9th March 2015
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 148
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
Gay politician defends decision to ban referee from wearing rainbow wristband 5
12:45 PM — An out gay politician has backed the organisation in charge of Gaelic football's decision to ban a referee from wearing a rainbow wristband during a match on Saturday.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
6th March 2015
Dustin Lance Black ‘I believe marriage equality will be the law of the land in Ireland’
4:27 PM — Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has said he believes Ireland will vote for marriage equality in Ireland.
Irish company refuses to print gay couple’s civil partnership ceremony invites 24
10:53 AM — A printing company in Drogheda, Ireland, refused to print the invitations for a gay couple's civil partnership ceremony because the owners “don’t agree with homosexuality”.
5th March 2015
Conchita Wurst to release debut album
2:43 PM — Austrian Eurovision star Conchita Wurst is to release a debut album.
4th March 2015
Russia tries to block UN from providing benefits to gay employees 19
7:03 PM — Russia is trying to block the United Nations from opening up its employee benefits to gay and lesbian couples.
Slovenia approves same-sex marriage 61
10:03 AM — The Slovenian Parliament has voted with a large majority to approve same-sex marriage and adoption.
27th February 2015
Russian police raid club owned by ‘lesbian selfie’ woman 15
11:39 AM — Russian police raided the lesbian nightclub Infinity, run by the woman who kissed her girlfriend in a viral photo.
26th February 2015
Can’t say ‘lesbian’ with Nutella! 16
11:12 AM — A French Nutella marketing campaign has banned the word "lesbian".
Republic of Ireland: Lesbian couple beaten in homophobic attack 6
9:35 AM — Two women say they have been "inundated with messages of support" after being beaten unconscious in a homophobic attack.
25th February 2015
Catholic Bishop: ‘Gay people can marry… just not each other’ 37
3:31 PM — A Catholic Bishop from Ireland has said that there is nothing stopping gay people from getting married, as long as they don't marry each other.
Edward Snowden: Gay marriage movement shows why governments shouldn’t have ‘perfect surveillance’ 47
1:07 PM — Whistleblower Edward Snowden has cited lobbyists for same-sex marriage as an example of why governments shouldn't have too much control over surveillance.
24th February 2015
Swiss legislative committee backs same-sex marriage 19
1:56 PM — A Swiss legislative committee has overwhelmingly recommended that the country extends marriage rights to same-sex couples.
Man who allegedly served in Auschwitz charged with 3,681 counts of accessory to murder 10
1:04 PM — A 94-year-old man who allegedly served in Auschwitz, now faces 3,681 counts of accessory to murder.
French President calls for tougher laws on anti-gay and anti-Semitic hate speech 20
11:49 AM — French President Francois Hollande has vowed to introduce tougher penalties for racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic crimes.
23rd February 2015
Campaign urges Irish people abroad to return home for equal marriage vote 2
4:55 PM — A Irishman living in London is urging Irish people to return home to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.
Watch: This is what trans people are forced to go through in 34 European countries 20
3:20 PM — A video has been released showing some of the hurdles trans people to go through to gain access to legal gender recognition.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.