8th November 2014
US: Gay groups welcome Obama’s new Attorney General nominee 6
12:56 PM — President Barack Obama will today nominate Loretta Lynch as his new Attorney General, it has been announced.
7th November 2014
US: Kansas asks court to block ruling in favour of same-sex marriage
2:02 PM — After a ruling ordering the state to stop enforcing its same-sex marriage ban, Kansas has now asked for a stay to be issued to temporarily block the ruling.
US: Supreme Court now likely to take up same-sex marriage case 3
11:36 AM — The Supreme Court is tipped to take up a same-sex marriage case soon, after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals broke with consensus to rule against equal marriage.
Catholic priest ‘withdrawing’ support for gay community over lawsuit against anti-gay bakery 41
11:33 AM — A priest has said he is to withdraw his engagement from groups within the gay community over the recent lawsuit of a bakery that refused to bake a "gay marriage" cake.
Taiwan: Survey reveals 68% support same-sex marriage 2
11:10 AM — An online poll released today has shown a significant surge in the number of people in Taiwan who back same-sex marriage.
6th November 2014
US: Federal court upholds four states’ same-sex marriage bans 11
10:59 PM — Four states have had their bans on same-sex marriage upheld, in a first in the legal battle to allow gay and lesbian couples across the US to marry.
US: Many Missouri counties not issuing marriage licences to gay couples 3
4:51 PM — Despite a ruling yesterday striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, many counties in Missouri are not issuing marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples.
US: Texas officials cite Puerto Rico ruling in defence of same-sex marriage ban 5
4:27 PM — Texas officials have cited a Puerto Rican federal judge's decision to maintain a ban on equal marriage in their own defence over the issue.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban struck down 1
1:56 PM — A ban on same-sex marriage in the US state of Missouri has been declared unconstitutional.
Tory minister: I may be a gay icon over equal marriage but I’m not gay 5
11:58 AM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, says she’s not gay but is thrilled to be considered a “gay icon”.
Rainbow Project says bakery that wouldn’t make ‘gay marriage’ cake should have apologised 16
11:03 AM — Northern Ireland's only health project for gay and bisexual men has said the row over the refusal to bake a "gay cake" could have just been settled with an apology.
5th November 2014
Ex-radio DJ and health worker hope to be Scotland’s first married gay couple 4
7:12 PM — A former radio DJ and a public health worker hope to be the first to marry under Scotland’s same-sex marriage law.
Watch: Heartwarming equal marriage ad launches in Ireland ahead of referendum 15
1:02 PM — A moving advert has been released as part of a voter registration campaign ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer makes history as first out Attorney General 1
10:30 AM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act made history this week, becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
4th November 2014
Nicky Morgan: David Cameron did not pressure me to support equal marriage 16
7:12 PM — Nicky Morgan says David Cameron did not pressure her to support same-sex marriage in order to assume the role of Minister for Women and Equalites.
Theresa May ‘delighted’ that Lynne Featherstone is back at Home Office
4:51 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she’s “delighted” that Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone has returned to her former government department as a minister.
Italy: Rome Administrative Court denies appeal to suspend invalidation of same-sex marriages 2
4:06 PM — The Lazio Regional Administrative Court in Rome has denied a plea by several gay couples to suspend the invalidation of their overseas marriages.
Ben Bradshaw questions David Blunkett’s decision to forgive Nicky Morgan over equal marriage 8
2:45 PM — Ben Bradshaw has questioned fellow Labour MP David Blunkett's comments that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan should be "forgiven" for voting against same-sex marriage.
Nigeria: Gay clinic executive director allegedly arrested without charge 4
11:13 AM — A Nigerian gay rights activist who runs a clinic for gay men and transgender people was allegedly arrested and detained without charge.