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Obama asks Supreme Court to overturn gay marriage ban The Barack Obama administration on Friday formally asked the US Supreme Court to strike down a 1996 law defining marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.
23 февраля 2013
Pentagon extends some benefits to same-sex partners The Pentagon officially extended some military benefits to same-sex partners Monday, but said provisions like medical coverage would not be offered to gay troops' spouses due to legal barriers.
12 февраля 2013
Gay rights mostly out of reach in central, eastern Europe Ania and Yga have been inseparable for the last 17 years, living together as a couple in the Polish capital Warsaw but their love is seen as second class in this deeply Roman Catholic country.
11 февраля 2013
©REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Gay and lesbian adoptions the new norm in Quebec "I would like to have a mother, but I wouldn't want to lose my two dads," says Frida, a radiant six-year-old Canadian girl unaware of the international controversy raging over gay parenting rights.
09 февраля 2013
British lawmakers approve gay marriage in historic vote British lawmakers voted in favour of controversial legislation allowing gay marriage on Tuesday despite fierce opposition from members of Prime Minister David Cameron's own party.
06 февраля 2013
British PM facing revolt on gay marriage British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a serious revolt in his Conservative Party over plans to introduce gay marriage.
03 февраля 2013
Country music singer Chely Wright. ©REUTERS Lesbian country music star Chely Wright expecting twins Chely Wright, the first major American country music star to come out publicly as gay, said Wednesday she and her same-sex spouse are expecting twins this summer.
25 января 2013
US National Cathedral opens doors to same-sex weddings The Washington National Cathedral, a focal point of Christian worship in the United States, said Wednesday that, effective immediately, it will officiate same-sex weddings.
11 января 2013
Passions rise in France ahead of anti gay marriage protest Passions and tensions are rising in France ahead of an expected giant weekend rally against the government's plan to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption that has angered influential Catholic and Muslim groups.
09 января 2013
Weddings abound as Washington's gay marriage law kicks in Hundreds of same-sex couples flocked to get married in the northwest state of Washington on Sunday, the first day possible after the state approved gay marriage in a referendum in November.
11 декабря 2012
Supreme Court to take up issue of gay marriage The US Supreme Court on Friday decided to take up the sensitive issue of gay marriage, hearing challenges to a federal law denying benefits to same-sex couples and California's ban on such unions.
09 декабря 2012
Mexico gay rights groups cheer court's marriage ruling Mexican gay rights groups voiced hope Thursday that a Supreme Court ruling against an Oaxaca state law that banned same-sex marriages will lead to similar decisions across the nation.
07 декабря 2012
Poll finds growing US support for same-sex marriage Support is growing in the United States for marriage equality, two polls showed on Wednesday.
06 декабря 2012
©REUTERS Anger as Australian senator links gay marriage to bestiality A conservative Australian senator was forced to resign from his parliamentary role on Wednesday after he linked same-sex marriage to bestiality and polygamy during a debate.
19 сентября 2012

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