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Australian PM stymies gay marriage push, for now
Australian PM stymies gay marriage push, for now

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his government would remain opposed to gay marriage during the current parliament, but suggested the issue could be put to a popular vote after the next election.

Australian PM stymies gay marriage push, for now
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Jennifer Aniston weds long-time beau Theroux: reports

US actress Jennifer Aniston married her long-time boyfriend, fellow actor Justin Theroux, in a surprise ceremony in front of family and friends at their California hom.

Jennifer Aniston weds long-time beau Theroux: reports
Acapulco holds mass gay wedding on beach
Acapulco holds mass gay wedding on beach

Twenty gay and lesbian couples got married in a mass wedding on an Acapulco beach, one month after Mexico's top court all but legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.

Acapulco holds mass gay wedding on beach
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30 couples simultaneously marry in Astana on July 6

30 couples simultaneously married in Astana on July 6 - the birthday of Kazakhstan's capital.

30 couples simultaneously marry in Astana on July 6
Married Sunday, fired Monday: next US gay rights fight
Married Sunday, fired Monday: next US gay rights fight

Gay marriage may now be legal across the United States, but that doesn't mean people won't get fired if their boss sees the wedding photos.

Married Sunday, fired Monday: next US gay rights fight
Obama says gay marriage ruling 'victory for America'
Obama says gay marriage ruling 'victory for America'

US President Barack Obama hailed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage, saying it shows social changes once thought impossible can become reality.

Obama says gay marriage ruling 'victory for America'
Australia faces gay marriage pressure
Australia faces gay marriage pressure

Australia's opposition Labor party introduced a bill into parliament aimed at legalising same-sex marriage.

Australia faces gay marriage pressure
Australia PM promises 'full and frank' debate on gay marriage
Australia PM promises 'full and frank' debate on gay marriage

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised a "full and frank" debate on gay marriage in response to an opposition-backed push for reform.

Australia PM promises 'full and frank' debate on gay marriage
Ireland's gay marriage vote was "a defeat": Vatican daily
Ireland's gay marriage vote was "a defeat": Vatican daily

The Irish vote in favour of gay marriage constitutes "a defeat" that highlights a gap between the Church and modern society.

Ireland's gay marriage vote was "a defeat": Vatican daily
Church unnerved by Ireland's huge 'Yes' to gay marriage
Church unnerved by Ireland's huge 'Yes' to gay marriage

The once-dominant Catholic Church in Ireland was trying to come to terms with an overwhelming vote in favour of gay marriage.

Church unnerved by Ireland's huge 'Yes' to gay marriage
Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote
Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote

Ireland waited Saturday to learn the outcome of a historic referendum on same-sex marriage, with crowds of anxiously optimistic "Yes" supporters expected at Dublin Castle to hear the result.

Ireland awaits count in historic gay marriage vote
US Supreme Court appears split on gay marriage
US Supreme Court appears split on gay marriage

The US Supreme Court appeared dividedon whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed, as it weighs a potentially historic decision.

US Supreme Court appears split on gay marriage
Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage
Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage

Finland's parliament voted in favour of same-sex marriage in a victory for campaigners who gathered thousands of signatures to force parliament to examine the issue.

Finland takes first step towards legalising gay marriage
Pope braced for marriage clash as world's bishops meet
Pope braced for marriage clash as world's bishops meet

Nice-guy Pope Francis looks set to have his mettle tested by his first mutiny in the ranks this weekend at a Catholic meeting.

Pope braced for marriage clash as world's bishops meet
Newlywed Clooneys show off their wedding rings in Venice
Newlywed Clooneys show off their wedding rings in Venice

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin delighted crowds of onlookers as they took to the waters of Venice to show off their wedding rings.

Newlywed Clooneys show off their wedding rings in Venice
Ecuador gay couples allowed to register partnerships
Ecuador gay couples allowed to register partnerships

After years of political battles, gay couples in Ecuador lined up to register their unions on their national identity cards like heterosexual couples.

Ecuador gay couples allowed to register partnerships
Gay marriage set to make grand US Supreme Court return
Gay marriage set to make grand US Supreme Court return

The US Supreme Court this week made plans toward revisiting gay marriage.

Gay marriage set to make grand US Supreme Court return
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18-y.o. girl marries dog in India

18-year-old Indian girl has married a dog to break an evil spell that was supposed to bring misfortune to her first husband.

18-y.o. girl marries dog in India
Clooney to wed in Venice in 'couple of weeks'
Clooney to wed in Venice in 'couple of weeks'

Clooney says he is to wed his fiancee in Venice in the next few weeks, less than a year afte lawyer began dating Hollywood's most eligible bachelo.

Clooney to wed in Venice in 'couple of weeks'
In Iran, love is rarely a many-splendoured thing
In Iran, love is rarely a many-splendoured thing

Mahnaz divorced after marrying young because of the pressures of a society that she feels often ignores a relationship's most important ingredient: love.

In Iran, love is rarely a many-splendoured thing