4th June 2015
Billboards in Ukraine urge people to use the word ‘gay’ instead of ‘faggot’ 10
12:15 PM — A campaign of billboards in Ukraine hopes to change the way people address LGBT issues, calling for people to "speak properly".
Ireland’s revolutionary new transgender law won’t require you to see a doctor 11
9:34 AM — Ireland has overhauled its draft gender recognition law - to allow transgender people to gain legal recognition without seeing a doctor or getting medical treatment.
3rd June 2015
Republic of Ireland Cabinet to discuss gender recognition 1
10:51 AM — The Irish Cabinet is to discuss proposals to allow trans people to be legally recognised as their gender.
2nd June 2015
France ‘still waiting for response’ over sending gay ambassador to the Vatican 15
4:11 PM — Vatican City is keeping France waiting - after the country nominated a gay diplomat to be the French ambassador to the Vatican.
Australian commentator: We shouldn’t approve gay marriage because Irish people ‘can’t grow potatoes’ 47
10:52 AM — A political commentator in Australia has said he doesn't think the country should follow Ireland's lead on same-sex marriage, because "these are people who can't grow potatoes."
1st June 2015
Ireland’s Equality Minister promises protection for gay employees 2
5:14 PM — Ireland's Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has said schools and hospitals will no longer be able to discriminate against gay staff.
Architect of Russia’s anti-gay law now wants to ban topless men 17
4:36 PM — The politician behind Russia's 'gay propaganda' law is now trying to put a ban on topless men in public.
Could Vatican City take part in Eurovision? 10
2:01 PM — As the first countries commit to next year's Eurovision Song Contest - could an entry from Vatican City be on the way?
31st May 2015
Primate of Ireland: We must continue to be advocates of Christian vision of marriage 44
4:24 PM — Catholic Archbishop Eamon Martin says Irish Catholics have "much to reflect on" following the same-sex marriage referendum.
30th May 2015
Nick Clegg banned from entering Russia 83
5:46 PM — Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been banned from Russia, a leaked document confirms.
Russian police arrest gay rights activists at Moscow pride rally 24
1:41 PM — Several gay rights activists have been arrested by police after attempting to stage a gay pride rally in Moscow.
28th May 2015
Poland blocks debate on gay civil partnerships 28
8:26 PM — The Polish Parliament has voted against having a debate on the regulation of gay and straight civil partnerships.
Turkey gets first out gay general election candidate 9
6:14 PM — For the first time in Turkey, an out gay candidate is running in the country's general election.
Catholic cardinal: Irish people are ‘worse than Pagans’ for passing same-sex marriage 193
3:43 PM — Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has claimed that people in Ireland are worse than Pagans, because they overwhelmingly passed same-sex marriage.
‘Vile homophobe’ Tory councillor goes on anti-gay rant in Moscow 32
9:25 AM — A recording has emerged of a newly-elected Tory councillor going on a vile homophobic rant at an event in Moscow, and bragging about persuading MPs to vote against same-sex marriage.
27th May 2015
Think Ireland has LGBT equality now? Think again 40
6:52 PM — Activists are celebrating equality in Ireland with the passage of same-sex marriage - but the country still discriminates against transgender people.
Angela Merkel rules out same-sex marriage in Germany 126
4:32 PM — A spokesman for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel has again ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
Family featured by Ireland’s ‘no’ campaign warn about posing for stock photos 1
4:10 PM — A family who appeared on Ireland's anti-gay marriage campaign after posing for stock photos have warned about posing for them.
When will Ireland’s first same-sex weddings take place?
3:49 PM — Ireland's first same-sex weddings are set to take place this year, as the government plans to rush through legislation before the summer.
Hook-up app users show less face pics in homophobic countries 8
3:18 PM — Scruff has recently conducted a global survey, in an attempt to discover which countries show more face pictures when using their app and why.