Egyptian authorities have ordered the arrest of nine men who appeared in a video purporting to show the country`s first gay marriage, accusing them of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals.
A US appeals court judge known for his outspoken views described arguments by Wisconsin and Indiana defending bans on gay marriage as "totally implausible" on Thursday, in a ruling in favor of same-sex couples.
Brazilian surprise package Marina Silva, whom polls suggest could oust incumbent Dilma Rousseff in October presidential elections, rowed back on liberal social policy Saturday after dropping a program reference to gay marriage.
The attorney general of Arkansas today said he supports allowing same-sex couples to wed, but will continue defending his state`s 2004 ban on gay marriage in court because he believes it is his duty to do so.
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.