26th February 2015
North Carolina allows magistrates to opt-out of performing same-sex marriages 13
12:19 PM — The North Carolina state Senate voted yesterday to allow government officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
25th February 2015
Obama administration redefines ‘spouse’ to include gay couples 2
4:19 PM — Gay married couples will now be included in the definition of the word "spouse" used by the Obama administration.
Edward Snowden: Gay marriage movement shows why governments shouldn’t have ‘perfect surveillance’ 47
1:07 PM — Whistleblower Edward Snowden has cited lobbyists for same-sex marriage as an example of why governments shouldn't have too much control over surveillance.
24th February 2015
Swiss legislative committee backs same-sex marriage 19
1:56 PM — A Swiss legislative committee has overwhelmingly recommended that the country extends marriage rights to same-sex couples.
23rd February 2015
Hate preacher Scott Lively: It would take a miracle to stop same-sex marriage in the US 46
2:40 PM — Hate preacher Scott Lively has conceded that it would take a "miracle" to stop equal marriage in the United States.
Texas Attorney General attempts to void ‘medically fragile’ gay couple’s marriage 5
9:22 AM — The Attorney General of the US state of Texas has attempted to declare void the marriage of a gay couple granted a licence on medical grounds.
22nd February 2015
Florida Attorney General branded ‘Cruella de Vil’ for crusade against equal marriage 7
12:22 PM — Celebrity chef Art Smith has hit out at Florida's Attorney General Pam Bondi, for her battle against same-sex marriage.
21st February 2015
Brother of murder victim hits out at killer’s same-sex prison wedding 16
12:47 PM — The brother of a murder victim has spoken out, after it emerged the killer will be allowed a same-sex wedding behind bars.
20th February 2015
A Jewish gay couple rode into their wedding on a unicorn… and that’s just the start 17
6:56 PM — A wedding photo from a few years ago has gone viral again, because it features a same-sex Jewish couple riding into their wedding on a unicorn.
Texas Attorney General: Lesbian couple’s marriage should be void 3
5:53 PM — A day after a lesbian couple were allowed to marry in the state of Texas on medical grounds, the Attorney General there has argued that it should be deemed void.
Date set for Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum 11
5:23 PM — Ireland has set a provisional date for the country's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Gay murderers to have first same-sex wedding behind bars 66
2:55 PM — The UK could be about to see its first same-sex wedding behind bars, after a pair of men got permission to tie the knot.
President of Finland signs same-sex marriage law 24
1:22 PM — The President of Finland has signed a law legalising gender-neutral marriage - but couples will face a long wait before they are allowed to marry.
19th February 2015
Evangelical Alliance: Christians ditching Tories over same-sex marriage 30
7:10 PM — Tens of thousands of Christians are preparing to ditch their support for the Tories due to same-sex marriage, Evangelical Alliance has claimed.
C4 newsreader Jon Snow voices support for equal marriage ahead of Irish referendum 5
6:15 PM — Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has spoken about the Irish same-sex marriage referendum, saying that love between two human beings should be respected “whatever their sex”.
Gay couple allowed to marry in Texas under one-time order
5:08 PM — A gay couples in the US state of Texas have been allowed to marry despite a state-wide ban on same-sex marriage.
9% of MPs highlight same-sex marriage as the Coalition’s most laudable achievement 2
4:51 PM — Same-sex marriage is seen as the third most laudable achievement of the Coalition Government, according to a survey of MPs.
Bishop: Ireland in ‘danger’ of ‘groupthink’ over same-sex marriage 30
4:08 PM — A senior Catholic bishop has warned against the “danger of groupthink” on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.
17th February 2015
Committee urges Nepal to legalise equal marriage 5
3:53 PM — A committee in Nepal has urged the country to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples.
16th February 2015
Ireland: One in five voters undecided ahead of equal marriage referendum 69
1:10 PM — One in five potential voters in Ireland are still undecided on same-sex marriage, just three months before the country's referendum.