18th November 2014
House of Lords approves civil partnership conversion regulations in time for Christmas 26
10:19 PM — The regulations for the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage have been passed following brief, but impassioned speeches in the House of Lords.
US: Christian homeless shelter refuses married gay couples because they are ‘inappropriate’ 33
1:25 PM — A privately owned Christian homeless shelter in Missouri has announced it will not provide food or shelter to married same-sex couples due to "biblical standards."
17th November 2014
You’d be surprised what party supporters actually think about same-sex marriage 26
4:01 PM — Polling data reveals some surprising findings about the views of supporters of major UK parties.
US: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says gay marriage supporters want to ‘redefine everything’ 28
11:45 AM — Dr Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon who compared gay people to paedophiles, has said same-sex marriage supporters should not try to "redefine everything for anybody else."
16th November 2014
US: Mass wedding planned in Kansas for first day of full marriage equality 3
7:51 PM — A mass wedding is set to take place in Wichita tomorrow, on the first day that same-sex marriages can begin across the state of Kansas.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
US: Arizona wedding planner rejects lesbian couple 10
3:05 PM — A wedding planner in Arizona has refused to provide their services to a lesbian couple.
Gibraltar rights group calls for same-sex marriage 6
1:37 PM — A rights group in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has called on the government to introduce same-sex marriage.
14th November 2014
US: Florida gay couple ordered to change legal surnames or lose their driver’s licenses 5
1:32 PM — A gay couple in Florida who married out of state have been warned their driver's licenses could be cancelled if they do not change their legal names.
Australia: Court rules gay men who shared house for seven years were ‘friends with benefits’ 17
11:05 AM — A court in Queensland has rejected a property claim on the basis the applicant only engaged in a "friends with benefits" relationship with the man he lived with for seven years.
13th November 2014
US: Supreme Court denies stay on same-sex weddings in Kansas 6
3:42 PM — The US Supreme Court has denied a request from Kansas state officials to issue a halt on same-sex weddings.
Australia: New South Wales legalises recognition of overseas same-sex marriages 6
11:34 AM — New South Wales has become the third Australian state to recognise same-sex couples who have been married abroad.
Taiwan: Over 50% of gay population experience abuse at the hands of a partner 5
10:38 AM — More than half of Taiwan's LGBT community say they have suffered abuse at the hands of their partner, a survey has revealed.
12th November 2014
Shadow equalities minister: I’m pleased Nicky Morgan has been won over on same-sex marriage 8
6:55 PM — Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson has joked about the "Damascene conversion" of Nicky Morgan on same-sex 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.