14th November 2014
Australia: Court rules gay men who shared house for seven years were ‘friends with benefits’ 17
11:05 AM — A court in Queensland has rejected a property claim on the basis the applicant only engaged in a "friends with benefits" relationship with the man he lived with for seven years.
13th November 2014
US: Supreme Court denies stay on same-sex weddings in Kansas 6
3:42 PM — The US Supreme Court has denied a request from Kansas state officials to issue a halt on same-sex weddings.
Australia: New South Wales legalises recognition of overseas same-sex marriages 5
11:34 AM — New South Wales has become the third Australian state to recognise same-sex couples who have been married abroad.
Taiwan: Over 50% of gay population experience abuse at the hands of a partner 5
10:38 AM — More than half of Taiwan's LGBT community say they have suffered abuse at the hands of their partner, a survey has revealed.
12th November 2014
US: Marriage equality groups celebrate first Deep South victory in South Carolina 4
7:48 PM — Pro-gay groups are celebrating a judge's order striking down the ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina.
Shadow equalities minister: I’m pleased Nicky Morgan has been won over on same-sex marriage 8
6:55 PM — Shadow equalities minister Sharon Hodgson has joked about the "Damascene conversion" of Nicky Morgan on same-sex marriage.
Equalities minister Nick Boles: My civil partner has been ‘insistently’ pressing me on marriage conversion 6
6:26 PM — Nick Boles, the minister with responsibility for same-sex marriage, has said his own civil partner is "insistently" waiting for their right to convert to a marriage.
Same-sex marriage ‘worth $2.5bn’ to US economy 4
5:59 PM — Same-sex marriage could be worth as much as $2.5 billion to the US economy annually, according to research.
Green Party leader: David Cameron showed real ‘leadership’ and ‘courage’ over equal marriage 5
5:35 PM — Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has praised David Cameron for legalising same-sex marriage.
Northern Ireland to face equal marriage legal challenge 10
4:24 PM — Campaigners in Northern Ireland are paving the way for a legal challenge over the country’s failure to introduce same-sex marriage.
US: Judge strikes down ban on same-sex marriage in South Carolina 3
3:32 PM — A judge in South Carolina has struck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Video games company ‘creates fake game’ to help a lesbian couple get engaged 6
1:16 PM — Video game developer Bioware created an intricate fake video game - all to help one gamer propose to her girlfriend.
10th November 2014
Ireland: Colin Farrell backs ‘Yes’ campaign for equal marriage referendum 9
1:01 PM — Irish actor Colin Farrell has voiced his support for the 'Yes' campaign ahead of the country's upcoming referendum on equal marriage.
9th November 2014
Russia: Same-sex couple allowed to marry in St Petersburg 19
2:35 PM — There is outcry in Russia after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry.
8th November 2014
Pope to host interfaith ‘traditional marriage’ conference 32
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.
US: Kansas asks Supreme Court to stop impending same-sex weddings 2
2:11 PM — The state of Kansas has asked the Supreme Court to halt same-sex weddings, which are due to begin statewide on Tuesday.
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.