1st December 2014
Australian PM refuses to back free vote on same-sex marriage bill 26
5:37 PM — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has refused to back a free vote for MPs on an upcoming same-sex marriage bill.
29th November 2014
Baroness Brinton elected Liberal Democrat President
6:11 PM — Vocal equal marriage supporter Baroness Brinton has been elected as the new President of the Liberal Democrats.
Finland: Church head welcomes same-sex marriage vote 18
5:03 PM — The head of the largest religious denomination in Finland has praised the country's passage of same-sex marriage.
28th November 2014
Jersey: Same-sex marriage bill won’t include ‘spousal veto’ for trans people 4
7:59 PM — Jersey's planned equal marriage bill will exclude a controversial 'spousal veto' clause, which can stop trans people gaining legal gender recognition.
Finland’s Parliament votes to allow same-sex marriage 38
12:05 PM — A petition has been started calling for all anti-gay legislation to be scrapped in Uganda.
27th November 2014
Slovakia to hold referendum on same-sex marriage in 2015 49
3:26 PM — The Slovakian President has announced that the country will hold a referendum on same-sex marriage early next year.
26th November 2014
UK: Coalition for Marriage still wants to void all same-sex marriages 26
4:32 PM — The Coalition for Marriage is still calling for same-sex marriages to be voided in England and Wales.
Finnish Parliament prepares for close vote on same-sex marriage 20
1:05 PM — The Finnish Parliament is set for a vote on Friday on a proposal which would make marriage gender-neutral, and extend marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples.
Ireland: Thousands register to vote ahead of marriage referendum 3
1:03 PM — Thousands of people have been registered to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum on same-sex marriage.
US: Arkansas and Mississippi overturn bans on same-sex marriage 1
11:52 AM — Judges in two states have separately struck down bans on same-sex marriage on the same day.
25th November 2014
Australian politician to introduce same-sex marriage bill 14
5:29 PM — Senator David Leyonhjelm is expected to bring a bill before Australia’s upper house on Wednesday that could pave the way for same-sex marriage in the country.
US: Michigan Attorney General asks Supreme Court to stop gay couples from marrying 21
11:10 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Michigan has stepped up his opposition to same-sex marriage, taking the fight to the Supreme Court.
US: Texas couples ask judge to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately
9:41 AM — Two couples in the US state of Texas have asked a federal judge to rule to allow same-sex couples to marry immediately.
24th November 2014
Mexico: State’s planned first gay wedding scuppered by bomb threat 3
7:37 PM — The first gay wedding that was set to take place in the Mexican state of Baja California was scuppered by a bomb threat.
US: Texas couples file appeal for same-sex marriage ‘in time for Christmas’
7:02 PM — Couples in Texas have filed an appeal which could allow same-sex marriages to begin in the state immediately.
23rd November 2014
US: Straight guys try to marry eachother to experience state’s marriage ban 11
2:23 PM — Two heterosexual men in the US have attempted to get married - to experience for themselves their state's ban on same-sex marriage.
22nd November 2014
NOM co-founder: It might take 100 years for us to stop same-sex marriage 43
7:56 PM — The co-founder of the National Organisation for Marriage has claimed that the group will stop same-sex marriage - even if it takes a century to do so.
21st November 2014
The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue backs equal marriage ahead of Ireland referendum 4
6:11 PM — Singer Danny O'Donoghue has shown his support for equal marriage in Ireland, ahead of the country's planned referendum.
Mark Reckless wins Rochester by-election with 2,900 majority 12
11:07 AM — UKIP's Mark Reckless has become the party's second elected MP after winning at the Rochester and Strood by-election.
20th November 2014
US Supreme Court refuses to block equal marriage in South Carolina 9
5:47 PM — The US Supreme Court has refused to block same-sex marriages in South Carolina.