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Conservative Convention 2016: Tories To Pick A Stance On Same-Sex Marriage

Huffington Post Canada - ‎11 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - Conservative delegates are headed for a divisive and heated debate Saturday that will determine whether the party still believes marriage is the union of one man and one woman or whether it supports same-sex marriage. At a policy ...
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Same-sex marriage debate opens old wounds in the CPC (subscription) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Gay marriage has been the law of the land in Canada for over a decade. There is no conceivable scenario that would see this matter reopened.

On same-sex marriage, social conservatives' time has long gone

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The room was packed, with delegates lining the walls, crowding the back, even reaching their arms through the doors from the outside, waving their voting cards, as the Conservative Party took a big step toward dropping its opposition to same-sex marriage.

South Korea Court Refuses to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

Out Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
A South Korean same-sex couple lost their court case this week to recognize them as married. Director Kim Jho Gwang-Soo married his partner Kim Seung-Hwan in 2013. When the pair tried to register their marriage with the local authority, they were ...
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South Korean court rejects film director's same-sex marriage case

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
While homosexuality is legal in South Korea, same-sex marriage is not recognised and the country remains deeply conservative about matters of sexual identity.

Eleven same sex marriages have taken place in Wexford since Referendum

Gorey Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
One year on, it's really great to see that 412 marriages have now taken place which otherwise would not have happened. It's a timely reminder of that momentous vote on that momentous day.
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South Korea set for more court battles over same-sex marriage ban

PinkNews - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Several more court battles are expected in South Korea, after judges rejected equal marriage. A lawsuit filed by a prominent gay film director and his partner seeking legal status for their same-sex marriage was rejected by a South Korean district ...

Australia's Unjust and Unnecessary Popular Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Will Cost Millions

Slate Magazine (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
This past weekend, my boyfriend and I accidentally got married on Facebook. We were at a friend's wedding in Spain, and I uploaded a photo of us together with the hashtag #wedding. Before I knew it, the photo had been liked over 200 times. Comments ...

Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage request will be considered

Public broadcasting of Latvia - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Supreme Court press spokeswoman Baiba Kataja said that the court agrees with the administrative court decision that current regulations do not allow registering same-sex marriages in Latvia. The matter however should have been considered in a context ...

Nine same sex couples marry here

The Kerryman - ‎8 hours ago‎
Following the vote the Marriage Act come into effect in November 2015 with the first same sex marriage ceremony taking place in Clonmel on November 17.
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Roy Moore sues judicial board that suspended him over same-sex marriage

Anniston Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
The JIC alleges Moore abused his authority as judge when he ordered the state's probate judges to observe Alabama's ban on same-sex marriage. That ban, and all similar state-level bans, were struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court last year.

Call for Romanian same-sex marriage ban - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A Romanian group that campaigns to promote traditional family values called on lawmakers to change the constitution to ban same-sex marriage. Coalition for Family, which has links to the Church, on Monday handed a petition to the Senate that it says ...

The Fight Between Same-Sex Couples and Christian Conservative Business Owners Is Far From Over

Bloomberg - ‎10 hours ago‎
Klein responded that he and his wife, Melissa, wouldn't bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Bowman-Cryer and her mother walked out.
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Same-sex marriage, Indigenous recognition votes won't happen on same day: Turnbull

SBS - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Malcolm Turnbull says a referendum on Indigenous recognition and a plebiscite on same-sex marriage won't be held on the same day.

Catholic Bishops Lash Out Against Same-Sex Marriage as Anti-Freedom in New Video

The New Civil Rights Movement - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In "Made for Freedom," a video released Tuesday as part of the USCCB's "Marriage: Unique for a Reason" campaign, the Catholic Bishops depict wistful and beleaguered Catholics lamenting the public and governmental acceptance of same-sex marriage, ...
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Over half of Australians with migrant backgrounds support same-sex marriage: poll

SBS - ‎May 24, 2016‎
"same-sex marriage is not a priority, but if it is made a priority, it would raise strong opposition to the faith of many Australians, including especially our migrant communities who consider marriage a bedrock institution.
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Mexico Moves Closer To Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

Fortune - ‎May 18, 2016‎
President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to legalize same-sex marriage in Mexico on Tuesday, a move that would enshrine on a national level a Supreme Court ruling last year that it was unconstitutional for states to bar such couples from wedding.
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Meet the First Same-Sex Couple Married in Colombia (Video) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
... same-sex couple to legally marry in Colombia since the South American nation's high court embraced marriage equality last month. The couple, who told national Spanish-language newspaper El País they have been together for two years, married in Cali ...
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Alabama Supreme Court vacates ruling refusing to recognize same-sex adoption

JURIST - ‎11 hours ago‎
Same-sex marriage and adoption rights remain in a state of legal uncertainty despite the Supreme Court ruling [JURIST report] last June that states must allow same-sex marriage and recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state. In March the ...