4th September 2014
Gay marriage supporters to appeal ruling upholding Louisiana ban 1
9:33 AM — Advocates of same-sex marriage are planning to appeal against a ruling which upheld the US state of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage.
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
3rd September 2014
Former Utah Governor: Equal marriage in 50 states is ‘inevitable’ 8
7:16 PM — A former Governor of Utah has claimed that same-sex marriage across all 50 states is "inevitable".
US: Louisiana judge upholds ban on same-sex marriage 22
6:59 PM — A federal judge in Louisiana has dismissed a court challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Former ‘ex-gay’ activist: I’m glad that courts are striking down marriage bans 12
6:16 PM — A former 'ex-gay' activist is glad that courts are striking down same-sex marriage bans that he helped lobby for.
Same-sex marriage and adoption approved in another Mexican state
8:53 AM — The Mexican state of Coahuila has joined one other state and Mexico City in legally recognising same-sex marriages.
2nd September 2014
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 6
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.
Lance bass gets engaged to his boyfriend for a second time 4
3:26 PM — N*SYNC star Lance Bass has proposed to his boyfriend for the second time, after their first engagement in September 2013 was called off.
Glastonbury celebrates first same-sex marriage 4
12:15 PM — The town of Glastonbury is celebrating its first same-sex marriage as David and Colin Kreps tied the knot on August 27.
Clacton by-election date announced for anti-gay marriage Tory defector 24
11:33 AM — The date of the Clacton by-election for UKIP candidate Douglas Carswell has been announced.
US: Senior lawyer faces ‘severe’ punishment for calling AIDS the ‘gay plague’ 21
9:30 AM — A lawyer in the US state of Virginia is facing "immediate and severe" action after sending a company-wide email calling AIDS the "gay plague".
1st September 2014
Equalities minister Nicky Morgan now thinks its ‘great’ gay couples can marry 65
10:47 AM — Despite voting against legislation for same-sex marriage, Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan, has now said she thinks it is "great", that gay couples can now wed in England and Wales.
31st August 2014
Registrar dismissed for refusing to perform same-sex weddings wins employment tribunal 237
8:01 PM — An employment tribunal has found in favour of a Christian registrar who was let go after she refused to perform same-sex weddings.
London: 70 couples marry in Southbank mass wedding 7
5:42 PM — 70 couples have taken part in a mass wedding in London, to celebrate the introduction of same-sex marriage.
Brazil: Presidential hopeful drops ‘mistaken’ same-sex marriage pledge 12
12:50 PM — A Presidential hopeful in Brazil has dropped a pledge to defend same-sex marriage, and claims it was included in her manifesto by mistake.
30th August 2014
Video: Same-sex couples react to anti-gay marriage ads 5
2:47 PM — A new video has been released of gay men reacting to homophobic 'pro-marriage' adverts.
Hawaii governor: I lost my re-election bid because I legalised same-sex marriage 19
11:28 AM — The Governor of Hawaii has claimed his opponents coordinated to defeat his re-election campaign, because he introduced same-sex marriage.
29th August 2014
US: NOM still thinks it has a ‘very good chance’ of stopping same-sex marriage 26
7:48 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage has claimed there is a "very good chance" that the US Supreme Court will uphold bans on same-sex marriage.
Couple behind civil partnership conversion petition welcome changes 31
7:16 PM — A couple who campaigned to change the process for converting civil partnerships into marriages have welcomed proposed changes.
US: Florida courts forced to decide on same-sex marriage
4:13 PM — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s request that two same-sex marriage cases be delayed, until a US Supreme Court Ruling was issued on the matter, was denied by a Miami-based appeals court.