27th May 2015
Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again 17
6:52 PM — Activists are celebrating equality in Ireland with the passage of same-sex marriage - but the country still discriminates against transgender people.
Alabama minister given suspended jail sentence for performing same-sex wedding 3
5:59 PM — A minister in Alabama has been handed a suspended jail sentence, for refusing to stop marrying a lesbian couple.
Goldsmiths diversity officer keeps job after ‘kill all white men’ tweets 30
2:48 PM — A diversity officer at Goldsmiths university who tweeted "Kill All Men" will be allowed to keep her job - after a petition to oust her failed to gain enough signatures.
Stars including Benedict Cumberbatch call on government to keep Human Rights Act 10
12:56 PM — Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch is among a number of stars who have recorded videos celebrating the Human Rights Act - amid government plans to scrap it.
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 1
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.
Netflix orders second season of Grace and Frankie, thanks to Miley Cyrus 1
11:21 AM — Netflix has ordered a second season of sitcom Grace and Frankie - and Miley Cyrus has been credited with helping the project secure renewal.
25th May 2015
Ireland is already advertising itself as a gay wedding destination 4
7:02 PM — Ireland's tourist board is not wasting any time in promoting the country as a gay wedding destination.
Ivan Massow: Coming out as a Tory was harder than coming out as gay 27
2:04 PM — Conservative mayoral hopeful Ivan Massow has said it was harder to come out as a Tory than to come out as gay.
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.
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
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow thanks his gay fans 29
10:18 AM — The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest has thanked his gay fans for accepting his apology - after he made purportedly homophobic comments.
22nd May 2015
Out NFL star Michael Sam signs two-year deal with Canadian team 12
4:55 PM — Out American football star Michael Sam will leave the NFL - after signing a deal with Canadian team Montreal Alouettes.
Watch: Everything you’ve secretly wanted to ask a trans person 7
2:46 PM — Ever had a question about transgender people that you were too afraid to ask?
Comment: Why I’m backing Norman Lamb to lead the Lib Dems, by Lynne Featherstone 1
1:43 PM — Former Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone explains why she is backing Norman Lamb to lead her party.
21st May 2015
Ofcom blocks radio station’s plans to drop LGBT commitments 1
5:15 PM — Ofcom has refused to grant permission for Lancashire community radio station Chorley FM to drop its focus on the LGBT community.
Sam Smith: I love that homophobes listen to my music
12:26 PM — Sam Smith has said he enjoys the idea of people who oppose his rights listening to his music.
Pittsburgh Pride faces protests for booking ‘white rapper’ Iggy Azalea 2
11:33 AM — A pride festival in Pittsburgh is under fire from radical campaigners, after it booked white rapper Iggy Azalea to perform.
Will Young: Talking to Simon Cowell is like being with an anti-gay Catholic 18
10:52 AM — Pop Idol winner Will Young has lashed out at his former mentor Simon Cowell.
20th May 2015
Apparently, Benjy the gay bull wants to vote for same-sex marriage in Ireland 1
6:18 PM — Same-sex marriage in Ireland has had a number of big-name celebrity endorsements - and now it's been backed by Benjy the gay bull.
Could gay designer Alexander McQueen be on the new £20 note? 8
3:08 PM — Late fashion designer Alexander McQueen could be picked to appear on the UK's next £20 note.