19th May 2015
Women not wearing high heels turned away from Cannes ‘Carol’ screening 4
12:54 PM — A group of women were reportedly turned away from the red carpet screening of 'Carol' for not wearing high heels.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson calls for same-sex marriage in Ireland
8:07 AM — Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has called for same-sex marriage to be made legal in Ireland ahead of this week's referendum on the issue.
18th May 2015
Swedish Eurovision favourite: I would ‘absolutely’ date a man 13
8:03 PM — The current favourite to win this year’s Eurovison Song Contest has said he would “absolutely” date a man – despite previous comments some interpreted as homophobic. Swedish entrant Måns Zelmerlöw is hot favourite with pollsters to take the trophy this weekend with song ‘Heroes’, potentially succeeding Austrian drag diva Conchita Wurst. Mr Zelmerlöw caused controversy in Sweden […]
Queen to visit Bergen-Belsen during state visit to Germany 27
12:36 PM — The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are to visit to the site of the Bergen-Belsen death camp.
Russian police detain protesters at IDAHOT flashmob 3
10:50 AM — 17 Russian activists were detained by police for a pro-gay event in Moscow.
17th May 2015
Ireland’s ‘no’ to marriage equality campaign accused of receiving US funds 10
1:14 PM — Pro and anti-gay marriage campaigners from Ireland have got into a spat over funding - as the 'no' campaign is accused of receiving funding from US Christian groups.
Watch: This straight dad’s cute plea for same-sex marriage in Ireland 2
10:36 AM — This film-maker from Ireland has made an impassioned plea for a 'yes' vote on same-sex marriage in next week's referendum.
16th May 2015
Conchita Wurst: Some people think I’m a trans woman 22
5:59 PM — Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has spoken about people assuming that she is a trans woman, but says she is "very strict about the difference".
15th May 2015
Ban on ‘Yes Equality’ badges in Irish Parliament sparks row 4
8:05 PM — A number of Irish politicians have defied requests to remove badges showing support for same-sex marriage in the Irish Parliament.
Italian football chief calls women players ‘a handful of lesbians’ 7
5:21 PM — The head of the Italian national amateur league has been criticised for "homophobic and sexist comments".
Supermarket ‘investigating’ after magazine’s gay kiss covered with price labels 12
5:02 PM — A supermarket says it is "investigating" how a magazine featuring a gay kiss was covered up using a price label.
Russia’s policies blamed for growing HIV epidemic 6
3:20 PM — Vladimir Putin's government policies have been blamed for contributing to the spread of HIV in Russia.
Irish journalist Ursula Halligan urges Yes vote – and comes out 2
12:55 PM — The political editor of one of Ireland biggest TV networks has revealed she is gay.
Congratulations! Luxembourg’s PM weds his same-sex partner 2
12:38 PM — Luxembourg's gay Prime Minister has tied the knot today ... but not to his gay Deputy Prime Minister.
Irish footballer: It’s not homophobic to vote to stop gay couples marrying 98
12:06 PM — An Irish Gaelic football star has spoken up about his opposition to gay couples marrying, but insists he is not homophobic.
14th May 2015
Bono comes out for same-sex marriage 5
1:03 PM — The U2 star said he supports the Republic of Ireland opening up marriage to same-sex couples.
Irish PM Enda Kenny: I have gay people in my family 3
12:07 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has revealed that he has had contact with gay people in his own family, ahead of his country's equal marriage vote.
13th May 2015
Irish PM: Same-sex marriage will pass but it will be closer than people think 5
11:37 AM — The Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he thinks same-sex marriage will pass at the referendum later this month, but that it may be closer than previously anticipated.
Gay US ambassador to Spain proudly gives blood 5
11:16 AM — Out gay ambassador James Costos shared a photo of himself donating blood in Madrid.
12th May 2015
European court condemns Georgia’s failure to protect IDAHOT march
5:09 PM — The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the country of Georgia failed to protect marchers from violence in 2012.