9th September 2014
Poll: Two thirds of Faroe Island residents support gay marriage
4:50 PM — A new poll has found that around two-thirds of residents of the Faroe Islands support same-sex marriage.
First gay clergy member to marry in UK sues Church of England after sacking 41
12:04 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has begun legal proceedings against the Church of England.
8th September 2014
US: City Council to consider allowing same-sex domestic partner benefits 2
7:04 PM — The City Council in Winston-Salem is to consider whether or not to allow benefits to the domestic partners of same-sex couples.
US: Federal appeals court to hear three states’ gay marriage cases 1
6:35 PM — A federal appeals court will today hear arguments on the same-sex marriage bans in three US states - Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada.
7 mindblowing things you didn’t know about gay parenting (according to homophobes) 11
5:47 PM — Same-sex adoption laws are a staple part of the modern fight for gay equality. But what are some of the most common arguments against gay parenting, and why do they still exist?
British diplomat marries same-sex partner in Beijing
4:11 PM — A British diplomat has married his same-sex partner in Beijing.
Neil Patrick Harris marries partner in Italy 13
3:09 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has married his long-term partner David Burtka.
US: Lesbian couple marry after 72 years together 20
12:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Iowa have married, after being together for 72 years.
7th September 2014
US radio hosts: Same-sex marriage will cause straight men to cheat on their wives with gays 69
2:52 PM — Two radio hosts are worried that same-sex marriage will cause straight men to start cheating on their wives with other men.
Croatia: First same-sex couple enter civil partnership 4
2:12 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first to enter into a civil partnership in Croatia.
Spiritualist Church holds first same-sex wedding 8
1:04 PM — A Tamworth same-sex couple have become the first to marry inside a Spiritualist church.
Anti-gay rights Labour MP Jim Dobbin dies on trip 83
12:35 PM — Jim Dobbin, a Labour MP who was opposed to gay rights, has died on a Parliamentary trip.
Florida Attorney General: My opposition to same-sex marriage isn’t personal, I have many gay friends 47
12:06 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi has claimed that defending a ban on same-sex marriage doesn't make her a homophobe - because she has many gay friends.
6th September 2014
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.
5th September 2014
First same-sex couple marry in Dagenham 2
12:17 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first to marry in Barking and Dagenham.
US: Arizona man fighting same-sex marriage ban dies 5
9:07 AM — A man in the US state of Arizona who had asked a judge to recognise his marriage due to terminal illness, has died.
4th September 2014
US: Wisconsin and Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional 1
9:47 PM — A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.
Gay marriage supporters to appeal ruling upholding Louisiana ban 1
9:33 AM — Advocates of same-sex marriage are planning to appeal against a ruling which upheld the US state of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage.
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
3rd September 2014
Former Utah Governor: Equal marriage in 50 states is ‘inevitable’ 8
7:16 PM — A former Governor of Utah has claimed that same-sex marriage across all 50 states is "inevitable".