World

May23

The people of Ireland have spoken: ‘YES’ to marriage equality

POSTED ON // Saturday, 23 May 2015 Written by // Reg Domingo

The people of Ireland have spoken: ‘YES’ to marriage equality

The people of Ireland have voted to allow same-sex marriage in the country, becoming the first nation in the world to change marriage laws via a referendum.

May22

Voting underway in Irish marriage referendum

POSTED ON // Friday, 22 May 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Voting underway in Irish marriage referendum

With voters already going to the polls in the Irish marriage referendum, observers say the Yes vote is likely to win out.

May20

Northern Ireland’s ‘same-sex marriage cake’ controversy continues

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 20 May 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Northern Ireland’s ‘same-sex marriage cake’ controversy continues

The controversy over an Northern Irish bakery refusing to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage rolls on.

May18

US Activist William B Kelley passes away

POSTED ON // Monday, 18 May 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

US Activist William B Kelley passes away

William B Kelley, a major LGBTI rights activist in the US, has passed away in his sleep.

May16

Luxembourg's gay prime minister Xavier Bettel marries his partner

POSTED ON // Saturday, 16 May 2015

Luxembourg's gay prime minister Xavier Bettel marries his partner

The prime minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel has married his long-term same-sex partner.

May15

Londoners to ride with pride for IDAHOT

POSTED ON // Friday, 15 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Londoners to ride with pride for IDAHOT

Londoners wanting to show their rainbow pride this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) can now grab a ride in a special rainbow-hued cab.

May14

US: College student accused of recklessly infecting partners with HIV

POSTED ON // Thursday, 14 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: College student accused of recklessly infecting partners with HIV

A gay college student is facing court after being accused of allegedly recklessly infecting multiple partners with HIV.

May14

Vienna installs same-sex crossing lights

POSTED ON // Thursday, 14 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Vienna installs same-sex crossing lights

Pedestrians in Vienna have been treated to a fabulous celebration of tolerance via the city’s newly installed pedestrian crossing lights.

May13

Gay hate church web page redirects to porn site

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Gay hate church web page redirects to porn site

Members of the anti-gay Open Door Baptist Church in Ealey South Carolina have copped an eyeful when they visited the church’s warningsofwrath website.

May13

US: Survey finds gay Christians on the rise

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Survey finds gay Christians on the rise

A Pew report has found that while Christianity is in decline across the US, LGB people are flocking to religion - with close to half those surveyed identifying as Christian.