26th June 2015
Obama: Today’s gay marriage ruling will strengthen America and change the world 4
4:52 PM — President Obama has given an emotional statement celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling in favour of same-sex marriage.
2nd June 2015
Jersey passes law protecting LGBT and intersex people from discrimination 5
7:24 PM — Jersey has passed an anti-discrimination law that protects people on the grounds of gender identity and sexual orientation for the first time.
27th April 2015
Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that could bring equal marriage to all 50 states
12:25 PM — The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans from tomorrow.
24th April 2015
Court rules that Kenyan government can’t block gay rights groups 3
7:28 PM — Kenya's High Court has ruled that the government can no longer block LGBT groups from formally registering their organisations.
20th February 2015
US: New York man who lied about HIV won’t face felony charge 9
7:40 PM — A New York court has ruled that a man who knowingly exposed his partner to HIV should not face a felony charge.
11th February 2015
US: Republicans won’t file Supreme Court brief for same-sex marriage case 7
1:36 PM — The GOP has indicated it will file no brief to the Supreme Court, ahead of an upcoming case on same-sex marriage.
7th February 2015
Australia: Transgender 17-year-old allowed gender treatment without parental consent 15
5:38 PM — A 17-year-old trans boy has become the first in Australia to be allowed access to gender treatment without permission from his parents.
28th January 2015
France: Court rules that gay Moroccan can marry French partner 4
7:44 PM — A court in France has ruled that a Moroccan should be allowed to marry their French same-sex partner, in spite of a long-standing convention between the two countries.
24th January 2015
US: Alabama judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban 7
12:28 PM — A judge in the US state of Alabama has stuck down the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
12th November 2014
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.
8th November 2014
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.
7th November 2014
US: Court fully strikes down Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban 4
4:39 PM — A court has struck down the remaining parts of Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage.
17th October 2014
US: Same-sex marriages to begin in Arizona after judge strikes down ban 41
6:52 PM — Same-sex marriages are to begin immediately in Arizona, after a judge struck down the state's marriage ban.
11th October 2014
US: Idaho clerk begins marrying same-sex couples
2:19 PM — Same-sex couples have begun to marry in some parts of Idaho, after a court overturned the state's marriage ban.
6th October 2014
Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, Indiana and Oklahoma all begin marrying same-sex couples 13
7:02 PM — Six states across the US have today begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, or announced their intention to do so shortly.
US: North Carolina activists seek urgent repeal of marriage ban after Supreme Court decision
6:17 PM — Activists in North Carolina have urged a judge to quickly strike down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, after the Supreme Court opted not to rule on the issue.
14th September 2014
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
6th September 2014
US: 32 states call on Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage 1
11:41 AM — A majority of US states have called on the Supreme Court to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, across two separate legal briefs.
29th August 2014
Switzerland: Gay couple recognised as parents in landmark ruling 1
2:53 PM — In the first ruling of its kind in Switzerland, a gay couple have been legally recognised as the parents of a child.
18th August 2014
Family Research Council: Judges should be abolished if they keep ruling in favour of equal marriage 21
12:27 PM — The Family Research Council has called for the abolition of the judiciary, because 'unelected judges' keep ruling in favour of same-sex marriage.