12th November 2014
Equalities minister Nick Boles: My civil partner has been ‘insistently’ pressing me on marriage conversion 6
6:26 PM — Nick Boles, the minister with responsibility for same-sex marriage, has said his own civil partner is "insistently" waiting for their right to convert to a marriage.
Same-sex marriage ‘worth $2.5bn’ to US economy 4
5:59 PM — Same-sex marriage could be worth as much as $2.5 billion to the US economy annually, according to research.
Green Party leader: David Cameron showed real ‘leadership’ and ‘courage’ over equal marriage 5
5:35 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has praised David Cameron for legalising same-sex marriage.
Northern Ireland to face equal marriage legal challenge 10
4:24 PM — Campaigners in Northern Ireland are paving the way for a legal challenge over the country’s failure to introduce same-sex marriage.
US: Judge strikes down ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina 3
3:32 PM — A judge in South Carolina has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Video games company ‘creates fake game’ to help a lesbian couple get engaged 6
1:16 PM — Video game developer Bioware created an intricate fake video game - all to help one gamer propose to her girlfriend.
10th November 2014
Ireland: Colin Farrell backs ‘Yes’ campaign for equal marriage referendum 9
1:01 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has voiced his support for the 'Yes' campaign ahead of the country's upcoming referendum on equal marriage.
9th November 2014
Russia: Same-sex couple allowed to marry in St Petersburg 19
2:35 PM — There is outcry in Russia after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry.
8th November 2014
Pope to host interfaith ‘traditional marriage’ conference 32
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.
US: Kansas asks Supreme Court to stop impending same-sex weddings 2
2:11 PM — The state of Kansas has asked the Supreme Court to halt same-sex weddings, which are due to begin statewide on Tuesday.
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
7th November 2014
US: Kansas asks court to block ruling in favour of same-sex marriage
2:02 PM — After a ruling ordering the state to stop enforcing its same-sex marriage ban, Kansas has now asked for a stay to be issued to temporarily block the ruling.
US: Supreme Court now likely to take up same-sex marriage case 3
11:36 AM — The Supreme Court is tipped to take up a same-sex marriage case soon, after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals broke with consensus to rule against equal marriage.
Catholic priest ‘withdrawing’ support for gay community over lawsuit against anti-gay bakery 41
11:33 AM — A priest has said he is to withdraw his engagement from groups within the gay community over the recent lawsuit of a bakery that refused to bake a "gay marriage" cake.
Taiwan: Survey reveals 68% support same-sex marriage 2
11:10 AM — An online poll released today has shown a significant surge in the number of people in Taiwan who back same-sex marriage.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
US: Many Missouri counties not issuing marriage licences to gay couples 3
4:51 PM — Despite a ruling yesterday striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, many counties in Missouri are not issuing marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
US: Texas officials cite Puerto Rico ruling in defence of same-sex marriage ban 5
4:27 PM — Texas officials have cited a Puerto Rican federal judge's decision to maintain a ban on equal marriage in their own defence over the issue.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban struck down 1
1:56 PM — A ban on same-sex marriage in the US state of Missouri has been declared unconstitutional.