3 April 2012
Northern Ireland: New gay magazine launches
A new magazine for the gay and transgender community of Northern Ireland launched last week.
2 April 2012
Catholic priest projected gay porn to ‘horrified’ primary school parents
A Catholic priest in Northern Ireland is under investigation after accidentally displaying a series of gay porn images to parents at a primary school meeting.
27 March 2012
Comment: Biased BBC skews the debate on LGBT issues
The BBC's reporting on marriage equality proposals is more proof the corporation does not take LGBT issues seriously.
22 March 2012
Northern Ireland Attorney General: Ban on gay adoption will remain
There are no plans to retract the ban on gay and unmarried couples from adopting children in Northern Ireland, the country’s Attorney General has said.
20 February 2012
Video: Betting ad asks if trans women are ‘stallions or mares’
Paddy Power, the Irish betting company, has been slammed for a new advert which introduces transgender women to the Cheltenham horse races and asks the viewer to decide whether they are a 'stallion or a mare'.
27 January 2012
‘Gay leper’ conference heads to London
Organisers, who have previously held the conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland, have insisted the title is not meant to cause offence, but its beliefs and aims have been described today as "specious" and "deeply insulting".
19 January 2012
Pickets planned at ‘gay leper’ conference
Picketers are planning to target a religious 'ex-gay' conference in Northern Ireland - but organisers of 'The Lepers Among Us' insist they did not mean to cause offence.
15 December 2011
Northern Ireland gay adoption challenge adjourned over “massive mistake”
A judicial review hearing has been adjourned until March after a "massive mistake" was uncovered in a submission made to the House of Lords in 2008.
13 December 2011
High Court challenge of Northern Ireland’s gay adoption rules begins
A human rights body in Northern Ireland has begun arguments at the country's High Court to reverse the ban on unmarried couples adopting children.
7 November 2011
Lady Gaga and fans honoured at MTV Europe Awards
Star won four gongs, with a male streaker providing an unexpected distraction to award presenter Hayden Panettiere.
27 October 2011
Northern Ireland minister ‘won’t be rushed’ into decision on gay blood ban
Northern Ireland's health minister Edwin Poots says he won't be "rushed, pushed or harassed" into making a decision on lifting the blood donation ban on gay and bisexual men.
12 October 2011
Homophobic bullying ‘rife’ in Northern Ireland schools
Anti-gay bullying is a serious problem in Northern Ireland schools, a new report says.
29 September 2011
Gay rights groups accuse NI health minister of ignoring them
Campaigners against the gay blood donation ban have accused Northern Ireland health minister Edwin Poots of snubbing them.
23 September 2011
Northern Ireland minister accused of homophobia over gay blood ban
Northern Ireland health minister Edwin Poots has come under heavy pressure to lift the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood.
22 September 2011
Northern Ireland health minister refuses to lift gay blood ban
Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland's health minister, has refused to lift the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood.
12 September 2011
Gay campaigners urge Northern Ireland health minister to overturn blood donation ban
Gay rights campaigners in Northern Ireland are pressuring health minister Edwin Poots to overturn the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood.
8 September 2011
Man who falsely accused Louis Walsh of sexual assault charged
A man who accused X Factor judge Louis Walsh of sexual assault has been charged with making false claims.
17 August 2011
Ugandan lesbian campaigner denied entry to UK
A Ugandan LGBT rights campaigner has been denied entry to the UK to speak at a Northern Ireland Pride festival.
3 August 2011
Complaints over ‘offensive’ Belfast Pride placards
A hardline unionist MLA has complained about placards at last weekend's Belfast Pride.
26 July 2011
DUP criticised for refusing to attend Belfast Pride event
The Democratic Union Party has been criticised for snubbing a Belfast Pride event.