26th June 2015
Legal challenge against Northern Ireland gay marriage ban begins 2
12:11 PM — Grainne Close and Shannon Sickles are currently in court challenging Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage.
24th June 2015
Challenge to Northern Irish same-sex marriage ban goes to High Court 7
12:34 PM — A challenge against Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage will go to the High Court this week.
18th June 2015
Bomb squad evacuates LGBT charity over suspicious package 5
1:49 PM — Bomb disposal experts have evacuated the office of an LGBT charity - after they were sent a suspicious package.
Sir Ian McKellen: Northern Ireland needs to catch up on same-sex marriage 1
1:05 PM — Actor and gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen has called for Northern Ireland to "catch up" on same-sex marriage.
7th June 2015
Irish drag artist Panti Bliss calls for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 1
4:58 PM — Irish drag artist Panti Bliss has added her voice to those calling for Northern Ireland to introduce same-sex marriage.
4th June 2015
Patrick Stewart comes out in favour of bakery in ‘gay cake’ row 134
10:07 AM — Veteran actor Patrick Stewart has come out in favour of Ashers Bakery which was last month found guilty of discrimination for refusing to write "support gay marriage" on a cake.
2nd June 2015
Belfast City Council votes to back same-sex marriage 4
10:56 AM — Councillors in Belfast have agreed to back same-sex marriage in a symbolic vote.
1st June 2015
MPs table cross-party motion calling for action on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 9
5:09 PM — MPs from a number of parties in Westminster have signed an early-day motion calling on the government to take action to support same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
29th May 2015
NI church minister: ISIS and homosexuality are God punishing the world 34
12:01 PM — A Belfast minister has claimed that Islamic State and homosexuality are God "shaking the nations" of the world.
26th May 2015
‘Gay cake’ row bakery will now only make birthday and baby cakes 17
5:23 PM — The bakery which was last week found guilty of discrimination based on sexual orientation has announced that it will only make cakes to celebrate birthdays and babies.
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.
23rd May 2015
Northern Ireland is now the odd one out on same-sex marriage 147
7:58 PM — Following the victory of same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland has grown increasingly isolated on the issue.
21st May 2015
Northern Ireland Assembly won’t punish ex-minister who compared homosexuality to child abuse 10
6:00 PM — The Northern Ireland Assembly has dismissed a complaint against the country's former Health Minister - after he claimed gay parents are more likely to abuse children.
20th May 2015
‘Kill faggots’ photo appears on Ashers Bakery Google Maps page 16
2:27 PM — The Google Maps page for Ashers Bakery, which was yesterday found guilty of discrimination after refusing to make a pro-same-sex marriage cake, has been updated to include a "Keep Calm and Kill Faggots" photo.
19th May 2015
Plaintiff in ‘gay cake’ case to donate £500 compensation to charity 6
12:03 PM — The plaintiff in a case today which saw a Christian bakery in Northern Ireland be found guilty of discrimination, has said he would donate his £500 compensation to charity.
18th May 2015
Northern Ireland’s new Health Minister vows to be ‘guided by science’ on gay blood ban
7:01 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister has vowed to be "guided by science" on the gay blood ban - which his predecessors refused to lift with no evidence to support them.
8th May 2015
Man arrested for having ‘twink’ images on his computer 20
4:54 PM — A man wrongly accused by the police of creating and storing images of child abuse says police need lessons in gay terminology to prevent 'ruining more lives'.
30th April 2015
Parliamentary candidate: I can prove that gays are 40-times more likely to abuse children 84
4:54 PM — A parliamentary candidate in Northern Ireland has claimed to have "proof" that gay people are 40 times more likely to abuse children than the general population.
LGBT group says Northern Ireland gay marriage referendum is not the answer 8
8:55 AM — The largest LGBT support group in Northern Ireland has rejected calls for a referendum on same-sex marriage.
28th April 2015
Watch: Ed Miliband gets schooled on LGBT rights in Northern Ireland 17
5:58 PM — Ed Miliband has been challenged to take a stronger stance calling for gay rights in Northern Ireland.