27th March 2014
US: Michigan politicians urge legal recognition of 300+ gay newlyweds
4:02 PM — Six Democrats in the US state of Michigan have urged US Attorney general Eric Holder to recognise the marriages of 300+ gay couples from Saturday.
Michigan human rights group considers legal action over 300 gay married couples in legal limbo
12:40 PM — A leading human rights group has said it is considering taking legal action on behalf of 300+ gay and lesbian married couples now in legal limbo in the state.
26th March 2014
Nigel Farage will not support equal marriage unless Britain withdraws from ECHR 69
8:15 PM — Nigel Farage has said he does not support equal marriage due to Britain's current membership of the European Court of Human Rights.
US: Illinois advances bill to ban gay ‘cure’ therapy
7:45 PM — A bill to ban gay 'cure' therapy in the US state of Illinois has advanced in the state's House.
Michigan same-sex marriages ‘were legal’ but won’t be recognised, confirms Governor 6
6:23 PM — After a period of deliberation, the Governor of the US state of Michigan has confirmed that the marriages between 300+ same-sex couples were "legal and valid", but that the state would not recognise those couples as married.
Sorry #UKIPWeather, Spring is set to return for the first gay weddings this weekend! 7
6:13 PM — Going against the beliefs of one particular UKIP councillor, the weather is set to improve with warm weather this Saturday for the first same-sex marriages.
Michigan Governor to decide ‘soon’ on legal status of gay married couples 1
4:43 PM — The Governor of the US state of Michigan has said he will decide soon on whether 300+ gay couples who married in the state on Saturday will be recognised by the state.
Quakers are ‘thrilled and delighted’ over equal marriage on 29 March 5
4:38 PM — The Quakers have expressed their delight at the imminent introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales.
Video of news anchor laughing at death of Fred Phelps was really about a pig guarding a marijuana farm 4
3:39 PM — A video which was said to have shown a Russian news anchor laughing as she announced the death of 'God Hates Fags' church founder Fred Phelps, has actually been revealed as fake.
US: Suspension of gay marriage in Michigan extended
1:31 PM — An appeals court has extended a stay currently preventing gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the US state of Michigan, pending an appeal from the state.
Adidas quietly allows ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’ on customisable trainers, but still bans ‘bi’ and ‘trans’ 5
12:58 PM — A month on from criticisms faced for banning the words "gay" and "lesbian" from its range of customisable trainers, Adidas has allowed them, but still bans "bi" and "trans" from being used.
25th March 2014
Michigan asks for extra two days gay marriage suspension to allow Supreme Court to rule 1
6:37 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Michigan has asked for a further suspension of same-sex marriage in the state, to allow the US Supreme Court to rule.
Mosque leader tells Channel 4 News: ‘It is not possible to be both gay and a Muslim’ 21
6:21 PM — The leader of a Birmingham mosque has caused further controversy as he has reiterated a claim that "it is not possible to be both gay and a Muslim."
Lawyers argue that Michigan will lose business if gay marriage ban remains 3
5:58 PM — Lawyers acting on behalf of the plaintiffs in a case to have the same-sex marriage ban struck down in Michigan have argued that the state will lose business if it remains.
Couple at centre of Michigan debate urge state to allow gay marriages immediately
4:25 PM — The couple at the centre of a debate around the US state of Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage, have argued that a temporary stay which blocked same-sex marriages from taking place, did not follow procedure.
Fundraising drive launched by organisation supporting older LGBT people 4
4:09 PM — Opening Doors London has launched its latest fundraising drive to support older LGBT people across London.
Michigan Governor to follow any court ruling on same-sex marriage 3
3:48 PM — The Republican Governor of the US state of Michigan has said he will follow a ruling in either direction on same-sex marriage in the state.
Campaigns demand FIFA bans Russia from hosting 2018 World Cup due to anti-gay law 6
3:01 PM — Campaigns in the UK and US featuring petitions with signatures from 60 countries are demanding that FIFA should relocate the 2018 World Cup from Russia.
Joey Barton leads QPR commitment to join Football V Homophobia campaign 3
12:57 PM — Joey Barton will this evening lead the Queens Park Rangers' commitment to join a leading anti-homophobia initiative.
24th March 2014
Neon Trees singer Tyler Glenn comes out as gay and praises Mormons for ‘tolerance’ 20
7:51 PM — The lead singer of Neon Trees, Tyler Glenn, has come out as gay in an upcoming issue of Rolling Stone magazine, saying he was brought up Mormon, and praising the religion for being "tolerant".