24th April 2014
US: Both sides in lawsuit urge judge to strike-down Oregon same-sex marriage ban 1
7:44 PM — A federal judge was urged on Wednesday to strike down the state of Oregon's same-sex marriage ban by the state itself, as well as the plaintiffs in a lawsuit brought against it.
US: Gay rights group seeks to intervene in challenge to Ohio same-sex marriage ban 2
5:16 PM — A leading gay rights group seeks to intervene in a case challenging Ohio's same-sex marriage ban to push for a ruling to allow gay couples to marry in the state.
Anti-gay marriage journalist defends legal action over ‘homophobic’ jibe 11
3:10 PM — Former Irish Times columnist John Waters has defended taking legal action against broadcaster RTE after he was branded "homophobic" by drag queen Panti Bliss on a chat show earlier this year.
US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison
12:25 PM — Oscar-winning star Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison.
23rd April 2014
US: Federal court to hear challenge against Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban 4
7:03 PM — A federal appeals court will today hear arguments in a case to challenge the state of Oregon's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Republicans attempt to oust Democratic Governor who allowed gay joint tax returns 6
5:08 PM — Republicans in the US state of Missouri have begun a campaign to impeach the state's governor for allowing same-sex couples to file joint tax returns.
Poll: Majority of UKIP and Tory voters support equal marriage 12
4:50 PM — A majority of Conservative and UKIP supporters are in favour of equal marriage, a new Ipsos MORI poll shows.
Secular Society: Scotland has left the door open for registrars to discriminate against gay couples 22
2:49 PM — PinkNews Exclusive. The National Secular Society criticises the Scottish Government for putting local authorities in an “invidious position” of having to decide individually whether it is permissible for religious registrars to discriminate against gay couples.
Archbishop of Wales: ‘Jesus had nothing to say about same-sex relationships’ 43
1:53 PM — The Archbishop of Wales has hinted that Anglican opposition to equal marriage is not set in stone.
22nd April 2014
Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin: I’m absolutely for same-sex marriage 13
9:52 PM — Wrestling legend Stone Cold Steve Austin has proclaimed his strong support for same-sex marriage.
US: NOM seeks to defend Oregon marriage ban in court, after state refuses to 7
9:04 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage is seeking permission to defend Oregon's same-sex marriage ban in court, after the state declined to defend the law.
Bill O’Reilly: Gay marriage winning because of ‘threats and demonisation’ 19
8:34 PM — Bill O'Reilly has said that the tide has only turned towards same-sex marriage because of 'threats and demonisation'
US: Report reveals that same-sex marriage could bring $60 million to Virginia 1
8:00 PM — A US report has suggested that the state of Virginia could generate an extra $60 million if it legalised same-sex marriage.
Poll: Majority of Republican voters continue to oppose same-sex marriage 7
7:46 PM — Despite changes across the US in support of same-sex marriage, a study has shown that Republican voters continue to oppose it.
US: Lawsuit challenges Georgia’s same-sex marriage ban
7:25 PM — A lawsuit has been filed in the US state of Georgia which challenges its constitutional same-sex marriage ban.
US: Proposed Ohio amendment to legalise same-sex marriage advances
5:25 PM — A ballot measure to overturn the US state of Ohio's same-sex marriage ban has been given the green light.
Christian Concern: David Cameron’s support for equal marriage represents a ‘huge breach of trust’ 55
4:00 PM — The founder of Christian Concern says David Cameron’s support for same-sex marriage represents “a huge breach of trust between the Christian community” and the government.
21st April 2014
Wyoming Governor: I believe marriage is between one man and one woman 34
7:30 PM — The governor of Wyoming has stated that he believes marriage should only be between one man and one woman.
Indiana Judge: ‘No valid reason’ to not recognise terminally ill lesbian’s marriage 1
5:33 PM — An Indiana judge has said there was no valid reason to avoid recognising a terminally ill woman's marriage to her partner, explaining his ruling in their favour earlier this month.
US: Pennsylvania couples file for summary judgement in same-sex marriage ban case
4:16 PM — A group representing Pennsylvania gay and lesbian couples in a same-sex marriage ban case has filed for summary judgement, which would mean a quick ruling.