5th April 2015
Anti-gay Nigerian bishop appointed to head global Anglican church 32
1:25 PM — An anti-gay Nigerian bishop has been appointed as the new head of the Anglican Communion.
4th April 2015
Australian rugby player investigated for alleged homophobic post 4
3:41 PM — South Sydney hooker Issac Luke is under fire for using a slur in an Instagram post.
Nigerian activist’s asylum appeal denied as judge doesn’t believe she’s a lesbian 145
12:35 PM — Aderonke Apata faces deportion after a High Court judge rules she "fabricated" her sexuality.
Archbishop of Armagh: Christians are being persecuted over marriage 87
11:40 AM — The Primate of All Ireland used his Holy Thursday Mass to talk about the "persecution" of Christians.
2nd April 2015
Irish senators approve same-sex adoption bill 6
6:18 PM — Irish senators have approved plans for same-sex couples to adopt.
Irish gay couple turned down by multiple landlords 42
12:18 PM — House-hunting pair speak out about the constant struggle to find a place to live.
South Korean teachers banned from talking about LGBT issues 16
11:41 AM — New sex education guidelines outlaw teaching about sexual minorities.
Malta becomes first country to outlaw surgery on intersex babies 30
10:35 AM — The landmark bill was passed yesterday and forbids medical professionals from carrying out unnecessary surgical intervention on intersex infants.
1st April 2015
Irish Senator says marriage referendum money better spent on HIV testing 15
5:32 PM — An Irish Senator has claimed it would be better to spend money 'testing for HIV' instead of voting on same-sex marriage
Watch: Presenter berates football fan for homophobia live on air 7
4:24 PM — Brazilian ESPN news reporter Gabriela Moreira reprimanded a Palmeiras fan live on air for using a homophobic slur
Canada: Student appears at Human Rights Tribunal over Catholic school homophobia 8
2:48 PM — Christopher Karas says the school blocked his efforts to create a school society to support LGBT students.
Conchita Wurst: I’m not comfortable being called a gay icon 4
11:49 AM — Eurovision diva Conchita Wurst has said she doesn't feel deserving of the title 'gay icon'.
Tokyo district first to recognise same-sex partnerships 1
10:26 AM — Shibuya Ward is the first place in Japan to allow same-sex couples to register their partnerships.
31st March 2015
Dana International and Conchita Wurst make Eurovision history 3
11:52 PM — Ground-breaking Eurovision artists Dana International and Conchita Wurst have performed together for the first time.
Irish students’ union receives ‘sick’ anti-gay postcard 9
2:40 PM — Maynooth University students' union received the postcard that compares same-sex marriage supporters to paedophiles.
30th March 2015
Sacha Baron Cohen not returning to Freddie Mercury biopic 5
2:56 PM — Queen guitarist Brian May has said the band's manager made up a claim that Sacha Baron Cohen would return to a Freddie Mercury biopic.
29th March 2015
Jamaica’s Prime Minister claims to ‘respect’ the human rights of gay people 26
6:32 PM — The Prime Minister of Jamaica has claimed that her country "respects" the rights of gay people.
Irish guy asks his nan to vote for equal marriage, and her response moves him to tears 17
3:57 PM — A gay YouTuber was moved to tears when he has posted a video asking his grandmother to vote for same-sex marriage.
27th March 2015
Lib Dems pledge to extend same-sex marriage to cover UK and non-UK nationals living abroad 2
5:18 PM — The Lib Dems have pledged to extend same-sex marriage law to allow any UK national to marry a non-UK national same-sex partner at embassies.
David Cameron: I personally raised gay rights with Vladimir Putin 11
3:36 PM — David Cameron has said that he has personally raised Russia's poor record on gay rights with Vladimir Putin.