26th September 2014
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.
25th September 2014
DNC political director: ‘Coming out was an advantage for me in my job’
3:43 PM — At only 36, Raul Alvillar — national political director of the Democratic National Committee and an openly gay man — has built an impressive resume with the Democratic Party.
Judge prepares to hear arguments in challenge to Missouri gay marriage ban
3:38 PM — A judge in Kansas City is set to hear arguments in a case challenging the state of Missouri's same-sex marriage ban.
24th September 2014
US: Archbishop accused of sexual misconduct forces gay man to resign over marriage 19
12:41 PM — A Minnesota Archbishop who is currently under investigation over alleged sexual misconduct with other priests is now forcing another man to resign from the church, saying his same-sex marriage does not "uphold church teaching".
Taiwan: Six same-sex marriages rejected in registration protest
12:07 PM — Six same-sex couples in Taiwan had their marriages rejected on Saturday after attempting to register en masse.
Police investigate shouts of ‘go home fag’ at gay couple’s wedding 2
9:35 AM — Police are investigating homophobic slurs shouted during a gay couple's wedding in Coronado.
23rd September 2014
US: Gay couple’s wedding ruined by shouts of ‘go home fag’ 15
6:32 PM — A gay couple in the US had their wedding day ruined after a passer by shouted homophobic slurs during the ceremony.
Ed Balls: Labour ‘paved the way’ for same-sex marriage 28
3:22 PM — Labour’s Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has praised the party’s record on civil partnerships.
US poll: Drop in support for same-sex marriage may be ‘anomaly’ 10
8:42 AM — Analysts have warned that a new survey which found that support for same-sex marriage had dropped by five percentile points may just ben an "anomaly".
US: District judge rules Louisiana gay marriage ban is unconstitutional 1
8:24 AM — A district judge in the US state of Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
22nd September 2014
Egyptian men due in court after arrest for ‘gay marriage’ video
6:39 PM — Men arrested for taking part in a mock same-sex wedding in Egypt are due in court on Tuesday.
US: Second Supreme Court justice performs same-sex wedding 4
5:16 PM — A second Supreme Court justice has performed a same-sex wedding.
Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage is ‘humiliating families’ 33
12:58 PM — Announcing his return to politics, former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy has condemned François Hollande for introducing same-sex marriage to the country, calling it "humiliating" for families.
Gangs using sham same-sex marriages to dodge immigration laws 11
12:45 PM — Gangs are holding sham same-sex marriages in order to dodge immigration laws.
Australia: Ex-PM Julia Gillard admits same-sex marriage is inevitable 14
12:08 PM — Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard - who opposed same-sex marriage while in office - has admitted that equal marriage is inevitable in Australia.
21st September 2014
Watch: US inaugural poet pens stunning tribute to marriage equality 3
5:14 PM — The US inaugural poet has penned a special work in tribute to same-sex marriage.
US Census begins recognising married same-sex couples as ‘families’ 3
3:02 PM — The US Census Bureau has begun recognising married same-sex couples for the first time.
US: Virginia House votes to hire lawyers to fight equal marriage, after Attorney General refuses 8
2:31 PM — The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to spend taxpayers' money hiring private lawyers to fight against same-sex marriage, after the state's Attorney General refused to.
US: Texas refuses to recognise woman’s surname because she married same-sex partner 3
2:04 PM — A woman has been denied a driver's license in Texas, because the state refuses to recognise she took her partner's name when they married.