27th March 2015
Bakery in ‘gay cake’ row asked why it makes Halloween cakes, but not gay marriage ones 9
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 35
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 25
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.
18th March 2015
Muslims will have to bake Prophet Mohammed cakes after ‘gay cake’ row, Christian Institute claims 166
5:09 PM — A lawyer has implied that if a bakery is prosecuted for refusing to bake a 'support gay marriage' cake, Muslims could be forced to bake images of the Prophet Mohammed.
4th March 2015
Church of Ireland split over DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 28
6:13 PM — The Church of Ireland is split over a proposed bill in Northern Ireland that would allow people to discriminate against gays on the grounds of religion.
24th February 2015
Catholic Church voices support for DUP bill to permit anti-gay discrimination 36
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.
21st January 2015
Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells backs gay blood ban 91
1:04 PM — Northern Ireland's new Health Minister Jim Wells has said he supports the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
19th January 2015
Northern Ireland: Government spent £40,000 defending gay blood ban 6
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.
11th January 2015
Scotland: Same-sex couple banned from marrying 64
12:09 PM — A same-sex couple in Scotland were heartbroken to discover they remain banned from marrying.
8th January 2015
BBC radio caller asks PinkNews editor whether he will marry his brother 74
5:23 PM — During a debate on BBC radio about age gaps in relationships featuring the editor of PinkNews, a caller asked "where to draw the line", and said if gay people can marry in England, Scotland and Wales, why shouldn't he be allowed to marry his brother.
Judge rules Edwin Poots’ gay blood ban ‘biased’ 27
3:54 PM — A judge in Nothern Ireland has ruled that the former Health Minister Edwin Poots' decision to uphold a ban on gay men giving blood was the result of religious bias.
7th January 2015
Politician who blamed Hurricane Katrina on gays hits back at MBE criticism 17
2:41 PM — A politician who blamed Hurricane Katrina on gays has hit back at actress Ellen Page, after she criticised him receiving an MBE.
5th January 2015
Ellen Page: ‘F**k that’ to Queen for giving MBE to anti-gay politician 87
4:10 PM — Actress Ellen Page has sworn at the Queen, for giving an honour to a homophobic DUP politician.