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Dec 12, 2013
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 15, 2014
The Maltese parliament approved a law late on Monday to recognise same-sex partnerships on a legal par with marriage, including allowing gay couples to adopt.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday April 10, 2014
An Italian court recognised a gay couple as married for the first time in Italy, which does not have any form of official acknowledgement of same-sex unions.
Associated Press | Friday April 4, 2014
At issue was Eich's $1,000 donation in 2008 to the campaign to pass California's Proposition 8 that sought to ban gay marriage.
World | Nick Bilton and Noam Cohen, The New York Times | Friday April 4, 2014
A little over a week after taking the job, Brendan Eich resigned after a debate over his opposition to gay marriage.
World | Reuters | Friday April 4, 2014
Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 29, 2014
Gay couples across England and Wales said "I do" on Friday night as a law legalising same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 26, 2014
When the clock strikes midnight on Friday, gay and lesbian couples across England and Wales will begin exchanging vows as an historic law legalising same-sex marriage finally comes into force.
World | Agence France-Press | Friday March 7, 2014
The celibate Dalai Lama has thrown his considerable moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying sex was fine as long as it was consensual.
World | Reuters | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Pope Francis has played down the notion that he is a "superman" who will bring sweeping reforms to the Roman Catholic Church, stressing that its ban on contraception and opposition to gay marriage will remain in place.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 24, 2014
The mouth is made for eating and kissing, and gay oral sex will give you worms: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday gave a detailed explanation of why he believed homosexuals should be jailed for life.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday February 16, 2014
Bishops in the Church of England issued new guidance today warning clergy they should not bless couples in same-sex marriages, after the idea was recommended in an internal report last year.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday February 9, 2014
US Attorney General Eric Holder will expand government recognition of same-sex marriages in all federal courtrooms and prisons on Monday, and ensure they receive the same benefits as heterosexual ones.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 5, 2014
Scotland voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to allow same-sex marriages, becoming the 17th country to give the green light to gay marriage despite opposition from its main church organisations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 26, 2014
A Hong Kong tycoon may double a "marriage bounty" to find a male suitor for his gay daughter to US$130 million (Rs 8155550000), despite his initial offer attracting 20,000 candidates, a report said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 25, 2013
A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that gay marriages can continue in Utah, denying a request from the state to halt same-sex weddings until the appeals process plays out.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 24, 2013
A federal judge on Monday allowed gay marriage to continue in Utah, rejecting a request to put same-sex weddings on hold
World | Reuters | Friday December 20, 2013
The New Mexico Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday to allow same-sex marriage statewide, ending a patchwork arrangement that saw the unions permitted in some counties while prohibited in others.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 12, 2013
The honeymoon was short-lived for Australia's gay couples who married in the past five days after the High Court overturned new same-sex marriage laws.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 12, 2013
Australia's High Court on Thursday struck down gay marriage in the nation's capital where dozens have wed under a landmark law, ruling that parliament must decide whether to approve same-sex unions.
World | Associated Press | Sunday December 8, 2013
A gay teacher at a Catholic high school was fired on Friday after he applied for a marriage license.