1st April 2014
US: Lesbian married in Michigan assaulted by several men days after wedding 2
5:16 PM — Just days after marrying in a brief period during which same-sex marriage was legal in Michigan, a woman was violently assaulted.
US: Evangelist Scott Lively says Obama is a ‘radical homosexualist’ who might be gay 24
4:43 PM — Anti-gay evangelist Scott Lively, who supported Uganda's 'Kill the Gays' bill, has said he thinks President Obama might be gay because of his support for same-sex marriage.
Sikh leader: My religion says I can scoff food at a party – but not attend a religious gay wedding 53
3:31 PM — The founder and principal adviser of Sikhs in England says he would be happy to attend the reception of a same-sex couple’s wedding – but not the actual wedding ceremony in a temple.
Comment: Let’s just stop for a moment and celebrate same-sex marriage 1
2:01 PM — Lib Dem councillor Mathew Hulbert reflects on the first same-sex weddings to take place in England and Wales, saying there is still more to do for equality.
Nigeria: Sharia court releases two men accused of breaking anti-gay laws 2
1:52 PM — A Nigerian Sharia court has released two men accused of breaking anti-gay laws, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.
Police probe zoo owner who said: Equal marriage is abnormal, unnatural and makes me feel disgusted 45
1:42 PM — Police in Cumbria are investigating a zoo owner who published a series of homophobic remarks about the arrival of equal marriage on Facebook.
Daily Mail poll: 20% more men would like to date Nigel Farage than Nick Clegg 16
12:57 PM — A poll for the Daily Mail, a newspaper that is opposed to equal marriage, has claimed that where 10% of men think Nick Clegg "would make a good date," 12% would prefer the company of Nigel Farage.
Evangelical Alliance: Equal marriage could lead to bisexuals marrying ‘both male and female partners’ 46
11:48 AM — Northern Ireland’s Evangelical Alliance has claimed that equal marriage is a premise to be "outrightly rejected" as it would also include the rights for bisexual people to marry "both their male and female partners."
31st March 2014
Scotland: Sweetstation Carts owner accused of refusing service for a gay couple’s wedding 5
5:36 PM — The owner of the Scottish confectionery company Sweetstation Carts has been accused of refusing to provide service to a same-sex couple for their marriage celebrations.
Equal marriage means every gay Tory MP should now come out, says Telegraph columnist 16
4:08 PM — Commenting on the resignation of Conservative MP Mark Menzies as a PPS, The Telegraph's Toby Young says it's time for all gay MPs to come out.
Three Mozilla board of directors resign following appointment of anti-gay marriage CEO 8
2:40 PM — Three members of the Mozilla board of directors stood down this weekend following the appointment the company's new chief executive, Brendan Eich, who financially backed efforts to ban equal marriage in California.
Spiked Editor Brendan O’Neill: Same-sex marriage advocacy has been ‘ugly and censorious’ 21
1:41 PM — The editor of Spiked has accused same-sex marriage advocates in England and Wales of being "ugly and censorious" against people who oppose the legislation.
Ricky Gervais hits back at anti-equal marriage Twitter trolls: ‘You can’t take equality too far’ 4
12:43 PM — Ricky Gervais has hit back at anti-equal marriage trolls on Twitter, showing his support for the historic enactment of England and Wales same-sex marriage laws on Saturday.
US poll finds gay people viewed more favourably than Evangelical Christians 5
12:13 PM — A new poll commissioned by the Human Rights Campaign on Thursday has found has found that Americans voters view gay people more favourably than Evangelical Christians.
Pastor who succeeded Ian Paisley warns against legalising equal marriage in Northern Ireland 26
11:46 AM — A Free Presbyterian minister has warned against legalising equal marriage in Northern Ireland, describing it as a “huge propaganda campaign”.
30th March 2014
Elton John and David Furnish want to marry in May, but as civil partners, they are banned 36
9:29 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish have announced plans to marry this May, however, the government has warned that civil partners will be unlikely to be allowed to marry until much later in 2014.
If you thought all religious leaders oppose same-sex marriage, look at this photo 13
1:15 PM — This photo proves you don't have to be non-religious to fully support the rights of gay couples to marry
Firefox employees call for CEO to resign over anti-gay marriage stance 54
11:58 AM — Multiple employees at Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox web browser, have openly called for the resignation of the new chief executive after it was found he financially backed efforts to ban equal marriage in California.
UK: Lone man in Wakefield protests equal marriage next to a kissing gay couple 33
11:43 AM — In the advent of the first same-sex marriages taking place in England and Wales, a lone man in Wakefield has been photographed staging his own protest against it, as he stands next to a kissing gay couple.
29th March 2014
Photos: Some of the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales 7
11:46 PM — A range of photographs from just some of the first same-sex marriages which took place today in England and Wales.