World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 15, 2015
New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday the status of same sex marriage will be decided by a public vote after a federal election next year, sticking to a timeline determined by former leader Tony Abbott.
World News | Reuters | Saturday September 5, 2015
Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Friday after she defied a U.S. district judge's orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said today his government would remain opposed to gay marriage during the current parliament, but suggested the issue could be put to a popular vote after the next election.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 8, 2015
Annoyed with Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare and same sex marriages, Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has said if given a chance he would toss out half-a-dozen judges of the top court, including two nominated by Presidents George W Bush and Ronald Reagan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 3, 2015
Two same-sex Philippine couples applied for marriage licences Monday in a first for the conservative Catholic nation, but were promptly rejected by the government.
Indians Abroad | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 3, 2015
One week after the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages, Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has finally fallen in line.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 1, 2015
An Indian student has received an LGBT scholarship from California University to investigate how political tensions have led to the proliferation of new notions of sexual identity in Tamil Nadu.
Monday June 29, 2015
The trolls have directed vitriol at celebrities like Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, whose sexuality has been a continuing topic of interest and speculation
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has lashed out at US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton for their views on same sex marriage, alleging that they evolved their views based on opinion polls.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 29, 2015
Under a sea of rainbow flags, hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of New York on Sunday for the annual Gay Pride March, celebrating the US Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 27, 2015
Several hundred thousand people filled the streets of Berlin for the city's Gay Pride parade today, a day after the US Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 27, 2015
Tens of thousands of revelers created a carnival atmosphere on the streets of Dublin today in the first gay Pride parade since Ireland became the first country in the world to vote for same-sex marriage.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 24, 2015
Ireland became the first country in the world to adopt same-sex marriage by popular vote as 62 per cent of the electorate backed a referendum, official results showed on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Friday's vote on legalising same-sex marriage in Ireland is a further sign of the waning influence of the once-dominant Catholic Church, experts said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
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.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
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.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 29, 2014
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.
World News | 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.
Patna News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 21, 2013
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.
World News | 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.