17th September 2014
US: ACLU seeks recognition of Wisconsin same-sex marriages
10:46 PM — Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit seeking recognition of a group of Wisconsin same-sex marriages that were conducted while the state's same-sex marriage ban was temporarily blocked.
Justice Ginsburg: 6th Circuit will dictate marriage equality timeline for Supreme Court 2
8:24 PM — On Monday, Ruth Bader Ginsburg said that people should look to the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals' decision for answers to win the US Supreme Court will weigh in on same-sex marriage.
Bishop and Archdeacon back gay priest in commitment ceremony row 5
3:58 PM — The Archdeacon of Loughborough and Bishop of Leicester have given their backing to a priest who is holding his same-sex commitment ceremony in a church.
Archbishop of Canterbury adviser warns Bishops ‘decisions have to be made’ on same-sex weddings 14
3:32 PM — An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned Bishops that "decisions will have to be made" on the Church's approach to same-sex marriage.
US: Gay rights attorney honoured with $625,000 ‘genius grant’ 1
2:36 PM — A civil rights attorney who pioneered the cause of same-sex marriage in the US legal system has been honoured with a 'genius grant'.
Gay priest considered marrying despite church ban 8
11:43 AM — A gay priest has revealed he considered flouting the church's ban on same-sex weddings, but decided against doing so.
Australia: Norfolk Island may introduce same-sex marriage this year 2
10:15 AM — Norfolk Island in Australia, could legalise same-sex marriage this year, as plans to introduce legislation have been lodged.
16th September 2014
Catholic diocese slams Bologna for recognising overseas same-sex marriages 8
4:30 PM — Bologna's Catholic Diocese has denounced the city's formal recognition of same-sex marriages conducted abroad.
US: Florida Attorney General to fight to stop gay couples from divorcing 17
12:37 PM — As well as fighting to keep her state's ban on same-sex marriage, the Florida Attorney General has said she also intends to stop gay couples married out of state from divorcing.
Anti-gay marriage Tory MP tables bill for straight civil partnerships 40
12:02 PM — A former children’s minister who was accused of trying to “wreck” the government’s same-sex marriage law has tabled a bill for heterosexual civil partnerships.
15th September 2014
US: Indiana court stays ruling on same-sex marriage 1
9:37 PM — Same-sex marriages in Indiana are being postponed as a federal appeals court stays a decision that ruled Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
US: Increased support for marriage equality in North Carolina 4
8:14 PM — A recent poll conducted in North Carolina shows that support for marriage equality in North Carolina is on the rise.
Jersey: Church leader claims civil unions would make religious weddings illegal 39
4:14 PM — A Jersey church leader has claimed that introducing same-sex civil unions would make church weddings illegal.
Italy: Bologna begins recognition of overseas same-sex marriages 1
2:41 PM — The city of Bologna has begun to recognise the marriages of same-sex couples who married overseas.
Photos: Equal marriage runway a surprise hit at New York Fashion Week 2
1:16 PM — A fashion designer celebrated marriage equality during New York Fashion Week, with a runway show themed around same-sex marriage.
14th September 2014
US: Ben & Jerry’s backs Supreme Court marriage equality brief 1
7:34 PM — Ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry's has backed a brief calling on the US Supreme Court to rule on marriage equality.
US: Idaho has spent over $70,000 defending ban on same-sex marriage 7
4:35 PM — Idaho's attempts to defend its same-sex marriage ban have cost taxpayers over $70,000 so far.
30 Rock star marries same-sex partner 2
2:11 PM — 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson has married his partner in an intimate LA ceremony.
12th September 2014
US: Judge rules Arizona must recognise man’s marriage to deceased spouse 2
9:30 PM — A federal judge ruled on Friday that Arizona, despite it's ban on same-sex marriage, will have to provide benefits to a gay man who lost his husband to cancer last month.
US: NOM appeals reversal of Oregon marriage ban 1
7:23 PM — The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) sought an appeal Wednesday to a federal court ruling that overturned Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban.