2nd January 2015
Judge rules that same-sex marriage licenses must be issued across Florida 10
12:42 AM — A US District Judge has ordered for marriage licenses to be issued to same-sex couples across all counties within Florida.
1st January 2015
US groceries chain extends benefits to married gay couples 6
7:42 PM — US grocery chain Publix has extended its employee insurance benefits to all legally married couples, including same-sex couples.
US: Florida clerks to stop all courthouse weddings to avoid marrying gay couples 15
6:58 PM — A number of clerks in the US state of Florida may stop performing courthouse weddings in order to avoid marrying same-sex couples.
The reasons 2015 is better for LGBT people than Back to the Future II could have imagined 7
4:48 PM — The world of 2015 may be far from that depicted in the film Back to the Future II, but there are quite a few reasons why it is probably better for LGBT people.
Irish Taoiseach vows to ‘campaign strongly’ for marriage equality 16
4:34 PM — Ahead of a referendum on same-sex marriage this year, the Irish Taoiseach has vowed to "campaign strongly" for a yes vote.
Congrats! Same-sex wedding takes place in Dominican Republic 5
9:59 AM — Despite same-sex marriage being banned in the Dominican Republic, two men have been allowed to marry in the British Embassy.
US: Two Florida counties given green light for same-sex marriage
9:24 AM — A judge in the US state of Florida has ordered two counties to begin issuing same-sex marriage licences from next week.
31st December 2014
Amnesty: Northern Ireland’s ban on equal marriage will be challenged in 2015 3
4:10 PM — Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage will be challenged in 2015, Amnesty International predicts.
UK Catholic Bishop: Marriage is an ‘unbreakable union of man and woman’ 73
3:26 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has reiterated his position that marriage can only be between a man and a woman.
Scotland: Preacher warns of ‘Biblical consequences’ over equal marriage 33
11:08 AM — A Fife preacher has claimed the Scottish Government’s legalisation of equal marriage will have “Biblical consequences”.
Congratulations! The first gay couple has married in Scotland 6
12:17 AM — As Scotland's same-sex marriage bill came into force this evening one couple married on the stroke of midnight.
30th December 2014
Nick Clegg: Equal marriage in Scotland sends a signal to less tolerant nations 12
5:28 PM — Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has congratulated gay and lesbian couples planning to marry from midnight tonight in Scotland.
Scottish equal marriage does more than allow gay couples to tie the knot, by Nicola Sturgeon 16
3:11 PM — Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon writes for PinkNews to welcome the first same-sex marriages which will take place just after midnight tonight.
US: Florida Attorney General asks for ‘clarification’ on same-sex marriage 20
12:13 PM — The Attorney General in the US state of Florida has asked for "appropriate clarification" on whether a ruling on same-sex marriage applies state-wide.
29th December 2014
Same-sex weddings set to begin in Scotland this week 4
5:04 PM — Scotland's first new same-sex weddings will commence on Wednesday, marking same-sex marriage across the entirety of Great Britain.
The top 10 PinkNews UK stories of 2014 2
3:13 PM — As the year of 2014 close, PinkNews looks back on the top 10 most significant stories to come out of the UK.
Study: Same-sex couples are less likely to divorce 13
1:07 PM — Same-sex couples are more likely to have stable, long-lasting relationships than straight couples, according to a new study.
27th December 2014
Five candidates for ‘Briton of the Year’ who are not Nigel Farage 10
9:02 PM — On the announcement that UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been named 'Briton of the Year' by the Times Newspaper, here are just a few people who probably deserve the honour a bit more.
Egypt reduces jail time for men in ‘gay wedding’ video 7
2:30 PM — Several men who were jailed for appearing in a video which appeared to show a mock same-sex wedding have had their jail sentences reduced at appeal.
25th December 2014
US: Florida same-sex couple denied divorce 3
3:14 PM — An appeals court in Miami has denied a same-sex couple the right to divorce.