• Australians endorse gay marriage, ensuring Parliament bill

    Australians endorse gay marriage, ensuring Parliament bill

    World | November 15, 2017 20:12 IST

    The conservative government promised to allow a bill creating marriage equality to be considered in Parliament in the final two-week session that is due to end on Dec. 7.

  • Dattatreya Hosabale

    RSS marks a U-turn, says homosexuality not a crime but 'socially immoral act'

    Politics | March 18, 2016 18:49 IST

    New Delhi: A day after observing that homosexuality was not a crime, RSS joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale today made an apparent shift in stand explaining that homosexuality is a "socially immoral act" which needs

  • china s first gay marriage rights lawsuit accepted

    China's first gay marriage rights lawsuit accepted

    World | January 06, 2016 15:49 IST

    Beijing: China's first lawsuit on same-sex marriage rights has been accepted by a local court in Changsha, Hunan Province, marking a milestone for LGBT rights in the country, the media reported on Wednesday.Plaintiff Sun Wenlin

  • omg bobby darling to tie the knot with bhopal businessman

    OMG! Bobby Darling to tie the knot with Bhopal businessman in November

    Bollywood | October 06, 2015 16:01 IST

    New Delhi: Transwoman actress Bobby Darling aka Pankaj Sharma is going to marry a Bhopal based businessman Ramneek Sharma.The duo, reportedly, will have a court marriage in November this year. Their wedding reception will be

  • bobby jindal criticises obama hillary over gay marriage view

    Bobby Jindal criticises Obama, Hillary over gay marriage view

    World | June 29, 2015 8:55 IST

    Washington: Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has lashed out at US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton for their views on same sex marriage, alleging that they evolved their views based on

  • barack obama in tweet praises high court decision on gay

    Barack Obama, in tweet, praises high court decision on gay marriage

    World | June 26, 2015 21:20 IST

    Washington (AP):   Obama describes Supreme Court gay marriage ruling as "justice that arrives like a thunderbolt"  President Barack Obama took to Twitter to praise the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision as "a big step

  • us supreme court extends same sex marriage nationwide

    US Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

    World | June 26, 2015 21:22 IST

    Washington: The U.S. Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally."No union is

  • vatican irish gay marriage vote a defeat for humanity

    Vatican: Irish gay marriage vote a 'defeat for humanity'

    World | May 27, 2015 18:33 IST

    Vatican City:  The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic country

  • bold ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

    'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

    World | May 24, 2015 13:54 IST

    Dublin: Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday   a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."Friday's referendum

  • both sides say ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

    Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

    World | May 23, 2015 17:06 IST

    Dublin : Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.Senior

  • ex bcci chief srinivasan asks gay son to marry a woman for

    Ex-BCCI Chief Srinivasan asks gay son to marry a woman for lineage

    Cricket | May 04, 2015 12:54 IST

    Ex-BCCI chief N Srinivasan's ‘homosexual' son Ashwin has accused him of pressing to marry and “have progeny to carry on the lineage”.In an interview to DNA, Ashwin said that he and his partner – Avi

  • in surprise gay marriage now legal in arizona

    In surprise, gay marriage now legal in Arizona

    World | October 18, 2014 8:19 IST

    Phoenix: Gay marriage is now legal in Arizona after the state's conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn't challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state. After the

  • us apex court temporarily halts gay marriages in idaho

    US apex court temporarily halts gay marriages in Idaho

    World | October 09, 2014 11:59 IST

    San Francisco: The US Supreme Court has temporarily halted same-sex marriages in Idaho, a day after a federal appellate court revoked the prohibition in the states, thus declaring gay marriages legal.In a brief statement, Justice

  • gay marriage bans in idaho nevada struck down

    Gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada struck down

    World | October 08, 2014 7:15 IST

    Boise, Idaho: A federal appeals court declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada on Tuesday, a day after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage in 30 other states.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court

  • illinois same sex couple set to be first to wed

    Illinois same-sex couple set to be first to wed

    Lifestyle | November 27, 2013 13:39 IST

    Chicago: Even as they celebrated their home state becoming the 16th to legalize gay marriage, Chicago couple Patricia Ewert and Vernita Gray couldn't help but feel bitter disappointment: Same-sex marriages cannot legally start in Illinois

  • new zealand lawmakers approve gay marriage bill

    New Zealand lawmakers approve gay-marriage bill

    World | April 17, 2013 16:13 IST

    Wellington, New Zealand, Apr 17: Hundreds of jubilant gay-rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand's Parliament as the country become the thirteenth in the world and the first in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize same-sex marriage.Lawmakers

  • french senate approves gay marriage bill

    French Senate approves gay marriage bill

    World | April 12, 2013 16:58 IST

    Paris, Apr 12: French Senate Friday voted to passed a law that would open the door for gay marriage and adoption of children by gay couple, a media report said.The bill will be presented to

  • clinton joins other dems in backing gay marriage

    Clinton joins other Dems in backing gay marriage

    Politics | March 19, 2013 14:50 IST

    Washington, Mar 19: Hillary Rodham Clinton's embrace of gay marriage Monday signals she may be seriously weighing a 2016 presidential run and trying to avoid the type of late-to-the-party caution that hurt her first bid.Her

  • gay marriage important to me julianne moore

    Gay marriage important to me: Julianne Moore

    Hollywood | January 29, 2013 13:58 IST

    Los Angeles, Jan 29: Actress Julianne Moore, who actively supports same-sex marriage, says gay marriage is an important issue to her."Oh, yeah, absolutely, I am a feminist. At one point, 'feminist' became a pejorative term.

  • hugh grant backs gay marriage rights campaign

    Hugh Grant backs gay marriage rights campaign

    Hollywood | September 26, 2012 10:41 IST

    London,Sep 26: The 'Notting Hill' star admitted he is not a 'big believer' in the institution of marriage but is adamant same-sex couples in his native country should be given the same rights as heterosexual

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