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.
15th June 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General: I’m very pleased same-sex weddings have been halted 18
1:24 PM — Wisconsin's Attorney General says he is "very pleased" that same-sex weddings have been halted in the state.
14th June 2014
US: Wisconsin judge halts same-sex weddings 15
10:58 AM — A Wisconsin judge has put a temporary stop to same-sex weddings, less than a week after they began.
7th June 2014
Puerto Rico: Openly gay lawyer nominated for Supreme Court
3:22 PM — A lesbian lawyer has become the first openly gay person to be nominated for Puerto Rico's Supreme Court.
5th June 2014
US: Rights groups urge rejection of Obama-nominated judge opposed to equal marriage
8:50 PM — Pro-gay groups are urging the Senate to block Barack Obama's appointment of a district judge who opposes same-sex marriage.
4th June 2014
Chief Justice of South Africa: I will protect gay rights despite being against equal marriage 8
6:14 PM — South Africa’s most senior judge who believes “a man should marry a woman” has vowed to protect the rights of all gay citizens.
2nd June 2014
US: Idaho governor requests 11-judge panel hear appeal against same-sex marriage 1
9:08 PM — The governor of Idaho has requested his appeal against a ruling striking down the state's marriage ban be heard by an 11-judge panel.
25th May 2014
Santorum-endorsed judge: Politics was not a factor in decision to strike down marriage ban 9
2:05 PM — The judge who struck down Pennsylvania's marriage ban, despite being endorsed by anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum, has said politics was not a factor in the decision.
23rd May 2014
US: Oregon same-sex marriage activists abandon planned ballot after court victory 1
9:46 PM — Pro-gay activists in Oregon have ended a campaign for a state ballot on same-sex marriage early, after a judge overturned the constitutional marriage ban.
US: Rick Santorum refusing to comment after judge he endorsed struck down marriage ban 4
8:20 PM — Notoriously anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum is refusing to comment, after a judge he endorsed decided to strike down Pennsylvania's marriage ban.
20th May 2014
Anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum endorsed the judge who struck down Pennsylvania’s marriage ban 9
10:10 PM — The judge who today struck down Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban was previously endorsed by notoriously anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum.
15th May 2014
US: Arkansas same-sex marriages to resume after judge strikes down secondary ban 4
9:17 PM — Same-sex weddings will resume again in Arkansas tomorrow, following a ruling by a judge striking down a secondary marriage ban.
US: Texas judge refuses to let state intervene in same-sex divorce case 2
3:47 PM — A Texas judge has refused to let the state intervene in the case of a same-sex couple attempting to get divorced.
US: Arkansas clerk to stop marrying same-sex couples temporarily
12:59 PM — A county clerk in Arkansas has said he will temporarily stop marrying same-sex couples, after a Supreme Court ruling caused legal confusion.
12th May 2014
US: Judge quits after ‘invasive’ reports reveal his gay hookup app profile 16
9:35 PM — A Florida judge who struck down a ban on same-sex adoption has resigned from his post, following reports that he used gay hookup app Manhunt.
9th May 2014
US: Arkansas judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 17
11:16 PM — Judge Chris Piazza has struck down Arkansas' constitutional same-sex marriage ban.
6th May 2014
Man files challenge in Utah court to be allowed to marry his ‘porn-filled’ laptop 71
7:03 PM — A man in the US state of Utah has filed a challenge linked to same-sex marriage action in the state, to be allowed to marry his "porn-filled" Apple laptop.
US: NYC trans woman wins name-change legal battle 2
5:23 PM — A trans woman in New York City has won a legal battle over a case to remove problematic language from her name change order.
2nd May 2014
US: Washington state appoints first gay Supreme Court judge
2:31 PM — Washington has appointed gay judge Mary Yu, who performed the state's first same-sex marriage, to the state Supreme Court.
24th April 2014
US: NOM ‘very pleased’ judge will hear its request to defend equal marriage ban 9
10:18 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage is 'very pleased' an Oregon judge will hear their request to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban, despite hearing the opening arguments for overturning the ban unopposed.