8th February 2015
Anti-gay marriage Australian PM Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge 20
7:23 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott - who is a strong opponent of same-sex marriage - is facing a potential leadership challenge.
US: Same-sex weddings set to begin tomorrow in Alabama 9
5:21 PM — Same-sex weddings are set to begin tomorrow in some parts of Alabama - though some probate judges are refusing to comply.
The Queen thinks same-sex marriage is wonderful, Stephen Fry claims 112
3:32 PM — Stephen Fry has recounted a story of the Queen remarking that same-sex marriage is "wonderful".
US: Lesbian who fought for same-sex marriage in Indiana dies 2
2:33 PM — A woman who successfully sued for the recognition of her same-sex marriage in Indiana has died.
Slovakia: Referendum to reinforce same-sex marriage ban fails 14
11:26 AM — Slovakia's referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption has been declared invalid, as it failed to meet the required turnout.
7th February 2015
Ireland: Gay Byrne backs gay marriage 4
2:01 PM — Irish TV host Gay Byrne has confirmed his support for same-sex marriage.
Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria announces engagement
1:29 PM — Orange is the New Black star Lea DeLaria has announced her engagement to partner Chelsea Fairless.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
Sir Alan Duncan defends Tory MP who warned of ‘aggressive homosexuals’ 22
4:57 PM — Sir Alan Duncan has laughed off Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth's infamous rant about "the aggressive homosexual community" by saying "that’s very Gerald".
WATCH: Sam Smith reveals moving new pro-marriage equality video 3
3:14 PM — Sam Smith has revealed the new video for his song 'Lay Me Down' which he has dedicated to the hope that "one day gay men and women and trans men and women all over the world will be able to get married."
3rd February 2015
Judge refuses to extend block on gay couples marrying in Alabama 2
7:15 PM — A judge has refused to extend a block on same-sex couples marrying in the US state of Alabama.
US: Federal appeals court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases in 3 states 3
6:48 PM — A further three states which are defending their same-sex marriage bans will have their cases heard by a federal appeals court this spring.
Evangelical megachurch announces support for same-sex marriage 25
11:42 AM — A US evangelical megachurch has in a surprise move announced support for same-sex marriage, and to fully include LGBT people in its congregation.
2nd February 2015
Watch: Irish homophobe gets rap remix 7
7:52 PM — An Irish man who made an awkward slip during a same-sex marriage debate now has his own remix.
Obama’s budget proposal includes social security benefits for all couples gay or straight 3
7:45 PM — President Barack Obama has unveiled a new budget proposal, which includes changes to social security which would mean all couples, gay or straight, would be eligible for spousal benefits.
1st February 2015
Watch: Homophobe makes awkward slip during equal marriage debate 30
7:02 PM — An anti-gay marriage campaigner has accidentally come out against marriage between men and women.
31st January 2015
Jacob Rees-Mogg: The PM is ‘rubbing in gay marriage’ 46
6:06 PM — Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has criticised the Tory leadership for 'alienating' people over same-sex marriage.
Lance Bass to attend mass same-sex wedding in Florida
11:05 AM — Former N Sync star Lance Bass will attend a mass same-sex wedding in Florida's Fort Lauderdale next week.
30th January 2015
The Republican party probably regrets using the ‘ruin a wedding’ hashtag 1
3:44 PM — A zinger from the Democratic party is going viral - after the Republicans used an ill-judged choice of hashtag.
29th January 2015
Alabama chief justice encourages judges to ignore same-sex marriage ruling 5
6:21 PM — The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court has given some questionable advice after a federal ruling struck down the state's same-sex marriage ban, saying judges should ignore the decision.