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Bill Novak adopted his partner Norman MacArthur as a way they could ensure legal rights

With prominent Australian Labor Party right faction member Tony Burke going public with his support for marriage equality, campaigners say they would only need 2 more House of Representative MPs to change their mind for the reform to pass

Huckabee stated Supreme Court is not 'the supreme being', so will not listen to their ruling

Openly gay lawmaker proposed the bill

Says he will bypass legislature and 'directly enforce' marriage equality

As president, Bush supported a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage

Amnesty International say Northern Ireland is the 'last bastion of discrimination' and its laws are a 'badge of shame'

'Referendums are held in this country where there's a proposal to change the constitution'

Manitoba becomes first Canadian province to ban conversion therapy

The Tea Party favorite is against marriage equality, lumped LGBTI people with people who have sex with animals, and is concerned Christians can no longer practice their faith

In New Orleans, we believe religious liberty and freedoms should be protected and discrimination prohibited, and we have passed our own laws to reflect that principle'

Dublin North West confirms YES reached 70.4% of total votes 

See pictures from one of the first Prides of the year

'we offer our congratulations to the YES side on a hard won victory. This is their day, and they should enjoy it.’

Supporters of equality turned out in their hundreds of thousands

About 20 men disrupted an IDAHOT event last week shouting threats over the fence before breaking the lock on the gate and breaking through a door to enter the cafe

 Shoreline Church had tried to relegate ceremony to a side chapel

Franklin Graham blasts Robert Gates for wanting to end organization's ban on gay adults

He has two year deal with The Montreal Alouettes who cite Sam's 'dignity, character, and heart'

Seattle's openly gay mayor said the city has 'no place for bigotry or harassment'

Organizers insist on holding 'some kind of action' on 30 May, despite Moscow police dispersing any attempts at public meetings

Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland strikes down last year's ruling allowing both men to be registered as fathers

People travel from as far as Abu Dhabi and Bangkok to have their say in today's Marriage Equality Referendum

'With all due respect, there is no need to invite children aged six and eight.'

Former rugby pro turned independent senator Glenn Lazarus, AKA ‘The Brick With Eyes,’ has threatened to don the swimwear made famous by Borat if a popular vote on gay marriage were to fail in Australia

'I’ve deeply hurt our community – and I am truly sorry'