11th February 2015
Italy: Highest appeals court rejects same-sex marriage 17
10:46 AM — According to Italy's highest appeals court, same-sex couples have no right to marriage, as there is nothing in the Italian constitution requiring the Government to grant such rights.
Obama predicts Supreme Court will soon end ‘patchwork’ same-sex marriage laws 13
10:18 AM — President Barack Obama has predicted that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage, saying "it doesn't make sense" to have a "patchwork system".
10th February 2015
Poll: 43% of Americans ‘uncomfortable’ bringing a child to a same-sex wedding 33
10:51 AM — Research by GLAAD shows some non-LGBT Americans still report substantial levels of discomfort with LGBT co-workers, family, and neighbours, despite historic legal progress for marriage equality.
8th February 2015
US: Same-sex weddings set to begin tomorrow in Alabama 9
5:21 PM — Same-sex weddings are set to begin tomorrow in some parts of Alabama - though some probate judges are refusing to comply.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
Sir Alan Duncan defends Tory MP who warned of ‘aggressive homosexuals’ 22
4:57 PM — Sir Alan Duncan has laughed off Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth's infamous rant about "the aggressive homosexual community" by saying "that’s very Gerald".
WATCH: Sam Smith reveals moving new pro-marriage equality video 3
3:14 PM — Sam Smith has revealed the new video for his song 'Lay Me Down' which he has dedicated to the hope that "one day gay men and women and trans men and women all over the world will be able to get married."
3rd February 2015
Judge refuses to extend block on gay couples marrying in Alabama 2
7:15 PM — A judge has refused to extend a block on same-sex couples marrying in the US state of Alabama.
US: Federal appeals court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases in 3 states 3
6:48 PM — A further three states which are defending their same-sex marriage bans will have their cases heard by a federal appeals court this spring.
Evangelical megachurch announces support for same-sex marriage 25
11:42 AM — A US evangelical megachurch has in a surprise move announced support for same-sex marriage, and to fully include LGBT people in its congregation.
2nd February 2015
Watch: Irish homophobe gets rap remix 7
7:52 PM — An Irish man who made an awkward slip during a same-sex marriage debate now has his own remix.
Obama’s budget proposal includes social security benefits for all couples gay or straight 3
7:45 PM — President Barack Obama has unveiled a new budget proposal, which includes changes to social security which would mean all couples, gay or straight, would be eligible for spousal benefits.
1st February 2015
Watch: Homophobe makes awkward slip during equal marriage debate 30
7:02 PM — An anti-gay marriage campaigner has accidentally come out against marriage between men and women.
31st January 2015
Jacob Rees-Mogg: The PM is ‘rubbing in gay marriage’ 46
6:06 PM — Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has criticised the Tory leadership for 'alienating' people over same-sex marriage.
Lance Bass to attend mass same-sex wedding in Florida
11:05 AM — Former N Sync star Lance Bass will attend a mass same-sex wedding in Florida's Fort Lauderdale next week.
30th January 2015
The Republican party probably regrets using the ‘ruin a wedding’ hashtag 1
3:44 PM — A zinger from the Democratic party is going viral - after the Republicans used an ill-judged choice of hashtag.
29th January 2015
Alabama chief justice encourages judges to ignore same-sex marriage ruling 5
6:21 PM — The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court has given some questionable advice after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying judges should ignore the decision.
US: Federal judge won’t delay same-sex marriage case in Nebraska 3
2:16 PM — A US federal judge has denied a requiest to delay a lawsuit which challenges the state of Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban.
28th January 2015
US: 7% of LGBT people oppose equal marriage 27
6:14 PM — Seven percent of people who identify as LGBT are opposed to same-sex marriage.
27th January 2015
Scotland: Over 500 same-sex couples have married so far 3
3:21 PM — Over 500 same-sex couples have married in the Scotland, since marriages began last month.