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.
9th January 2015
Bishop who performed exorcism over same-sex marriage to bless Arizona legislature 40
6:40 PM — A bishop who tried to exorcise the Governor of Illinois over his support for same-sex marriage will open the new session of Arizona's state legislature.
8th January 2015
Over 1,400 same-sex marriage licences issued in Florida in two days 4
6:02 PM — Just under 1,400 marriage licences were issued to same-sex couples in 28 counties in the US state of Florida in the first two days since the same-sex marriage ban was lifted there.
7th January 2015
Italy: Court for the first time recognises child born to gay couple
5:49 PM — For the first time an Italian court has legally recognised a child born to a gay couple.
Florida AG who fought against equality: ‘Best wishes’ to newlywed gays 16
4:48 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who led a crusade to block same-sex marriage - has given her "best wishes" to gay couples who have now married.
6th January 2015
Macedonia to ban same-sex marriage 26
12:28 PM — Politicians in the Macedonian Assembly have voted to ban same-sex marriage.
Catholic bishops: Equal marriage in Florida ‘threatens religious liberty’ 44
12:03 PM — Florida’s Catholic bishops have blasted a federal judge’s decision to overturn a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.