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US Senate passes landmark same-sex marriage protection bill
The bill would ensure that same-sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in US federal law.
Same-sex marriage legislation clears key US Senate hurdle
Several Republicans backed the move, which puts Congress on track to take the historic step of ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law.
Singapore to decriminalise gay sex, says prime minister
PM Lee said the repeal of the old Penal Code entry would be limited and that the government would amend the constitution to ensure that there could be no constitutional challenge to allow same-sex marriage.
Greek Church protests baptism for celebrity same-sex parents
Greece's Orthodox Church says it will send a letter of protest to the archbishop who heads the church in the US after he baptised the children of celebrity fashion designer Peter Dundas and his partner, Evangelo Bousis.
Top court in Slovenia strikes out bans on same-sex marriage
The Constitutional Court's ruling breaks ground for LGBTQ rights in Central and Eastern Europe, where several countries have constitutional bans on same-sex marriage.
Same-sex marriage in Switzerland is possible as of 1 July 2022
Legislation to open marriage to same-sex couples passed the Swiss Parliament in December 2020. The law was challenged in a referendum on 26 September 2021 by opponents of same-sex marriage and was approved with the support of 64% of voters and a majority in all 26 cantons. The law went into force
Couple among first to wed as same-sex marriage becomes legal
Switzerland is one of the last countries in western Europe to allow same-sex marriage
Is the Czech Republic about to legalise same-sex marriage?
Legalising same-sex marriage has broad support among Czechs. But will politicians put a spanner in the works?
Pride parade in Tel Aviv draws tens of thousands
Tens of thousands of people marched through the streets of Tel Aviv in the annual Pride parade, in an explosion of glamorous expression.
Kosovo's parliament rejects new law recognising same-sex civil unions
It would have been the first time a Muslim-majority country allowed same-sex civil unions.
A picnic to celebrate equal marriage law in Chile
Same-sex couples and families gathered Saturday in the sunny Chilean capital Santiago, celebrating a yearly picnic that for a decade was their flagship protest for an equal marriage law.
Taiwan gay couple confirm court adoption ruling with legal documents
A married gay couple in Taiwan arrives at a district office to apply for legal documents that officially show the men as parents of their child, after a local court allowed one partner to adopt his spouse's non-biological infant.
Same-sex parents and their children 'must be recognised as a family'
The case came before the court after Bulgarian authorities refused to give a birth certificate to the baby daughter of a same-sex couple.
Chile congress approves same-sex marriage bill
Chile's congress on Tuesday approved a long-awaited bill to legalize same-sex marriage, joining just a handful of countries in majority Catholic Latin America with similar laws.
Dutch royals can enter same-sex marriage and not give up throne: PM
The issue has arisen as the heir apparent, Princess Amalia, will turn 18 in December.
Swiss voters overwhelmingly approve same-sex marriage in referendum
The "Marriage For All" was approved by 64.1% of voters and should come into force on July 1, 2022.
LGBTQ supporters march in Kyiv and in Belgrade
Thousands of people gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to take part in the annual Pride march in support of the country's LGBTQ community.
Same-sex civil unions 'good and helpful to many', says Pope Francis
The pontiff said marriage is "a sacrament between a man and woman that can't be changed", but he supports civil laws that try to help those who have "a diverse sexual orientation".
‘Priests bless guinea pigs’: Vatican’s same-sex unions stance slammed
"This bothers and annoys me," said Germany's health minister Jens Spahn. "But it does not lead to me turning away from my belief or the church."
Russia rejects European court order to recognise same-sex unions
Russian authorities have dismissed a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that same-sex unions should be acknowledged.