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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 2, 2013
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 5, 2013
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 20, 2013
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.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 17, 2013
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 27, 2013
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.
World News | Associated Press | Monday March 18, 2013
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 19, 2012
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.
Sumita Chatterjee | Thursday July 12, 2012
Angelina Jolie is upset about her future mother-in-law Jane Pitt's stance on gay marriage.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 30, 2012
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 10, 2012
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."
World News | Associated Press | Sunday July 24, 2011
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 ...
Sarika | Thursday June 30, 2011
Charlize Theron thinks marriage is a "divine right" but does not want to wed herself.