19th April 2015
Lesbian couple marries in Japan amid calls for legal recognition for same-sex marriage 6
1:59 PM — A lesbian couple has married in Japan, despite that the country does not currently recognise same-sex marriages.
18th April 2015
This amazing video for equal marriage in Ireland might bring a tear to your eye… 15
11:42 AM — A new video advocating for LGBT Irish people to "bring your family with you" to vote for same-sex marriage next month is pretty emotional.
17th April 2015
Malawi’s new anti-LGBT law comes into effect 4
5:16 PM — The 'Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Law' came into effect today, and will impact LGBT Malawians.
Irish Catholic Church threatens to remove priests from civil marriage 34
11:46 AM — If same-sex marriage is passed in the Republic of Ireland, the Catholic Church has threatened to stop performing legal marriages.
16th April 2015
Ed Miliband wants to be a ‘happy warrior’ for LGBT rights 4
6:47 PM — Labour leader Ed Miliband has vowed to be a "warrior" for equality and social justice for gay people if elected.
Lib Dem spoof site claims a Tory-UKIP coalition would abolish equal marriage 3
2:41 PM — The Liberal Democrats have claimed on an official parody website that equal marriage could be abolished, if the Conservatives go into coalition with UKIP and the Northern Irish DUP.
Marco Rubio would attend a same-sex wedding even though he’s against them 2
2:13 PM — The presidential candidate said he would go to the same-sex wedding of a family member if he was asked.
15th April 2015
Pro-equality Dublin murals defaced ahead of same-sex marriage vote 1
4:16 PM — A mural in Dublin encouraging people to vote for same-sex marriage has been vandalised.
Guam has lifted its ban on same-sex marriage 2
10:04 AM — Pacific US territory Guam has lifted its ban on same-sex marriage, as an alternative to defending itself against a lawsuit brought by a gay couple.
14th April 2015
Clare Balding: I’ve spoken too much about being gay 5
3:29 PM — Clare Balding has admitted to feeling 'exhausted' at being constantly asked about her sexuality during interviews.
Gerry Adams: Ireland’s equal marriage vote is ‘bigger than any one party’ 5
2:58 PM — Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has affirmed his support for equal marriage, and called for cross-party consensus on the issue.
13th April 2015
President of Chile signs civil unions bill into law 5
5:44 PM — The President of Chile has given her approval to a bill that will introduce civil unions for same-sex couples.
‘Same-sex attracted men’ object to equal marriage 57
5:23 PM — Gay men who are married to women have filed a brief with the Supreme Court arguing against same-sex marriage.
Ireland’s former President weighs in on equal marriage 6
5:22 PM — The former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, has weighed in ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Hillary Clinton invited to the wedding of gay couple featured in her ad 6
2:45 PM — A gay couple featured in Hillary Clinton's recently released campaign video have invited the 2016 Presidential hopeful to their upcoming wedding.
Rand Paul on same-sex marriage: ‘People ought to be treated fairly under the law’ 8
8:29 AM — Despite stopping short of actually endorsing same-sex marriage, Republican Rand Paul, who this month launched a bid to become President has said "people ought to be treated fairly under the law."
12th April 2015
This gigantic mural is encouraging people in Ireland to vote yes to equal marriage 2
4:10 PM — A gigantic mural of a same-sex couple has appeared in Dublin, ahead of Ireland's referendum on equal marriage.
Anti-gay marriage group backs Tory who voted against same-sex marriage 12
3:03 PM — A lobbying group that opposes same-sex marriage is delivering leaflets praising a Conservative who voted against equality.
11th April 2015
Republican interrupts a 10-year-old who was speaking against anti-gay bill 129
6:16 PM — A Florida Republican has shut down a ten-year-old boy, who was delivering a speech opposing a proposed anti-gay bill in the state.
Lib Dem minister: I wouldn’t vote for a Lib Dem who opposed equal marriage 7
3:30 PM — Liberal Democrat minister Stephen Williams has admitted he would find it "impossible" to vote for some of his colleagues who voted against same-sex marriage.