8th September 2014
US: Federal appeals court to hear three states’ gay marriage cases 1
6:35 PM — A federal appeals court will today hear arguments on the same-sex marriage bans in three US states - Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada.
British diplomat marries same-sex partner in Beijing
4:11 PM — A British diplomat has married his same-sex partner in Beijing.
Neil Patrick Harris marries partner in Italy 13
3:09 PM — Neil Patrick Harris has married his long-term partner David Burtka.
US: Lesbian couple marry after 72 years together 20
12:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Iowa have married, after being together for 72 years.
7th September 2014
US radio hosts: Same-sex marriage will cause straight men to cheat on their wives with gays 69
2:52 PM — Two radio hosts are worried that same-sex marriage will cause straight men to start cheating on their wives with other men.
Croatia: First same-sex couple enter civil partnership 4
2:12 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first to enter into a civil partnership in Croatia.
Spiritualist Church holds first same-sex wedding 8
1:04 PM — A Tamworth same-sex couple have become the first to marry inside a Spiritualist church.
Anti-gay rights Labour MP Jim Dobbin dies on trip 83
12:35 PM — Jim Dobbin, a Labour MP who was opposed to gay rights, has died on a Parliamentary trip.
Florida Attorney General: My opposition to same-sex marriage isn’t personal, I have many gay friends 47
12:06 PM — Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi has claimed that defending a ban on same-sex marriage doesn't make her a homophobe - because she has many gay friends.
6th September 2014
US: 32 states call on Supreme Court to rule on same-sex marriage 1
11:41 AM — A majority of US states have called on the Supreme Court to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage, across two separate legal briefs.
5th September 2014
First same-sex couple marry in Dagenham 2
12:17 PM — A same-sex couple have become the first to marry in Barking and Dagenham.
US: Arizona man fighting same-sex marriage ban dies 5
9:07 AM — A man in the US state of Arizona who had asked a judge to recognise his marriage due to terminal illness, has died.
4th September 2014
US: Wisconsin and Indiana same-sex marriage bans ruled unconstitutional 1
9:47 PM — A three-judge panel has unanimously ruled that same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional.
Gay marriage supporters to appeal ruling upholding Louisiana ban 1
9:33 AM — Advocates of same-sex marriage are planning to appeal against a ruling which upheld the US state of Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage.
Ecuador recognises same-sex unions on national ID cards 4
8:48 AM — Same-sex couples in Ecuador have taken another step toward equality, as civil unions will now be included on national identification cards.
3rd September 2014
Former Utah Governor: Equal marriage in 50 states is ‘inevitable’ 8
7:16 PM — A former Governor of Utah has claimed that same-sex marriage across all 50 states is "inevitable".
US: Louisiana judge upholds ban on same-sex marriage 22
6:59 PM — A federal judge in Louisiana has dismissed a court challenge to the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Former ‘ex-gay’ activist: I’m glad that courts are striking down marriage bans 12
6:16 PM — A former 'ex-gay' activist is glad that courts are striking down same-sex marriage bans that he helped lobby for.
Same-sex marriage and adoption approved in another Mexican state
8:53 AM — The Mexican state of Coahuila has joined one other state and Mexico City in legally recognising same-sex marriages.
2nd September 2014
US: Former Vermont governor recounts same-sex marriage veto in memoir 6
7:12 PM — Former Vermont governor Jim Douglas recounts vetoing a same-sex marriage law in his new memoir.