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World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 26, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 19, 2014
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.
World | Asscociated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 3, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 26, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 21, 2014
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...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 9, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 2, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 24, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Wednesday May 21, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 14, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 11, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Saturday May 10, 2014
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.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 23, 2014
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.
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.