:51 AM — Greenland's Parliament has unanimously approved same-sex marriage and adoption.
26th May 2015
Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham: I want Pope Francis to back gay rights 21
11:11 PM — Labour's Andy Burnham has said he hopes the Pope and the Catholic Church will back gay rights.
Politicians in Texas attempt to revive notorious anti-gay marriage bill 8
6:54 PM — A notoriously high-profile anti-gay marriage bill has been revived in the Texas House in a sneaky way.
Morrissey congratulates Ireland for gay marriage decision 2
2:37 PM — Singer Morrissey has congratulated the people of Ireland for "teaching the politicians" on same-sex marriage.
25th May 2015
Protests to be held in Northern Ireland calling for same-sex marriage 5
3:17 PM — Protests will be held in Belfast - calling on Northern Ireland to follow the Republic in introducing same-sex marriage.
Tony Abbott’s lesbian sister is not happy about him blocking same-sex marriage 31
2:31 PM — The sister of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has hit out at him for continuing to block same-sex marriage.
Tower Hamlets mayoral candidates to take part in LGBT hustings 6
1:26 PM — Candidates running to become the mayor of Tower Hamlets in East London will take part in an LGBT hustings.
George W Bush offered to perform a lesbian wedding despite opposing equality 4
12:23 PM — George W Bush reportedly offered to marry a lesbian couple - despite strongly opposing same-sex marriage.
America won’t tell anyone what was in Osama bin Laden’s porn collection 66
11:54 AM — The US will spare the blushes of dead al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden - by keeping the contents of his porn collection classified due to the 'nature' of the content.
UN head Ban Ki-moon hails ‘historic’ victory for equality in Ireland 1
11:28 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised Ireland, for becoming the first country to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote
23rd May 2015
David Cameron congratulates Ireland on victory for same-sex marriage 4
8:45 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Republic of Ireland, for passing same-sex marriage in a landslide public vote.
Politicians welcome victory for same-sex marriage in Ireland 3
7:34 PM — Politicians and campaigners have hailed a victory for equality in Ireland, as the country passed same-sex marriage by popular vote.