• Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Thai men first same-sex couple to marry in Queensland under new law
    TWO THAI MEN were among the first same-sex couples in Queensland to get married following passage of Australia’s historic marriage equality bill.
    national
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 12:19:51
    Sydney extravaganza to kick off global 2018 parties
    Sydney - Australia's largest city Sydney will welcome 2018 with a rainbow-themed fireworks spectacular marking new same-sex marriage rights Sunday, with heavy security for festivities that kick off a wave of celebrations around the world.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:12:44
    Australians back gay marriage in non-binding vote
    Australians voted in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry, official results showed Wednesday, sending the task of legalising marriage equality to a deeply divided parliament.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:43:09
    British lesbian wins Hong Kong visa rights in legal bid
    HONG KONG - A British lesbian on Monday won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark legal decision that could reduce more hurdles for same-sex couples in the city.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 19:22:31
    Rainbow flags, bubbly to cheer German gay marriage vote
    BERLIN - Gay and lesbian activists waving rainbow flags cheered in joyful celebration Friday as Germany's parliament legalised same-sex marriage, a victory in a decades-old rights struggle.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 May 2017 13:22:23
    S. Korean military court jails soldier for gay sex
    SEOUL - A South Korean military court on Wednesday sentenced a captain to six months in jail for having same-sex intercourse with another soldier, amid accusations that the army is cracking down on gay personnel.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:58:00
    Thousands opposing same-sex marriage rally in Taiwan
    TAIPEI - Thousands protested in Taipei Thursday against draft bills that would make Taiwan the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, arguing traditional family values would be undermined. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:11:00
    Australia PM vows gay marriage vote despite homophobia fears
    SYDNEY - Australia's prime minister insisted Monday a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage will be held this year if his government is re-elected despite the Labor opposition calling it "a taxpayer-funded platform for homophobia".
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:48:00
    Same-sex kiss cut from Singapore staging of Les Miserables
    SINGAPORE - A kiss between two male actors in a production of Les Miserables in Singapore has been cut after complaints from the public.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 May 2016 16:45:00
    Catholics should be able to boycott gay marriages, pope says
    Rome - Public officials who are Catholic should not be obliged to celebrate gay marriages or civil unions, Pope Francis said Tuesday, his first public remarks on the issue since same-sex partnerships were legalised in Italy last week.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:13:00
    Thai court sides with foreign gay couple in surrogacy row
    BANGKOK - A Thai court on Tuesday granted a foreign same-sex couple full custody of their surrogate baby daughter following a legal battle with the mother who refused to hand her over after giving birth.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:29:00
    Rocker Bryan Adams shuns Mississippi in protest of same-sex law
    Washington - Rock musician Bryan Adams cancelled his upcoming concert in Mississippi to protest the southern US state's "extremely discriminatory" new law that allows businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Mar 2016 01:00:00
    Just married after 40 years of togetherness
    We were still jet-lagged from our 21-hour flight from tropical Manila to near-freezing New York, and it was now the morning we were to get married.
    opinion
  • Sun, 28 Feb 2016 01:00:00
    Getting the facts right
    Same-sex mating in animals is not as rare as you might think
  • Sun, 21 Feb 2016 20:37:00
    Catholic priests in Philippines defend Pacquaio's anti-gay remarks
    MANILA - The Philippine Catholic church on Sunday defended boxing icon Manny Pacquiao for recent controversial remarks he madecriticiSing homosexuals and same-sex marriage.
    ASEAN+
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