25th January 2015
US: Alabama probate judges claim ruling doesn’t require them to marry gay couples 7
3:39 PM — Despite a court ruling striking down Alabama's same-sex marriage ban, probate judges in the state plan to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
24th January 2015
Snooki becomes ordained minister to perform same-sex wedding
5:30 PM — US reality star Snooki has become an ordained minister - so that she can marry two of her gay friends.
US: Alabama judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 7
12:28 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has stuck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
23rd January 2015
Chile is set to approve gay civil unions 5
7:29 PM — Politicians in Chile earlier this week voted in favour of legalising same-sex civil unions.
Barack Obama: I hope the Supreme Court rules in favour of same-sex marriage 3
4:14 PM — US President Barack Obama has urged the Supreme Court to rule in favour of same-sex marriage.
22nd January 2015
Congratulations! Tory MP Mike Freer and partner Angelo convert their civil partnership to marriage 3
6:50 PM — Conservative MP Mike Freer and his civil partner Angelo Crolla today celebrated as they converted their civil partnership to marriage.
21st January 2015
Mrs Brown’s Boys star urges Ireland to vote yes to same-sex marriage 3
6:45 PM — Mrs Brown's Boys star Eilish O'Carroll has urged people to back same-sex marriage in the country's upcoming referendum.
Irish politician marries same-sex partner in London 2
5:14 PM — Irish politician Dominic Hannigan has become the first member of the Irish parliament to enter into a same-sex marriage.
This is what Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum will ask 10
4:43 PM — Ireland's cabinet has agreed on more of the details for the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage, and has decided on a final question.
Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer share photos following private wedding 17
2:18 PM — Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer have shared a small selection of photos from their wedding day, after tying the knot in a private ceremony at the weekend.
Macedonia bans same-sex marriages and civil unions 6
10:45 AM — The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has moved to ban same-sex marriage, as well as making it extremely difficult for any future legislation to allow same-sex civil unions to pass.
20th January 2015
US: Couple in Florida gay marriage lawsuit to attend State of the Union address 1
5:50 PM — A gay couple who were the first to marry in the US state of Florida when the law changed, will attend President Obama's State of the Union address this evening.
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.