16th June 2014
Luxembourg: Petition to stall equal marriage with referendum fails 8
4:59 PM — A petition intending to delay the passage of equal marriage in Luxembourg by forcing a referendum has failed to gather enough signatures.
US: Kansas counties inconsistent in same-sex divorce record
4:46 PM — Same-sex couples who wish to divorce, are finding inconsistencies in Kansas counties, with one allowing divorces, and others refusing to do so.
US: Pittsburgh Mayor presides over 19 same-sex weddings
2:28 PM — The mayor of the city of Pittsburgh officiated at the weddings of 19 couples at the weekend.
15th June 2014
Wisconsin Attorney General: I’m very pleased same-sex weddings have been halted 18
1:24 PM — Wisconsin's Attorney General says he is "very pleased" that same-sex weddings have been halted in the state.
14th June 2014
US: Wisconsin judge halts same-sex weddings 15
10:58 AM — A Wisconsin judge has put a temporary stop to same-sex weddings, less than a week after they began.
13th June 2014
Wisconsin Governor: It doesn’t matter what I think about same-sex marriage 3
7:56 PM — The Governor of Wisconsin has refused to reiterate his previous arguments against same-sex marriage, claiming it "doesn't matter" what he thinks.
Singer Lance Bass to marry same-sex partner on TV next February 2
5:33 PM — Singer Lance Bass has confirmed he will marry his same-sex partner in a TV special next year.
Tory Equalities Minister: Final decision not yet made on future of civil partnerships 90
5:05 PM — Equalities Minister Sajid Javid has said he is yet to make a final decision about the future of civil partnerships.
US: Nebraska Supreme Court refuses to allow lesbian couple to divorce 2
5:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Nebraska have been told by the state's Supreme Court that the may not divorce.
US: Wisconsin judge to hold hearing following same-sex marriage ban strike-down
3:04 PM — A federal judge is to hold a hearing today, one week after she struck-down the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, during which she may temporarily stop same-sex couples from marrying.
12th June 2014
US: Hillary Clinton says radio host is ‘flat wrong’ for challenging her equal marriage support 65
10:35 PM — Hillary Clinton accused a radio host of "playing with" her words, when he questioned her support for equal marriage.
Wisconsin Attorney General: Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses could be punished 6
9:04 PM — The Wisconsin Attorney General has warned clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses that could face punishment for doing so.
Bishop of Bath: ‘Marriage has always been reserved for husband and wife’ 34
4:21 PM — The new Bishop of Bath and Wells has restated his opposition to equal marriage.
Italy: Court rules that anulment of trans woman’s marriage was unconstitutional 1
1:42 PM — A landmark ruling has been made in the case of a trans woman whose marriage was annulled despite her and her wife wishing to remain married, to say that the annulment was unconstitutional, despite the country having no legal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Italian trans woman fights for right to remain in same-sex marriage 1
1:13 PM — An Italian trans woman is contesting a decision to not allow her to remain married to her wife following gender reassignment.
11th June 2014
11-year-old writes letter to Australian PM asking for equal marriage for his mum 32
6:51 PM — Australia’s Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has responded to a letter from a young boy pleading with him to legalise equal marriage.
Attorney and county clerk: Same-sex marriages are legal even if state doesn’t process licences
5:35 PM — A county clerk, and an attorney have spoken out to say that hundreds of same-sex marriages in the state of Wisconsin are legal, despite that the state Vital Records Office is not processing their marriage licences.
Mayor of North Down: It will take ‘more work’ to achieve equal marriage in Northern Ireland 3
4:46 PM — The Mayor of North Down says Northern Ireland will eventually secure marriage equality “but it’s just going to take a bit more work in terms of society”.
US: Wisconsin records office not processing same-sex marriage licences
3:28 PM — The Vital Records Office in the state of Wisconsin, will not yet process the marriage licences of hundreds of same-sex couples who have already married in the state.
10th June 2014
American Civil Liberties Union files lawsuit against Alabama’s equal marriage ban 1
7:06 PM — Campaigners have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Alabama’s ban on same-sex marriage.