1st October 2014
Australia: Same-sex marriage bill put on hold 2
12:06 PM — Australian marriage equality activists have suffered another setback, after a same-sex marriage bill was stalled just days before it was due to be debated.
Actor Mark Ruffalo withdraws support for Brazilian Presidential hopeful over gay rights 14
10:56 AM — Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo has pulled support for Marina Silva, the Brazilian presidential hopeful who recently dropped a "mistaken" pledge to defend same-sex marriage.
30th September 2014
Nicky Morgan: Homophobic bullying in schools is ‘intolerable and we will stamp it out’ 20
3:49 PM — Equalities Minister Nicky Morgan, who voted against same-sex marriage, has spoken at the Tory Conference to say homophobic bullying in schools is "intolerable", and that the Government will do more to "stamp it out".
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
Poll: 60% of Tory councillors say David Cameron was wrong to legalise gay marriage 35
11:18 AM — A poll of more than 1,000 Conservative councillors has found 60% disagree with same-sex marriage - with one councillor suggesting David Cameron has played "God" over the issue.
29th September 2014
US: St Louis challenges Missouri same-sex marriage ban
10:04 PM — The Jackson County Circuit Court heard testimony Monday from the assistant attorney general and the St Louis City Counselor on the validity of Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban.
Italy: Court overturns ruling recognising one same-sex marriage 7
7:55 PM — An Italian court has overturned a ruling ordering the recognition of one same-sex couple's marriage.
US: Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking up gay marriage cases 1
4:32 PM — All of the Supreme Court justices will today meet privately today in order to discuss whether they should take up cases challenging state same-sex marriage bans.
Australia: Tony Abbott finally replies to 8-year-old who wrote to ask for equal marriage 13
1:13 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has finally replied to an 8-year-old girl who sent him a letter every day asking him to legalise equal marriage.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban case due back in court
1:09 PM — A lawuit challenging the US state of Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is set to resume on Monday.
UK: 16% of people still think gay sex should be illegal 65
10:10 AM — Almost a sixth of British people think gay sex should be illegal, according to a new survey.
US: Most Utahns now realise same-sex marriage wouldn’t affect their families 1
8:51 AM — A poll released today has found that, along with an even spit on the issue of same-sex marriage, a majority of voters in the state of Utah said legalising it wouldn't affect their families.
28th September 2014
US: Louisiana church evicts Alcoholics Anonymous group, blames gay marriage 10
5:22 PM — A Louisiana church has blamed same-sex marriage for its decision to kick out an AA group.
France: Three-quarters want to keep equal marriage laws, despite calls for repeal 8
1:53 PM — A poll has found that three-quarters of people in France want to keep the country's same-sex marriage laws, despite opposition calls to repeal it.
US: Supreme Court meeting tomorrow to consider same-sex marriage cases 1
12:46 PM — The Supreme Court is set to meet tomorrow to discuss taking up one of several pending cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans.
Church in Wales to consider performing same-sex marriages 10
11:58 AM — The Church in Wales has launched a consultation to evaluate whether it should solemnise same-sex marriages.
27th September 2014
Departing US Attorney General: Government will still back same-sex marriage to Supreme Court
11:41 AM — Departing US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed the Obama administration will continue to support same-sex marriage in court after he leaves.
26th September 2014
US: Walmart sued for not providing health benefits to same-sex spouse
8:06 PM — Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on behalf of an employee who was denied benefits for her same-sex spouse.
Watch: US-wide equal marriage ad launched ahead of Supreme Court meeting 4
2:27 PM — A new TV advert pushing for marriage equality in all 50 states is set to air across the US this week.
US: Judge takes up challenge to same-sex marriage ban in Missouri
9:45 AM — A judge has taken up a case brought by ten same-sex couples challenging the state of Missouri's ban on recognising the marriages of gay and lesbian couples performed out of state.