29th September 2014
US: Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking up gay marriage cases 1
4:32 PM — All of the Supreme Court justices will today meet privately today in order to discuss whether they should take up cases challenging state same-sex marriage bans.
28th September 2014
US: Supreme Court meeting tomorrow to consider same-sex marriage cases 1
12:46 PM — The Supreme Court is set to meet tomorrow to discuss taking up one of several pending cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans.
27th September 2014
Departing US Attorney General: Government will still back same-sex marriage to Supreme Court
11:41 AM — Departing US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed the Obama administration will continue to support same-sex marriage in court after he leaves.
22nd September 2014
US: Second Supreme Court justice performs same-sex wedding 4
5:16 PM — A second Supreme Court justice has performed a same-sex wedding.
20th September 2014
US: Court puts Colorado same-sex marriage appeal ‘on hold’ ahead of Supreme Court meeting 5
3:41 PM — A federal appeals court has put a marriage ban appeal from Colorado on hold, ahead of the Supreme Court's planned meeting later this month.
US poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage drops to historic low 9
11:40 AM — A new poll has found that the number of people opposed to same-sex marriage has dropped to a record low.
14th September 2014
US: Ben & Jerry’s backs Supreme Court marriage equality brief 1
7:34 PM — Ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry's has backed a brief calling on the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality.
11th September 2014
US: Supreme Court adds same-sex marriage cases to September agenda 4
9:33 PM — The United States Supreme Court officially added same-sex marriage cases to their September agenda on Wednesday.
6th September 2014
Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg to perform another same-sex wedding 1
2:03 PM — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is to perform yet another same-sex wedding.
US: 32 states call on Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage 1
11:41 AM — A majority of US states have called on the Supreme Court to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, across two separate legal briefs.
20th August 2014
US: Supreme Court stays same-sex marriages in Virginia 9
10:11 PM — The Supreme Court has issued an order to stop same-sex marriages in Virginia, which were planned to start Thursday morning.
5th August 2014
US: Nebraska denies woman drivers license based on her marital status 2
7:21 PM — The state of Nebraska refused to give native resident, Sue Stroesser, a new drivers license or even recognise her name because she is married to another woman.
22nd July 2014
US: Colorado county clerk agrees to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses 2
5:06 PM — Hillary Hall, the county clerk who issued over three dozen same-sex marriage licenses in Boulder, Colorado, has reluctantly agreed to stop.
17th July 2014
US: Connecticut landmark ruling declares same-sex marriage rights are retroactive 1
8:18 PM — Connecticut's Supreme court has overturned two lower court rulings in a 6-0 decision declaring that some legal rights of same-sex couples predate the state’s approvals of civil unions in 2005 and same-sex marriage in 2008.
1st September 2013
First US Supreme Court Justice officiates at same-sex wedding 3
3:26 PM — US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday became the first Supreme Court justice to officiate at the wedding of a gay couple.
18th August 2013
US: Hawaii Congressional Delegates: Gay couples ‘should not have to wait’ for equal marriage 1
12:00 AM — Hawaii's congressional delegation has issued statements urging the immediate introduction of legislation to allow legal recognition of same-sex marriage.
29th July 2013
Poll: Majority of US residents now support equal marriage 2
11:11 PM — A new poll has found that a majority of US voters are in favour of legalising equal marriage for gay and lesbian couples.
US: Nebraska lawmakers set to discuss equal marriage 5
10:44 PM — Lawmakers in the US state of Nebraska are set to begin discussions around equal marriage.
13th July 2013
US: Supporters of Prop 8 file petition claiming equal marriage ban should still legally be in force 22
1:26 AM — The supporters of California's now defunct Proposition 8 ban on equal marriage, have begun legal proceedings to challenge the resumption of issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, accusing the courts of interpreting a Supreme Court ruling in the wrong way.
2nd July 2013
US radio host: Children ‘suffer the most’ from equal marriage Supreme Court rulings 21
11:40 PM — US Christian radio host Linda Harvey, has attacked the US Supreme Court for its rulings in two key equal marriage cases last week, to call the justices “clueless, immoral leadership”.