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  1. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Same-sex marriage to be legalised in England and Wales

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British lawmakers pass controversial bill, with first gay weddings expected to take place in 2014 Same-sex marriage clears last hurdle British lawmakers have passed a bill legalising same-sex marriage in England and Wales, paving the way for the first gay weddings next year. MPs in the House of Commons decided not to oppose a number of minor ...

  2. Club's spouse plan gets gays offside

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... it should include same-sex partners. In a statement to its members last week, the Hong Kong Country Club at Deep Water Bay said its general committee was reviewing the issue of giving unmarried life ... Rights for Sexual Diversities chairman Roddy Shaw Kwok-wah saying same-sex partnerships should be afforded the same rights in these private clubs as everyone else. 'The Country Club ...

  3. News - Asia

    Same-sex couples queue to say ‘I do’ in New Zealand

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 01:03pm by AFP

    ... Family” will be the guest of honour when Air New Zealand hosts a same-sex marriage on an early flight from Auckland to Queenstown. Two radio stations are also vying to host the first same-sex ... personal lives”. About 1,000 same-sex couples in Australia have indicated that they plan to travel to New Zealand to marry, according to the Australian Marriage Equality lobby group. The Department ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Transsexual woman in last bid to wed boyfriend

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... homosexuals and transsexuals still face widespread discrimination. The city’s gay community has also pushed for the recognition of same-sex marriage, which is not legal in Hong Kong. In throwing out ... The woman, who was born as a man, is known only as “W” under anonymity rules and now in her 30s. She is seeking to overturn earlier rulings that said marriage is only allowed between couples who were ...

  5. News - World

    Croatians vote against same-sex marriage in a referendum

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 03:20am by AP

    ... ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatians vote against same-sex marriage in a referendum. ...

  6. News - Asia - CENSORSHIP

    Singapore censors US comic book icon Archie over same-sex marriage theme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:59am by Satish Cheney

    ... of the Archie: The Married Life series because it featured a same-sex marriage. The censors had deemed the comic book to be out of step with social norms. The book is available at public libraries run ... Riverdale might have relaxed laws on same-sex marriage and homosexuality but in Singapore, gay sex is illegal, though the rule is hardly enforced. “Themes or depictions of alternative lifestyles ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Midnight marriages for gay couples as same-sex unions become legal in UK

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:01am by AP

    ... and support is highest among the young. Britain has seen none of the large street protests against gay marriage that have taken place in France. Same-sex marriage has been welcomed with enthusiasm ... when Parliament legalised same-sex marriage in July, it was by a wide margin and with the backing of Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. There was some heated rhetoric but Britons ...

  8. News - World - CHARITY

    World Vision drops policy of hiring Christians in same-sex marriages

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 09:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Christian relief agency says it won't hire people in gay marriages days after it said it would World Vision backtracks on same-sex marriage Facing a firestorm of protest, the prominent Christian relief agency World Vision has dropped a two-day old policy that would have allowed the charity to hire Christians in same-sex marriages. The aid group ...

  9. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Scotland votes to become 17th country to allow same-sex marriage

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh Bill opposed by church passed by 105 to 18 and will be enacted this year Scotland votes to allow same-sex marriage Scotland has voted overwhelmingly to allow same-sex ... in September, said passing the same-sex marriage bill was an important step for equal rights and paved the way for same-sex wedding ceremonies this year. The move was opposed by the Scottish Catholic ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    France legalises same-sex marriage

    Posted May 18th 2013, 02:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris France became the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage on Saturday after President Francois Hollande signed it into law following months of bitter ... The legislation also legalises gay adoption. French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, who steered the legislation through parliament, has said the first gay marriages could be celebrated as early ...




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