25th April 2015
Irish Minister dismisses ‘apocalypse of marriage’ suggestions 8
3:33 PM — Minister for Communications Alex White has urged Ireland to vote for equal 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.
This incredible plea for equal marriage in Ireland will move you 2
8:49 AM — A YouTuber has released a powerful video encouraging Ireland to 'make history' and vote yes to Marriage Equality.
23rd April 2015
Gay Russian teacher loses court appeal to be reinstated after being outed 9
5:40 PM — A Russian teacher who was sacked in December for "immoral" behaviour after being outed by an anti-gay activist, has lost her case in court to be reinstated.
22nd April 2015
Presbyterian Church opposes same-sex marriage in Ireland 21
10:44 AM — The Presbyterian Church in Ireland has joined other religious groups in speaking out against same-sex marriage.
21st April 2015
Brain surgeon claims higher gay suicide rates are because of an ‘identity crisis’ 12
3:02 PM — A brain surgeon from Italy has claimed that a higher proportion of gay people kill themselves compared to the rest of the population because they suffer from an identity crisis.
Watch: Singer Hozier encourages Ireland to vote Yes 1
12:10 PM — Grammy nominated singer Hozier has made an impassioned video urging people to vote for marriage equality.
20th April 2015
Irish writer: Gays should not have sex before marriage. And should not get married 90
10:09 AM — Breda O'Brien says gay people who want to live a Christian way of life should abstain from sex.
Giorgio Armani: Gay men shouldn’t ‘dress homosexual’ 40
9:53 AM — Famed fashion designer Giorgio Armani has criticised gay men for dressing "homosexual"
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
Watch: You won’t believe what the Russian Army is marching to 6
6:18 PM — Russia is a country that has built itself on a macho reputation - and usually its armed forces are no different...
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.
France ‘refusing to back down’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 28
3:38 PM — France is refusing to back down over the selection of an ambassador - after nominating a gay man to go to Vatican City.
Mayor of Rome to hold ‘mass wedding day’ for all couples 2
2:41 PM — Rome's mayor Ignazio Marino is to perform mass civil unions - gay and straight - while the country debates same-sex unions.
14th April 2015
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.
Priest who blessed engagement ceremony encouraged to ‘continue gay outreach’ 2
2:57 PM — Church leaders have asked Father Mark Montebello to remain within Church teaching.
Russian Siri refuses to talk about gays: ‘I will pretend I didn’t hear that’ 12
11:48 AM — It has emerged that Apple's virtual assistant Siri refuses to discuss homosexuality in Russia.
13th April 2015
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.
Malta: Catholic priest blesses rings at gay engagement ceremony
2:03 PM — Pro-gay marriage priest Father Mark Montebello has gone against Church teachings.
Norway: Experts push for gender recognition changes 2
9:51 AM — Health and human rights groups in Norway this week urged the country to drop 'appalling' requirements for gender recognition.