23rd December 2014
Comment: Why gay people should support straight civil partnerships 72
5:27 PM — King's College London professor Robert Wintemute writes for PinkNews on the importance of having civil partnerships extended to include straight couples.
US: Gay couples in Florida unsure of when they can marry 2
4:18 PM — Following several months of court rulings, gay and lesbian couples in the US state of florida are unsure of when they are able to marry.
Elton John and David Furnish: Utterly overwhelmed by support for our marriage 1
3:46 PM — Sir Elton John and David Furnish have thanked all their fans for messages of support following last weekend’s marriage by the showbiz pair.
22nd December 2014
US: Florida clerks will refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses 13
7:09 PM — A number of clerks in Florida have indicated that they plan to disobey orders from a court and continue to ban same-sex weddings.
Couple takes fight for straight civil partnerships to High Court 22
5:24 PM — A straight couple who are fighting for the right to be allowed to have a civil partnership, rather than a wedding, are taking their case to the High Court this week.
Ed Miliband: It’s important Christians don’t feel marginalised by equal marriage 88
1:10 PM — Ed Miliband has spoken to Christians who feel "marginalised" by the introduction of same-sex marriage.
Taiwanese Parliament considers same-sex marriage for the first time 4
10:40 AM — For the first time, the Taiwanese Parliament on Monday considered legislation to legalise same-sex marriage.
21st December 2014
Watch: Glenn Beck warns against ‘equality’ in apocalyptic video from the future 6
3:31 PM — Right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has dressed up like a 90-year-old version of himself to send a message 'from the future' warning against equality and diversity.
Photos: Sir Elton John and David Furnish marry 5
1:31 PM — Sir Elton John has today tied the knot with his civil partner David Furnish.
20th December 2014
Christian B&B owners who refused gay couple claim ‘ignorance’ is eroding marriage 76
6:57 PM — A pair of Christian B&B owners who famously turned away a gay couple have claimed that "ignorance" is responsible for eroding 'traditional' marriage.
Sir Elton John to post live Instagram updates from own wedding tomorrow 6
5:30 PM — Sir Elton John has confirmed that he will marry his civil partner David Furnish tomorrow - and the pair will be posting live updates on social media.
US: Twice-divorced Florida AG concedes defeat in crusade against same-sex marriage 18
12:40 PM — Florida’s Attorney General Pam Bondi, who has divorced twice, has finally conceded defeat in her crusade to stop same-sex weddings.
Labour pledges to introduce humanist weddings 19
12:22 PM — The Labour party has pledged to introduce humanist weddings in England and Wales.
Government blocks humanist weddings, after review finds ‘majority’ in favour 15
12:05 PM — The government will not move to introduce humanist marriages - despite a review finding that a majority of the public were in favour.
US Supreme Court will not block same-sex weddings in Florida 9
12:57 AM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in Florida, making it the latest state where same-sex couples will be able to marry.
19th December 2014
This twice-divorced Florida politician is trying to stall same-sex weddings 29
11:43 AM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi - who has divorced two husbands - has made a desperate attempt to halt impending same-sex weddings.
Poland: Bill to legalise gay registered partnerships fails for a third time 6
9:47 AM — For the third time, a bill to allow gender-neutral registered partnerships has been rejected in Poland.
18th December 2014
US: Florida grants first divorce to gay couple 1
12:57 PM — A same-sex couple has been granted a divorce for the first time in the US state of Florida.
Elton John and David Furnish to marry this weekend 6
9:59 AM — Sir Elton John and his civil partner David Furnish are set to convert their civil partnership to marriage this weekend.
16th December 2014
Jeb Bush, who called same-sex marriage ‘a distraction’, hints at 2016 presidential run 14
5:47 PM — Jeb Bush, who has a dubious record on LGBT rights, has announced he will "actively explore" a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.