News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the religion's opposition to gay marriage Tuesday, while explaining that leaders lifted a short-lived ban on baptisms for children of gay parents because they felt the "heartache" it caused. The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom. Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School learned Thursday that the Archdiocese of Indianapolis would no longer recognize it as a Catholic school. The registrations of the marriages follow a topsy-turvy, yearslong battle to make Taiwan the first in Asia to recognize same-sex unions. Same-sex marriage supporters gathered outside Parliament in Taipei while the vote was in process.
Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions, and Domestic Partnerships
Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts - CNN
CNN Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation. On May 17th, in Taiwan , LoveWon. We took a big step towards true equality, and made Taiwan a better country. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger.
5 facts about same-sex marriage
A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. So far, more than two dozen countries have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.
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