The biggest stories of December 12, 2013
Dec 12, 2013
Gay rights: will politicians act now?
Dec 12, 2013
World | 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 | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.
BANG Showbiz | Thursday July 12, 2012
Angelina Jolie is upset about her future mother-in-law Jane Pitt's stance on gay marriage.
World | 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 | 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 | 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 ...
BANG Showbiz | Thursday June 30, 2011
Charlize Theron thinks marriage is a "divine right" but does not want to wed herself.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 16, 2011
New York's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to legalise gay marriage and a critical vote by the state Senate could take place this week if that chamber's Republican majority brings the measure to the floor.Assemblyman Charles Lavine said on Wednesday that he believes his chamber's approval of...