8th June 2014
Hong Kong: British consulate banned from performing same-sex marriages 24
8:45 PM — The British consulate in Hong Kong has been banned from performing same-sex marriages by the local government.
UK: Newly-appointed Bishop of Bath condemns same-sex marriage 69
7:37 PM — The new Bishop of Bath and Wells has condemned same-sex marriage, less than 24 hours after being appointed.
UK: Married vicar, who preached against same-sex marriage, resigns after having affair 56
5:42 PM — A married vicar who claimed that same-sex weddings would violate the sanctity of marriage has resigned, after it emerged he had an affair with a parishioner.
7th June 2014
US: Another former NOM official admits equal marriage in 50 states is inevitable 2
5:50 PM — Another former official from the National Organization for Marriage has admitted that same-sex marriage in all 50 states is "inevitable".
Study: Fox News ‘ignoring’ same-sex marriage court victories 9
2:51 PM — A study has found that Fox News is spending almost no time covering same-sex marriage court victories.
US: First same-sex couples marry in Wisconsin 7
1:35 PM — The first same-sex weddings in Wisconsin have been performed, following the striking down of the state's marriage ban.
US: No state same-sex marriage ban remains unchallenged 9
12:59 AM — As same-sex couples in the state of North Dakota on Friday filed a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban, there are now no states with unchallenged bans.
US: Lawsuit challenges North Dakota’s same-sex marriage ban 1
12:52 AM — A lawsuit has been filed in the US state of North Dakota, challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
US: Wisconsin Attorney General seeks emergency stay to stop same-sex marriages 36
12:42 AM — The Attorney General in the US state of Wisconsin has asked for an emergency stay to be put in place to stop gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the state.
US: Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban struck down 2
12:29 AM — A federal judge has struck down the US state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban.
6th June 2014
DOMA plaintiff Edith Windsor hopes that same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024 8
7:26 PM — Edith Windsor, a plaintiff in the Supreme Court lawsuit which struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last year, has said she thinks same-sex marriage will be legal across the US by 2024.
Poll: US voters split on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right 4
7:13 PM — A new poll has found that voters in the US are evenly divided on whether or not same-sex couples have the right to marry under the US Constitution.
Catholics who oppose gay marriage should vote DUP, says Health Minister 44
1:37 PM — Edwin Poots says his party’s opposition to same-sex marriage makes it a good choice for social conservative Catholics.
5th June 2014
UK: Big Brother topless model claims same-sex marriage is ‘just not right’ 90
10:26 PM — A Big Brother contestant who works as a topless model claims her Catholic upbringing taught her same-sex marriage is "just not right".
US: Washington state clarifies that health benefits must be offered to gay spouses
7:09 PM — The US state of Washington has released a letter reminding companies that health benefits must be provided to same-sex married couples.
Jamaican newspaper: Banning same-sex marriage is hypocritical 4
12:37 PM — A leading newspaper in Jamaica has questioned the country’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying it amounts to “hypocrisy”.
4th June 2014
US: NOM’s bid to halt Oregon same-sex marriages rejected by Supreme Court 5
10:14 PM — The National Organisation for Marriage's bid to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon has been rejected.
US: Two-thirds of same-sex marriage licences in Minnesotan county are for North Dakotans
7:17 PM — Almost two-thirds of same-sex marriage licences in a Minnesota county bordering North Dakota, were issued to same-sex couples with at least one resident of the North Dakota.
Judge denies anti-gay group’s request to join gay marriage ban defence
7:04 PM — A judge in Miami has denied a request by the anti-gay legal organisation Liberty Counsel, to join the defence of the state of Florida's ban on same-sex marriage.
Chief Justice of South Africa: I will protect gay rights despite being against equal marriage 8
6:14 PM — South Africa’s most senior judge who believes “a man should marry a woman” has vowed to protect the rights of all gay citizens.