15 Mar 2021
The Vatican on Monday said the Catholic Church does not have the power to bless same-sex unions despite their "positive elements", calling it impossible for God to "bless sin".
5 May 2020
Former Pope Benedict XVI accuses opponents of wanting to 'silence' him while attacking gay marriage in a new authorised biography published Monday in Germany according to a report by The Daily Mail. Despite leaving office in 2013, the 93-year-old, whose original name is Joseph Ratzinger, has not given up contributing to social debates, and he…
21 Jan 2020
A 34-year-old cannibal identified as Luka Magnotta is set to marry an armed robber named Anthony Jolin. Magnotta who is also a former porn star is currently serving life in prison. He filmed himself murdering and eating his boyfriend, 33-year-old Jun Lin in 2012. He has now fallen for Jolin who is also serving life for…
18 Nov 2019
Sacked Wallabies rugby star Israel Folau Monday sparked outrage by suggesting destructive bushfires and drought ravaging Australia were "God's judgement" for the legalisation of same-sex marriage and abortion.
26 Oct 2019
Some two hundred thousand revellers marched through Taipei in a riot of rainbow colours and celebration on Saturday as Taiwan held its first pride parade since making history in Asia by legalising gay marriage.
9 Jul 2019
MPs in Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland -- unless devolved government is restored there by October 21. Campaigners hailed the move as a "big step forward" in bringing the law in socially-conservative Northern Ireland in line with the rest of the country. However,…
13 Jun 2019
Ecuador's highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.
24 May 2019
Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality.
21 Feb 2019
Taiwan's ruling party unveiled its latest attempt to create Asia's first gay marriage law on Thursday, a bill offering same-sex couples "permanent unions" as well as limited adoption rights, despite stiff opposition from conservatives.
30 Nov 2018
Taiwan will enact a separate law for same-sex unions after conservative groups won a recent referendum battle, the premier said, as LGBT activists Friday urged the government to abide by a landmark ruling to offer equal marriage rights.
8 Oct 2018
A controversial Romanian referendum aimed at restricting the definition of marriage to exclude same-sex couples has failed after turnout fell well below the threshold, final results showed on Monday.
5 Jun 2018
Same-sex partners of EU citizens have the right to live in any member state whatever their nationality, the bloc's top court ruled on Tuesday, even in countries that do not recognise gay marriage.