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.
Australian MP comes out as gay, makes case for equal marriage 7
3:17 PM — A senior Australian politician has come out as gay in a moving speech to MPs.
US: Judge overturns Montana gay marriage ban: ‘The time has come’ 5
9:24 AM — A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the US state of Montana's ban on gay and lesbian couples marrying, saying: "The time has come".
19th November 2014
US: First same-sex marriage licence issued in South Carolina
4:51 PM — A judge in a South Carolina county has issued the first same-sex marriage licence in the state.
US: Former ‘ex-gay’ leader gets married… to a man 19
1:03 PM — The former director of an 'ex-gay' group, who claimed to have been cured of homosexuality, has married his same-sex partner.
Q&A: When can I convert my civil partnership to marriage? And other questions 11
12:11 PM — Last month the Government announced revised regulations for converting from civil partnerships to marriage, and yesterday those regulations were approved by the House of Lords.
Dara Ó Briain backs marriage equality ahead of Irish referendum 4
11:51 AM — Dara O'Briain has backed the equal marriage voter registration campaign, ahead of Ireland's upcoming referendum.
18th November 2014
House of Lords approves civil partnership conversion regulations in time for Christmas 26
10:19 PM — The regulations for the conversion of civil partnerships to marriage have been passed following brief, but impassioned speeches in the House of Lords.
US: Christian homeless shelter refuses married gay couples because they are ‘inappropriate’ 33
1:25 PM — A privately owned Christian homeless shelter in Missouri has announced it will not provide food or shelter to married same-sex couples due to "biblical standards."
17th November 2014
You’d be surprised what party supporters actually think about same-sex marriage 26
4:01 PM — Polling data reveals some surprising findings about the views of supporters of major UK parties.
US: Neurosurgeon Ben Carson says gay marriage supporters want to ‘redefine everything’ 28
11:45 AM — Dr Benjamin Carson, a neurosurgeon who compared gay people to paedophiles, has said same-sex marriage supporters should not try to "redefine everything for anybody else."
16th November 2014
US: Mass wedding planned in Kansas for first day of full marriage equality 3
7:51 PM — A mass wedding is set to take place in Wichita tomorrow, on the first day that same-sex marriages can begin across the state of Kansas.
Egypt: Appeal verdict set for men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 2
4:51 PM — Eight men who were jailed in Egypt over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding will hear their appeal verdict next month.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy: Same-sex marriage should be scrapped 36
12:26 PM — France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for the country to repeal its same-sex marriage laws.
Colin Farrell makes heartfelt plea for equal marriage in Ireland 4
11:57 AM — Colin Farrell has made an emotional plea for people to register to vote in Ireland, ahead of the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
15th November 2014
US: Governor of Michigan trying to void 300 same-sex marriages, claims they ‘never existed’ 127
6:03 PM — The Governor of Michigan is trying to void the marriages of more than 300 same-sex couples, who wed while marriage equality was briefly legal in the state.
US: Arizona wedding planner rejects lesbian couple 10
3:05 PM — A wedding planner in Arizona has refused to provide their services to a lesbian couple.
Gibraltar rights group calls for same-sex marriage 6
1:37 PM — A rights group in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar has called on the government to introduce same-sex marriage.
14th November 2014
US: Florida gay couple ordered to change legal surnames or lose their driver’s licenses 5
1:32 PM — A gay couple in Florida who married out of state have been warned their driver's licenses could be cancelled if they do not change their legal names.
Australia: Court rules gay men who shared house for seven years were ‘friends with benefits’ 17
11:05 AM — A court in Queensland has rejected a property claim on the basis the applicant only engaged in a "friends with benefits" relationship with the man he lived with for seven years.