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Japan court upholds ban on same-sex marriage but voices rights concern

November 30, 2022 3:27 pm

Japan is the only G7 nation that does not allow same-sex marriage, and its constitution defines marriage as based on the mutual consent of both sexes.

Designer Jacquemus was ready since childhood to walk down the aisle in white

September 04, 2022 1:58 pm

Jacquemus -- when he was an adorable baby -- was seen in a white dress with floral patches and the classic veil look. He tied the knot with long-time love Marco Maestri recently

Singapore sex-ban repeal comes with big hurdle for gay marriage

August 22, 2022 1:22 pm

Abolishing 377A may help Singapore become more welcoming for gay tourists and companies that actively support LGBTQ causes, but the limit on marriage equality will continue to complicate matters for firms seeking to obtain visas for same-sex partners.

Gay couple ties the knot in Kolkata, says 'love always wins'

July 05, 2022 3:52 pm

"Wherever we went for the arrangement - hotels, the event company, decorators and photographers - everybody was so much involved and supportive," Chetan Sharrma said, about his wedding with Abhishek Ray

Swiss to vote on allowing same-sex marriage in referendum

September 26, 2021 3:45 pm

The federal government and parliament have already approved the amended law, but opponents led by the right-wing Swiss People's Party forced a referendum on the issue under Switzerland's system of direct democracy.

Cuba publishes draft family code that opens door to gay marriage

September 16, 2021 12:24 pm

Cuba, which sent gays to correctional labor camps in the early years after its 1959 leftist revolution, made considerable advances in LGBT rights in the 2000s and 2010s, despite the widespread persistence of machismo.

US minister Pete Buttigieg and husband welcome two babies to family

September 05, 2021 12:20 pm

Pete Buttigieg earlier this year became the first openly gay US cabinet secretary, following a run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Homophobia seen rising in European countries without gay marriage

August 21, 2019 9:44 am

Most European countries saw a rise in acceptance of same-sex relationships between 2002 and 2016, according to Hungarian researchers who analysed results from the European Social Survey, carried out every two years.

Gay couple got married on July 2, calls it a ‘happy coincidence’

July 13, 2019 2:42 pm

Mumbai-based Nitin Karani was among the 15 gay men who participated in India’s first friendship walk held in Kolkata. While holidaying in New York, Karani decided to make his relationship with Bengaluru-based Thomas Joseph legal.

Minneapolis church, pastor expelled over support of gay marriage

June 30, 2019 8:08 am

The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church's annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday night.


US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 10:21 pm

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.