25th May 2015
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.
23rd May 2015
Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow: We are all heroes no matter who we love 46
11:44 PM — Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has paid tribute to equality after winning the Eurovision Song Contest.
David Cameron congratulates Ireland on victory for same-sex marriage 4
8:45 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Republic of Ireland, for passing same-sex marriage in a landslide public vote.
Politicians welcome victory for same-sex marriage in Ireland 3
7:34 PM — Politicians and campaigners have hailed a victory for equality in Ireland, as the country passed same-sex marriage by popular vote.
CONGRATULATIONS! Ireland says YES to same-sex marriage by a landslide 55
7:02 PM — The Republic of Ireland has approved same-sex marriage after a referendum on the issue.
What time is Eurovision on, and everything else you need to know 3
1:36 PM — The Eurovision Song Contest grand final takes place tonight - here is everything you need to know about the competition.
This 9-year-old’s ballot paper will melt your heart 4
12:49 PM — They might be too young to vote, but that wasn't going to stop them.
Ireland looks set to comfortably approve same-sex marriage 2
11:19 AM — The Republic of Ireland looked set to pass same-sex marriage this morning, with early counts indicated a margin of up to 2:1 for the measure.
No campaign concedes defeat in Irish same-sex marriage referendum 117
10:57 AM — Anti-same sex marriage campaigners in Ireland have conceded defeat in the referendum.
Irish Equality Minister: Country has said ‘F**K YEAH’ to equality 4
10:12 AM — Ireland's Equality Minister Aodhan O'Riordain has declared victory for same-sex marriage - declaring the result a F**K YEAH" for equality
Count begins for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 8
9:18 AM — Counting has just begun in the Republic of Ireland's equal marriage referendum.
22nd May 2015
Polls close in Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 18
10:01 PM — Voting has finished across Ireland in a referendum to decide whether same-sex marriage should be legal.
Harvey Milk Day celebrates birthday of murdered gay rights hero 1
5:56 PM — Today marks Harvey Milk Day, a celebration of the life of the murdered gay rights activist.
Printer ‘facing action’ after refusing to make civil partnership invitations 2
4:11 PM — A printer in the Republic of Ireland says it is under investigation - after it refused to print civil partnership invitations for a same-sex couple.
Switzerland’s supreme court refuses to recognise gay couple as fathers of their child 3
1:00 PM — The highest court in Switzerland has declined to recognise a gay couple as the fathers of their children.
Irish people abroad are heading home to vote for same-sex marriage 2
12:54 PM — Irish citizens from across the UK and the world are heading back to their home country to vote for same-sex marriage.
Watch: Model born to gay parents via IVF explains her ‘rainbow’ family 3
12:17 PM — A model who was born to a lesbian and a gay man via IVF has spoken about her unique family set-up.
Polls open across Ireland for same-sex marriage referendum 7
7:01 AM — Polls have opened across Ireland for a referendum to decide whether same-sex marriage should be legal.
21st May 2015
Lithuania causes a stir with same-sex kisses at Eurovision semi-finals 50
9:40 PM — The Lithuanian performance at tonight's Eurovision semi-finals featured dancers swapping around and kissing their same-sex partners.