22nd December 2014
Taiwanese Parliament considers same-sex marriage for the first time 4
10:40 AM — For the first time, the Taiwanese Parliament on Monday considered legislation to legalise same-sex marriage.
21st December 2014
Watch: Glenn Beck warns against ‘equality’ in apocalyptic video from the future 6
3:31 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has dressed up like a 90-year-old version of himself to send a message 'from the future' warning against equality and diversity.
Photos: Sir Elton John and David Furnish marry 5
1:31 PM — Sir Elton John has today tied the knot with his civil partner David Furnish.
20th December 2014
Sir Elton John to post live Instagram updates from own wedding tomorrow 6
5:30 PM — Sir Elton John has confirmed that he will marry his civil partner David Furnish tomorrow - and the pair will be posting live updates on social media.
US: Twice-divorced Florida AG concedes defeat in crusade against same-sex marriage 18
12:40 PM — Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has divorced twice, has finally conceded defeat in her crusade to stop same-sex weddings.
Labour pledges to introduce humanist weddings 19
12:22 PM — The Labour party has pledged to introduce humanist weddings in England and Wales.
Government blocks humanist weddings, after review finds ‘majority’ in favour 15
12:05 PM — The government will not move to introduce humanist marriages - despite a review finding that a majority of the public were in favour.
US Supreme Court will not block same-sex weddings in Florida 9
12:57 AM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in Florida, making it the latest state where same-sex couples will be able to marry.
19th December 2014
This twice-divorced Florida politician is trying to stall same-sex weddings 29
11:43 AM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who has divorced two husbands - has made a desperate attempt to halt impending same-sex weddings.
Poland: Bill to legalise gay registered partnerships fails for a third time 6
9:47 AM — For the third time, a bill to allow gender-neutral registered partnerships has been rejected in Poland.
18th December 2014
US: Florida grants first divorce to gay couple 1
12:57 PM — A same-sex couple has been granted a divorce for the first time in the US state of Florida.
Elton John and David Furnish to marry this weekend 6
9:59 AM — Sir Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish are set to convert their civil partnership to marriage this weekend.
17th December 2014
Ex-UKIP candidate behind ‘poofers’ and ‘Chinky bird’ comments likens it to ‘Only Fools and Horses’ 35
4:04 PM — Kerry Smith, who resigned from UKIP as a prospective parliamentary candidate for making homophobic and racist remarks, says his comments were no worse than the language in the BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses.
16th December 2014
Jeb Bush, who called same-sex marriage ‘a distraction’, hints at 2016 presidential run 14
5:47 PM — Jeb Bush, who has a dubious record on LGBT rights, has announced he will "actively explore" a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Northern Ireland is now the only place in the UK where gays can’t marry 49
4:39 PM — As the first same-sex wedding ceremonies took place in Scotland today, and many others gave notice to marry on New Year's Eve, Northern Ireland became the only place in the UK where gay and lesbian couples can't tie the knot.
Ireland: Cabinet discusses equal marriage referendum 42
11:06 AM — The Irish government is discussing the country’s same-sex marriage referendum at a meeting of the cabinet.
Just 17 percent of Scots now oppose equal marriage, as first couples wed 9
12:04 AM — Less than two in ten Scots remain opposed to same-sex marriage in Scotland, as the country's marriage law comes into effect.
CONGRATULATIONS! Scots in civil partnerships can now marry 6
12:01 AM — Same-sex marriage is now legal in Scotland, after a law passed earlier this year came into effect.
15th December 2014
Listen: Friend of sacked UKIP candidate phones radio station to defend ‘poofter’ comments 23
7:13 PM — A friend of former UKIP candidate Kerry Smith has called a radio station to defend him from accusations of homophobia and racism.
US: Pastor gets death threats for performing same-sex weddings 6
10:45 AM — A pastor in the US state of Kansas has said she won't give in to death threats she has received for officiating at same-sex marriages in the state.