12th December 2014
US: Texas judge refuses bid to allow same-sex marriage in time for Christmas 2
5:29 PM — An appeal to allow same-sex marriage in Texas in time for Christmas has failed, after a judge refused to lift the ban.
5th December 2014
Whoops! Judge mistakenly grants first divorce to same-sex couple 2
7:27 PM — A judge has mistakenly granted his state's first same-sex divorce to a lesbian couple.
30th November 2014
Mel B: I had a four-year relationship with a woman 2
12:24 PM — Former Spice Girl Mel B has revealed that she had a four-year relationship with a woman before meeting her husband.
26th November 2014
US: Arkansas and Mississippi overturn bans on same-sex marriage 1
11:52 AM — Judges in two states have separately struck down bans on same-sex marriage on the same day.
18th October 2014
US: Judge strikes down Wyoming’s same-sex marriage ban
11:28 AM — A judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Wyoming.
5th October 2014
US: Court orders Missouri to recognise same-sex marriages from out of state
2:13 PM — A Missouri court has ordered the state to begin recognition of same-sex marriages conducted out-of-state.
4th October 2014
Judge, who upheld ‘blasphemy’ verdict against gay newspaper, dies aged 96 25
1:07 PM — A High Court judge who famously upheld a verdict of "blasphemous libel" against a gay magazine has passed away, aged 96.
5th September 2014
US: San Diego judge bans man from using Grindr 5
5:01 PM — A judge has banned a man from using Grindr, because he is accused of intentionally spreading HIV.
3rd September 2014
US: Louisiana judge upholds ban on same-sex marriage 22
6:59 PM — A federal judge in Louisiana has dismissed a court challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.
25th August 2014
US: Indiana governor rebuked by judge for ‘contradicting himself’ on same-sex marriage 1
12:38 PM — A judge has rebuked Indiana's governor for ordering his government not to recognise same-sex marriages, after claiming he didn't have "authority to enforce" a marriage ban.
11th July 2014
Australia: Judge suspended for claiming incest is no longer taboo because homosexuality is legal 12
1:01 PM — An Australian judge has been suspended, after claiming that incest can no longer be treated as "unnatural" because people have accepted homosexuality.
9th July 2014
Head of abuse inquiry Butler-Sloss said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’ 34
5:58 PM — The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse inquiry was one of the most vocal critics of the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage for England and Wales.
4th July 2014
Florida activist: Legalising same-sex marriage would be like lynching people 8
2:49 PM — A Florida anti-gay activist has claimed that a judge would be "judicially lynching" people if she legalised same-sex marriage.
29th June 2014
US: California nominates lesbian Prop 8 attorney as appeals court judge
2:44 PM — The Governor of California has nominated an attorney who fought against the state's same-sex marriage ban to become an appeals court judge.
28th June 2014
US: Indiana court halts same-sex marriages 6
10:57 AM — An Indiana court has put the state's marriage ban back into place temporarily, staying an earlier ruling striking it down.
25th June 2014
US: Judge strikes down Indiana same-sex marriage ban 1
5:11 PM — A judge has struck down Indiana's same-sex marriage ban, declaring it unconstitutional.
21st June 2014
UK: Christian B&B owner ‘delighted’ with judge’s call for more religious freedom 81
3:34 PM — A Christian B&B owner who went to court after turning away a gay couple says she is "delighted" the judge who ruled in her case has called for more religious freedom protections.
Rick Santorum: I made a mistake by endorsing judge who struck down marriage ban 10
11:53 AM — Rick Santorum has admitted he made a "mistake" by endorsing a judge who struck down Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban.
20th June 2014
US: Arkansas Legislative Council claims judge ‘abused authority’ by striking down marriage ban 1
7:16 PM — The Arkansas Legislative Council has approved a resolution condemning the judge who struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
18th June 2014
US: Pennsylvania judge rejects attempt to appeal against same-sex marriage 4
7:47 PM — A Pennsylvania judge has rejected an attempt by a county clerk to appeal against same-sex marriage in the state.