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.
October 26, 2021 7:58 am
At least five petitions are pending before the court seeking legalisation of same-sex marriages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.