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Couple to wed in every country with same-sex marriage

Couple to wed in every country with same-sex marriage | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Julian P. Boom and Fleur Pierets, a lesbian couple, plan to get married in every country that recognizes same-sex marriage. They've been married in four countries already and plan to get married in 20 more.

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Why some gay men are opposed to same-sex marriage

Why some gay men are opposed to same-sex marriage | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

"I don’t for the life of me understand why the gay community has decided to emulate an institution that doesn’t work for even straight people.

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Victory for LGBT in Taiwan as top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Victory for LGBT in Taiwan as top court rules in favour of gay marriage | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
TAIWAN’s constitutional court on Wednesday ruled in favour of same-sex unions in a landmark decision that paves the way for the island nation to become the first in Asia to legalise gay marriage.
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There's a powerful conservative case to be made for gay marriage in Australia

There's a powerful conservative case to be made for gay marriage in Australia | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

On January 1 this year, the tiny territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic became the latest country to allow same-sex marriage. Its elected council voted for the reform after a consultation found that a majority of its 5600 residents supported the change. After all, isn't that what's meant to happen in a representative democracy?

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One after another, countries across the world have legalised gay marriage, usually because that is what their people wanted.  Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, the UK, the US and Uruguay have all taken this step.  Finland is about to follow.

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Same-sex marriage postal survey: 'Yes' camp settles in for party to remember

Same-sex marriage postal survey: 'Yes' camp settles in for party to remember | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

Jubilant Melburnians gathered at Trades Hall on Wednesday night to celebrate the same-sex marriage postal survey result.

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Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

The fliers, the latest salvo in a heated national debate, were denounced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this week.

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‘Proud gay Kurd’ marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law

‘Proud gay Kurd’ marries under Finland’s new same-sex marriage law | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it
'I have decided to marry a man...This is my nature which I am proud of
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Gay Couple Becomes First Men to Marry Each Other at West Point

Gay Couple Becomes First Men to Marry Each Other at West Point | PinkieB.com | Gay and Lesbian Life | Scoop.it

A gay couple became the first men to marry each other West Point yesterday.

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