US Supreme Court agrees to take up gay marriage issue

The US Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether same-sex couples across the United States should have the right to marry.

Lance Bass marries fiance Michael Turchin

Pop singer Lance Bass has tied the knot with his gay partner Michael Turchin in LA.

Who's my kid among the twins? Neil Patrick Harris indifferent
Who's my kid among the twins? Neil Patrick Harris indifferent

Actor Neil Patrick Harris has no interest in finding out which of his twin children is his biological offspring.

Egypt jails eight men for three years over 'gay marriage'

An Egyptian court jailed eight men for three years on Saturday over a video prosecutors claimed was of a gay wedding, which went viral on the Internet.

US to recognize gay marriage in seven more states

The US government announced Friday it would recognize same-sex marriages in seven additional states, after the Supreme Court declined to take up the debate.

Gay marriage becomes legal in Arizona

Gay marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state's conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn't challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state.

Italian minister tells mayors to stop recognising gay marriage

 Italy`s interior minister has ordered mayors to stop recognising the validity of gay marriages performed outside the country, prompting protests from rights groups and local officials.

Gay couples rush to courthouses in five U.S. states after Supreme Court decision

When Jim Crowder saw a news headline on his cellphone on Monday morning that a Supreme Court decision had made gay marriage legal again in Indiana, he immediately called his partner of 31 years. 

Gay couples cheer U.S. Supreme Court move, make wedding, family plans

Marina Gomberg was in bed on Monday morning when she heard the news that the U.S. Supreme Court had effectively made gay marriage legal again in Utah and she immediately started dreaming that she and her wife could become mothers.

Egypt orders arrest of men over "gay marriage" video

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.

US court rejects gay-marriage bans as 'implausible'

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.

Brazil poll favorite rows back on gay marriage

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.

US judge strikes down Colorado`s gay marriage ban, stays ruling

A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Colorado`s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, but stayed his ruling until the issue is decided by a higher court.

Thorpe`s gay stand may mean little for divided Australians

In a week that saw Australia`s highest-profile sporting icon, Ian Thorpe, `come out of the closet` on television, gay marriage is back on the national agenda with Liberal Democratic senator David Leyonhjelm hoping to push the divided government to allow a `conscience vote` on the issue.

Sir Elton John says Jesus would have supported gay marriage

Sir Elton John, who has planned to marry his civil partner David Furnish next year, has claimed that Jesus would have been a supporter of gay marriage.

Same-sex couples wed in Oregon after gay marriage ban lifted

Gay and lesbian couples clamoured to be among the first in Oregon to exchange wedding vows on Monday after a federal judge struck down a state ban on same-sex marriage.

Arkansas top attorney will defend gay marriage ban

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.

Tom Ford weds Buckley after 27 years of relationship

Fashion Designer Tom Ford has shared that he has exchanged vows with his partner Richard Buckley after a 27-year relationship.

Elton John to `celebrate` gay marriage law

Singer Elton John, who will exchange wedding vows with partner David Furnish in May, says that they will "celebrate" the law allowing same-sex marriage with their marriage.

Elton John to marry partner as Britain legalizes gay marriage

British singer Elton John will marry long-time partner David Furnish.