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  • Nicolas Sarkozy Says France's Gay Marriage Law Should be Scrapped

    Nicolas Sarkozy Says France's Gay Marriage Law Should be Scrapped

    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.

  • US Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Bans, Reversing Trend

    US Appeals Court Upholds Gay Marriage Bans, Reversing Trend

    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.

  • Egypt Jails Eight Men for Three Years Over 'Gay Marriage'

    Egypt Jails Eight Men for Three Years Over 'Gay Marriage'

    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.

  • US to Recognize Gay Marriage in Another Six States

     US to Recognize Gay Marriage in Another Six States

    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.

  • US Justice Grants Idaho's Request to Block Gay Marriage

    US Justice Grants Idaho's Request to Block Gay Marriage

    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...

  • Gay Marriages Off in Las Vegas After High Court Order

    Gay Marriages Off in Las Vegas After High Court Order

    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.

  • US Supreme Court Dodges Gay Marriage, Allowing Weddings in Five More States

    US Supreme Court Dodges Gay Marriage, Allowing Weddings in Five More States

    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.

  • Shrien Dewani Trial For Wife's Honeymoon Murder Begins in Cape Town

    Shrien Dewani Trial For Wife's Honeymoon Murder Begins in Cape Town

    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.

  • Fight for Growing Pentecostal Vote in Brazil

    Fight for Growing Pentecostal Vote in Brazil

    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.

  • French Court Extends Adoption Rights to Lesbians

    French Court Extends Adoption Rights to Lesbians

    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.

  • Egypt 'Gay Marriage' Video Detainees to Face Trial

    Egypt 'Gay Marriage' Video Detainees to Face Trial

    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.

  • Egypt Orders Arrest of Men Over 'Gay Marriage' Video

    Egypt Orders Arrest of Men Over 'Gay Marriage' Video

    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.

  • US Court Rejects Gay-Marriage Bans as 'Implausible'

    US Court Rejects Gay-Marriage Bans as 'Implausible'

    A U.S. appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.

  • US Judge Rules Against Florida Gay Marriage Ban

    US Judge Rules Against Florida Gay Marriage Ban

    A US federal judge struck down a Florida ban on gay marriage on Thursday, but stayed the ruling pending further appeals

  • US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban.

  • 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.

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