15th March 2015
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.
10 of the best Mothers’ Day cards for lesbian and bisexual Mums 1
11:00 AM — As LGBT families across the UK celebrate Mothering Sunday, we wanted to share our favourite Mothers' Day cards for lesbian and bisexual mums.
14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 17
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
13th March 2015
New poll shows 76% want marriage equality in Ireland 1
7:05 PM — A new poll released this week shows that 76% intend to vote yes in Ireland's marriage referendum
Alabama judge grants divorce to same-sex couple 1
6:53 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has, a year after denying the request, granted a same-sex couple a divorce.
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
Irish senator opens up: I cried for weeks when my son came out 35
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.
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.
11th March 2015
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.
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.
Video: Channel 4 launches ‘The Black Lesbian Handbook’
10:59 AM — Channel 4 has launched a series of short online films profiling the underground black lesbian scene in Britain.
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
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Star Wars adds first lesbian character 8
3:01 PM — The Star Wars universe is set to add the first canon lesbian character in the franchise's history.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 148
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
Emmerdale star: Viewers are upset my character’s not a lesbian 7
12:04 PM — Emmerdale actress Michelle Hardwick has revealed she had angry messages from fans - after her character started dating a man following a lesbian storyline.
7th March 2015
Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook team up for same-sex marriage case 29
12:26 PM — A number of corporate rivals have put their differences aside to sign a joint legal brief, calling on the US Supreme Court to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
Obama files legal brief calling for equal marriage in all 50 states 12
11:41 AM — Barack Obama's Attorney General has filed a powerful legal brief with the Supreme Court, urging them to strike down all bans on same-sex marriage.