9 January 2013Alice Arnold: I want to get married to my civil partner Clare Balding 10 Former Radio 4 newsreader Alice Arnold says she is determined to turn her civil partnership into a marriage.
9 January 2013UKIP removes youth chairman from office for supporting gay rights 93 UKIP (United Kingdom Independence Party) has removed the chairman of its youth wing, Young Independence, in part due to his support for same-sex marriage.
8 January 2013Conservative MEP: Same-sex marriage is a radical change in social policy 27 Conservative MEP Giles Chichester has dismissed the government’s equal marriage plans by saying of marriage “It ain’t broke so why spend valuable parliamentary time trying to fix it?”
8 January 2013Comment: Marriage equality is more than a passing possibility in Northern Ireland 14 Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Gary Spedding says there are reasons to be optimistic when it comes to Northern Ireland embracing marriage equality in 2013.
8 January 2013Horse McDonald: I came home to get married, even though I was bullied for being gay 14 Singer Horse McDonald returned to her hometown she left because of homophobia, in order to wed her fiance in a civil partnership.
8 January 2013US: Gallaudet University reinstates diversity officer suspended for signing equal marriage petition 15 The diversity officer of a university who was suspended for three months after she signed a petition sent by opponents of marriage equality in the state of Maryland has been reinstated.
7 January 2013Video: Chick-Fil-A gives pranksters a free chicken burger for renouncing their homosexuality 17 Pranksters from the Chick-Fil-A Foundation have exchanged a fake coupon for a meal on the condition that they renounced their homosexuality.
7 January 2013US Supreme Court schedules two day hearing for same-sex marriage cases 4 The US Supreme Court has announced that it will hear two days of arguments relating to same-sex marriage at the end of March.
7 January 2013Rhode Island Catholic bishop: Same-sex marriage is ‘immoral’ and a threat to ‘religious freedom’ 55 The leader of Rhode Island's Roman Catholic Diocese has described same-sex marriage as "immoral and unnecessary."
7 January 2013Former Archbishop of Glasgow: Same-sex marriage is ‘morally defective’ 59 The Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow Mario Conti has described same-sex marriage as "morally defective" and has urged the Scottish Government not to equate "homosexual unions with heterosexual marriage."
7 January 2013Rupert Everett: I was a slut because I was furious at Catholicism 61 In an interview with the Sunday Times, the gay actor Rupert Everett has said that he was a slut because he was furious with his Catholic faith.
7 January 2013David Cameron: We haven’t made it clear enough that churches won’t be forced to marry gay couples 31 David Cameron has reaffirmed his commitment to same-sex marriage but said that the Government hasn't communicated the changes very well to those who fear changes being imposed on churches.
6 January 2013Francoise Hollande supports education minister on Catholic school equal marriage row 15 French President, Francois Hollande voiced his support for his education minister who wrote a controversial letter urging Catholic schools to avoid bringing the issue of equal marriage into the classroom.
6 January 2013Mario Monti: Decision on Italian marriage equality should be made by parliament 9 The Italian Premier, Mario Monti, who is backed by the Vatican for his re-election bid, has said that gay rights issues, including marriage equality, should be decided by parliament, not his governement, if he is successful.
6 January 2013Vatican newspaper says equal marriage ‘deceives humanity’, compares it to communism 67 In not the first attack of its kind, the semi-official newspaper of the Vatican has likened global moves towards marriage equality to 20th century socialist promises which "deceived humanity".
6 January 2013Chile: Marriage equality becomes a key issue in presidential debates 6 The issue of marriage equality became majorly divisive during the first televised debate between two potential presidential nominees for the Chilean Christian Democrat party.
5 January 2013France: A majority of French people would like a referendum on equal marriage 32 A new survey has revealed that more than two thirds of French people would like a referendum on marriage equality and adoption rights for same-sex couples.
5 January 2013Navy Chaplin: Newt Gingrich was tempted by demons to accept same-sex marriage 30 A former Navy chaplain who was disgraced by the military for his role in a protest in 2006 has said that Republican politician Newt Gingrich is pandering to "homosexual sin" and tempted by the devil with his acceptance of same-sex marriage.
4 January 2013Gay Israeli MP conducts unofficial same-sex marriage ceremonies outside Rabbinic Court 10 Gay Israeli member of the Israeli Parliament or Knesset, Nitzan Horowitz has conducted three unofficial same-sex wedding ceremonies in front of the rabbinical court.
4 January 2013Mississippi: Lesbian couples denied marriage licenses 3 Five lesbian couples applied for marriage licenses in Forrest County, Mississippi, this week, knowing they would be denied.
Articles about Same Sex Marriage
- US church tells PinkNews: Equal marriage is to blame for violent Woolwich murder2
- US Boy Scouts President: Allowing gay boy scouts would be ‘the right decision’+
- Peter Tatchell: ‘I may disagree with David Cameron on austerity, but on equal marriage I salute him’+
- Ukraine: Gay pride rally cancelled by court for fear that it will spark violence+
- Cornwall: Tory deputy chair Sarah Newton defends abstaining in equal marriage Commons vote11
- Sir Gerald Howarth: ‘I should have used ‘militant’ rather than ‘aggressive’ to describe the ‘homosexuality community’23
- Lib Dem MP John Pugh criticised for voting against equal marriage bill — Simon Hughes and Tim Fallon abstained14
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends ‘aggressive homosexual community’ equal marriage slur56
- Columnist Richard Godwin: Does Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth ‘dream that everyone in Soho wants to bum him?’10
- David Cameron called ‘marriage wrecker’ and warned of ‘long battle’ over equal marriage in House of Lords47
- US church blames Woolwich suspected terror killing on UK acceptance of gay people44
- Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth defends 'aggressive homosexual community' equal marriage slur 56
- David Cameron called 'marriage wrecker' and warned of 'long battle' over equal marriage in House of Lords47
- Seven amusing and shocking things we learned during the equal marriage debate7
- Columnist Richard Godwin: Does Tory MP Sir Gerald Howarth 'dream that everyone in Soho wants to bum him?' 10
- US church blames Oklahoma tornado on gay basketball player Jason Collins56
- Sir Gerald Howarth: 'I should have used 'militant' rather than 'aggressive' to describe the 'homosexuality community'23
- Canada lifts lifetime ban on gay men giving blood, but they can only donate if celibate for five years24
- US radio host: Employers should be allowed to discriminate against gays who 'display their lifestyle'45
- Lib Dem MP John Pugh criticised for voting against equal marriage bill -- Simon Hughes and Tim Fallon abstained14
- London: Gay couple threatened with death in violent late night homophobic assault141
- Government considers watered down same-sex marriage bill to minimise Tory rebellion133
- Tory MP Gerald Howarth: 'There are plenty in the aggressive homosexual community who want more than just same-sex marriage'94
- France: Far right activist commits suicide in Notre Dame following legalisation of equal marriage93
- Philip Hammond: 'No great demand for gay marriage and it's upsetting vast numbers of people'73
- Government to consider abolishing civil partnerships or opening up to straight couples68
- Norman Tebbit: David Cameron has 'f**** things up' with his equal marriage bill66
- David Cameron: Gay teenagers will stand that bit taller following equal marriage vote62
- Lib Dem Deputy Leader Simon Hughes: 'Marriage should be between one man and one woman'58
- US church blames Oklahoma tornado on gay basketball player Jason Collins56
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