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Dec 12, 2013
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 30, 2013
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Taiwan on Saturday to protest against same-sex marriages, as a debate rages in parliament over a bill which would legalise such unions.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 19, 2013
Couples who have dreamed for years of being able to legally wed in New Jersey are getting their wish after the state Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a lower-court order for the state to recognize same-sex marriages starting on Monday.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 19, 2013
Pope Francis said the Catholic Church should not allow its bans on gay marriage, abortion and contraception to dominate its teachings, but must be a more welcoming Church where priests are understanding pastors and not cold, dogmatic bureaucrats.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 12, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Monday it was time to end the "acrimonious" debate on gay marriage, after he vowed to introduce a bill legalising same-sex unions if returned to office.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 23, 2013
Married Californians Jeremy Turpen and Randy Brock celebrated last month's US Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage. Now they face a tax headache.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Britain legalised gay marriage on Wednesday after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal assent to a bill approved by lawmakers, paving the way for the first same sex weddings in 2014.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 17, 2013
Gay marriage is to become legal in England and Wales after the lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes on Tuesday to a law that had Prime Minister David Cameron's backing but split his ruling Conservative party.