17th June 2014
US: Federal appeals court to hear arguments around four same-sex marriage bans
6:22 PM — A federal appeals court is to hear arguments around same-sex marriage bans in four US states.
US: Judge sceptical of Colorado’s defence of same-sex marriage ban
5:11 PM — In a hearing on Monday, a federal judge seemed sceptical about the future of the state of Colorado's same-sex marriage ban, and the state's defences of it.
Tory MP Simon Kirby: Those in civil partnerships must be able to convert to marriage 20
4:25 PM — Tory MP Simon Kirby has contacted Equalities Minister Sajid Javid to push for the faster introduction of legislation to allow couples in civil partnerships to be able to convert to marriage.
First civil union takes place in Malta 3
12:48 PM — The first ever civil union has been registered in Malta, since parliament voted to introduce the new law earlier this year.
16th June 2014
US: Wisconsin couples to get full marriage license fee refund following stay
8:12 PM — Gay couples in one Wisconsin county will get their full marriage license fee refunded, after a court halted same-sex marriages.
US: Lawsuits challenging Colorado same-sex marriage ban to go to court
6:35 PM — Two lawsuits which challenge a ban on same-sex marriage in the US state of Colorado will be heard in court on Monday.
US: Wisconsin couples refused full refund for marriage licence fee before stay 2
6:06 PM — Same-sex couples in one county of the US state of Wisconsin are being told they will not receive a full refund for their $100 (£60) marriage licence application fee, despite a stay preventing them from actually marrying.
US: Kansas counties inconsistent in same-sex divorce record
4:46 PM — Same-sex couples who wish to divorce, are finding inconsistencies in Kansas counties, with one allowing divorces, and others refusing to do so.
US: Pittsburgh Mayor presides over 19 same-sex weddings
2:28 PM — The mayor of the city of Pittsburgh officiated at the weddings of 19 couples at the weekend.
14th June 2014
US: Wisconsin judge halts same-sex weddings 15
10:58 AM — A Wisconsin judge has put a temporary stop to same-sex weddings, less than a week after they began.
13th June 2014
Wisconsin Governor: It doesn’t matter what I think about same-sex marriage 3
7:56 PM — The Governor of Wisconsin has refused to reiterate his previous arguments against same-sex marriage, claiming it "doesn't matter" what he thinks.
Singer Lance Bass to marry same-sex partner on TV next February 2
5:33 PM — Singer Lance Bass has confirmed he will marry his same-sex partner in a TV special next year.
Tory Equalities Minister: Final decision not yet made on future of civil partnerships 90
5:05 PM — Equalities Minister Sajid Javid has said he is yet to make a final decision about the future of civil partnerships.
US: Nebraska Supreme Court refuses to allow lesbian couple to divorce 2
5:04 PM — A lesbian couple in the US state of Nebraska have been told by the state's Supreme Court that the may not divorce.
US: Wisconsin judge to hold hearing following same-sex marriage ban strike-down
3:04 PM — A federal judge is to hold a hearing today, one week after she struck-down the state of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban, during which she may temporarily stop same-sex couples from marrying.
12th June 2014
US: Hillary Clinton says radio host is ‘flat wrong’ for challenging her equal marriage support 65
10:35 PM — Hillary Clinton accused a radio host of "playing with" her words, when he questioned her support for equal marriage.
Wisconsin Attorney General: Clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses could be punished 6
9:04 PM — The Wisconsin Attorney General has warned clerks issuing same-sex marriage licenses that could face punishment for doing so.
Bishop of Bath: ‘Marriage has always been reserved for husband and wife’ 34
4:21 PM — The new Bishop of Bath and Wells has restated his opposition to equal marriage.
Italy: Court rules that anulment of trans woman’s marriage was unconstitutional 1
1:42 PM — A landmark ruling has been made in the case of a trans woman whose marriage was annulled despite her and her wife wishing to remain married, to say that the annulment was unconstitutional, despite the country having no legal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Italian trans woman fights for right to remain in same-sex marriage 1
1:13 PM — An Italian trans woman is contesting a decision to not allow her to remain married to her wife following gender reassignment.