Canberra: The Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove on Friday signed the law to legalise same-sex marriages, which are now allowed to take place from January 9, 2018, onwards.
Bogota: Colombia’s top court has legalised same-sex marriages, making the country the fourth in Latin America to do so. Gay couples were already allowed to form civil partnerships, but Thursday’s ruling extends them the same marriage rights as heterosexual couples, BBC reported. Earlier this month, the constitutional court dismissed a judge’s petition against equal marriage rights for heterosexual and homosexual couples.
New Delhi: , a gay rights and social activist, besides being a supporter of the Congress Party, said Tuesday that irrespective of the Supreme Court’s ruling on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalises sexual activities “against the order of nature”, arguably including homosexual acts, he would plead with the apex court to legalise gay marriage.
New Delhi: While there was a flurry of Facebook profile images doused in the colours of the rainbow indicating solidarity with the US Supreme Court’s legalisation of same-sex marriages, LGBT activists say the landmark judgment has done much to boost the morale and foster the empowerment of the community in India. “There is a lot of positive things to talk about this landmark verdict. Whether it is about the sati system being
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