3rd April 2014
UKIP politician quits party over its refusal to back same-sex marriage 41
12:19 PM — A UKIP politician has quit his party and resigned as a councillor over the party's refusal to support same-sex marriage.
2nd April 2014
Nike and Intel join list of Oregon businesses pushing for same-sex marriage
6:48 PM — Sportswear giant Nike and technology multinational Intel are among a few dozen businesses to throw their weight behind a campaign to legalise same-sex marriage in Oregon.
Lawyers for anti-gay marriage clerk: US Supreme Court agrees marriage is for procreation 11
5:54 PM — Lawyers acting on behalf of a clerk in the US state of Oklahoma who refused to issue a marriage licence to a same-sex couple have argued that marriage exists primarily for procreation.
US: Same-sex marriage advocates will drop campaign if judge overturns ban
5:46 PM — Same-sex marriage advocates in the US state of Oregon have said they will drop a campaign to put a question on a ballot, if a judge overturns the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
1st April 2014
US: Indiana terminally ill woman and wife demand recognition of marriage
7:27 PM — A terminally ill woman in the US state of Indiana and her wife have joined a lawsuit to demand that the state recognise their marriage.
US: ‘Days of Our Lives’ to show first same-sex wedding 2
6:51 PM — In what is being hailed as the first same-sex wedding on a US daytime soap opera, a gay couple in 'Days of Our Lives' will marry this week.
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 52
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 43
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’ 45
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.