13th March 2014
Ed Miliband: I pledge if I become PM to use every mechanism at my disposal to fight for global equality 9
8:11 PM — Ed Miliband last night gave a speech celebrating equal marriage, and looking ahead to pledge if he is elected to Prime Minister, that he would do everything he could to fight against international inequalities.
Congratulations Scotland, Queen gives Royal Assent to same-sex marriage 7
7:10 PM — Same sex marriage is one step closer to becoming a reality in Scotland as its bill to legalise it has received Royal Assent.
Lord Alli: Culture Secretary had look of ‘rabbit scared in headlights’ during equal marriage debate 23
4:45 PM — In a speech praising Yvette Cooper’s role in assisting the Coalition with its same-sex marriage law, Labour peer Lord Alli took a pop at Maria Miller, the Culture Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities.
Would you let the BBC film and broadcast your wedding ? This gay couple is 2
3:56 PM — The BBC has announced that it has been given access to film one of the first same-sex marriages as it takes place when the law changes on 29 March.
Lib Dem peer Lord Paddick: Today I’m legally married at last! 15
11:01 AM — Lord Brian Paddick writes for PinkNews.co.uk of his delight at the fact that today his marriage to his Norwegian husband, Petter, is finally recognised in England and Wales.
12th March 2014
Comment: The kinks and quirks of equal marriage 13
5:59 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, family lawyer Michael Wells-Greco says it's important that gay people are aware of the different legal provisions governing same-sex marriages ahead of 29 March.
Anyone looking for love and marriage will relate to this moving video 19
5:30 PM — This video, shown at the end of Sydney Mardi Gras 2014, depicts the story of a gay man searching for love.
Comment: The Church of England must stop its persecution of gay priests 8
3:49 PM — The Chair of LGBT+ Liberal Democrats, Ed Fordham, writes for PinkNews.co.uk on his dismay at the latest attempts by the Church of England to suppress equality among its own ranks.
11th March 2014
Lesbian couple to be first to marry at the Roman Baths 2
8:06 PM — A lesbian couple from London have announced they will be the first to exchange vows at the Roman Baths.
Zach Galifianakis jokes he would make ‘same sex divorce illegal’ in weird Obama interview
2:46 PM — In a strange comedy interview, actor and personality Zach Galifianakis joked to President Barack Obama that he would "make same-sex divorce illegal", if he were made President.
10th March 2014
US: Church drops case against pastor who officiated at gay son’s wedding 16
7:53 PM — A US church has dropped a case against a NYC pastor who was accused of going against its teachings by officiating at his gay son's wedding.
7th March 2014
US: Decision expected on challenge to Michigan gay marriage ban within two weeks
7:59 PM — The presiding judge in a lawsuit challenging the US state of Michigan's ban on same-sex couples marrying, has said he expects to rule in the next two weeks.
US: Final arguments in Michigan gay marriage ban lawsuit scheduled for Friday
2:03 PM — Final arguments for and against Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage will be heard on Friday following a week of passionate testimony from both sides.
6th March 2014
Watch this adorable four year old put 34% of Americans to shame with his support for gay marriage 24
8:05 PM — Four-year-old Logan teaches a lesson in acceptance to the 34% of Americans who still oppose same-sex marriage.
Two more Illinois counties begin issuing gay marriage licences
6:45 PM — Two more counties in the US state of Illinois have said they will begin issuing same-sex marriage licences to same-sex couples.
Lawyer cites changing beliefs and Salem witch hunt in Michigan gay marriage trial 2
5:16 PM — A lawyer in the US state of Michigan has drawn on some hard-hitting historical occurrences in challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Dalai Lama says gay marriage is ‘OK’ and anti-LGBT bullying is ‘wrong’ 36
2:04 PM — In a rare interview, the Dalai Lama has said that he thinks same-sex marriage is "OK", and voiced his disapproval at the bullying of LGBT people.
Pope Francis: ‘Matrimony is between a man and a woman’ 87
11:18 AM — Pope Francis says “matrimony is between a man and a woman” but has hinted that he could eventually accept the principle of civil partnerships.
5th March 2014
Secondary equal marriage legislation passes House of Commons 21
7:04 PM — The secondary legislation needed for same-sex marriages to commence in England and Wales has passed the House of Commons.
Record high: Poll finds that 59% of Americans now support same-sex marriage 2
4:06 PM — A new poll has found that support for same-sex marriage in the US is at a record high, as 59% said they supported the right of gay couples to tie the knot.