6th January 2015
Catholic bishops: Equal marriage in Florida ‘threatens religious liberty’ 44
12:03 PM — Florida’s Catholic bishops have blasted a federal judge’s decision to overturn a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Comment: Beyond gay marriage – the next goal 9
11:14 AM — Peter McGraith says the focus now should be on the lack of marriage equality in Northern Ireland.
Congratulations! All gay couples in Florida can now marry 5
5:00 AM — After several months of confusion, all same-sex couples in the US state of Florida can finally marry.
5th January 2015
Congratulations! First same-sex couples marry in Florida 4
7:48 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Miami-Dade County, Florida, ahead of a legal deadline bringing equal marriage across the state.
Same-sex weddings to start imminently in Miami-Dade, Florida
5:38 PM — One county in the US state of Florida is to allow same-sex couples to marry 10 hours ahead of the rest of the counties in the state.
Jeb Bush: Same-sex marriage should be up to states to decide 18
12:20 PM — Republican Jeb Bush has claimed that same-sex marriage should be left to states to decide.
Irish Minister: Don’t take it for granted that same-sex marriage referendum will pass 1
11:44 AM — The Irish Minister for Justice has warned people not to take it for granted that same-sex marriage will pass an upcoming referendum.
4th January 2015
Dominican Republic ‘won’t recognise’ same-sex wedding at British embassy 20
2:58 PM — The Dominican Republic will not recognise the marriage of a same-sex couple, after the pair were allowed to wed at the British embassy.
David Cameron: I get lots of invites to same-sex weddings, I’ll go to one soon 4
12:00 PM — Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed that he receives lots of invites to same-sex wedding ceremonies.
3rd January 2015
US: Anti-gay marriage group’s lonely Twitter feed shows how far they’ve sunk 27
3:07 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage - once the primary opponent to same-sex marriage in America - can now only find a handful of people to agree with it.
One in eight Paris weddings now for same-sex couples 2
12:45 PM — Statistics have revealed that Paris is becoming a hub for same-sex weddings in France.
US: Idaho governor claims same-sex weddings ‘increase crime’ 54
12:16 PM — Idaho's Governor has launched a court appeal to try and re-ban same-sex marriage, three months after weddings started.
2nd January 2015
Same-sex weddings begin in Luxembourg 6
7:24 PM — The first same-sex couples have married in Luxembourg - and the country's openly gay Prime Minister will not be far behind.
Irish politician forms new party that won’t support same-sex marriage 13
4:54 PM — An Irish politician has unveiled a new political party - that won't back same-sex marriage.
10 predictions for how the world could change in 2015 2
4:09 PM — As 2015 is set to become a defining year for equality, we count down our ten predictions for the year ahead.
Miranda finds love at same-sex wedding in sitcom finale 3
1:46 PM — As hit sitcom 'Miranda', drew to a close, the show's protagonist found love whilst accidentally interrupting a same-sex wedding.
Judge rules that same-sex marriage licenses must be issued across Florida 10
12:42 AM — A US District Judge has ordered for marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples across all counties within Florida.
1st January 2015
US groceries chain extends benefits to married gay couples 6
7:42 PM — US grocery chain Publix has extended its employee insurance benefits to all legally married couples, including same-sex couples.
US: Florida clerks to stop all courthouse weddings to avoid marrying gay couples 15
6:58 PM — A number of clerks in the US state of Florida may stop performing courthouse weddings in order to avoid marrying same-sex couples.
The reasons 2015 is better for LGBT people than Back to the Future II could have imagined 7
4:48 PM — The world of 2015 may be far from that depicted in the film Back to the Future II, but there are quite a few reasons why it is probably better for LGBT people.