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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • UK couples say 'I do' as gay marriage becomes legal

    UK couples say 'I do' as gay marriage becomes legal

    Gay couples across England and Wales said "I do" on Friday night as a law legalising same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.

  • Australia's top court overrules gay marriage in capital

    Australia's top court overrules gay marriage in capital

    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.

  • Two girls elope, marry each other in Bihar

    Two girls elope, marry each other in Bihar

    In probably the first case of same sex marriage in Bihar, two girls ran away from their homes in Patna to get married to each other, a police official said on Monday.

  • Gay marriage legal in Britain after royal assent

    Gay marriage legal in Britain after royal assent

    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.

  • Why Mark Zuckerberg used rubber stamps to brand 'like' on strangers

    Why Mark Zuckerberg used rubber stamps to brand 'like' on strangers

    Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg joined more than 700 of the leading social network's employees to march in a euphoric San Francisco gay Pride Parade that drew more than a million people.

  • English gay marriage plans clear hurdle in parliament

    English gay marriage plans clear hurdle in parliament

    The British parliament's upper house on Tuesday voted down a bid to kill off a bill to introduce gay marriage in England and Wales, moving it a step closer to becoming law.

  • Gay marriage vote set to deliver Britains' Prime Minister David Cameron more problems

    Gay marriage vote set to deliver Britains' Prime Minister David Cameron more problems

    British Prime Minister David Cameron faces further dissent from within the ranks of his Conservative Party as a bill to legalise gay marriage returns to Parliament Monday.

  • New Zealand set to legalise gay marriage

    New Zealand set to legalise gay marriage

    New Zealand lawmakers vote on a bill to allow same sex marriages on Wednesday which, if passed as expected, will make the tiny island nation the first in the Asia-Pacific region to extend marriage rights to gay couples.

  • US Supreme Court cautious on same-sex marriage

    US Supreme Court cautious on same-sex marriage

    The US Supreme Court trod cautiously Tuesday as it considered gay marriage, with justices appearing hesitant to deliver a sweeping historic verdict on the emotionally charged issue.

  • Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage

    Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for gay marriage on Monday, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval.

  • Australian parliament rejects same-sex marriage

    Australian parliament rejects same-sex marriage

    Australia's parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to reject gay marriage, after days of heated debate that saw one senator resign from a key role after linking same-sex unions to bestiality.

  • Angelina Jolie is upset with fiance Brad Pitt's mother

    Angelina Jolie is upset with fiance Brad Pitt's mother

    Angelina Jolie is upset about her future mother-in-law Jane Pitt's stance on gay marriage.

  • France to pass gay marriage, adoption law

    France's new Socialist government is to legalise marriage and adoption for same-sex couples, Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday, reflecting a shift in public attitudes in the majority Catholic nation.

  • In New York, gay community hails Obama

    In New York, gay community hails Obama

    The blackboard on the sidewalk outside the storied Stonewall Inn, a New York bar widely seen as the home of the US gay rights movement, said it all: "Obama supports gay marriage - let's drink."

  • Midnight vows make NY largest gay-marriage state

    Midnight vows make NY largest gay-marriage state

    Gay-rights activists Kitty Lambert and Cheryle Rudd were legally married the very first moment they could be during a midnight ceremony at Niagara Falls that ushered in same-sex marriage in the state and marked a pivotal moment in the national drive ...

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