30th June 2014
What happens when a group of police and topless male dancers doing the YMCA meet? 9
2:11 PM — Taking full advantage of the celebrations at Saturday's Pride in London parade, this group of police officers couldn't help but let their hair down and have a little dance to the YMCA.
27th June 2014
US: Judge to issue opinion in Tennessee divorce case 2
8:03 PM — After under an hour's hearing in a same-sex divorce case, a judge announced on Friday that he would issue a written opinion.
Nick Clegg: Let’s use pride to celebrate advances in LGBT rights 3
7:41 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has released a video celebrating Pride in London, saying we should celebrate advances made for LGBT rights.
Christian Concern: Families would be unstable if straight couples could enter civil partnerships 16
7:11 PM — In opposition to the introduction of civil partnerships for straight couples, Christian groups claimed that it would "discourage" opposite sex couples from marrying.
Human rights group objects to Indiana appeal for stay on same-sex marriage ruling
6:00 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in the state of Indiana has objected to the state's request for an emergency stay to stop same-sex couples from marrying in the state.
UN Council adopts resolution to ‘protect the family’ 11
1:10 PM — The UN Human Rights Council yesterday adopted a resolution on the "Protection of the Family", in a move which has been criticised as it could be used as a precedent to oppose LGBT rights.
Telegraph boss Lord Black calls on Government to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy 28
12:52 PM — The Executive Director of Telegraph Media Group, Lord Black, has called on the Government to ban the widely condemned practice of gay conversion therapy.
Nick Clegg congratulates couple married in first consular same-sex wedding 1
11:44 AM — The first ever consular same-sex marriage took place in Sydney, Australia today, and the happy couple were congratulated by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Lord Mayor of London to give Sir Ian McKellen freedom of the city 2
11:24 AM — Sir Ian McKellen was welcomed by the Lord Mayor of London as guest of honour to a Pride in London gala dinner this week, as it was revealed that he would be given the freedom of the city.
26th June 2014
Russia on list of approved UK consulates allowing same-sex marriages 9
6:55 PM — Among a list of host countries which allow same-sex marriage ceremonies to take place in British consulates is Russia, despite an anti-gay law passed last year.
First ever British same-sex consular marriage to take place in Sydney 9
6:40 PM — On Friday the first ever same-sex marriage in a British consulate will take place in Sydney, Australia.
Stonewall ‘delighted’ that couples can from December convert civil partnerships to marriage 5
5:57 PM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall is celebrating the announcement that gay couples in civil partnerships will be able to convert to marriage from December.
Nick Clegg: I am very pleased at the civil partnerships conversion announcement
5:50 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has expressed his joy at the announcement that gay couples in civil partnerships will in December be able to convert to marriage.
Shadow Equalities Minister Gloria De Piero asks Government on cost of civil partnership conversion 18
4:44 PM — Shadow Equalities Minister Gloria De Piero has asked the Government for clarification on issues surrounding the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage.
Peter Tatchell: ‘David Cameron has betrayed equality by denying straight couples civil partnerships’ 48
3:42 PM — Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has heavily criticised the government for not extending civil partnerships to include straight couples.
Review launched into marriages by non-religious belief organisations 9
1:51 PM — A review has been launched by the Government into whether or not to allow non-religious belief organisations such as humanists, to perform marriage ceremonies.
Government to make no changes to civil partnerships following consultation 6
1:28 PM — Following a consultation into the future of civil partnerships, the Government has announced that the legislation will remain in place, unaltered.
Straight couples to remain banned from entering into civil partnerships 9
11:21 AM — Along with other announcements on the future of civil partnerships in the UK, the Government will today announce that straight couples will remain banned from entering them.
Exclusive: Government to announce December date for civil partnership conversion 70
8:50 AM — The Government today will announce that the first date couples already in civil partnerships can convert to marriage will be 10 December 2014, but that civil partnerships will not be extended to include straight couples.
25th June 2014
FAQ: Can I marry my same-sex partner in Indiana? And other questions
7:21 PM — Today was a great day for same-sex marriage in the US, as a federal judge struck down the state of Indiana's same-sex marriage ban, and we have been sent questions from readers on the meaning of today's ruling.