20th January 2015
90% of Irish Students Union to vote ‘yes’ on same-sex marriage 1
10:11 AM — Ahead of this May's Irish referendum on same-sex marriage, the country's Students Union has announced that 90% of students plan to vote to approve the measure.
19th January 2015
US: Anti-gay group wants Supreme Court Justices to quit marriage case 35
5:56 PM — The American Family Association has called for two Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.
Photos: UK’s first Pagan same-sex wedding 46
1:45 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first in the UK to legally marry in a Pagan ceremony.
Colin Farrell: I support same-sex marriage in Ireland ‘with every fibre of my being’ 15
10:50 AM — Hollywood actor Colin Farrell has reiterated strong support for same-sex marriage in Ireland, saying he supports it "with every fibre of my being".
18th January 2015
Mexico: First same-sex couple finally marry in Baja California
6:21 PM — The first same-sex couple have married in the Mexican state of Baja California, after a protracted legal battle and numerous failed attempts.
Justice Secretary: We’re not introducing nude weddings 13
12:11 PM — Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has shot down reports that the government is to allow nudist weddings.
17th January 2015
Congratulations! Stephen Fry marries stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer 107
5:25 PM — Stephen Fry has married his partner, stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer.
US Attorney General: I will urge Supreme Court to strike down marriage bans 2
11:43 AM — The US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed that his office will urge the Supreme Court to rule in favour of marriage equality, when it hears a same-sex marriage case shortly.
16th January 2015
Pope Francis: Same-sex marriage ‘disfigures God’s plan for creation’ 243
5:56 PM — Pope Francis has attacked same-sex marriage, saying those who support it are attempting "redefine the very institution of marriage".
14th January 2015
Watch: Viral ‘Black Gay Dads’ star in Nikon ad 24
5:20 PM — A same-sex couple who received homophobic and racist abuse after a picture of them with their daughters went viral have starred in a new advert for Nikon.
13th January 2015
US: Kentucky judge grants divorce to gay couple 3
3:57 PM — A judge in the US state of Kentucky has granted a divorce to a married lesbian couple, despite that the state does not recognise same-sex marriages.
Northern Ireland: Couple launch legal bid for same-sex marriage recognition 6
12:37 AM — A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage has been filed in Belfast's High Court.
12th January 2015
US: Texas bill would strip salaries from state workers who recognise same-sex weddings 40
7:25 PM — A new Republican proposal in the Texas state legislature would strip state employees of their salaries if they recognise same-sex marriages.
US: Supreme Court rejects Louisiana same-sex marriage case 5
3:07 PM — The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal against a same-sex marriage ruling in Louisiana.
Humanist Society Scotland chief quits after same-sex weddings row 15
1:42 PM — The head of the Humanist Society Scotland has resigned, after a bitter feud regarding the country's 'first' same-sex wedding.
Jeb Bush: Republicans should ‘show respect’ for same-sex marriage 18
12:04 PM — Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush has called for "respect" to people "on all sides" of the marriage debate.
11th January 2015
Mexico: Same-sex couple forced to cancel wedding, told they are too insane to marry 9
7:03 PM — A same-sex couple who were set to become the first in Baja California to marry have been forced to postpone their wedding - after a counsellor claimed they 'suffer from madness'.
Scotland: Same-sex couple banned from marrying 64
12:09 PM — A same-sex couple in Scotland were heartbroken to discover they remain banned from marrying.
10th January 2015
US: Court smacks down Idaho Governor’s bid to halt same-sex weddings 7
6:45 PM — A court has denied a bid by the Governor of Idaho to halt same-sex weddings - months after couples started marrying.
David Cameron: Same-sex marriage was one of my proudest achievements in 2014 25
11:44 AM — Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed the introduction of same-sex marriage as one of his proudest achievements in 2014.