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July 4, 2013

The US Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 may influence Indian Supreme Court justices hearing a challenge to the repeal of the criminalization of homosexuality

The US Supreme Court rulings that declared Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and allowed the resumption of same-sex marriages in California may influence the Indian Supreme Court which will soon announce its ruling on an appeal to the repeal of the country’s colonial era sodomy laws.

India’s Naz Foundation challenged the country’s Section 377 anti-sodomy law in the Dellhi High Court in 2009 and won and the Indian Government decided not to appeal the decision but a group of Indian religious figures decided to appeal.

June 28, 2012

John McCain's daughter says president should be touting federal legislation

The daughter of 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCain has stood apart from many Republicans by standing up very publicly for LGBT equality.

But that doesn't mean she's ready to vote for Barack Obama because he became the first sitting US president in history to endorse gay marriage.