12th July 2014
US: Appeals court orders Utah to grant benefits to same-sex couples
4:35 PM — An appeals court has ruled that Utah must begin to recognise the marriages of the hundreds of same-sex couples who married in the state.
US: 200 same-sex couples married in Colorado so far
4:09 PM — 200 same-sex couples have married so far in Colorado, after defiant clerks began issuing marriage licenses.
US: Republican Senator who supports same-sex marriage hints at Presidential run 5
3:15 PM — Republican Senator Rob Portman - who supports same-sex marriage - has hinted that he will run for President.
11th July 2014
US: ACLU asks federal government to recognise Indiana same-sex marriages
10:43 PM — The American Civil Liberties Union has asked US Attorney General Eric Holder to issue a statement saying the federal government will recognise Indiana same-sex marriages done before a federal appeals court stayed the striking down of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Judge: Request to lift Wisconsin gay marriage stay is now irrelevant
6:56 PM — A federal judge has ruled that a request to lift a stay preventing same-sex couples from marrying in Wisconsin is now moot.
US: Virginia Family Foundation to fast for 40 days over same-sex marriage 41
6:38 PM — An anti-gay group has announced it will hold a 40-day fast to combat same-sex marriage.
France: Landmark ruling allows gay Senegalese man visa to wed his partner
6:26 PM — A gay man from Senegal was granted a French visa following a landmark court ruling on Wednesday, to allow him to marry his partner.
Fox News psychiatrist: Equal marriage will lead to ‘three humans and a dog’ marriage 21
2:34 PM — A Fox News pundit has claimed that people will soon be able to enter into special marriages for three people and a dog.
MP calls for protection of anti-gay Christian bakery against ‘oppressive’ Equality Commission 29
2:11 PM — Another MP has waded into say that a bakery which refused to make a cake with the message "support gay marriage" must be protected against the "oppressive" Equality Commission.
UK: Councillor claims ‘politically correct Gestapo’ responsible for gay cake row 17
12:35 PM — A councillor has claimed that a "politically correct Gestapo" is targeting Christian businesses, following a row over a Christian bakery.
US: More Colorado counties follow lead of clerk given green light for same-sex marriages
12:07 PM — At least two more counties in the US state of Colorado have announced that they will soon begin marrying same-sex couples, after a judge ruled in favour of a clerk who had defied instructions to allow gay couples to marry.
Australia: Newly-elected Senator to introduce same-sex marriage bill 5
11:59 AM — An Australian Senator will reportedly introduce a same-sex marriage bill as a priority, shortly after taking office.
US: Wisconsin appeals against ruling to allow same-sex couples to marry
10:41 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Wisconsin has appealed against a federal judge's ruling which struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
10th July 2014
US: Colorado county clerk can continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses
9:43 PM — Colorado county clerk Hillary Hall can continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses in the state, a judge ruled Thursday.
US: Complaint filed against 36 ministers for blessing same-sex wedding 5
7:08 PM — Three dozen Methodist Ministers are the subject of a complaint, and are subject to disciplinary action, for blessing a same-sex wedding.
US: Anti-gay marriage Pennsylvania clerk loses Supreme Court appeal 6
2:16 PM — A Pennsylvania clerk who attempted to continue fighting for the state’s already-removed same-sex marriage ban has lost her US Supreme Court appeal.
Video: Demi Lovato becomes face of equal marriage campaign
12:43 PM — Singer Demi Lovato has released a video supporting same-sex marriage in the US.
US: Over 5,000 couples have married in Illinois since law change 1
12:06 PM — A survey has revealed that thousands of same-sex couples in the US state of Illinois have married since the law changed earlier this year.
Dominica Prime Minister: ‘We will never accept same-sex marriage’ 28
11:00 AM — The Prime Minister of Dominica has ruled out introducing same-sex marriage.
9th July 2014
US: Republican governor tells the Indiana government not to recognise same-sex marriages 1
10:35 PM — Mike Pence, Indiana’s governor and potential presidential hopeful for 2016, has instructed Indiana state agencies not to recognise same-sex marriages performed in the state since the state’s same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional.