18th March 2015
Ring Your Granny campaign aims to mobilise elderly vote for Ireland’s marriage referendum 9
1:16 PM — Young people in Ireland are being urged to ring their grandparents - to encourage them to vote for same-sex marriage.
Comment: Swedish Eurovision star shouldn’t get nul points for his comments about gays 50
11:53 AM — Ronny Larsson, the editor of Swedish LGBT magazine QX, writes for PinkNews to defend Eurovision entrant Måns Zelmerlöw, who claimed gay sex was 'not natural'.
Dolce and Gabbana magazine director quits over gay parenting row 9
10:39 AM — Swide magazine editorial director Guiliano Federico quits over the fashion designers' controversial comments.
17th March 2015
Stefano Gabanna calls Sir Elton John ‘fascist’ and ‘ignorant’ 36
4:20 PM — Stefano Gabbana has hit back at Sir Elton John's over his boycott of Dolce and Gabbana.
16th March 2015
Irish senator calls for ‘open debate’ on whether same-sex marriage would ban Mother’s Day 32
1:14 PM — An Irish senator has called for an "open debate" about same-sex marriage - after claiming Mother's Day could be banned if it becomes law.
Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love back Dolce & Gabbana boycott over ‘non-traditional’ families jibe 23
12:01 PM — Stars including Victoria Beckham, Courtney Love, and Michelle Visage have backed Elton John in boycotting Dolce & Gabbana - after disparaging comments about 'non-traditional' families.
15th March 2015
Irish senator claims Mother’s Day will be banned if same-sex marriage becomes law 63
6:08 PM — An Irish senator has claimed that Mother's Day will be banned if the country passes same-sex marriage.
Sweden picks singer who claimed gay sex is ‘not natural’ for Eurovision 147
3:08 PM — Sweden has selected singer Måns Zelmerlöw to represent the country at Eurovision - despite previous controversial comments about gay sex.
14th March 2015
This Conchita Wurst performance might not be what you expected 8
4:46 PM — This Conchita Wurst performance contains an extra twist.
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 17
3:47 PM — Ireland's only out lesbian senator has challenged an opponent to a public debate, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Gay fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana attack ‘non-traditional’ families 158
12:42 PM — Legendary fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have spoken out against same-sex families - despite being gay themselves.
13th March 2015
Vladimir Putin is definitely not dead, Kremlin insists 32
8:11 PM — The Kremlin has been forced to deny that Russian President Vladimir Putin has died - after he cancelled a string of public appearances.
New poll shows 76% want marriage equality in Ireland 1
7:05 PM — A new poll released this week shows that 76% intend to vote yes in Ireland's marriage referendum
UKIP and Tories abstain on EU motion to recognise same-sex marriage 33
6:38 PM — A number of UKIP and Conservative Members of European Parliament have voted against or abstained on a motion praising same-sex marriage, nearly a year after the UK's first weddings.
IKEA pulls Russian magazine over anti-gay law 9
3:06 PM — IKEA has pulled the Russian edition of its Family Life magazine to avoid being in breach of the country's anti-gay propaganda law.
Anti-gay lawmaker calls for Russia to boycott Eurovision 21
2:51 PM — Anti-gay Russian lawmaker Vitaly Milonov has called for Russia to boycott this year's Eurovision Song Contest, due to champion Conchita Wurst.
Irish senator opens up: I cried for weeks when my son came out 35
2:12 PM — An Irish senator has opened up about his own struggle accepting his son's sexuality - in a bid to convince people to support same-sex marriage.
European court: Turkey can’t force trans people to be sterilised 9
1:49 PM — Europe's top human rights court has ruled against the Turkish government - finding that it cannot make sterilisation a requirement for gender reassignment.
12th March 2015
Father poured boiling water over his gay son for coming out as gay 90
4:52 PM — Three Lebanese men have been fined by a Berlin court for allegedly attempting to force a 15-year-old relative into a straight marriage.
11th March 2015
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 27
2:05 PM — Ireland's Minister for Health Leo Varadkar - who came out as gay earlier this year - has delivered a stirring speech in favour of same-sex marriage.