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Supreme Court to hear pleas on homosexuality from today; rejects govt's plea to defer it

The apex court had in 2013 had restored the criminality of the sexual relationship between persons of the same sex, after the Delhi High Court' had decriminalised it in 2009.

Jul 10, 2018, 06:09 AM IST

Australian voters endorse same-sex marriage, celebrations across country

Celebrations swept across Australia Wednesday as voters emphatically endorsed same-sex marriage.

Nov 15, 2017, 23:46 PM IST

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Australians decisively vote 'yes' to same-sex marriage

Nov 15, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

Australian court dismisses challenge to gay marriage postal vote

Australia's High Court today threw out two challenges to a planned same-sex marriage postal vote, paving the way for a national survey on whether such unions should be legalised.

Sep 07, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Gay marriage only matter of time in Northern Ireland: Irish PM

The Republic of Ireland, a traditionally Catholic country, voted to allow same-sex marriage in a historic referendum in 2015.

Aug 05, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

German parliament paves way for gay marriage vote Friday

All other political parties hold the same view, leaving Merkel`s party opposed along with the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD).

Jun 28, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

German SPD wants gay marriage after September election

Germany`s Social Democratic Party (SPD) is making legalisation of gay marriage a condition for its participation in any coalition government after September`s national election, party Secretary General Hubertus Heil said.

Jun 23, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

Taiwan court rules in favour of gay marriage in Asia first

Hundreds of gay marriage supporters gathered outside parliament in central Taipei erupted.

May 24, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Taiwan to make landmark gay marriage ruling

Conservative and religious groups in Taiwan says that gay marriage would destroy family values.

May 24, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Australian Senate rejects public vote on gay marriage

Australia's Senate has rejected a government plan to hold a public vote on recognizing gay marriage.

Nov 08, 2016, 06:17 AM IST

Homophobia up in Mexico after gay marriage push: NGO

Alejandro Brito, head of the Citizen Commission against Homophonic Hate Crimes, said there was a "defamation campaign" against gays.

Jul 13, 2016, 04:12 AM IST

Scottish church takes first step to gay marriage

The Scottish Episcopal Church on Friday became the first Anglican Church branch in Britain to take a step towards allowing gay marriage in church.

Jun 10, 2016, 23:13 PM IST

Same-sex marriage: Girl student 'marries' 25-year-old woman; father files kidnapping case

A girl student of the Government Polytechnic College here allegedly 'married' a 25-year-old woman from Agra.

Jan 28, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

Alabama chief justice orders halt to same-sex marriage licenses

A federal judge in Alabama overturned the state`s ban on same-sex marriage last January.

Jan 07, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

Gay marriage bill signed into law in Ireland

Same-sex marriage has been signed into law in Ireland, five months after a historic referendum saw the traditionally Catholic nation become the world's first country to vote for gay unions.

Oct 30, 2015, 06:30 AM IST

Kentucky clerk won't block, or authorize, gay marriage licenses

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.

Sep 14, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

Will this old gay couple from Australia be able to marry in their lifetime?

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”.

Aug 18, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Australian PM Tony Abbott stymies gay marriage push, for now

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.

Aug 12, 2015, 07:06 AM IST

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. 

Jul 21, 2015, 19:20 PM IST