28th March 2014
UK: Bishop of Salisbury backs same-sex weddings 8
9:37 PM — The Bishop of Salisbury has today given his backing to same-sex marriages.
Yvette Cooper: Saturday will be a time to party and toast equal rights and equal love 1
6:45 PM — Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper writes for PinkNews of how delighted she is at the prospect of gay couples marrying across England and Wales at the stroke of midnight.
Maria Miller: Couples in civil partnerships can convert them to marriages by end of year 76
5:49 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Maria Miller, the Culture Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities, says she understands that many couples in civil partnerships are frustrated at the delay in converting them to marriages.
Feature: The most gorgeous wedding venues guaranteed to make your special day one to remember
2:50 PM — Historic castles, oceanside caves, or stunning palladian mansions — if you're planning to tie the knot this year, there’s a destination for everyone.
10 imminent catastrophes to prepare for once gays are allowed to marry 38
1:41 PM — Next week will be marked as a joyous and momentous occasion for so many same-sex couples in England and Wales, but don't be surprised when countless catastrophes and disasters take place on a biblical scale.
Nigel Farage: Equal marriage means ‘opening up a very big can of worms’ 28
12:56 PM — UKIP leader Nigel Farage says equal marriage means "opening up a very big can of worms" - whilst refusing to confirm whether he supports the principle of the reform.
27th March 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury: Church’s resistance to same-sex marriage is over 29
9:02 PM — The Archbishop of Canterbury has signalled the end of the church's resistance to same-sex marriage.
Survey: Two thirds of teachers ‘not ready’ to teach same-sex marriage 17
7:05 PM — Two-thirds of teachers say they are not adequately prepared to begin teaching about same-sex marriage, despite weddings starting this weekend.
Video: Lesbian asylum seeker faces ‘death sentence’ if deported to Nigeria 5
2:01 PM — More than 23,000 people have signed a petition against the deportation of a lesbian asylum seeker to Nigeria who says that her girlfriend was murdered in the country and fears the same fate.
Labour MP Ben Bradshaw: I want to know will the Church sack a priest for marrying a gay partner? 5
11:34 AM — Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has thrown down the gauntlet to the Church of England, saying it should confirm whether it would defrock a priest for marrying a same-sex partner.
26th March 2014
PR guru Max Clifford tells sexual abuse trial: I can only do a ‘gay voice’
7:36 PM — Celebrity publicist Max Clifford has told a jury in his sex abuse trial the only voice he can put on is a "gay" one.
Nigel Evans: Man who accused me of sexual assault is a ‘Machiavellian’ liar
5:57 PM — Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans described a man who he is accused of sexually assaulting as a "Machiavellian” liar and “a real mess”, a court has been told.
Quakers are ‘thrilled and delighted’ over equal marriage on 29 March 5
4:38 PM — The Quakers have expressed their delight at the imminent introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales.
London vicar: Gay couples have ‘perverted love’ and blessing them is ‘disrespectful to God’ 81
4:26 PM — A London vicar has slammed clergy for blessing gay couples, saying doing so is “disrespectful” to the Church of England, “unfaithful to Christ” and “ultimately confusing”.
Catholic priest to face prosecution for entering into sham civil partnership with Pakistani man 6
3:07 PM — A Catholic priest has been suspended and faces criminal charges after it was revealed that he entered a civil partnership with a Pakistani man to help him stay in the UK.
Deputy Prime Minister orders rainbow flag to be flown to celebrate first same-sex weddings 19
12:01 PM — Nick Clegg has ordered the rainbow flag to be flown at Whitehall in order to mark the historic arrival of equal marriage in England and Wales this weekend, PinkNews has revealed.
25th March 2014
Gay former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers: My drug addiction treatment has been ‘life-changing’ 8
6:46 PM — Former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers has spoken in detail for the first time about his treatment for drug addiction.
MP Nigel Evans: Sex with 22-year-old gay man was consensual
4:43 PM — MP Nigel Evans told detectives he was "staggered" at being arrested over an alleged rape, Preston Crown Court has heard.
Brighton Council urged to give LGBT businesses a boost by pedestrianising St James’s Street 1
11:34 AM — Brighton and Hove City Council is being urged to pedestrianise St James's Street, home to many of the city’s LGBT bars and shops.
24th March 2014
Sandi Toksvig and partner to renew vows on Saturday to ‘celebrate equal marriage’ 4
8:30 PM — Sandi Toksvig and her partner are to publicly renew their vows on Saturday to celebrate the start of same-sex marriage.