27th April 2015
This Parliamentary candidate wants to re-criminalise homosexuality and ban pride 79
3:37 PM — An independent Parliamentary candidate has pledged to ban pride marches and jail LGBT people.
Amnesty International calls on Northern Ireland to allow same-sex marriage 1
9:45 AM — The human rights organisation Amnesty has urged Northern Irish Politicians to push for same-sex marriage.
24th April 2015
DUP leader: Minister was having a ‘bad day’ when he blamed gay parents for child abuse 18
2:19 PM — Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has dismissed calls to sack Health Minister Jim Wells, after he claimed children of same-sex couples were more likely to be abused.
NI Health Minister: Children with same-sex parents are ‘far more likely’ to be abused 23
11:30 AM — Northern Ireland's Health Minister Jim Wells has claimed that children who are raised by same-sex parents are "more likely" to be abused.
23rd April 2015
David Cameron: I will ‘never validate’ the DUP on its opposition to gay rights 5
12:14 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has said he "will never validate" the DUP on its stance against same-sex marriage and other LGBT issues.
17th April 2015
DUP politician: I’m ‘grateful’ that Nick Clegg warned that we want to reject gay rights 20
5:42 PM — A Northern Irish DUP politician has 'thanked' Nick Clegg - after the Lib Dems claimed a coalition of the Conservative Party, UKIP and the DUP would abolish same-sex marriage.
2nd April 2015
Gay artist fined for writing ‘love’ on pavement in chalk, but he has the last laugh 9
8:01 PM — A gay artist in Belfast has been hit with a £60 fine after protesting for same-sex marriage by chalking the word 'love' on pavements - but he had the last laugh.
27th March 2015
Bakery in ‘gay cake’ row asked why it makes Halloween cakes, but not gay marriage ones 30
5:50 PM — A bakery which declined to make a cake with a pro-equal marriage slogan has denied that it discriminated against a customer, but was asked why it makes cakes for Halloween.
26th March 2015
Row over ‘gay’ Bert and Ernie cake goes to court 39
12:56 PM — A case surrounding a bakery which refused to bake a pro-same-sex marriage cake has gone to court in Northern Ireland.
25th March 2015
Bakery owner in ‘gay cake’ row vows to fight on 21
1:18 PM — The Christian owner of a bakery due to go to court over the refusal to bake a pro-same-sex marriage cake has said he will not back down.
23rd March 2015
NI First Minister: Equality Commission shouldn’t spend money suing over anti-gay discrimination 26
6:14 PM — The First Minister of Northern Ireland has criticised the Equality Commission, for spending funds taking a bakery to court over anti-gay discrimination.
26th February 2015
Over 148,000 sign petition against anti-gay Northern Ireland conscience clause bill 12
1:01 PM — More than 148,000 people have signed a petition against a Northern Ireland DUP-backed “conscience clause” bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
24th February 2015
Catholic Church voices support for DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 37
6:21 PM — The Catholic Church has voiced its support for a ‘conscience clause’ bill in Northern Ireland that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
19th February 2015
Grieving man forced to move home after homophobic attacks 22
6:01 PM — A man who lost his partner to cancer has been forced to move after he faced homophobic attacks.
6th February 2015
Equality Commission: Northern Ireland’s ‘conscience’ bill would harm gays 12
5:12 PM — The Equality Commission has spoken out against a planned 'conscience clause’ bill in Northern Ireland, that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
5th February 2015
Northern Irish Department of Health has no evidence to support gay blood ban 10
6:08 PM — The Northern Irish Department of Health has said it does not have any evidence to back up maintaining a lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.
1st February 2015
Northern Ireland: Hundreds rally against DUP bill that would permit anti-gay discrimination 14
4:57 PM — Over a thousand people have attended a protest against a planned 'conscience clause' bill, that would permit anti-gay discrimination.
Bakery that refused ‘support gay marriage’ cake will go to court this month 26
3:03 PM — The lawsuit against a bakery in Northern Ireland that refused to bake a pro-gay marriage cake will be heard this month.
19th January 2015
Northern Ireland: Government spent £40,000 defending gay blood ban 7
2:57 PM — The Northern Irish government spent over £40,000 defending a decision to keep a permanent ban on gay men donating blood.
13th January 2015
Northern Ireland: Couple launch legal bid for same-sex marriage recognition 6
12:37 AM — A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage has been filed in Belfast's High Court.