Gay marriage

Has the UK’s acceptance of gay relationships ‘peaked’?
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Has the UK’s acceptance of gay relationships ‘peaked’?

Study finds first increase in disapproval of same-sex relationships since 1983
11 Jul 2019
The countries where gay marriage is legal
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The countries where gay marriage is legal

Taiwan becomes the latest place to legalise same-sex marriage, prompting dispute with the government of China
21 May 2019
Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?
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Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?

The referendum result isn’t legally binding, but could still prevent the legalisation of same-sex unions
26 Nov 2018
How are civil partnerships different from marriage?
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How are civil partnerships different from marriage?

Theresa May announces that straight couples will now get the right to form civil partnerships
2 Oct 2018
Why are heterosexual and same-sex divorce rates diverging?
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Why are heterosexual and same-sex divorce rates diverging?

UK divorce rates among opposite-sex couples hits 45-year low, as same-sex separations surge
27 Sep 2018
Folau homophobia row: New Zealand back diversity - video
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Folau homophobia row: New Zealand back diversity - video

All Blacks promote Diversity is Strength campaign, as row over Australian's social media comments continues
23 Apr 2018
Cunard faces boycott after canceling gay weddings
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Cunard faces boycott after canceling gay weddings

P&O was also forced to stop same-sex marriages on ships registered in Bermuda
27 Mar 2018

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Australia’s first same-sex marriage ends in heartbreak
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Australia’s first same-sex marriage ends in heartbreak

Jo Grant passed away from cancer just 48 days after marrying her long-term partner in Queensland
7 Mar 2018
Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage
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Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Government asked to explain why it gave permission for overseas territory to repeal LGBT rights
9 Feb 2018
#AustraliaSaidYes: Joy after same-sex marriage victory
Thousands turn out around Australia to rally in support of same-sex marriage
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#AustraliaSaidYes: Joy after same-sex marriage victory

Social media is alight with jubilation as LGBT Australians and their allies welcome big step towards marriage equality
15 Nov 2017
Online dating: has it changed the fabric of society?
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Online dating: has it changed the fabric of society?

Intermarriage has seen a massive increase in the past decade, while marriages formed online are lasting longer
16 Oct 2017
First gay couples tie the knot in Germany
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First gay couples tie the knot in Germany

Same-sex marriage became legal on Sunday - and registry offices broke with tradition to open their doors
2 Oct 2017
Tony Abbott head-butt ‘not linked to same-sex marriage vote’
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Tony Abbott head-butt ‘not linked to same-sex marriage vote’

Man charged with assaulting former Australian PM denies attack was political
22 Sep 2017
Australian woman sacked for opposing gay marriage
Thousands turn out around Australia to rally in support of same-sex marriage
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Australian woman sacked for opposing gay marriage

The 18-year-old claims she is being discriminated against for her religious beliefs and denies being homophobic
21 Sep 2017
'Stop the fags' poster appears in Melbourne
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'Stop the fags' poster appears in Melbourne

Homophobic attack on gay parents comes as Australia prepares to vote on gay marriage
21 Aug 2017
A timeline of gay rights in the UK
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A timeline of gay rights in the UK

From death by hanging to the era of marriage equality
27 Jul 2017
Church of England takes 'step towards gay marriage'
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Church of England takes 'step towards gay marriage'

General Synod rejects report saying church ceremonies should only be between a man and a woman
16 Feb 2017
Pacquiao uses Bible to justify another attack on gays
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Pacquiao uses Bible to justify another attack on gays

Anger after boxing champion spoke out against same-sex marriage during television show
19 Feb 2016
Anglican church avoids split over gay rights
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Anglican church avoids split over gay rights

Liberals left counting cost of unity as summit affirms marriage as being 'between a man and a woman'
15 Jan 2016
Tony Abbott bombarded with gay wedding invitations
Australian PM Tony Abbott
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Tony Abbott bombarded with gay wedding invitations

Couples put pressure on the Australian PM as cross-party vote on marriage equality looms
6 Aug 2015
Russian politician wants to ban Facebook over rainbow filter
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Russian politician wants to ban Facebook over rainbow filter

Vitaly Milonov said the rainbow flag filter celebrating gay marriage is a 'crude violation' of Russian law
29 Jun 2015
US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage
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US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage

The Court has ruled that all states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples
26 Jun 2015
Gay marriage referendum: Ireland goes to the polls
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Gay marriage referendum: Ireland goes to the polls

The socially conservative nation looks set to become the first country to legalise gay marriage by referendum
22 May 2015
Former leader of 'gay cure' group marries same-sex partner
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Former leader of 'gay cure' group marries same-sex partner

Man who used to tell people to 'pray away the gay' admits his 'true feelings' and weds his male partner
24 Nov 2014
Straight men anger pro gay rights activists
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Straight men anger pro gay rights activists

Marriage between two New Zealand men to win Rugby World cup tickets labelled a 'homophobic stunt
12 Sep 2014
GAY MARRIAGE: Archbishop's dilemma
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GAY MARRIAGE: Archbishop's dilemma

Justin Welby suggests accepting gay marriage would mean the Church would be unable to help other victims of oppression
19 Apr 2014
Same-sex couples to marry at the stroke of midnight
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Same-sex couples to marry at the stroke of midnight

A 'significant milestone' in the fight for equality, but opinion remains divided
28 Mar 2014
FRANCE: How infidelity is good, but gay sex bad
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FRANCE: How infidelity is good, but gay sex bad

France was unfussed by Hollande's infidelity, but issue of same-sex relationships is a 'battleground'
30 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 20 May 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 20 May 2013

20 May 2013
POPE: PM and Palace should show more respect
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POPE: PM and Palace should show more respect

The press, too, has been ungenerous, highlighting his Falklands remarks. What else could he have said?
21 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Feb 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 6 Feb 2013

6 Feb 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 12 Dec 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 12 Dec 2012

12 Dec 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 11 Dec 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 11 Dec 2012

11 Dec 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 13 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 13 Nov 2012

13 Nov 2012