Newlyweds Alexandra Quiros (L) and Dunia Araya (R) at their wedding in Heredia, Costa Rica on Tuesday. Photograph:  Ezequiel Becerra/AFP

Costa Rica gave the go-ahead to same-sex marriages on Tuesday, making it the first country in Central America to do so after a landmark court ruling c(...)

Moninne Griffith of BeLonG To: ‘We still regularly have young people arrive on our doorstep, having been asked to leave the family home because they have come out.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Young LGBT people are still being “asked to leave” their homes after coming out to family, a leading campaigner for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran(...)

Dr Lydia Foy (centre) received the Citizen’s Prize from the European Parliament in Brussels

“I feel now that with the endorsement of Europe and the endorsement of Ireland, I can say yes, maybe I was doing something right for the good of peopl(...)