2nd June 2015
Australian model Kris Smith adds his support for same-sex marriage 6
5:34 PM — UK-born model Kris Smith has voiced his opinion on Australia's same-sex marriage debate.
Charity head Franklin Graham: US will ‘disintegrate’ over same-sex marriage 22
3:27 PM — The President of Christian charity Samaritan's Purse has claimed that United Stated will 'disintegrate' because of same-sex marriage.
Australian Senator says ‘silent majority’ will not allow same-sex marriage 22
12:59 PM — Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says a "silent majority" of Australians oppose same-sex marriage.
Belfast City Council votes to back same-sex marriage 4
10:56 AM — Councillors in Belfast have agreed to back same-sex marriage in a symbolic vote.
Australian commentator: We shouldn’t approve gay marriage because Irish people ‘can’t grow potatoes’ 47
10:52 AM — A political commentator in Australia has said he doesn't think the country should follow Ireland's lead on same-sex marriage, because "these are people who can't grow potatoes."
1st June 2015
MPs table cross-party motion calling for action on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland 9
5:09 PM — MPs from a number of parties in Westminster have signed an early-day motion calling on the government to take action to support same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Republican Lindsey Graham announces run for President 15
4:12 PM — Senator Lindsey Graham has become the latest Republican to confirm his bid for the White House.
Rick Santorum pledges to fight the Supreme Court on gay marriage 9
2:55 PM — Anti-gay Republican Rick Santorum has pledged to take on the Supreme Court, if it rules in favour of same-sex marriage.
Same-sex marriage bill introduced in Australia by opposition leader 6
9:31 AM — The leader of Australia's Labor Party has introduced a bill to legalise same-sex marriage.
31st May 2015
Watch: Julianne Moore calls for LGBT rights beyond marriage 3
12:08 PM — Oscar winning actress Julianne Moore says even if same-sex marriage becomes law, "the fight goes on".
Tony Abbott’s sister among speakers at same-sex marriage rally in Sydney 1
11:39 AM — Thousands gathered in Sydney, Australia to protest in favour of same-sex marriage.
29th May 2015
TV station bans advert about gay veteran who wants to marry his partner 37
7:55 PM — A TV station in the state of Tennessee has refused to show an advert - because it features a Navy veteran who remains banned from marrying his partner.
Lesbian couple in Florida granted divorce 1
6:44 PM — A lesbian couple in Tampa, Florida have been granted a divorce.
28th May 2015
Poland blocks debate on gay civil partnerships 26
8:26 PM — The Polish Parliament has voted against having a debate on the regulation of gay and straight civil partnerships.
Orphan Black star: Lesbian sex scenes aren’t for male viewers 17
7:07 PM — Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany has spoken about portraying a lesbian character - saying that she is not on display for the "male gaze".
Same-sex marriage will become legal in Australia this year, Tony Abbott’s sister predicts 7
11:53 AM — Tony Abbott's lesbian sister has predicted that the country will have same-sex marriage by the end of the year - despite her brother's opposition.
27th May 2015
Angela Merkel rules out same-sex marriage in Germany 126
4:32 PM — A spokesman for Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel has again ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
When will Ireland’s first same-sex weddings take place?
3:49 PM — Ireland's first same-sex weddings are set to take place this year, as the government plans to rush through legislation before the summer.
Vice President Joe Biden: World should follow Ireland’s progress on same-sex marriage 2
12:21 PM — The Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, has praised Ireland for passing same-sex marriage - and called other parts of the world to catch up.
Parliament in Greenland unanimously approves same-sex marriage 13
10:51 AM — Greenland's Parliament has unanimously approved same-sex marriage and adoption.