Same-sex brides getting married.
Same-sex marriage improved the mental health of LGBT+ Americans

LGBT+ people in the States saw a noticeable increase in happiness and life satisfaction.

Texas AG wants to stop gay marriage
Wedding venue in north Texas refuses service for same-sex couple 

The owners of The Venue at Waterstone in North Texas said their religious beliefs prevented them from hosting a same-sex wedding 

Panama’s LGBTI rights activists demonstrate outside church during pope’s visit

LGBTI rights advocates stage a ‘kiss-in’ outside an iconic church during the papal visit

Australian marriage equality supporters holding 'yes' signs at a rally
Australia’s vote on same-sex marriage very badly affected LGBTI people

Even though we won the vote, it was a really hard time for LGBTI Aussies

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Aberdeenshire church breaks away from denomination after same-sex marriage row

Members of Westhill Community Church cut links with the Scottish Episcopal Church in part over a dispute about same-sex marriages

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania is home to some 535,216 people
Lithuania’s top court grants residence permits for same-sex foreign spouses

The landmark ruling comes despite the fact that same-sex unions are still not legally recognized in Lithuania

Two women waving the rainbow flag at Belfast Pride 2017. Northern Ireland, marriage equality
Marriage equality campaigners urge UK govt. to extend rights to Northern Ireland

Activists want to see marriage equality reach in Northern Ireland in 2019

David's Bridal
David’s Bridal include same-sex couple in latest TV ad

Wedding retailer’s ad campaign targets non-traditional wedding markets after the company filed for bankruptcy last year

Allegra and Dane are suing Amazon for anti-transgender workplace discrimination
Amazon settles workplace discrimination lawsuit by trans woman and her husband

Allegra Schawe-Lane and Dane Lane sued Amazon in 2017 for anti-trans discrimination

Marchers at Japan Tokyo Pride in 2012
Same-sex couples to sue Japan’s government over marriage equality

The 10 same-sex couples say that not recognizing marriage equality in unconstitutional

Rio de Janeiro in Brazil Bolsonaro
Brazil’s same-sex couples rush to marry before Bolsonaro presidency

Brazil has seen an increase in anti-LGBTI rhetoric and violence in the lead-up to the presidency of the far-right Jair Bolsonaro

Mexico Senate
Mexico considers changing marriage laws for same-sex couples living abroad

The move could allow consulates the right to authorize same-sex marriages of Mexican citizens living abroad

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Almost 4,000 same-sex couples have registered in Taiwan

Almost 4,000 same-sex couples have registered in Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Interior. This figure…

Alex Greenwich and Shirleene Robinson (Photo: Provided)
Why we wrote a book about marriage equality in Australia

Alex Greenwich and Shirleene Robinson share experiences from the heart of Australia’s journey to marriage equality

Taiwan's Rainbow flag
Taiwan’s proposal of a separate same-sex marriage law angers equality campaigners

Equal rights advocates say that introducing a separate law would treat same-sex couples as ‘second class citizens’

Gay couple do not want to be separated
Over 3,000 same-sex couples marry in Australia during first half of the year

Statistics show higher numbers of women and older couples are tying the knot in the first six months of Australia’s legalization of same-sex marriage

VOTE NOW: Should Hong Kong legalize same-sex marriage?

Hong Kong lawmakers last week voted against a debate on legalizing same-sex unions

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Wedding magazine to shut after refusing to include same-sex weddings

Australian publication White will shut after wedding professionals and advertisers boycott the magazine

Supporters of the yes campaign gather in Sydney (Photo: Twitter)
Australia marks one year since the nation said ‘yes’ to equal marriage

80% of Australians voted in a postal survey, 60% said yes to legalizing same-sex marriage

Shannon holding a yes sign up and smiling surrounded by thousands of people at a rally
Why I fought so hard for marriage equality in Australia

It’s been a year since Australia voted ‘yes’ to marriage equality, but the effects of the campaign are still felt

Taiwan's Rainbow flag
Activists gather in NYC to raise awareness of Taiwan’s vote on same-sex marriage

New Yorkers stand in solidarity with Taiwan’s LGBTI community as the country prepares to vote on marriage equality

Hong Kong’s LGBTI activists discuss the ongoing battle for equal rights

LGBTI rights campaigners discuss the legal and societal hurdles in the fight for equality during public forum in Hong Kong

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Austria sees in its first same-sex marriage in lead-up to full legalization

Two of the women who successfully challenged Austria’s top court to legalize same-sex marriage tied the know in Vienna this week

the cover of magazine featuring a hipster couple at their wedding
Top selling bridal magazine won’t allow same-sex couples in its publication

Oh no they didn’t: ‘we aren’t sharing Same Sex (sic) weddings at this point’

Anti same-sex marriage campaigners in Taiwan deliver petition for a referendum on the issue.
In Taiwan, conservative campaigners seek referendum on same-sex marriage

Anti equal marriage group is seeking to derail decision of Taiwan’s top court in 2017 and pushing for a referendum in November.

Marchers at this year's Bucharest Pride.
Romania grants residence rights to same-sex married couples

Legalizing same-sex marriage in the country, however, might still be a long way

President Duterte standing behind blue lectern in denim shirt putting a still wrapped candy in his mouth
Philippines’ president Duterte favors civil unions over same-sex marriage

President Duterte has previously flip-flopped on the issue of same-sex marriage

Toronto Pride Grand Marshal Haran Vijayanathan and Humza Mian in Sons of Roses
Stunning same-sex photo shoot promotes traditional South Asian weddings

2018 Toronto Pride Grand Marshal posed for this amazing South Asian wedding photoshoot

Australians celebrated the legalization of same-sex marriage last December (Photo; Shannon Power)
It’s official: Homophobic neighbors negatively impact your health

Australian researchers used the same-sex marriage postal vote results to determine the link

Ilan Buchman and Oscar Shub became the first Jewish same-sex couple to wed in Australia
This is the first same-sex Jewish couple to be married in Australia

Ilan Buchman and Oscar Shub married on 2 May—about five months after the legalization of same-sex marriage in Australia