31st October 2014
Defiant Rome mayor refuses to invalidate same-sex marriages 5
7:43 PM — The Mayor of Rome has said he will defy a direct order to invalidate several same-sex marriages.
NYC pastor: Starbucks at risk of Ebola because ‘sodomites exchange bodily fluids’ 37
12:38 PM — A New York pastor has warned that "upscale sodomites" could be spreading Ebola at Starbucks.
Civil partnership conversions in Scotland to be free for the first year
12:37 PM — Couples in Scotland wishing to their civil partnership to a marriage will be able to do so for free - provided they do so in the first year.
30th October 2014
Video: Labour MP Ben Bradshaw defends heckling Education Secretary at PinkNews Awards 20
12:57 PM — Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has defended heckling Nicky Morgan at the PinkNews Awards, saying "she was lucky not to be heckled twice."
Singapore: Human Rights groups condemn court for upholding colonial-era anti-gay law 3
11:28 AM — Human rights groups have condemned a court in Singapore for rejecting a challenge to the country’s colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
29th October 2014
India: Man charged under anti-gay law after wife discovered affair with spy camera 20
2:24 PM — A man has been charged with a homosexual offenses under India's colonial-era anti-gay law, after his wife secretly filmed him having gay sex with a spy camera.
Will & Grace star Sean Hayes engaged to partner 6
11:46 AM — Actor Sean Hayes has confirmed his engagement to his partner of eight years.
EXCLUSIVE: Nicky Morgan would ‘probably’ vote for equal marriage today 51
12:11 AM — Nicky Morgan has exclusively spoken to PinkNews about her regret on not voting for same-sex marriage.
28th October 2014
US: Archbishop ‘dismayed’ by Jesuit university offering benefits to same-sex spouses 21
12:37 PM — An Archbishop in Nebraska has condemned a Jesuit university for offering benefits to same-sex spouses.
27th October 2014
The Westboro Baptist Church just filed a bizarre legal brief to halt equal marriage 37
6:19 PM — The Westboro Baptist Church has filed a strange legal brief in the state of Kansas, demanding the right to challenge equal marriage.
Taiwan: Tens of thousands march in Taipei Pride for equal marriage 2
5:12 PM — Tens of thousands took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday, with many campaigning for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
Bush’s former Solicitor General: We’re past the point of no return on equal marriage 2
3:54 PM — Former US Solicitor General Ted Olson has said that the US is past the 'point of no return' on same-sex marriage.
26th October 2014
Jimmy Carter: States should be allowed to not marry gay couples 75
6:19 PM — Former US President Jimmy Carter says that individual states should be permitted to not perform same-sex marriages.
US: Federal government recognises equal marriage in 6 more states 1
4:29 PM — The US Attorney General has announced that the federal government will recognise same-sex marriage in six more states - bringing the total to 32.
Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage 14
12:47 PM — Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage, a poll has found.
25th October 2014
Italy’s ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi backs same-sex civil unions 8
12:28 PM — Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who strongly opposed gay rights while in office, has thrown his weight behind proposals for same-sex civil unions.
24th October 2014
Malaysia: HRW demands end to sodomy charges of ex-Deputy Prime Minister 4
1:19 PM — Human Rights Watch has strongly demanded an end to the prosecution of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim, who was sentenced to five years in jail on sodomy charges.
Australia: Gay rights activists to ‘GayCrash’ anti-equal marriage event at hotel 7
11:09 AM — Gay rights activists are set to "gaycrash" a Christian conference against equal marriage, due to be hosted at Hotel Hyatt Canberra on Friday night.
US: Utah Supreme Court paves the way for gay couples to adopt 3
9:35 AM — The Supreme Court in the US state of Utah has lifted an order which had been blocking gay and lesbian married couples from adopting their partners' children.
23rd October 2014
Hong Kong: Trans marriage bill vetoed in second reading
5:11 PM — Hong Kong lawmakers have dismissed an amendment to marriage laws that would recognise transgender people who have undergone surgery.