The county clerk from Kentucky jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples said Monday on her return to work she will not block her deputies from issuing them but will not authorize them, as one couple celebrated their marriage.
As Australian government remains divided over the issue of same-sex marriage, an octogenarian gay couple has been tirelessly campaigning for the cause, demanding that they be allowed to marry and that there partnership be “given the same recognition as everyone else's relationships”.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday his government would remain opposed to gay marriage during the current parliament, but suggested the issue could be put to a popular vote after the next election.
In a landmark judgment, the US Supreme Court on Friday guaranteed right to same-sex marriage nationwide. The legal milestone is in step with sentiment among millennials around the world, including India -- where nearly 49 percent of them support marriage equality, according to a recent study.
Tens of thousands of revellers created a carnival atmosphere on the streets of Dublin on Saturday in the first gay Pride parade since Ireland became the first country in the world to vote for same-sex marriage.
Those who logged onto Facebook and Twitter on Saturday were in for a surprise as rainbow profiles and heart icons dominated the social media. Indian social media celebrated the US Supreme Court`s verdict legalising same-sex marriages as lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBTs) also cheered the move.