21st September 2014
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
US: Virginia House votes to hire lawyers to fight equal marriage, after Attorney General refuses 8
2:31 PM — The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to spend taxpayers' money hiring private lawyers to fight against same-sex marriage, after the state's Attorney General refused to.
US: Texas refuses to recognise woman’s surname because she married same-sex partner 3
2:04 PM — A woman has been denied a driver's license in Texas, because the state refuses to recognise she took her partner's name when they married.
20th September 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: I married husband so our kids understand our family 2
6:39 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has opened up about his wedding to husband David Burtka earlier this month.
US: Court puts Colorado same-sex marriage appeal ‘on hold’ ahead of Supreme Court meeting 5
3:41 PM — A federal appeals court has put a marriage ban appeal from Colorado on hold, ahead of the Supreme Court's planned meeting later this month.
Australian MP: Parliament shouldn’t have free vote on equal marriage because public would ‘vilify’ those opposed 24
1:53 PM — An Australian Liberal MP has said there shouldn't be a free vote in Parliament on same-sex marriage - because the public would "vilify" MPs who vote against it.
TV host Rylan Clark engaged to boyfriend 2
12:33 PM — Singer and TV presenter Rylan Clark has announced his engagement to former Big Brother star Dan Neal.
Mary Cheney: I support gay marriage because I am a Republican 6
12:10 PM — Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has claimed that gay equality is a Republican ideal.
US poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage drops to historic low 9
11:40 AM — A new poll has found that the number of people opposed to same-sex marriage has dropped to a record low.
19th September 2014
Married gay vicar: Church of England’s same-sex weddings conversations are ‘pointless’ 11
1:49 PM — A London vicar who defied the ban on gay clergy marrying has branded the Church's current round of discussions about same-sex marriage "pointless".
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.