11th March 2015
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.
US marine accused of murdering trans woman offered plea deal 11
4:20 PM — A US marine who has been accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines has been offered a plea deal.
Malawi Health Minister: No plans to drop anti-gay laws 36
4:02 PM — Malawi will not change its laws against homosexuality, the country’s Health Minister says.
WATCH this Catholic couple’s heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 23
11:45 AM — Brighid and Paddy, a Roman Catholic couple who have been married for 50 years, have released a video showing their support for equal marriage in Ireland.
9th March 2015
Trans woman takes selfies in men’s toilets to protest bathroom ban law 10
8:28 PM — A trans woman has started posting pictures of herself in men's bathrooms - to highlight a law that bans her from using the women's.
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Australian cricketer branded a ‘fag’ at Sri Lanka cricket match 47
5:06 PM — A Sri Lankan cricket fan waved a sign branding Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell a 'fag' during yesterday's Cricket World Cup match.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 147
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
This iPhone app could help solve a real problem for transgender people 13
1:05 PM — An iPhone app has been created to provide a network of toilets where transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming individuals are free to pee in peace.
Gay politician defends decision to ban referee from wearing rainbow wristband 5
12:45 PM — An out gay politician has backed the organisation in charge of Gaelic football's decision to ban a referee from wearing a rainbow wristband during a match on Saturday.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
TV host complains that Pride parade didn’t have ‘anti-ISIS’ float 42
1:08 PM — A right-wing TV host has complained that there was no 'anti-ISIS' float at Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Australia: Anti-gay marriage ad airs during Sydney Gay Mardi Gras 66
11:40 AM — Opponents of same-sex marriage in Australia have aired an ad during the country's biggest gay pride festival.
6th March 2015
Loudly championing LGBT rights could spark a backlash, International Development minister warns 98
7:40 PM — Exclusive. The Junior Minister for International Development has warned against the UK "loudly championing" LGBT rights internationally - as it could spark a backlash.
Dustin Lance Black ‘I believe marriage equality will be the law of the land in Ireland’
4:27 PM — Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has said he believes Ireland will vote for marriage equality in Ireland.
World Rugby signs pledge to eradicate homophobia in sport 7
4:21 PM — World Rugby has signed an historic pledge to eradicate homophobia in the sport alongside International Gay Rugby.
Egypt arrests seven trans people for ‘debauchery’ using fake dating profiles 7
2:33 PM — Seven trans people have been arrested after being accused of debauchery, after police used fake dating profiles to lure them to a nightclub.
Irish company refuses to print gay couple’s civil partnership ceremony invites 24
10:53 AM — A printing company in Drogheda, Ireland, refused to print the invitations for a gay couple's civil partnership ceremony because the owners “don’t agree with homosexuality”.