22nd May 2015
Irish people abroad are heading home to vote for same-sex marriage 2
12:54 PM — Irish citizens from across the UK and the world are heading back to their home country to vote for same-sex marriage.
10th May 2015
Watch: Parody demolishes Irish anti-gay marriage ad 13
4:34 PM — A parody has already been made of an advert in Ireland encouraging people to vote against same-sex marriage.
4th May 2015
Eddie Izzard speaks out against ‘violent and aggressive’ nationalist supporters 30
9:11 PM — Comedian Eddie Izzard has spoken out against what he described as "violent" and "aggressive" nationalists protesters who attempted to drown out a Labour campaign visit.
30th April 2015
Australian opposition leader won’t force his MPs to vote for same-sex marriage 17
4:57 PM — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has rejected calls from his party to force Labor MPs to support same-sex marriage.
24th April 2015
Council orders removal of Dublin ‘gay’ mural ahead of equal marriage vote 11
12:26 PM — Dublin City Council have ordered the removal of a giant mural featuring a same-sex couple - ahead of Ireland's vote on same-sex marriage.
8th April 2015
City votes to abolish laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination 19
2:24 PM — The city of Springfield, Missouri has voted to repeal a law that protects LGBT people from discrimination.
6th April 2015
Californians counter proposed ‘Biblical’ anti-gay law with ‘Shellfish Suppression Act’ 23
3:40 PM — Californians have responded to a Christian activist's proposal for a law that would punish homosexuality with death - by calling for a ban on shellfish.
13th March 2015
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
8th February 2015
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
29th November 2014
Finland: Church head welcomes same-sex marriage vote 18
5:03 PM — The head of the largest religious denomination in Finland has praised the country's passage of same-sex marriage.
26th November 2014
Ireland: Thousands register to vote ahead of marriage referendum 3
1:03 PM — Thousands of people have been registered to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum on same-sex marriage.
18th November 2014
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful narrowly loses bid by one per cent 3
10:02 AM — A gay politician who was running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand narrowly lost his bid in the final round of voting.
16th November 2014
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
2nd September 2014
US: Black LGBT activist arrested after distributing literature on voter’s rights 4
9:47 PM — A black LGBT rights activist and former state Senate candidate was arrested in North Carolina Monday for distributing literature on voting rights on parked cars.
25th August 2014
US: Florida church that opposes same-sex marriage drops polling station after complaints 1
2:07 PM — A church in Florida that campaigns against same-sex marriage will no longer operate as a polling station, after complaints that it could influence voters.
19th August 2014
Cuba: Mariela Castro casts first ever vote against government over LGBT protections 1
11:42 AM — Mariela Castro - the daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro - has cast the first ever recorded vote against a government bill, over a lack of LGBT protections.
15th July 2014
Dublin: Same-sex marriage motion passes at local council 4
3:51 PM — A motion supporting same-sex marriage passed with 34-1 majority in South County Dublin this week.
6th July 2014
UK: United Reform Church fails to pass same-sex marriage 43
12:13 PM — The United Reform Church has failed to become the first mainstream church in the UK to permit same-sex weddings, delaying a decision until next year.
5th July 2014
US: Houston church groups submit signatures to trigger referendum on equality law 11
1:07 PM — Houston church groups have submitted signatures to block a planned LGBT equality law, potentially sending to to a public vote.
21st June 2014
US: Ohio group drops plans for November state ballot on equal marriage
3:05 PM — Plans for a state ballot this year to overturn Ohio's same-sex marriage ban have shelved by groups in the state.