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Swiss government: Same-sex couples can marry starting July 1

November 17, 2021 10:48 pm

Switzerland is one of the few remaining countries in Western Europe where gay and lesbian couples do not already have the right to wed.

Centre to HC: Marriage is between biological man and biological woman

October 26, 2021 7:58 am

At least five petitions are pending before the court seeking legalisation of same-sex marriages.

Swiss approve same-sex marriage by wide margin in referendum

September 27, 2021 1:06 pm

Supporters said passage would put same-sex partners on equal legal footing with heterosexual couples by allowing them to adopt children together and facilitating citizenship for same-sex spouses. It would also permit lesbian couples to utilise regulated sperm donation.

Delhi HC notice to Centre on plea seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage

July 07, 2021 7:54 am

The division bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh listed the petition for hearing on August 27 along with similar petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriages under Hindu Marriage Act, Foreign Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act.

Petition seeks legal recognition of same-sex marriage, Delhi HC issues notice to Centre

July 06, 2021 6:18 pm

The fresh petition was filed by a married same-sex couple Joydeep Sengupta and Russel Blaine Stephens along with queer rights activist activist Mario Leslie Dpenha.

'No one dying for want of marriage certificates': Centre to HC on same sex marriage plea

May 24, 2021 6:45 pm

"As a government, our focus in terms of urgency is on urgent, imminent issues," submitted Tushar Mehta, adding that law officers are also dealing with pandemic-related cases.

Same-sex union blessings ban upsets gay Catholics in Asia

March 16, 2021 6:28 pm

Louisa Wall, a New Zealand lawmaker who sponsored the bill that in 2013 legalised gay marriage in that South Pacific country, said the statement from the Vatican's orthodoxy office seemed incongruent with Pope Francis last year expressing support for a civil union law.

'Same-sex marriage not comparable with Indian family unit concept': A timeline of Section 377

February 26, 2021 1:38 pm

In its affidavit, the government said that there exists a “legitimate State interest” in limiting the recognition of marriage to persons of opposite sex.

Kerala Bishops council: No change in Church stand, Pope didn’t justify same-sex marriage

October 23, 2020 2:01 am

The KCBC is an organisation of Catholic bishops in Kerala belonging to rites of Syro-Malabar, Latin and Syro-Malankara Churches. Syro-Malabar Church head Cardinal George Alencherry is the president of KCBC.

Plot thickens over origins of Pope’s civil union endorsement

October 22, 2020 9:30 pm

While serving as archbishop of Buenos Aires, Francis endorsed civil unions for gay couples as an alternative to same-sex marriages.