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'Promise to love you for life': First woman mayor of Bogota marries girlfriend

The message was accompanied by four pictures of the couple dressed in white and carrying bouquets of flowers.

18 Dec 2019 3:58 PM

Northern Ireland to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

The relaxation of the UK-ruled territory’s restrictive laws on the issues occurred at midnight (2300 GMT - 4:30 am, Wednesday IST).

22 Oct 2019 9:23 AM

Hong Kong court goes against govt to deliver landmark ruling on spousal benefits

The judgement, handed down by the Court of Final Appeal, is the latest instance where judiciary has found against the govt.

06 Jun 2019 4:28 PM

Mass weddings planned, after Taiwan says Yes to gay union

'It’s a breakthrough, I have to say so,' said Shiau Hong-chi, professor of gender studies at Shih-Hsin University in Taiwan.

18 May 2019 1:03 PM

Will Asia witness first gay marriage?

Taiwan gay couples plan weddings even as opponents fight back.

15 May 2019 11:31 AM


Gay priest to lead LGBTQ campaign in Church of England

The gay priest who was ousted post his marriage, returns to the clergy after 2 years.

08 May 2019 12:18 PM

Supreme Court scraps 377, sets up cultural battle in conservative India

Senior government source said country was “deeply divided” on gay marriage, and government would challenge any move to legalise it.

08 Sep 2018 10:19 AM

US-based Indian marries gay partner in Maharashtra

Recently, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the criminalisation of homosexuality.

13 Jan 2018 7:43 AM

Hitched: Singer Ricky Martin ties the knot with beau Jwan Yosef

The 'Livin La Vida Loca' hitmaker confirmed his relationship with Yosef, 33, in 2016, and the couple got engaged later that year.

11 Jan 2018 4:26 PM

Debate in Australia over same-sex marriage postal vote

The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.

09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM


Gay marriages could be law this year, say Australian leaders

Gay-rights advocates say enough lawmakers already back marriage equality to make same-sex marriage legal in Australia now.

08 Aug 2017 12:35 PM

More power to petitions!

As the debate is initiated, the acid attack as a threat enters the dynamic of Islam in the UK.

22 Jul 2017 5:40 AM

Singapore voids marriage of couple after husband underwent sex change

The marriage was voided several months later, making them ineligible to buy the apartment they wanted, the paper said.

18 Jul 2017 4:11 PM

20 nations around the world legalise same-sex marriage

On the African continent, where around 30 countries ban homosexuality, only in South Africa can gays legally marry and adopt children.

30 Jun 2017 5:40 PM

As Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage, Chinese gays hear wedding bells

LGBT discourse thrives online and the Chinese gay-dating app Blued claims the world's largest user base, at 27 million, mostly in China.

17 Jun 2017 1:09 PM


Same-sex marriage legalisation may cut teen suicide rates

The findings show the effect that social policies can have on behaviour, researchers said.

21 Feb 2017 6:37 PM