30th September 2014
Veteran Tory: Introducing same-sex marriage ‘was a political disaster’ 22
2:29 PM — A veteran Tory MP has said he thought introducing same-sex marriage "was a disaster" politically, as it “looked like a distraction”.
Poll: 60% of Tory councillors say David Cameron was wrong to legalise gay marriage 35
11:18 AM — A poll of more than 1,000 Conservative councillors has found 60% disagree with same-sex marriage - with one councillor suggesting David Cameron has played "God" over the issue.
29th September 2014
US: St Louis challenges Missouri same-sex marriage ban
10:04 PM — The Jackson County Circuit Court heard testimony Monday from the assistant attorney general and the St Louis City Counselor on the validity of Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban.
Italy: Court overturns ruling recognising one same-sex marriage 7
7:55 PM — An Italian court has overturned a ruling ordering the recognition of one same-sex couple's marriage.
Michele Bachmann: Same-sex marriage is ‘boring’ 19
6:27 PM — Michele Bachmann has said that she thinks that same-sex marriage is "not an issue" and is "boring."
US: Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking up gay marriage cases 1
4:32 PM — All of the Supreme Court justices will today meet privately today in order to discuss whether they should take up cases challenging state same-sex marriage bans.
Australia: Tony Abbott finally replies to 8-year-old who wrote to ask for equal marriage 13
1:13 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has finally replied to an 8-year-old girl who sent him a letter every day asking him to legalise equal marriage.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban case due back in court
1:09 PM — A lawuit challenging the US state of Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage is set to resume on Monday.
UK: 16% of people still think gay sex should be illegal 65
10:10 AM — Almost a sixth of British people think gay sex should be illegal, according to a new survey.
US: Most Utahns now realise same-sex marriage wouldn’t affect their families 1
8:51 AM — A poll released today has found that, along with an even spit on the issue of same-sex marriage, a majority of voters in the state of Utah said legalising it wouldn't affect their families.
28th September 2014
US: Louisiana church evicts Alcoholics Anonymous group, blames gay marriage 10
5:22 PM — A Louisiana church has blamed same-sex marriage for its decision to kick out an AA group.
France: Three-quarters want to keep equal marriage laws, despite calls for repeal 8
1:53 PM — A poll has found that three-quarters of people in France want to keep the country's same-sex marriage laws, despite opposition calls to repeal it.
US: Supreme Court meeting tomorrow to consider same-sex marriage cases 1
12:46 PM — The Supreme Court is set to meet tomorrow to discuss taking up one of several pending cases surrounding same-sex marriage bans.
Church in Wales to consider performing same-sex marriages 10
11:58 AM — The Church in Wales has launched a consultation to evaluate whether it should solemnise same-sex marriages.
27th September 2014
Departing US Attorney General: Government will still back same-sex marriage to Supreme Court
11:41 AM — Departing US Attorney General Eric Holder has confirmed the Obama administration will continue to support same-sex marriage in court after he leaves.
26th September 2014
US: ACLU files a brief for same-sex Mississippi divorce case
7:46 PM — Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union is filing a brief with the state of Mississippi asking it to recognise a same-sex marriage in order to grant the couple a divorce.
UN: Human Rights Council to vote on LGBT resolution 1
6:16 PM — The United Nations' Human Rights Council is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that addresses violence and discrimination directed at LGBT people around the globe.
Watch: US-wide equal marriage ad launched ahead of Supreme Court meeting 4
2:27 PM — A new TV advert pushing for marriage equality in all 50 states is set to air across the US this week.
US: Judge takes up challenge to same-sex marriage ban in Missouri
9:45 AM — A judge has taken up a case brought by ten same-sex couples challenging the state of Missouri's ban on recognising the marriages of gay and lesbian couples performed out of state.
Tony Blair: ‘Gay rights is a significant part of my legacy’ 31
8:00 AM — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says gay rights will form “a significant part” of his legacy.