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Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

As the first Asian country Taiwan is on its way to make marriage between same-sex couples legal. The court ruling was read publicly yesterday and it opens the gate to an amendment of the current law within two years. While

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Cherokee Nation Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage

After passing a law┬áin 2004 which defines marriage as between one man and one woman, the tribe’s attorney general Todd Hembree has now decided that same-sex marriages ought to be protected by the tribe’s constitution which protects the fundamental right

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US supreme court ruled in favour of same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court of the United States voted 5-4 in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday, thereby legalising it throughout all 50 US states. All over the country couples who had waited so long for their chance to finally have

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A 60-year-old gay man’s letter about what it was like growing up in Ireland

This is the letter of a man who had to hide all his life, due to the situation of homosexuals in Ireland’s past. He talks about his experiences and how he did not dare tell his parents about his sexuality

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How to plan an Irish-Indian wedding in the US

Sheila and Jennifer planned their own Irish-Indian wedding and spoke to buzzfeed about their experiences, giving advice to other same-sex couples. My favourite advice: “Do what feels right.” and “Be yourself.” Have a look at the beautiful pictures here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/skarlan/heres-how-one-couple-pulled-off-a-same-sex-intercultural-wed#.uivLLg9Dd

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Vietnam abolishes same-sex marriage ban

Vietnam has become the first Southeast Asian country to allow same-sex couples to marry. While countries like Singapore are better known for their hostility against LGBTs, Vietnam wants to show the world that it is a tolerant country in which

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Vatican Proposes Dramatic Shift In Attitude Towards Gays, Same Sex Couples

I still put loads of hope in Pope Frances. I’m an atheist myself but I can imagine how hard it is for LGBT people who are Catholic to stick to their faith and stick to their church, while they are

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Methodist minister says he can’t uphold gay marriage doctrines

Methodist minister says he can’t uphold gay marriage doctrines It is an outrage what the Methodist church expects of this minister. He has to decide whether he wants to stick to his children and support them as any good parent

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10 of 13 Newest EU States Reject ‘Gay Marriage’

10 of 13 Newest EU States Reject ‘Gay Marriage’ Article on the legal status of same-sex couples in the newest European countries. There are still far too many who do not recognise homosexual partnerships. But even in those countries within

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Utah Gay Marriage Ban Faces Court Challenge

Utah Gay Marriage Ban Faces Court Challenge The argument in defense of the state amendment is very interesting: “Utah state attorneys defend the state amendment by saying it promotes the state’s interest in “responsible procreation” and the “optimal mode of

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