15th February 2015
US: Support for same-sex marriage hits record high 13
11:42 AM — A poll has found that support for same-sex marriage in the US has reached a new record high.
14th February 2015
Church of England to begin ‘conversations’ on sexuality 40
11:35 AM — The Church of England is set to begin a series of 'shared conversations' aimed at healing a split in the Church surrounding same-sex couples.
12th February 2015
Oklahoma House advances bill for ministers to refuse same-sex marriage 13
6:49 PM — The Oklahoma House approved legislation that protects ministers who refuse to officiate same sex marriage.
Supreme Court Justice: Same-sex marriage across the US ‘would not take a large adjustment’ 8
5:29 PM — Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday said she thought the US was ready for same-sex marriage.
Tokyo district will recognise gay relationships for the first time in Japan 5
3:47 PM — For the first time in Japan, a district of Tokyo has announced plans to recognise gay couples' relationships through "partnerships" certificates.
WATCH: Out lesbian Senator Katherine Zappone’s call for marriage equality in Ireland 4
1:12 PM — Katherine Zappone, Ireland’s only out lesbian senator, says the country “stands poised to become a beacon of freedom” if it passes equal marriage.
UKIP-supporting Christian publisher defends ‘depraved sodomites’ newsletter 25
11:17 AM — A Christian publishing firm has defended printing a UKIP-authorised group's newsletter branding gay people "depraved sodomites".
11th February 2015
Slovenian Parliament debates gender neutral marriage 22
6:40 PM — Slovenia's Parliament has in a groundbreaking move debated same-sex marriage, despite gay and lesbian couples being banned from tying the knot there.
US: Republicans won’t file Supreme Court brief for same-sex marriage case 7
1:36 PM — The GOP has indicated it will file no brief to the Supreme Court, ahead of an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
10th February 2015
Poll: 43% of Americans ‘uncomfortable’ bringing a child to a same-sex wedding 33
10:51 AM — Research by GLAAD shows some non-LGBT Americans still report substantial levels of discomfort with LGBT co-workers, family, and neighbours, despite historic legal progress for marriage equality.
8th February 2015
US: Same-sex weddings set to begin tomorrow in Alabama 9
5:21 PM — Same-sex weddings are set to begin tomorrow in some parts of Alabama - though some probate judges are refusing to comply.
6th February 2015
UKIP Deputy Leader: Labour’s plans to tackle homophobia are ‘a disgrace’ 54
8:20 PM — The Deputy Leader of UKIP has claimed that Labour's plans to tackle homophobic bullying in schools are "politically correct nonsense".
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
Sir Alan Duncan defends Tory MP who warned of ‘aggressive homosexuals’ 18
4:57 PM — Sir Alan Duncan has laughed off Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth's infamous rant about "the aggressive homosexual community" by saying "that’s very Gerald".
WATCH: Sam Smith reveals moving new pro-marriage equality video 3
3:14 PM — Sam Smith has revealed the new video for his song 'Lay Me Down' which he has dedicated to the hope that "one day gay men and women and trans men and women all over the world will be able to get married."
3rd February 2015
Judge refuses to extend block on gay couples marrying in Alabama 2
7:15 PM — A judge has refused to extend a block on same-sex couples marrying in the US state of Alabama.
US: Federal appeals court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases in 3 states 3
6:48 PM — A further three states which are defending their same-sex marriage bans will have their cases heard by a federal appeals court this spring.
UKIP candidate who branded gay people ‘perverts’ and ‘paedophiles’ quits 12
1:44 PM — A Welsh UKIP parliamentary candidate who praised a statement branding gay people as “fascist perverts” and “paedophiles” has resigned from the party.