23rd September 2014
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.
20th September 2014
Neil Patrick Harris: I married husband so our kids understand our family 2
6:39 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has opened up about his wedding to husband David Burtka earlier this month.
US: Court puts Colorado same-sex marriage appeal ‘on hold’ ahead of Supreme Court meeting 5
3:41 PM — A federal appeals court has put a marriage ban appeal from Colorado on hold, ahead of the Supreme Court's planned meeting later this month.
Australian MP: Parliament shouldn’t have free vote on equal marriage because public would ‘vilify’ those opposed 24
1:53 PM — An Australian Liberal MP has said there shouldn't be a free vote in Parliament on same-sex marriage - because the public would "vilify" MPs who vote against it.
TV host Rylan Clark engaged to boyfriend 2
12:33 PM — Singer and TV presenter Rylan Clark has announced his engagement to former Big Brother star Dan Neal.
Mary Cheney: I support gay marriage because I am a Republican 6
12:10 PM — Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has claimed that gay equality is a Republican ideal.
US poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage drops to historic low 9
11:40 AM — A new poll has found that the number of people opposed to same-sex marriage has dropped to a record low.
19th September 2014
Married gay vicar: Church of England’s same-sex weddings conversations are ‘pointless’ 11
1:49 PM — A London vicar who defied the ban on gay clergy marrying has branded the Church's current round of discussions about same-sex marriage "pointless".
17th September 2014
US: ACLU seeks recognition of Wisconsin same-sex marriages
10:46 PM — Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit seeking recognition of a group of Wisconsin same-sex marriages that were conducted while the state's same-sex marriage ban was temporarily blocked.