9th March 2015
Yes Equality campaign launched in Dublin 2
5:32 PM — A pro-equal marriage campaign has been officially launched in the Republic of Ireland - just over two months before the country's referendum.
Irish bishop equates homosexuality to Down’s syndrome 148
1:10 PM — An Irish bishop has compared homosexuality to Down's syndrome , while claiming it is not "what God intended".
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
7th March 2015
Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook team up for same-sex marriage case 27
12:26 PM — A number of corporate rivals have put their differences aside to sign a joint legal brief, calling on the US Supreme Court to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
Obama files legal brief calling for equal marriage in all 50 states 12
11:41 AM — Barack Obama's Attorney General has filed a powerful legal brief with the Supreme Court, urging them to strike down all bans on same-sex marriage.
6th March 2015
Republican who said equal marriage was a ‘Marxist plot’ now claims to support it in some states 6
2:03 PM — Republican Ben Carson - who less than a year ago claimed that same-sex marriage was a "Marxist plot" - now claims he supports the rights of states to introduce it.
George Takei and husband give Alabama the finger for blocking same-sex marriage 2
11:10 AM — George Takei and his husband have taken to social media to give the state of Alabama the finger for refusing to recognise a federal ruling legalising same-sex marriage.
4th March 2015
Alabama Supreme Court orders halt to same-sex weddings with ‘no legal authority’ 11
7:31 PM — The Alabama Supreme Court has issued an order directing probate judges to stop marrying gay couples - but legal experts say it is not enforceable.
Slovenia approves same-sex marriage 61
10:03 AM — The Slovenian Parliament has voted with a large majority to approve same-sex marriage and adoption.
2nd March 2015
US: Texas Republican on his fifth marriage complains about one lesbian wedding 31
6:38 PM — A Texas Republican who is on his fifth marriage has complained - after a judge ruled that two women could not be prevented from marrying once.
US: Judge strikes down Nebraska’s ban on same-sex marriage 3
3:05 PM — A judge in Nebraska has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
28th February 2015
Jeb Bush reaffirms opposition to same-sex marriage 11
1:00 PM — Rumoured Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage - after claims he would soften his approach.
Zachary Quinto: I’m not a fan of marriage, gay or straight 16
12:42 PM — Zachary Quinto has revealed that he is "not a huge fanatic" of the concept of marriage.
26th February 2015
North Carolina allows magistrates to opt-out of performing same-sex marriages 13
12:19 PM — The North Carolina state Senate voted yesterday to allow government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
25th February 2015
Obama administration redefines ‘spouse’ to include gay couples 2
4:19 PM — Gay married couples will now be included in the definition of the word "spouse" used by the Obama administration.
Edward Snowden: Gay marriage movement shows why governments shouldn’t have ‘perfect surveillance’ 47
1:07 PM — Whistleblower Edward Snowden has cited lobbyists for same-sex marriage as an example of why governments shouldn't have too much control over surveillance.
24th February 2015
Swiss legislative committee backs same-sex marriage 19
1:56 PM — A Swiss legislative committee has overwhelmingly recommended that the country extends marriage rights to same-sex couples.
High Court judge permits straight civil partnerships legal challenge to proceed 31
12:41 PM — A High Court judge has granted permission for a legal case against the British Government for its refusal to extend civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples, to proceed.
23rd February 2015
Hate preacher Scott Lively: It would take a miracle to stop same-sex marriage in the US 46
2:40 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively has conceded that it would take a "miracle" to stop equal marriage in the United States.
Texas Attorney General attempts to void ‘medically fragile’ gay couple’s marriage 5
9:22 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Texas has attempted to declare void the marriage of a gay couple granted a licence on medical grounds.