6th November 2014
US: Texas officials cite Puerto Rico ruling in defence of same-sex marriage ban 5
4:27 PM — Texas officials have cited a Puerto Rican federal judge's decision to maintain a ban on equal marriage in their own defence over the issue.
US: Houston ordered to stop offering benefits to gay city employees 3
3:57 PM — The US city of Houston has been ordered by a district judge to stop offering benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees.
US: Missouri same-sex marriage ban struck down 1
1:56 PM — A ban on same-sex marriage in the US state of Missouri has been declared unconstitutional.
Tory minister: I may be a gay icon over equal marriage but I’m not gay 5
11:58 AM — The Leader of the House of Lords, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, says she’s not gay but is thrilled to be considered a “gay icon”.
Rainbow Project says bakery that wouldn’t make ‘gay marriage’ cake should have apologised 16
11:03 AM — Northern Ireland's only health project for gay and bisexual men has said the row over the refusal to bake a "gay cake" could have just been settled with an apology.
5th November 2014
Ex-radio DJ and health worker hope to be Scotland’s first married gay couple 4
7:12 PM — A former radio DJ and a public health worker hope to be the first to marry under Scotland’s same-sex marriage law.
Watch: Heartwarming equal marriage ad launches in Ireland ahead of referendum 15
1:02 PM — A moving advert has been released as part of a voter registration campaign ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
US: Lesbian equality lawyer makes history as first out Attorney General 1
10:30 AM — A Massachusetts equality lawyer who fought against the Defence of Marriage Act made history this week, becoming the first out Attorney General in a US state.
4th November 2014
Nicky Morgan: David Cameron did not pressure me to support equal marriage 16
7:12 PM — Nicky Morgan says David Cameron did not pressure her to support same-sex marriage in order to assume the role of Minister for Women and Equalites.
Theresa May ‘delighted’ that Lynne Featherstone is back at Home Office
4:51 PM — Home Secretary Theresa May says she’s “delighted” that Lib Dem MP Lynne Featherstone has returned to her former government department as a minister.
Italy: Rome Administrative Court denies appeal to suspend invalidation of same-sex marriages 2
4:06 PM — The Lazio Regional Administrative Court in Rome has denied a plea by several gay couples to suspend the invalidation of their overseas marriages.
Ben Bradshaw questions David Blunkett’s decision to forgive Nicky Morgan over equal marriage 8
2:45 PM — Ben Bradshaw has questioned fellow Labour MP David Blunkett's comments that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan should be "forgiven" for voting against same-sex marriage.
3rd November 2014
David Blunkett: Nicky Morgan ‘should be forgiven’ for voting against equal marriage 19
5:27 PM — Exclusive: Former Home Secretary David Blunkett today told PinkNews that he is "glad" about Nicky Morgan's recent u-turn on equal marriage.
Australia: Preventing gay and lesbian couples from marrying in the ACT cost taxpayers over $800k 3
5:20 PM — The federal Government's succesful lawsuit against same-sex couples marrying in the ACT, has cost taxpayers over $800,000 (£435,000) in legal bills.
Ireland: Yes campaign launches ahead of equal marriage referendum 10
2:31 PM — LGBT groups in Ireland have teamed up to launch a voter registration campaign, ahead of next year's referendum on equal marriage.
1st November 2014
US: Six magistrates choose to quit their jobs, blame same-sex marriage 22
4:12 PM — A total of six magistrates in North Carolina have chosen to quit their jobs since same-sex marriage came into law.
Gay rights activist named ‘Australian of the year’ in Tasmania 6
2:37 PM — An activist for Australian Marriage Equality has been named as Tasmania's Australian of the year.
Egypt: Eight men jailed over ‘gay wedding’ video 12
12:56 PM — Eight men have been jailed for three years in Egypt, over a video which purportedly showed a mock same-sex wedding.
31st October 2014
Defiant Rome mayor refuses to invalidate same-sex marriages 10
7:43 PM — The Mayor of Rome has said he will defy a direct order to invalidate several same-sex marriages.
NYC pastor: Starbucks at risk of Ebola because ‘sodomites exchange bodily fluids’ 56
12:38 PM — A New York pastor has warned that "upscale sodomites" could be spreading Ebola at Starbucks.