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  1. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    US Presbyterian Church votes to allow clergy to perform gay weddings

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Presbyterians to allow gay marriage The US Presbyterian Church has voted to allow clergy to perform same-sex weddings, in a reversal for one of the largest mainline Protestant denominations. The move came during a meeting in Detroit, two years after the church's highest judicial body upheld a rebuke against a lesbian minister for officiating at same-sex weddings ...

  2. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Top US court clears way for gay marriage in five states

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:23am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US court clears way for gay marriage The US Supreme Court yesterday declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously forbidden. By rejecting appeals in cases involving Virginia, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana, ...

  3. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Canberra begins same-sex weddings; Australian High Court may nix them

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Canberra Canberra sees first gay unions but Australian High Court may reject them Court ruling hangs over same-sex weddings Australia's first gay marriages ... was the first to get married, with a midnight wedding on the lawns of the federal parliament, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported. "This is about us professing our love for each other ...

  4. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    After wedding site rejection, New York lesbian couple file a lawsuit

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Albany, New York

    ... Associated Press in Albany, New York NY gay couple file suit after wedding site rebuff Two upstate New York women turned away from a potential wedding site because they are gay have filed ... involving a wedding venue since same-sex marriage became legal in New York in July last year, advocates on both sides of the issue say. One prominent gay marriage opponent said the case could test ...

  5. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Guinness calls time on St Patrick’s Day parade in New York over gay ban

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:20pm by Reuters

    ... of Columbia now allowing same-sex couples to wed. ...

  6. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    US attorney general Eric Holder announces law move on gay marriage

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 10:16am by AFP

    ... couples will enjoy the privileges even in states that do not recognise their marriages, so long as they legally wed in another state. Among the key benefits the justice department will now ensure ...

  7. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Federal judge rules Oklahoma gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 04:37am by AFP

    ... on same-sex marriage, a decision that saw hundreds of gay couples get married. But the US Supreme Court later temporarily blocked the weddings after the state filed an emergency request to stay ...

  8. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Same-sex couples rejoice as California lifts Prop 8 gay marriage ban

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 02:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Same-sex couples wed in San Francisco and Los Angeles just hours after landmark court ruling Same-sex couples – some in shorts and jeans, some in their work clothes – rushed to be wed in California on Friday after a court abruptly ended the state’s five-year ban on gay marriage in the wake of landmark rulings at the US Supreme Court. On a balcony ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - GAY RIGHTS

    US Navy's new rule allows gay spouse benefits for troops in Japan

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:44pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... to Watkins’ husband, Joseph Marcey, after Watkins was stationed in Japan shortly after the couple’s wedding. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel issued a directive in August ordering the military to treat ...




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