16th May 2014
US: Arkansas Supreme Court puts same-sex marriage ban back in place 13
10:40 PM — Arkansas' Supreme Court has suspended a decision striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, putting it back in place despite hundreds of couples already having married.
US: Idaho gay rights campaigners protest after same-sex weddings stopped in state
7:46 PM — Hundreds of campaigners took to the steps of an Idaho courthouse to protest a stay which was placed on the issue of marriage licences to same-sex couples in the state.
Christian People’s Alliance leader: ‘God is angry over gay marriage’ 43
4:06 PM — The leader of the Christian People's Alliance has said he thinks "God is angry over gay marriage", and even suggested that it is possible that same-sex marriage caused floods.
15th May 2014
US: Appeals court temporarily stays Idaho marriage ban ruling, halts impending marriages 2
9:38 PM — An appeals court has temporarily stayed a decision striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban, stopping weddings a day before they were due to begin.
US: Arkansas same-sex marriages to resume after judge strikes down secondary ban 4
9:17 PM — Same-sex weddings will resume again in Arkansas tomorrow, following a ruling by a judge striking down a secondary marriage ban.
Catholic church fires woman who feeds homeless over same-sex marriage 32
4:18 PM — A 58-year old cancer survivor has been fired from her job feeding the homeless, because she's in a same-sex marriage.
US: Texas judge refuses to let state intervene in same-sex divorce case 2
3:47 PM — A Texas judge has refused to let the state intervene in the case of a same-sex couple attempting to get divorced.
US: Idaho veteran might finally get permission to be buried with her wife after marriage ban ruling 1
3:07 PM — An Idaho veteran is hopeful she will finally be given permission to be buried with her wife, following the striking down of the state's same-sex marriage ban.
UK: Council apologises for ordering churches to perform same-sex weddings 5
2:03 PM — Essex County Council has apologised for incorrectly telling churches they had to be licensed to perform same-sex marriages.
US: Arkansas clerk to stop marrying same-sex couples temporarily
12:59 PM — A county clerk in Arkansas has said he will temporarily stop marrying same-sex couples, after a Supreme Court ruling caused legal confusion.
14th May 2014
US: NOM’s bid to intervene in Oregon marriage ban case thrown out 4
7:45 PM — An Oregon judge has thrown out the National Organisation for Marriage's bid to intervene in a court case to defend the state's same-sex marriage ban.
US: Idaho judge refuses to stay same-sex marriage ruling 7
7:24 PM — An Idaho judge who yesterday stuck down the state's same-sex marriage ban has refused to stay her ruling.
Pope Francis would baptise aliens, but won’t marry gay couples 31
4:59 PM — Pope Francis has indicated he would be happy to baptise aliens and allow them into the church, despite his opposition to same-sex marriage.
Anglican Church of New Zealand ‘exploring ways’ to bless same-sex relationships 1
2:14 PM — The Anglican Church in New Zealand is "exploring ways" to bless same-sex relationships.
US: School apologises for showing viral same-sex marriage video to students because it’s ‘not balanced’ 9
1:53 PM — A Wisconsin superintendent has apologised showing a viral same-sex marriage video to students, claiming that it was "biased" and not "balanced".
Spokesman: Archbishop of Canterbury does not endorse same-sex marriage 22
12:10 PM — A spokesman for the Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed he was not endorsing same-sex marriage when he labelled it 'great' in a Pink News interview.
US: Idaho federal judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 2
11:09 AM — A US federal judge has overturned the US state of Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage.
13th May 2014
Exclusive: Archbishop of Canterbury: It’s ‘great’ that equal marriage is the law of the land 76
10:16 PM — In an exclusive interview with PinkNews, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said it’s “great” that same-sex couples in England and Wales can now marry and that it’s “right and proper, it’s the law of the land.”
US: Soon only two states will have unchallenged same-sex marriage bans 6
8:01 PM — There are currently only three states in the US which have same-sex marriage bans unchallenged in court.
US: Arkansas attorneys urge judge not to suspend ruling allowing same-sex marriage 2
7:29 PM — Attorneys in the US state of Arkansas are urging a judge not to put a stay on a ruling which struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.