The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organisation, hailed today’s ruling by Colombia’s Constitutional Court in favour of marriage equality for the nation’s same-sex couples. Colombia is now the 20th country worldwide to embrace full marriage equality for all of its citizens.
These two gay couples were on their honeymoon when the flat in Saudi Arabia was raided by religious police.
Fijian prime minister Frank Bainimarama says same-sex marriage will not be legal in his lifetime and that gay couples should move to Iceland and stay there.
The famous Iranian actor, Bahram Radan, was interrogated after tweeting in support of the US Supreme Court’s decision to legalise gay marriage. Though he signed a letter begging for forgiveness for his statements, the actor didn’t let authorities have the last word.
The tiny Pacific jurisdiction of Pitcairn Island has legalised same-sex marriages.
Thousands marched in Havana on Saturday to support gay rights and to join a symbolic marriage ceremony organized by President Raul Castro's daughter Mariela.
They are a family of four living abroad due to U.S immigration laws and costs. One of them is a U.S citizen Mary and her fiancée Lorraine is an Irish citizen.
Russia has asked a United Nations General Assembly committee to vote on Tuesday on its proposal to stop the world body extending staff benefits to all same-sex couples, diplomats said.
Costa Rica will this week put forward a plan to allow same-sex civil unions based on previous initiatives to change the law in the Central American nation, a government official said on Wednesday.
Vietnam taking the lead in gay rights in Southeast Asia by abolishing a ban on same-sex marriage.