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Tag: Same Sex Marriage

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Same-sex marriage: Centre opposes in Delhi HC plea for live streaming of proceedings

The Centre opposed the application and sought its dismissal saying live streaming can be allowed only after the framing of a comprehensive framework by way of rules, including for the protection of data.

Gurugram Shocker: Friends For 7 Yrs, Two Girl Elope And Marry Each Other
Gurugram Shocker: Friends For 7 Yrs, Two Girl Elope And Marry Each Other

The two girls with their mutual consent got married according to Hindu rituals in a temple located in Sohna on Friday. The girl form Gurugram's Pataudi area became wife, while the girl from Jhajjar became husband.

Love Is In Air: Stories Of Two Couples Who Surpassed Geographical & Ideological Barriers To Unite

Puri/Malkangiri: Marriages are made in heaven and solemnized on earth with love. The saying couldn’t have been proven truer with anything than the story of two couples who broke geographical and ideological boundaries to unite. He was dressed in sherwani and reciting Jagannath Jananas while with her mehendi, vermillion and Mangal Sutra she wore a […]

SC dismisses review plea seeking same-sex marriage, adoption, surrogacy for LGBTQ

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order which had rejected a petition seeking various civil rights such as same-sex marriage, adoption and surrogacy for the LGBTQ community. A three-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, in an in-chamber decision on July 11, dismissed the review plea filed […]

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taipei: Taiwan’s Parliament on Friday legalized same-sex marriage following a vote, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation. In 2017, the island’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry, reports the BBC. Parliament was given a two-year deadline and was required […]

Controversy erupts over same-sex marriage in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: After the Supreme Court’s landmark verdict decriminalising ‘homosexuality’ on September 6 last year, reports of two girls tying nuptial knot has become the talk of the town in Kendrapara. According to reports, a girl from Mahakalpara area and another one from Pattamundai had developed a strong liking towards each other and had been in […]

Taiwan rejects same sex marriage

Taipei: Taiwan has rejected same-sex marriages, in a blow to the island’s reputation as a rights trailblazer in Asia. The referendum results came despite a high court ruling in March 2017 in favour of such unions that had given parliament two years to amend laws or pass new ones. It was unclear how Saturday’s voting […]

'Yes' for same-sex marriage vote is fairness: Australia PM

Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday said a “yes” vote in the upcoming same-sex marriage poll was a question of “fairness”, the media reported. Addressing the “New South Wales Liberals and Nationals for Yes” campaign launch here, Turnbull said this change had already happened in many countries around the world, reports the Guardian. […]

Australia to vote on same-sex marriage, after court challenge fails

Melbourne: Australia’s High Court on Thursday ruled that a national postal vote on same-sex marriage will go ahead, after a challenge by marriage equality advocates failed, the media reported. Same-sex marriage advocates had taken the government to court over the postal vote which they argued was both unnecessary and an illegal use of public funds, […]

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Bobby Jindal falls in line on same-sex marriage

Washington: One week after the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide and states cannot ban such marriages, Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has finally fallen in line. The Republican presidential candidate had held off on abiding by the top court’s ruling until a lower federal court ordered the State to do […]

Bobby Jindal sued over order to protect same-sex marriage opponents

Washington: A gay rights advocacy group and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana are suing Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal for issuing an executive order aimed at protecting opponents of same-sex marriage. Jindal signed the religious freedom executive order in May hours after the Louisiana Legislature refused to pass a bill that would have […]