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  • Court Hears Gay Marriage Arguments for Four US States

    Court Hears Gay Marriage Arguments for Four US States

    A US appeals court is set to hear arguments on Wednesday in six gay marriage fights from four states- Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee in the biggest such session on the high-profile national issue so far.

  • State Judge Strikes Down Florida's Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

    State Judge Strikes Down Florida's Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

    A state judge in Florida on Friday struck down the state's prohibition on same-sex marriages, saying it violated the due process and equal protection clauses of the U.S. Constitution, but immediately stayed the ruling pending appeal.

  • US Appeals Court Tosses Oklahoma Gay Marriage Ban

    US Appeals Court Tosses Oklahoma Gay Marriage Ban

    A US federal appeals court ruled Friday that Oklahoma must allow gay couples to wed, prompting a fast, angry response from leaders of a conservative state that has vehemently fought policy changes brought on from outside its borders.

  • Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages for Florida Keys

    Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages for Florida Keys

    A judge in the Florida Keys has overturned the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by six gay couples said it effectively made them second-class citizens.

  • Singapore Bans Archie Comics Featuring Gay Marriage

    Singapore Bans Archie Comics Featuring Gay Marriage

    Singapore has banned a volume of the long-running Archie comic series because its depiction of same-sex marriage was deemed to breach local "social norms", the city-state's media watchdog said Wednesday.

  • Utah to Ask High Court to Delay Same-Sex Benefits

    Utah to Ask High Court to Delay Same-Sex Benefits

    The Utah Attorney General's Office says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay a court order requiring the state to grant benefits to more than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples who married after the state same-sex marriage ban was overturned.

  • Colorado Leaders Want Gay Marriage Ban Rejected

    Colorado Leaders Want Gay Marriage Ban Rejected

    Colorado's Democratic governor and its Republican top lawyer asked a US court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring their state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.

  • Gays And Their Children Should not Suffer Church Bias: Vatican

    Gays And Their Children Should not Suffer Church Bias: Vatican

    The Roman Catholic Church must be less judgmental of homosexuals and, while still opposing gay marriage, should welcome children of gay couples into the faith with equal dignity, a Vatican document said on Thursday.

  • Barack Obama Expands Government Benefits for Gay Couples

    Barack Obama Expands Government Benefits for Gay Couples

    A year after the US Supreme Court struck down a law barring federal recognition of gay marriages, the Obama administration granted an array of new benefits on Friday to same-sex couples, including those who live in states where gay marriage is agains...

  • Hong Kong Refuses to Allow Gay Marriage at UK Mission

    Hong Kong Refuses to Allow Gay Marriage at UK Mission

    The Hong Kong government has refused to allow same-sex couples to marry at the British consulate in the city, UK officials said Monday, prompting heavy criticism from gay and lesbian rights groups.

  • Gay Marriage Law Takes Effect in Illinois

    Gay Marriage Law Takes Effect in Illinois

    Gay and lesbian couples across Illinois can be legally wed as the Midwestern state becomes the latest in the U.S. to allow same-sex marriage.

  • Costa Rica to allow gay couples to share health benefits

    Costa Rica to allow gay couples to share health benefits

    Costa Rica's social security administration has agreed to allow same-sex couples to share health and pension benefits, even though the conservative Central American country bans gay marriage.

  • US Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Law Barring Gay Marriage

    US Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Law Barring Gay Marriage

    A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday in the latest court decision extending the rights of matrimony to gay and lesbian couples in the United States.

  • Judge Strikes Down Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Judge Strikes Down Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Gay and lesbian couples in Idaho could start getting married as soon as Friday after a judge ruled the western state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

  • Arkansas Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

    Arkansas Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

    A Gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt in the U.S. South on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they'd be first in line.

  • Arkansas Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

    Arkansas Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

    A judge on Friday struck down Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage, saying the state has "no rational reason" for preventing gay couples from marrying.

  • Gay Indian student granted refugee status in Australia

    Gay Indian student granted refugee status in Australia

    A 25-year-old gay Indian student who fled to Australia to escape a forced marriage arranged by his Muslim family has been granted refugee status.

  • Malta legalises gay partnerships and adoption

    Malta legalises gay partnerships and adoption

    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.

  • Italian court recognises gay marriage for first time

    Italian court recognises gay marriage for first time

    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.

  • Mozilla CEO resigns after gay rights controversy

    Mozilla CEO resigns after gay rights controversy

    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.

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