Saturday, Dec 03, 2022

same sex marriage


Same-sex marriage is now legal in all of Mexico's states

October 27, 2022 12:30 pm

The measure to amend the state’s Civil Code passed with 23 votes in favor, 12 against and two abstentions, setting off cheers of “Yes, we can!” from supporters of the change.

US Judge: Same-sex marriage license denials violated rights

March 20, 2022 12:43 pm

US District Judge David Bunning in Ashland issued the ruling Friday in two longstanding lawsuits involving Kim Davis, the former clerk of Rowan County, and two same-sex couples who sued her.

Chile president signs law allowing same-sex marriage

December 10, 2021 9:08 am

🔴 The new law "will allow all children with a papa and mama, with two papas or with two mamas to have the same rights and the same protection," Chile President Piera said.

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.