The Supreme Court put a hold on gay marriages in Virginia, as it weighs whether to legalize same-sex marriage across the United States.
Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women say they are living happily ever after.
Support for same-sex marriage has reached a record high in Australia, a poll showed Tuesday, as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow a conscience vote on the issue.
It was one of the greatest love stories in history and now the marriage certificate that sealed the union of Napoleon and his first wife Josephine is to be sold at auction in September.
Australians Richard Laslett and Collin Gunther waited 37 years to say "I do" to one another.
"We are in a war."
Costa Rica's social security administration has agreed to allow same-sex couples to share health and pension benefits, even though the conservative Central American country bans gay marriage.
An Italian court on Wednesday recognised a gay couple as married for the first time in Italy, which does not have any form of official acknowledgement of same-sex unions.
Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalized gay marriage.
Gay couples across England and Wales said "I do" on Friday night as a law authorising same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.
German fashion designer Helen Bender specialises in bridal wear but targets gay pride parades to pitch to new customers rather than wedding fairs.
The celibate Dalai Lama has thrown his considerable moral weight behind gay marriage, condemning homophobia and saying sex was fine as long as it was consensual.
She dropped her job to join the revolution against a hated regime. Injured, she was treated by a young man who fell in love with her and a month later, the two were married.
Grey-haired and grinning, two dozen couples hold champagne flutes at a Warsaw ceremony in their honour. They survived 50 years of marriage and in Poland, that is reason enough for a presidential medal.
Thousands of Unification Church members were married in a mass wedding in South Korea -- only the second such event since the death of their "messiah" and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon.
A Muslim cleric was Tuesday charged in Australia with conducting an illegal marriage between a 26-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl.
Maksim Yastrebov, 25 had his own idea of an original proposal.
The music industry's top night turned into the big day for 34 couples on Sunday as Madonna and other stars presided over a mass wedding in a celebration of gay marriage.
Members of the Lower Chamber of the Kazakhstan Parliament are considering toughening of the punishment for bride kidnapping in Kazakhstan.
Six same-sex couples filed suit against the US state of Florida Tuesday for refusing to let them marry.
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