14th March 2015
Irish lesbian senator challenges opponent to debate on equal marriage 16
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.
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 33
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
Teen shares the horrifying messages his dad sent him when he came out 52
2:31 PM — A gay teen has shared the abusive messages he received after coming out to his father - and received an outpouring of support online.
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.
Canadian opposition leader: PM treating Muslims like Vladimir Putin treats gays 41
12:12 PM — Canada's main opposition leader has savaged the Prime Minister for his stance on Islam - comparing him to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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 20
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 34
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 6
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.
New Zealand armed forces host first same-sex wedding 2
12:15 PM — The New Zealand armed forces have hosted their first same-sex wedding, as two servicemen tied the knot.
Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons added to Hollywood Walk of Fame 5
12:16 AM — Jim Parsons was joined by co-stars of the Big Bang Theory for Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.
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
Canada: Alberta to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for schools 27
3:45 PM — The Canadian province of Alberta is set to make gay-straight alliances mandatory for all state-funded schools.
Irish Minister Leo Varadkar delivers heartfelt plea for equal marriage 26
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.
Bishop ‘regrets causing hurt’ after comparing homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 28
1:55 PM — An Irish bishop who compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome has defended his remarks.
10th March 2015
Report: Gay man stoned to death in Jamaica 224
7:01 PM — Video has emerged reportedly showing the bloodied body of a gay Jamaican man who it is claimed was stoned to death.
Video: Busker drowns out homophobic preacher with ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ 6
6:03 PM — A homophobic preacher who started shouting abuse to revellers at Sydney Mardi Gras met his match in a plucky young busker.