9th June 2014
US: Gay couples persuade Wisconsin county clerk to issue marriage licences
5:55 PM — A group of almost a hundred gay couples has persuaded a county clerk in the US state of Wisconsin to accept applications for marriage licences by refusing to leave her office.
Baptist leader: Split is unavoidable on same-sex marriage, there is no ‘third way’ 11
5:23 PM — A Southern Baptist Church leader has rejected calls for a middle-ground compromise on same-sex marriage, calling on every individual church to declare its position.
US: Wisconsin Attorney General asks federal court to halt same-sex marriages
4:32 PM — A federal appeals court has been asked by the Attorney General in the US state of Wisconsin to stop county clerks from issuing marriage licences to same-sex couples after the state's same-sex marriage ban was struck down last week.
US: Federal judge to consider putting same-sex marriage on hold in Wisconsin
3:43 PM — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing following the Attorney General of Wisconsin's request to put on hold same-sex marriage in the state.
Confusion in Wisconsin as some counties turn away gay couples seeking marriage licences
3:07 PM — As several county clerks in the US state of Wisconsin begin to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples on Monday, others will turn them away.
US: Wisconsin Attorney General expected to petition federal court to stop gay couples from marrying 1
1:07 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Wisconsin is expected this week to petition a federal court in order to stop same-sex couples from marrying in the state.
ACLU: Same-sex marriages in Wisconsin won’t be declared invalid
12:28 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has urged same-sex couples to continue marrying, despite fears that a marriage ban could be put back in place by the state's attorney general.
8th June 2014
Hong Kong: British consulate banned from performing same-sex marriages 24
8:45 PM — The British consulate in Hong Kong has been banned from performing same-sex marriages by the local government.
UK: Newly-appointed Bishop of Bath condemns same-sex marriage 69
7:37 PM — The new Bishop of Bath and Wells has condemned same-sex marriage, less than 24 hours after being appointed.
UK: Married vicar, who preached against same-sex marriage, resigns after having affair 56
5:42 PM — A married vicar who claimed that same-sex weddings would violate the sanctity of marriage has resigned, after it emerged he had an affair with a parishioner.
7th June 2014
US: Another former NOM official admits equal marriage in 50 states is inevitable 2
5:50 PM — Another former official from the National Organization for Marriage has admitted that same-sex marriage in all 50 states is "inevitable".
Study: Fox News ‘ignoring’ same-sex marriage court victories 9
2:51 PM — A study has found that Fox News is spending almost no time covering same-sex marriage court victories.
US: First same-sex couples marry in Wisconsin 7
1:35 PM — The first same-sex weddings in Wisconsin have been performed, following the striking down of the state's marriage ban.
US: No state same-sex marriage ban remains unchallenged 9
12:59 AM — As same-sex couples in the state of North Dakota on Friday filed a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban, there are now no states with unchallenged bans.
US: Lawsuit challenges North Dakota’s same-sex marriage ban 1
12:52 AM — A lawsuit has been filed in the US state of North Dakota, challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
US: Wisconsin Attorney General seeks emergency stay to stop same-sex marriages 36
12:42 AM — The Attorney General in the US state of Wisconsin has asked for an emergency stay to be put in place to stop gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the state.
US: Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban struck down 2
12:29 AM — A federal judge has struck down the US state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
6th June 2014
DOMA plaintiff Edith Windsor hopes that same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024 8
7:26 PM — Edith Windsor, a plaintiff in the Supreme Court lawsuit which struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last year, has said she thinks same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024.
Poll: US voters split on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right 4
7:13 PM — A new poll has found that voters in the US are evenly divided on whether or not same-sex couples have the right to marry under the US Constitution.
Catholics who oppose gay marriage should vote DUP, says Health Minister 44
1:37 PM — Edwin Poots says his party’s opposition to same-sex marriage makes it a good choice for social conservative Catholics.