14th May 2015
British woman fighting to live with her civil partner in Hong Kong 6
1:54 PM — A woman is battling to be given the right to stay in Hong Kong, where her civil partner works.
Bono comes out for same-sex marriage 5
1:03 PM — The U2 star said he supports the Republic of Ireland opening up marriage to same-sex couples.
Irish PM Enda Kenny: I have gay people in my family 3
12:07 PM — Ireland's Taoiseach has revealed that he has had contact with gay people in his own family, ahead of his country's equal marriage vote.
13th May 2015
Elton John reveals plans for new Billy Elliott the Musical film 3
1:00 PM — Sir Elton John has revealed plans to make a film out of his stage show Billy Elliott the Musical.
Irish PM: Same-sex marriage will pass but it will be closer than people think 5
11:37 AM — The Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he thinks same-sex marriage will pass at the referendum later this month, but that it may be closer than previously anticipated.
Gay US ambassador to Spain proudly gives blood 5
11:16 AM — Out gay ambassador James Costos shared a photo of himself donating blood in Madrid.
Cate Blanchett says she has had ‘many’ relationships with women 2
9:16 AM — Oscar winning actress Cate Blanchett says she has had 'many' relationships with women.
Gambian President threatens to ‘slit the throats’ of gay people 46
8:25 AM — The President of Gambia has threatened to slit the throats of any gay people in his country.
12th May 2015
European court condemns Georgia’s failure to protect IDAHOT march
5:09 PM — The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the country of Georgia failed to protect marchers from violence in 2012.
Canada: Education Minister threatens funding cuts to schools that refuse gay groups 2
3:22 PM — A Canadian minister has said legislation to allow students to form gay support groups is unnecessary.
The rejection of gay men might be pushing them to fight with Isis 27
1:53 PM — Gay terror suspects may have been pushed into working with Isis after being rejected for being gay.
Watch: Rugby player caught on live TV groping opponent during match 13
11:49 AM — An Australian rubgy star has received a warning - after being caught on live TV groping a player on the opposing team.
Swedish peacekeepers using ‘gay sailor’ to repel Russian submarines 8
11:17 AM — A peace group are using a neon sign of a dancing sailor to keep Russian submarines out of Swedish waters.
Bisexual asylum seeker made to submit photos of sex with a man to ‘prove’ his sexuality 44
10:23 AM — Orashia Edwards says he felt compelled to show intimate photos of himself and another man to "prove" his sexuality.
Intersex rights put in the spotlight by Council of Europe 1
9:43 AM — The Council of Europe has published a report on the experiences of intersex people across the continent.
This Kenyan tabloid has published photos of the country’s ‘top homos’ 4
8:56 AM — A tabloid newspaper in Kenya has begun printing lists of "top homos" in an attempt to out gay people.
11th May 2015
Vienna introduces ‘gay’ traffic lights for Eurovision 5
7:08 PM — Vienna has introduced special traffic lights featuring gay couples to mark the Eurovision Song Contest.
Fears ‘silent No vote’ threat to Irish marriage equality 4
3:10 PM — Supporters of marriage equality in the Republic of Ireland have warned that complacency could lead to failure in the referendum.
Graham Norton is not happy about Australia being in Eurovision 15
12:35 PM — Graham Norton isn't happy about the latest addition to the Eurovision Song Contest.
Mother of 12-year-old bi girl who killed herself speaks out about bullying 5
11:51 AM — The mother of a 12-year-old bisexual girl who killed herself after enduring biphobic bullying, has spoken out to condemn the school for apparently suggested her daughter should just "toughen up".