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I got same-sex married abroad and now I can't get divorced

Daily Life - ‎8 hours ago‎
It seems, at this stage, short of moving to New Zealand, this marriage really is forever. Or at least until same sex marriage is legislated for in Australia. If we get our timing right, we could potentially be one of the first same sex divorces in ...
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Colombia legalises same-sex marriage

ABC Online - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Catholic country follows Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay in formally recognising the rights of same-sex couples to marry. "The judges affirmed by a majority that marriage between people of the same sex does not violate constitutional order ...

President Obama calls same-sex marriage campaign 'fastest social movement' in U.S.

ChristianToday - ‎9 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama has called the same-sex marriage campaign in the United States as the "fastest social movement" in the nation's history.

Faroe Islands says yes to same-sex marriage

The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english - ‎8 hours ago‎
Denmark voted to recognize same-sex marriages in 2012 and also allows same-sex couples to wed in Church. However, this was not made a part of the law in the Faroe Islands because of fears that the more conservative members of parliament would vote ...
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Same sex marriage debate brought to AFL

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎22 hours ago‎
National News Same sex marriage debate brought to AFL. National News Same sex marriage debate brought to AFL. You're watching National News Same sex marriage debate brought to AFL Flyers protesting the AFL's first 'pride game' have been left on ...

Preschoolers should be educated about gender and same-sex marriage: academic - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A Melbourne researcher is leading the call to bring education about marriage equality and gender into preschools across Victoria.

Conservatives headed toward social-policy showdown over same-sex marriage stance

National Post - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
OTTAWA - A social policy showdown could be in the works for next month's Conservative party policy convention. On one side: a bid to further entrench the party's stand against same sex marriage with a resolution to protect “the rights of Canadian ...
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Colin Barnett rebukes Peter Abetz over same-sex marriage lecture

The West Australian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Mr Abetz said Labor's gradual moves to bind its MPs to vote for same-sex marriage conflicted with the “Uluru Bark petition” to Federal Parliament last year in which 70 Aboriginal elders from 47 nations urged it not to legalise same-sex marriage. “I'm ...
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Isle of Man approves same-sex marriage bill

SBS - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
"I recognise that the proposed legislation to allow same-sex couples to be married may generate strong and polarised views, with some organisations and individuals believing very strongly that marriage can only ever be between a man and a woman," Bell ...

Colombia's Constitutional Court legalises same sex marriage

Metro - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Colombia will change the law to allow same sex marriage, after a landmark decision in the largely conservative Roman Catholic country.
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Faroe Islands legalises same-sex marriage

PinkNews - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
While the country is seen as a kingdom of Denmark, which legalised same-sex marriage back in 2012, including religious ceremonies, the Faroese raised concerns that Christians would be opposed to the measure if it included church weddings.
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Tories divided over same-sex marriage face showdown

CTV News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
On one side: a bid to further entrench the party's stand against same sex marriage with a resolution to protect "the rights of Canadian workers who believe in the traditional definition of marriage from employment discrimination on the basis of their ...
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One issue PM didn't want Abbott to raise

Courier Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Mr Abbott used a speech in memory of Brisbane Catholic priest Father Greg Jordan last night to signal he would take a prominent role in the debate against same-sex marriage - one of the issues Malcolm Turnbull did not want to dominate the election ...
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Viewpoint: How has marriage changed life for gay people?

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Writer and activist Peter McGraith married his partner David in the first ceremony conducted under the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 covering most of the UK. Here, he asks what effect it's had on gay and lesbian couples - and on marriage itself.
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Same-sex marriage to be Sinn Fein's priority in the next Assembly session

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Same-sex marriage has been rejected five times by members of the devolved legislature. Although the majority of Assembly members voted in favour of introducing gay marriage when it was debated for a fifth time last year, the proposal fell because ...
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Telstra backflips on same-sex marriage backflip

SBS - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Telstra has reversed its decision to pull out of a corporate campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia following a week of community anger and boycott threats.
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Same-sex marriage: corporate bosses push questionable agenda

The Australian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
“If you're unhappy with a company that's involved with the (same-sex marriage) campaign you won't be able to bank and you won't be able to fly anywhere.
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Alabama's chief justice says moves to oust him over same-sex marriage issue politically motivated

ChristianToday - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore lashed out at attempts by groups to oust him from his post over his stance against same-sex marriage, saying the moves are politically motivated. Moore is facing an ethics complaint filed by the Southern ...
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'I will vote yes for same-sex marriage': Turnbull

Star Observer - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed he will vote 'yes' for same-sex marriage in the upcoming plebiscite, and he expects it will be legalised.

Missouri House leader expects same-sex marriage objector ballot issue won't be resurrected - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A tie vote in a committee Wednesday meant the failure a plan to ask voters whether the state Constitution should block lawsuits and penalties for religious organizations and businesses who deny services in same-sex marriages. There are ways the House ...