Clashes broke out in Taipei at the weekend as pro-gay marriage activists tried to join a rally organized by Christian churches to promote the idea of a family as consisting of one father, one mother and their children.
This week, New South Wales joins ACT and Western Australia to allow same-sex couples to adopt a child together. The southern island state of Tasmania becomes the first state to approve laws recognising same-sex marriages and civil unions registered in other states or countries.
A federal judge in San Francisco decided on Wednesday that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter-approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions in 2008.
'Traitor', 'hypocrite', 'married to the mob'. Openly lesbian Climate Change Minister Penny Wong came under fire from the gay community and commentators in the media after towing the Labor line that only men and women should be allowed to marry.
A six-month trial on whether to overturn a California ban on gay marriage ended dramatically on Wednesday when a lawyer defending the prohibition said he did not need evidence to prove the purpose of marriage.
Anti-gay proponents from US Christian evangelicals Revs. Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson to Singapore’s Pastor Rony Tan have long linked same-sex marriage to bestiality, incest and polygamy... and now former Republican Representative for Arizona JD Hayworth.
A federal court in San Francisco is hearing a case to determine whether a 2008 voter initiative dubbed Proposition 8 violates the U.S. Constitution by creating a law that discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation.