Italy breaches human rights by blocking gay marriage: European court

 A European court ruled Tuesday that Italy breached the human rights of three gay couples by refusing them marriage or any other recognised form of union. 

Arnold says 'Hasta La Vista' to anti-equality internet troll
Arnold says 'Hasta La Vista' to anti-equality internet troll

Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger dropped one of his most famous movie catchphrases, "Hasta La Vista" on an internet user, who criticised the legalisation of same sex marriages in US.

Barack Obama calls for overtime overhaul
Barack Obama calls for overtime overhaul

President Barack Obama said Monday he will push for reforms to the nation`s overtime regulations to cover more "middle class" Americans, after his administration has made numerous political gains.

Mississippi, Louisiana issue gay marriage licenses

Some of the final barriers to gay marriage in America fell Monday as the southern state of Mississippi and at least one Louisiana parish began issuing licenses to gay couples.

Amber Rose, Blac ​Chyna show support to gay marriage ruling with kiss
Amber Rose, Blac ​Chyna show support to gay marriage ruling with kiss

Amber Rose and Blac Chyna showed serious PDA at the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Almost half Indian millennials favour marriage equality

 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.

Philippine Church stands firm against gay marriage
Philippine Church stands firm against gay marriage

 The leadership of the Philippines` dominant Roman Catholic church stressed its opposition to legalising gay marriage on Sunday despite last week`s landmark decision by the US Supreme Court.

Twitter trolls get a dose of Karan Johar's wrath for mocking same-sex marriage in the US
Twitter trolls get a dose of Karan Johar's wrath for mocking same-sex marriage in the US

Filmmaker Karan Johar is known in the industry for his cheek-in-tongue remarks and witty humour. And if you mess with him, be sure he won't spare you.

Thousands celebrate Dublin Pride after marriage vote

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.

US legalises gay marriages: Indian LGBTs voice hope, apprehension

 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.

How Hollywood celebrated same-sex marriage decision!
How Hollywood celebrated same-sex marriage decision!

Hollywood celebs wasted no time after the US Supreme Court declared gay marriages were now allowed across the country, and celebrated the historic decision.

Seth MacFarlane quickly deletes his 'unfunny' gay-marriage joke on Twitter
Seth MacFarlane quickly deletes his 'unfunny' gay-marriage joke on Twitter

 Seth MacFarlane took to Twitter to crack a joke on legalized gay-marriage in the US, but he quickly deleted it after realising that it may not make people laugh.

US celebrities praise gay marriage ruling

Pop stars, Hollywood celebrities and even a few sporting figures were quick to join the chorus of praise Friday after the US Supreme Court legalized gay marriage across the country.

New York celebrates Supreme Court same-sex ruling

With streamers whizzing through the air and rainbow flags fluttering from City Hall, New Yorkers gave a joyous welcome to Friday`s Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

US Supreme Court​ legalises same-sex marriage nationwide
US Supreme Court​ legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

 In a landmark judgement, the US Supreme Court ruled on Friday that gays can marry nationwide and states cannot ban same-sex marriage - an issue that divides America and India.

Why do same-sex couples want to marry

 Just like different sex couples, most same sex couples believe in marriage to bring in social legitimacy, legal benefits and financial protection, finds a survey.

Vladimir Putin to seek friendly ear with pope visit

Increasingly isolated by the West, Vladimir Putin will hope to find a friendly ear in Pope Francis at their meeting Wednesday, but experts say the Russian President may have misjudged the mood.

UK minister comes out as gay after 29-year secret affair

Britain's schools minister has announced he would be tying the knot with his male partner after a nearly 29-year secret affair.

Australia faces gay marriage pressure

Australia`s opposition Labor party introduced a bill into parliament Monday aimed at legalising same-sex marriage, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow a conscience vote on the issue.

'Irish vote for gay marriage a defeat for humanity'

Last weekend`s referendum vote in Ireland to approve same-sex marriage was "a defeat for humanity," the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, said.