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World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 18, 2015
El Salvador's congress has approved a constitutional reform to ban gay marriage, with legislation declaring that only men and women "born this way" can marry.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The Presbyterian Church USA which accounts for just under two million members, voted on Tuesday to expand its definition of marriage to include gay and lesbian couples.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
A German court fined the father and two uncles of an 18-year-old Muslim citizen for depriving him of his personal freedom when he was a minor in an attempt, the victim says, to force him into marriage with a woman despite his homosexuality.
World News | Reuters | Saturday February 14, 2015
A former Irish government minister announced he was gay on Friday and appealed to older voters to support same-sex marriage in a May referendum in the traditionally conservative Catholic country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
The United States will appoint an openly gay official as a special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people overseas, the US State Department said on Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 21, 2015
"It was such a wonderful experience watching Crazy Cukkad Family with our LGBT friends. The laughs throughout and the applause during the gay marriage sequence was priceless. If our film can give hope and happiness we have won," the film's director R...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday January 18, 2015
The first marriage between homosexuals was held on Saturday in a city on the border with California, after officials ended an 18-month fight that led to a Mexican Supreme Court order to permit the wedding, a lawyer for the couple said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
British actor Stephen Fry announced on Saturday that he married his boyfriend, posting the couple's photo on Twitter to his nearly 8.5 million followers and saying: "Amazing."
World News | Reuters | Saturday January 17, 2015
Greg Bourke and Michel DeLeon have lived together for 32 years and were married in Canada more than a decade ago, but back home in Kentucky, something is missing.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 2, 2015
The Dominican Republic says it will not recognize a same-sex marriage performed for the first time in the conservative Caribbean country.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The first gay wedding ceremonies in Scotland took place today just after the stroke of midnight, as two couples tied the knot in Glasgow.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 21, 2014
British pop legend Elton John married long-time partner David Furnish at their Windsor estate today, the ninth anniversary of their civil partnership, with the singer posting evidence on social media.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 16, 2014
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, who has embarked on a political comeback, on Saturday said France's gay marriage law should be scrapped, in his strongest comment yet on the controversial issue.
World News | Reuters | Friday November 7, 2014
A federal appeals court on Thursday bucked a recent trend of pro-gay marriage decisions by upholding state bans or restrictions in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, pressuring the US Supreme Court to take up the issue.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 1, 2014
An Egyptian court jailed eight men for three years on Saturday over a video prosecutors claimed was of a gay wedding, which went viral on the Internet.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
The US government announced Saturday it would recognize same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 9, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted a request from Idaho officials on Wednesday and temporarily blocked the planned start of gay marriages in that state after a regional federal appeals court's ruling striking down the state's same-sex...
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Same-sex couples are being told not to line up on Wednesday at the marriage bureau in Las Vegas, after the US Supreme Court temporarily blocked gay marriage in Idaho and Nevada.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Claims that a gay man desperate to escape an arranged marriage hired hitmen to kill his bride on their Cape Town honeymoon are expected to be heard as a British millionaire goes on trial for murder Monday.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists could be political power brokers.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 23, 2014
France's highest court has ruled that married lesbians are allowed to adopt their partner's child born through in vitro fertilization or other medically assisted reproduction.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Eight men arrested in Egypt for appearing in a "gay marriage" video that went viral on the Internet have been referred to trial for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Sunday September 7, 2014
Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of nine men who appeared in a video purporting to show the country's first gay marriage, accusing them of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals.