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Thousands stage `Day of Anger` protest against French Prez

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:32

Thousands marched through Paris on Sunday in a "Day of Anger" against embattled President Francois Hollande`s policies, including his decision to legalise gay marriage.

Houston Mayor marries same-sex partner in California

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 14:57

Houston`s Mayor Annise Parker has married her long-time partner Kathy Hubbard at a private ceremony in California, as America`s second most populous state Texas does not legally recognise the same-sex marriages.

Nigeria outlaws same-sex marriage and civil unions

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 22:10

Nigeria`s President Goodluck Jonathan has approved a bill banning gay marriage and same-sex partnerships that sparked international condemnation, his spokesman said on Monday.

US Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Utah

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 00:38

The US Supreme Court on Monday temporarily blocked gay marriages in Utah pending the western state`s appeal of a federal judge`s ruling allowing same-sex marriage.

No halt to gay marriages in Utah: US appeals court

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 12:16

A federal appeals court has ruled that gay marriages can continue in Utah, denying a request from the state to halt same-sex weddings until the appeals process plays out.

Utah`s same-sex marriage ban returns to court

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 00:32

Hundreds of gay couples were expected to hurry for marriage licenses in Utah on Monday before the state`s same-sex marriage ban returned to court.

New Mexico becomes 17th state to back gay marriage

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 05:35

New Mexico`s Supreme Court has backed same-sex marriage rights, making the southwestern US state the 17th to back gay weddings.

Honeymoon over for gay couples, Australia overturns gay marriage law

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 11:08

The honeymoon was short-lived for Australia`s gay couples who married in the past five days after the High Court overturned new same-sex marriage laws on Thursday, invalidating wedding ceremonies performed since Saturday.

England`s first gay marriage date set for March 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 21:30

The first gay weddings can officially take place in England and Wales from March 29, 2014.

Illinois governor expected to sign gay marriage into law

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 18:37

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign same-sex marriage into law on Wednesday afternoon, which will make President Barack Obama`s home state the 16th to allow such unions.

Elton John eager to marry partner legally

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 08:29

Singer Elton John is eagerly awaiting the Parliament`s decision to legalise same-sex marriage in Britain.

Same-sex couples tie knot in New Zealand

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 09:20

Dozens of same-sex couples said "I do" on Monday as New Zealand became the first Asia-Pacific country, and only the 14th in the world, to legalise gay marriage.