The British province lifted restrictions on abortion and a ban on same sex marriage on Monday at midnight.
The UK parliament on Tuesday backed amendments that would compel the government to extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland and liberalise abortion if the country is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by October 21.
More than 300,000 revellers on Saturday descended onto Sydney's iconic Oxford Street for the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.
Mother and baby are said to be "doing fine," according to statement.
Straight couples in England and Wales will be able to enter into a civil partnership, a status previously only available to same-sex couples, the prime minister announced Tuesday.
Best friends Matt Murphy and Michael O'Sullivan got married in the Irish capital. They are heterosexual and decided to tie the knot so that O'Sullivan wouldn't have to pay inheritance tax on Murphy's house after his death.
Bermuda will ban same-sex marriage months after it was legalised by the island's Supreme Court.
Officials declare the results of a nationwide postal survey after years of fierce public and political debate
Australia's High Court has rejected two legal challenges to the centre-right coalition government's proposed postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
Australia's High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge against the government's plan to hold a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage
It has turned into a complex political and legal issue that has divided public opinion, but the Australian government says it is confident it has