12th July 2014
US: Appeals court orders Utah to grant benefits to same-sex couples
4:35 PM — An appeals court has ruled that Utah must begin to recognise the marriages of the hundreds of same-sex couples who married in the state.
US: 200 same-sex couples married in Colorado so far
4:09 PM — 200 same-sex couples have married so far in Colorado, after defiant clerks began issuing marriage licenses.
11th July 2014
US: ACLU asks federal government to recognise Indiana same-sex marriages
10:43 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has asked US Attorney General Eric Holder to issue a statement saying the federal government will recognise Indiana same-sex marriages done before a federal appeals court stayed the striking down of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Judge: Request to lift Wisconsin gay marriage stay is now irrelevant
6:56 PM — A federal judge has ruled that a request to lift a stay preventing same-sex couples from marrying in Wisconsin is now moot.
US: Virginia Family Foundation to fast for 40 days over same-sex marriage 41
6:38 PM — An anti-gay group has announced it will hold a 40-day fast to combat same-sex marriage.
France: Landmark ruling allows gay Senegalese man visa to wed his partner
6:26 PM — A gay man from Senegal was granted a French visa following a landmark court ruling on Wednesday, to allow him to marry his partner.
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
US: More Colorado counties follow lead of clerk given green light for same-sex marriages
12:07 PM — At least two more counties in the US state of Colorado have announced that they will soon begin marrying same-sex couples, after a judge ruled in favour of a clerk who had defied instructions to allow gay couples to marry.
Australia: Newly-elected Senator to introduce same-sex marriage bill 5
11:59 AM — An Australian Senator will reportedly introduce a same-sex marriage bill as a priority, shortly after taking office.
US: Wisconsin appeals against ruling to allow same-sex couples to marry
10:41 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Wisconsin has appealed against a federal judge's ruling which struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
10th July 2014
US: Colorado county clerk can continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses
9:43 PM — Colorado county clerk Hillary Hall can continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses in the state, a judge ruled Thursday.
US: Complaint filed against 36 ministers for blessing same-sex wedding 5
7:08 PM — Three dozen Methodist Ministers are the subject of a complaint, and are subject to disciplinary action, for blessing a same-sex wedding.
US: Anti-gay marriage Pennsylvania clerk loses Supreme Court appeal 6
2:16 PM — A Pennsylvania clerk who attempted to continue fighting for the state’s already-removed same-sex marriage ban has lost her US Supreme Court appeal.
Video: Demi Lovato becomes face of equal marriage campaign
12:43 PM — Singer Demi Lovato has released a video supporting same-sex marriage in the US.
US: Over 5,000 couples have married in Illinois since law change 1
12:06 PM — A survey has revealed that thousands of same-sex couples in the US state of Illinois have married since the law changed earlier this year.
Dominica Prime Minister: ‘We will never accept same-sex marriage’ 28
11:00 AM — The Prime Minister of Dominica has ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
9th July 2014
US: Republican governor tells the Indiana government not to recognise same-sex marriages 1
10:35 PM — Mike Pence, Indiana’s governor and potential presidential hopeful for 2016, has instructed Indiana state agencies not to recognise same-sex marriages performed in the state since the state’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional.
US: Utah will ask the US Supreme Court to rule on state’s same-sex marriage ban 1
9:42 PM — The Utah Attorney General's Office will appeal the 10th Circuit Court's decision upholding same-sex marriage directly to the United States Supreme Court.
First gay clergy member to marry in UK considers suing Church of England after sacking 14
7:08 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has accused the Church of England of homophobia, and says he is considering legal action.
US: Judge declines to speed up proceedings in Wisconsin gay marriage lawsuit
6:57 PM — A federal judge has refused to speed up the proceedings of a case challenging the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.