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Maryland is the 9th US state to ratify marriage equality, which passed to cheers last night. Governor Martin O'Malley will sign it into force next week. A new poll has shown a marked shift in attitudes in Ireland, with 73% of respondents saying they think marriage equality should be part of the Constitution. The research was carried out by Red C, and presented to the government this week. India's home ministry has entered the arena to try and overturn a 2009 ruling which legalised gay sex in 2009. The Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to re-criminalise homosexuality. New Mexico Governor, Susana Martinez has been refused services by her hairdresser, because she does not support gay marriage. Antonio Darden said the Governor's aides had called repeatedly asking him to change his mind. And finally, a British TV ad for Paddy Power bookmakers which asked viewers to spot the trans woman in the crowds at the Cheltenham Festival has been pulled, after more than 500 complaints. The Advertising standards Authority is investigating.