29th April 2015
Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness calls for same-sex marriage referendum in Northern Ireland 22
1:45 PM — Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness has said the country should hold 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.
27th April 2015
Northern Ireland Assembly rejects same-sex marriage 35
5:17 PM — Politicians in Stormont have voted against same-sex marriage for the fourth time.
This Parliamentary candidate wants to re-criminalise homosexuality and ban pride 134
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.
Northern Irish Health Minister Jim Wells resigns after anti-gay remarks 30
7:31 AM — Jim Wells has resigned as Northern Ireland's Health Minister after last week claiming that children who are raised by same-sex parents are “more likely” to be abused.
24th April 2015
Nick Clegg savages ‘unpleasant’ DUP over comments linking gay parents and child abuse 9
8:09 PM — Nick Clegg has hit out at Northern Ireland's DUP - after the party's Health Minister blamed gay parents for child abuse.
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.
20th April 2015
Northern Ireland parties’ LGBT manifesto pledges 7
3:38 PM — We look at the Northern Irish parties' stance on 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.
15th April 2015
Will Northern Ireland face the next Indiana-style boycott? 4
5:03 PM — The Northern Irish Assembly has been warned that a proposed "conscience clause" could lead to the same level of boycott which led the US state of Indiana to hire a PR company to perform damage limitation this week.
10th April 2015
Ulster University academic claims being gay is ‘bizarre fetish’ 55
5:31 PM — The university has distanced itself from Dr Mark Gilfillan's extreme comments.
3rd April 2015
Northern Ireland: Mother reports Girls Brigade to police for ‘gay sin’ lesson 30
11:45 AM — A mother has complained to the police after her daughter was asked to rank homosexuality in a list of sins.
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.
18th March 2015
Muslims will have to bake Prophet Mohammed cakes after ‘gay cake’ row, Christian Institute claims 172
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.