27th May 2015
Alabama minister given suspended jail sentence for performing same-sex wedding 10
5:59 PM — A minister in Alabama has been handed a suspended jail sentence, for refusing to stop marrying a lesbian couple.
22nd May 2015
Judge reaffirms that gays can marry in Alabama then puts her ruling on hold 1
8:41 AM — A federal judge has again ruled that same-sex couples in the US state of Alabama should be allowed to marry, before putting the ruling on hold.
5th May 2015
Alabama Senate hearing bill to allow religious objections to any marriage 7
4:54 PM — A Senate committee in Alabama is hearing a proposal to allow people to refuse to perform any marriage for any reason.
13th March 2015
Alabama judge grants divorce to same-sex couple 1
6:53 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has, a year after denying the request, granted a same-sex couple a divorce.
6th March 2015
George Takei and husband give Alabama the finger for blocking same-sex marriage 2
11:10 AM — George Takei and his husband have taken to social media to give the state of Alabama the finger for refusing to recognise a federal ruling legalising same-sex marriage.
4th March 2015
Alabama Supreme Court orders halt to same-sex weddings with ‘no legal authority’ 11
7:31 PM — The Alabama Supreme Court has issued an order directing probate judges to stop marrying gay couples - but legal experts say it is not enforceable.
25th February 2015
Anti-gay Alabama justice thinks bisexuals need four-person marriages 37
5:52 PM — Alabama's Chief Justice Roy Moore has claimed that if two bisexuals or trans people wanted a marriage, it would have to involve four people.
15th February 2015
US: Most Alabama counties now marrying same-sex couples 4
4:02 PM — A majority of counties in Alabama are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, despite some remaining holdouts.
13th February 2015
Watch: Redneck News confirms sighting of ‘gay squirrels’ in Alabama 5
7:16 PM — A parody news reporter is on the lookout for homosexuals falling from the sky in Alabama, after same-sex marriages began in the state.
Ku Klux Klan hails Alabama justice for attempting to block ‘fudgepacker’ marriages 29
12:01 PM — The chief justice of Alabama, who has been attempting to stop judges from marrying same-sex couples, has found some probably unwanted support in the Ku Klux Klan.
11th February 2015
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
9th February 2015
Alabama Attorney General: Same-sex weddings will lead to ‘confusion’ 14
7:44 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has hit out at the Supreme Court, for refusing to stop same-sex marriages from taking place in his state today.
Congratulations! First same-sex couples marry in Alabama 15
4:10 PM — Couples in Alabama got married today after the Supreme Court refused to block same-sex marriage in the state.
Alabama chief justice threatens to sue judges who issue gay marriage licences 12
9:24 AM — Despite that legally, same-sex couples should be able to marry from Monday in Alabama, the state's chief justice has instructed judges not to issue marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
8th February 2015
US: Same-sex weddings set to begin tomorrow in Alabama 9
5:21 PM — Same-sex weddings are set to begin tomorrow in some parts of Alabama - though some probate judges are refusing to comply.
3rd February 2015
Judge refuses to extend block on gay couples marrying in Alabama 2
7:15 PM — A judge has refused to extend a block on same-sex couples marrying in the US state of Alabama.
29th January 2015
Alabama chief justice encourages judges to ignore same-sex marriage ruling 5
6:21 PM — The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court has given some questionable advice after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying judges should ignore the decision.
26th January 2015
US: Alabama Attorney General launches appeal against same-sex marriage ruling 7
8:07 PM — The Attorney General of Alabama has filed an appeal against a ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Judge stays Alabama same-sex marriage ruling for 14 days 3
10:48 AM — A federal judge has put a two week hold on a ruling which allowed same-sex marriages to take place in Alabama.
25th January 2015
US: Alabama probate judges claim ruling doesn’t require them to marry gay couples 7
3:39 PM — Despite a court ruling striking down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban, probate judges in the state plan to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.