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The Race To Marry Heats Up Among Britain's Gay Couples

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

* England and Wales legalised gay marriage in July * Civil partnerships were just not enough, say activists * Churches r...

Why The Fight Over Gay Marriage In France Isn't Finished

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2014 | Gay Voices

PARIS, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Thousands of demonstrators began gathering in Paris and Lyon on Sunday in a renewed protest against France's legalisation o...

A Look At Anti-Gay Laws Around The World

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

While gay-rights activists celebrate gains in much of the world, their setbacks have been equally far-flung, and often sweeping in scope. In Russia, ...

New Law Legalizes Anti-Gay 'Violence, Stigma And Discrimination,' Activists Say

Agence France Presse | Phil Hazlewood | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay activists on Tuesday vowed to fight the Nigerian government after the country outlawed same-sex unions, warning the act legitimised homophobic vio...

Bad News For Croatia's LGBT Community

AP | ELDAR EMRIC | Posted 12.02.2013 | Gay Voices

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A majority of Croatians voted in a referendum Sunday to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for the Catholic Church-...

Gay Protests Rattle City Ahead Of Controversial Marriage Equality Vote

Agence France Presse | Veselica | Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay rights supporters in conservative and mainly Catholic Croatia staged protests on Saturday on the eve of a controversial referendum that could outl...

'You Can Make A Church A Cold Place For Gay And Lesbian People, Or...'

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2014 | Gay Voices

* Clergy should be able to bless same-sex couples: report * Critics says proposal contradicts church teachings * British...

A Gay First For Australia

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Australia's national capital on Tuesday passed laws making it the first territory to allow gay marriage and said a legal challenge from the federal go...

Gay 'Wedding Banquet' Draws Over 1,200 In Taiwan

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.09.2013 | Gay Voices

More than 1,200 Taiwanese people joined a mock "wedding banquet" on Saturday aiming to drum up support for a same-sex marriage bill due to be sent to ...

The Gay Race To The Altar In Uruguay

AP | PABLO FERNANDEZ | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- A gay couple showed up before dawn to be the first to register under Uruguay's new "marriage equality law," but another pair wa...

Why The British Attitudes Toward Gay Marriage Differ So Much From The French

AP | GREGORY KATZ and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 07.21.2013 | Gay Voices

LONDON -- The French like to make fun of the British, joking about their repressed ways in matters of the heart. But when it came time to debate same-...

Which Countries Are Most Opposed To Gay Marriage?

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices

* Sweden, Norway, Spain most in favor of gay union * Opposition highest in Japan, Hungary By Patricia Reaney ...

One Step Closer To Gay Equality In Germany

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

BERLIN -- Gay rights campaigners won a victory over the German government Thursday as the country's top court ruled that homosexual couples in civil u...

Bad News For Nigeria's LGBT Community

AP | BASHIR ADIGUN and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's House of Representatives voted Thursday to ban gay marriage and outlaw any groups actively supporting gay rights, end...

LOOK: Couple Prepares To Become France's First Gay Newlyweds

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON and CATHERINE GASCHKA | Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

MONTPELLIER, France — In a historic ceremony broadcast live on French television, the first gay couple to marry in France said "oui," then seale...

Not-So-Gay Paris: Why France's Same-Sex Marriage Fight Is Far From Over

Real Clear World | Paul Ames | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices

It's Paris under the spring sunshine. Couples stroll hand-in-hand, steal kisses while window shopping past chic boutiques, or whisper sweet-nothings o...

Great News For Brazil's Gay Community

AP | Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazilian notary publics must register same-sex civil unions as marriages if the couple requests it, the country's National Counci...

France Legalizes Gay Marriage

AP | LORI HINNANT and SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 06.23.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS — France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate that exposed deep conservatism in the nation's heartland and ...

Protesters Deem Gay Marriage Law 'Threat To Social Fabric' In France

AP | By GREG KELLER | Posted 04.21.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS -- Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to sunny Paris boulevards on Sunday to protest the expected passage this week of a bill legalizing ga...

Bad News For France's Gay Marriage Opponents

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS, April 15 (Reuters) - French police arrested dozens of protesters against same-sex marriage on Monday as left-wing lawmakers brought forward t...

France's Fight For Gay Marriage Turns Violent

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices

By Tara Oakes PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - A gay man beaten up in Paris this month is using a photo of his injuries to fuel a growing ...

Great News For France's Gay Community

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices

PARIS — France's lower house of parliament approved a sweeping bill on Tuesday to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt chil...

French Elle Magazine Supports Gay Marriage With Stunning Cover

Posted 01.17.2013 | Gay Voices

The French edition of Elle magazine is proudly declaring its support for same-sex marriage with a stunning "Marriage for all!" issue. New York Mag...