Postedon Apr 09, 2010 at 11:30 am
Portugal's Constitutional Court has OK'd a freedom to marry bill approved by lawmakers.
Portugal's Socialist-controlled Parliament, led by Prime Minister Jose Socrates, approved the bill on February 11. The president still has the option of vetoing the legislation, but Socrates has said he is prepared to overturn the veto.
Postedon Apr 04, 2010 at 07:45 am
Freedom to Marry salutes Rufus Wainwright as a Voice for Equality. Mr. Wainwright is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. He has recorded six albums of original music, EPs, and tracks on compilations and film soundtracks, including the soundtrack for the film Moulin Rouge.
On April 2, 2010, it was reported by starpulse.com that Wainwright, out since his teens, supported the legalization of the freedom to marry in the United States.
Postedon Apr 02, 2010 at 11:50 am
The Household Cavalry is the U.K.’s most elite branch of service. Its members provide security for visiting heads of state, as well as for top-ranking national officials. 23-year-old Lance Corporal James Wharton made military history when he became the first member of the Household Cavalry to marry his same-sex life partner.
Postedon Mar 31, 2010 at 01:45 pm
In a special guest post on Pop Eater, Jarrett Barrios, the President of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), writes about why Ricky Martin outing himself (partly he said because of his two sons) is important. Barrios discusses Martin's decision and how it's a "game changer."
Postedon Mar 19, 2010 at 04:42 pm
There is a large battle looming in Washington over legislation to reform our nation’s immigration laws. This coming Sunday, March 21, many LGBT immigrants, their families, and allies will march in support of immigration reform. Now is the time for us, as LGBT individuals, families, and communities, to understand why immigration reform is so critical.
Postedon Mar 15, 2010 at 10:39 am
On March 23rd, the Italian Constitutional Court will decide whether several articles of the Civil Code (art. 93, 96, 98, 107, 108, 143, 143-bis, and 156-bis) restricting civil marriage to “husband and wife” rather than “spouses” discriminate against same-sex couples, and infringe upon the principles of equality and non-discrimination protected by the Constitution.
Postedon Mar 12, 2010 at 12:22 pm
The mayor was there. So were the protesters. Judith Vazquez wore an ivory wedding dress. So did her bride.
Vazquez and Lol Kin Castaneda on Thursday became the first same-sex couple to marry in Mexico under a new law that allows gay couples to wed and to adopt children.
Postedon Mar 11, 2010 at 11:46 am
Nearly two thirds of Danes support a call to allow gay and lesbian couples to be married by the Church, a poll showed Wednesday.
Denmark was the world's first country to allow civil unions for same-sex couples in 1989, but its parliament is now split over a move to amend the law to allow religious weddings too.