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Jun 13, 2019
Ecuador top court approves same-sex marriage in 5-4 vote; judges in favour say decision based on idea that all people are equalWith the decision of the Constitutional Court, Ecuador joins Argentina, Brazil and Colombia in South American recognising same-sex marriage.
May 24, 2019
After decades-long struggle, Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for LGBT rights in AsiaFor veteran gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei, Friday's weddings are the culmination of a three-decade long fight trying to persuade successive governments to change the law.
May 17, 2019
Taiwan becomes first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage, provides couples with insurance and child custody rightsTaiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance, and child custody.
Sep 07, 2018
Section 377 Verdict: Gay marriage, inheritance, adoption laws unlikely; 'majoritarian' view will keep State, SC awayThe Supreme Court was able to read down Section 377 because right to equality guaranteed in the Constitution, but to legalise gay marriages, adoption or inheritance, requires legislative changes, something only the Parliament can do
Sep 06, 2018
Supreme Court's verdict on Section 377 must spark further legal changes to end alienation of LGBT communityMembers of the LGBT community are deprived of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.
Jul 04, 2018
British lesbian wins landmark legal battle as Hong Kong's top court grants her spousal visaA British lesbian won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark decision on Wednesday by the top court in the city, where same-sex unions are not recognised.
Jun 19, 2018
Top Philippine court hears landmark same-sex marriage case; hearing takes three years to scheduleThe Philippines' top court heard arguments today for the legalisation of gay marriage, a historic first in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation.
Jan 09, 2018
SC to review Section 377 of IPC: How world has changed since apex court's 2013 verdict on homosexualityThe world has also changed a lot since 2013. There are now over 25 countries around the world which allow homosexuality.
Dec 08, 2017
Australia signs same-sex marriage bill into law, weddings to be legal from SaturdayAustralia's prime minister rushed gay marriage into law by gaining a final signature on a bill hours after it was overwhelming endorsed by Parliament
Dec 07, 2017
Australia legalises same-sex marriage with landslide vote; PM Malcolm Turnbull calls it 'day for love and respect'Australia's parliament passed a bill legalising same-sex marriage on Thursday, after the nation overwhelmingly voted in favour of changing the law, ending decades of political wrangling