27th May 2015
Vatican: Irish vote for same-sex marriage is a ‘defeat for humanity’ 44
11:24 AM — A senior Vatican official has spoken out against Ireland's recent vote for equal marriage, claiming it was not just "a defeat for Christian principles, but of a defeat for humanity.”
Parliament in Greenland unanimously approves same-sex marriage 13
10:51 AM — Greenland's Parliament has unanimously approved same-sex marriage and adoption.
26th May 2015
Michael Sam: I’m not trying to do anything historic, just play football 7
7:36 PM — Out gay American Football player Michael Sam has said he is not trying to "do anything historic" by playing, but that he just wants to get on with it.
Oops… Anti-gay church blames Ivory Coast for Ireland’s gay marriage result 20
7:01 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has inadvertently declared its hatred for the Ivory Coast, after printing the Irish flag backwards on protest posters.
Turkish preacher warns masturbation will make men’s hands ‘pregnant in the afterlife’ 59
6:44 PM — According to an Islamic televangelist, men who masturbate will find their hands "pregnant in the afterlife".
Homophobes won’t like what Harry Potter’s Luna Lovegood is saying 21
5:56 PM — Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch has sent out a strong but fair request to her homophobic followers - to block her.
JK Rowling has celebrated that Dumbledore could marry Gandalf in Ireland 7
5:38 PM — The author behind Harry Potter has once again spoken out in support of gay rights, after Ireland voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
C-Pop star’s same-sex marriage video banned from TV and radio in Singapore 4
4:37 PM — Singapore has banned a music video and song by pop star Jolin Tsai, because it features same-sex marriage and gay relationships.
Morrissey congratulates Ireland for gay marriage decision 2
2:37 PM — Singer Morrissey has congratulated the people of Ireland for "teaching the politicians" on same-sex marriage.
Italian PM on Ireland referendum result: We cannot delay civil unions any longer 15
1:34 PM — The Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, has said his country can't delay civil unions "any longer", following the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland.
Three men accused of homosexuality jailed in Morocco 103
12:42 PM — Three men in Morrocco accused of homosexuality have been jailed for three years each.
Australian Labor leader to introduce same-sex marriage bill 6
11:28 AM — The leader of the Australian Labor party is set to introduce a Private Members Bill to legalise same-sex marriage.
25th May 2015
Ireland is already advertising itself as a gay wedding destination 4
7:02 PM — Ireland's tourist board is not wasting any time in promoting the country as a gay wedding destination.
Watch: Irish Senator proposes on live TV after Yes vote 3
6:19 PM — Irish Senator Katherine Zappone proposed on live TV, after her country overwhelmingly passed same-sex marriage into law.
Cast out and unwelcome: Life for transgender people after Nepal’s earthquake 11
5:37 PM — Cast out by their families and unwelcome at survivor camps: Nepal's transgender community is struggling for survival
Tony Abbott’s lesbian sister is not happy about him blocking same-sex marriage 31
2:31 PM — The sister of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has hit out at him for continuing to block same-sex marriage.
America won’t tell anyone what was in Osama bin Laden’s porn collection 71
11:54 AM — The US will spare the blushes of dead al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden - by keeping the contents of his porn collection classified due to the 'nature' of the content.
UN head Ban Ki-moon hails ‘historic’ victory for equality in Ireland 1
11:28 AM — UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised Ireland, for becoming the first country to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow thanks his gay fans 37
10:18 AM — The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest has thanked his gay fans for accepting his apology - after he made purportedly homophobic comments.
24th May 2015
Australian politicians rule out same-sex marriage referendum 54
4:58 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is among the politicians to rule out a referendum on same-sex marriage.