29th May 2015
Governor of North Carolina vetoes bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 2
11:34 AM — The Governor of North Carolina has said that he will veto a bill that permits religious discrimination against gay people.
28th May 2015
Republican Marco Rubio claims same-sex marriage is a ‘clear and present danger’ 20
8:04 PM — Republican Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio has claimed that same-sex marriage presents a "clear and present danger" to free speech.
Mika explains why he wrote the lyric ‘where have all the gay guys gone?’ 7
6:06 PM — Mika has explained the meaning of a new song, that asks the question "where have all the gay guys gone?".
Reading gay bar closes down and blames gay dating apps 23
4:23 PM — The first gay bar in Reading has closed its doors - claiming its business has fallen on hard times due to the increased use of social apps in the LGBT community.
Catholic cardinal: Irish people are ‘worse than Pagans’ for passing same-sex marriage 193
3:43 PM — Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has claimed that people in Ireland are worse than Pagans, because they overwhelmingly passed same-sex marriage.
Gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny to be inducted into Hall of Honour
2:49 PM — The US Department of Labor is to induct late gay rights hero Frank Kameny into its Hall of Honor.
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
Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again 40
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 10
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 43
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 12
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 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.
Netflix orders second season of Grace and Frankie, thanks to Miley Cyrus 3
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 29
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 37
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?