10th July 2014
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.
US: Utah will ask the US Supreme Court to rule on state’s same-sex marriage ban 1
9:42 PM — The Utah Attorney General's Office will appeal the 10th Circuit Court's decision upholding same-sex marriage directly to the United States Supreme Court.
First gay clergy member to marry in UK considers suing Church of England after sacking 14
7:08 PM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK, who was later sacked for doing so, has accused the Church of England of homophobia, and says he is considering legal action.
US: Judge declines to speed up proceedings in Wisconsin gay marriage lawsuit
6:57 PM — A federal judge has refused to speed up the proceedings of a case challenging the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
US: State lawsuit to stop rogue clerk from issuing gay marriage licences begins 4
6:49 PM — The lawsuit against a clerk who issued marriage licences to gay and lesbian couples, and refused to stop doing so, despite instructions from the attorney general, has begun.
Head of abuse inquiry Butler-Sloss said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’ 34
5:58 PM — The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse inquiry was one of the most vocal critics of the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage for England and Wales.
Jersey: First ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday following equal marriage disappointment 2
5:00 PM — Jersey's first ever LGBT rally will take place on Saturday, in response to the stalling of a bill to make same-sex marriage legal there.
France: Activists on trial for topless Notre Dame equal marriage protest
4:39 PM — A group of activists stood trial today after taking part in a topless pro-equal marriage protest.
Ann Widdecombe backs anti-gay marriage Belfast bakery 97
2:54 PM — Ann Widdecombe is supporting the owners of a Belfast bakery who refused to make a cake featuring a pro-equal marriage message.
US: Virginia same-sex marriage appeal ruling expected soon
1:21 PM — A federal appeals court is expected to rule on Virginia's same-sex marriage ban soon.
Jersey: Same-sex marriage delayed, as minister claims it would have ‘unintended consequences’ 14
11:22 AM — A bill to allow same-sex marriage in Jersey has been stalled, as States members approved an amendment meaning a "detailed study" must take place.
8th July 2014
US: Out-of-state couples struggle to marry in Illinois 1
9:04 PM — Couples traveling across the border to marry in Illinois are finding themselves unable to, due to a provision written into the Illinois marriage law.
US: Arizona state and gay couples want judge to rule on same-sex marriage ban without trial
7:03 PM — Both the state of Arizona and gay couples suing it over its same-sex marriage ban, have asked a judge to rule in the case without a trial.
US: Gay couples assert that anti-gay marriage arguments ‘don’t hold water’ in court filing 1
6:34 PM — Arguments against recognising the marriage of some 300 married same-sex couples in Michigan "don't hold water", a court filing argues.
US: Episcopal churches go to court over $500 million in property over gay priests 5
6:04 PM — Several dozen Episcopal churches in the US state of South Carolina are suing the national church over the introduction of gay priests, stating that they should be able to retain property when they leave the church.
7th July 2014
Chair of LGBT Liberal Democrats gets married 16
6:11 PM — The chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats and his partner have married.
US: Bishop in lesbian marriage forms new gay-inclusive congregation 4
4:29 PM — A bishop who was forced to resign from her Baptist church after marrying a woman has formed a new congregation.