Postedon Jul 17, 2013 at 09:00 am
Today, the Queen of England granted royal assent to a bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in England and Wales. Her royal assent is the final approval necessary to pass the bill.
Postedon Jul 12, 2013 at 01:00 pm
On Thursday, July 11, Judge Carmen Lucía Rodríguez Díaz, a civil judge in Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, issued a 5-page ruling where she declared that a gay couple can legally marry in the South American country.
Postedon Jun 04, 2013 at 01:30 pm
Today, the movement to win marriage abroad took another step closer when the United Kingdom's House of Lords overwhelmingly - by a vote of 390-148 - voted in favor of the marriage bill in its second reading. They also rejected a proposed 'fatal motion,' which would have effectively removed the bill from consideration.
Postedon May 14, 2013 at 12:45 pm
Today, the National Council of Justice in Brazil - the panel responsible for overseeing the Brazilian judicial system - ruled that government offices that issue marriage licenses have no standing to reject same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon Apr 23, 2013 at 10:20 am
Today, the French National Assembly finalized the passage of the freedom to marry! By a final vote of 331-225, the French General Assembly passed legislation to extend the freedom to marry and the ability to adopt to same-sex couples.
Postedon Apr 19, 2013 at 02:00 pm
This week, marriage moved forward in Brazil when the Corregedor Geral de Justiça of Rio de Janeiro authorized marriages between same-sex couples. Rio de Janeiro is now the tenth state to pass the freedom to marry in Brazil.
Postedon Apr 17, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, the Parliament in New Zealand read and voted to approve, in the final of three readings, a bill that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples. The bill was sponsored by Labour MP Louisa Wall and passed its second, most critical reading on March 13, with nearly all party leaders standing in stark support.
Postedon Apr 10, 2013 at 06:45 pm
Tonight, the lower House in Uruguay voted in favor of legislation that will extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, marking the final vote in the process of ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage across he country.
Postedon Apr 10, 2013 at 10:33 am
Yesterday, the Senate in France approved the most significant portion of a bill that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples, all but assuring that France will become the latest country to end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Postedon Apr 02, 2013 at 03:45 pm
This afternoon, the Senate of Uruguay passed legislation that would extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the country, making Uruguay nearly certain to be the 15th nation in the world - and the fourth in Latin America - where gay and lesbian couples can share in the freedom to marry.