31st December 2014
Amnesty: Northern Ireland’s ban on equal marriage will be challenged in 2015 3
4:10 PM — Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage will be challenged in 2015, Amnesty International predicts.
UK Catholic Bishop: Marriage is an ‘unbreakable union of man and woman’ 73
3:26 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has reiterated his position that marriage can only be between a man and a woman.
Scotland: Preacher warns of ‘Biblical consequences’ over equal marriage 33
11:08 AM — A Fife preacher has claimed the Scottish Government’s legalisation of equal marriage will have “Biblical consequences”.
Congratulations! The first gay couple has married in Scotland 6
12:17 AM — As Scotland's same-sex marriage bill came into force this evening one couple married on the stroke of midnight.
30th December 2014
Nick Clegg: Equal marriage in Scotland sends a signal to less tolerant nations 12
5:28 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has congratulated gay and lesbian couples planning to marry from midnight tonight in Scotland.
Scottish equal marriage does more than allow gay couples to tie the knot, by Nicola Sturgeon 16
3:11 PM — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon writes for PinkNews to welcome the first same-sex marriages which will take place just after midnight tonight.
US: Florida Attorney General asks for ‘clarification’ on same-sex marriage 20
12:13 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Florida has asked for "appropriate clarification" on whether a ruling on same-sex marriage applies state-wide.
29th December 2014
Same-sex weddings set to begin in Scotland this week 4
5:04 PM — Scotland's first new same-sex weddings will commence on Wednesday, marking same-sex marriage across the entirety of Great Britain.
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
Study: Same-sex couples are less likely to divorce 13
1:07 PM — Same-sex couples are more likely to have stable, long-lasting relationships than straight couples, according to a new study.
27th December 2014
Five candidates for ‘Briton of the Year’ who are not Nigel Farage 10
9:02 PM — On the announcement that UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times Newspaper, here are just a few people who probably deserve the honour a bit more.
Egypt reduces jail time for men in ‘gay wedding’ video 7
2:30 PM — Several men who were jailed for appearing in a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding have had their jail sentences reduced at appeal.
25th December 2014
US: Florida same-sex couple denied divorce 3
3:14 PM — An appeals court in Miami has denied a same-sex couple the right to divorce.
WATCH: Bishop condemns Church treatment of gays in Christmas sermon 21
11:36 AM — A Church of England Bishop has delivered a sermon in which he condemns the church for its treatment of gay people.
24th December 2014
Why Sir Elton John’s husband is not ‘Sir’ David Furnish 61
1:28 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish were finally able to convert their civil partnership to a marriage last week - but the couple still face discrimination when it comes to titles.
23rd December 2014
Comment: Why gay people should support straight civil partnerships 72
5:27 PM — King's College London professor Robert Wintemute writes for PinkNews on the importance of having civil partnerships extended to include straight couples.
US: Gay couples in Florida unsure of when they can marry 2
4:18 PM — Following several months of court rulings, gay and lesbian couples in the US state of florida are unsure of when they are able to marry.
Elton John and David Furnish: Utterly overwhelmed by support for our marriage 1
3:46 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish have thanked all their fans for messages of support following last weekend’s marriage by the showbiz pair.
22nd December 2014
US: Florida clerks will refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses 13
7:09 PM — A number of clerks in Florida have indicated that they plan to disobey orders from a court and continue to ban same-sex weddings.
Couple takes fight for straight civil partnerships to High Court 22
5:24 PM — A straight couple who are fighting for the right to be allowed to have a civil partnership, rather than a wedding, are taking their case to the High Court this week.