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Taiwan unveils Asia's first draft law on same-sex marriage

TAIPEI Taiwan on Thursday proposed a draft law to allow same-sex marriage in Asia's first such bill, but the legislation was criticized by rights activists and conservative groups amid a heated debate over marriage equality. | Video


Gay couple can register child in conservative Poland: court

WARSAW The lesbian parents of a Polish boy have been given the right to register him in Poland as their child, a high court has decided, in an unprecedented ruling for the deeply Catholic country where same-sex marriage is illegal.

World, Oct 11 2018

Taiwan to hold referendum on same-sex marriage law

TAIPEI Taiwan will hold a public vote on whether its civil law should recognize same-sex marriage, two election officials told Reuters on Tuesday, reviving a debate over a separate law for civil unions between gay couples.

World, Oct 09 2018

Cuba's draft constitution opens path to gay marriage

HAVANA The draft of Cuba's new constitution opens the path to same-sex marriage, a government official said on Saturday, which would make the country that once persecuted homosexuals an unlikely leader in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

World, Cuba, Jul 21 2018

Wisconsin top court orders Marquette to reinstate conservative professor

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday said Marquette University improperly suspended a conservative political science professor for publicly accusing a graduate student by name in a blog post of stifling classroom discussion against same-sex marriage.

U.S., Jul 06 2018

Czech government backs bill on same-sex marriage

PRAGUE The Czech government gave its backing on Friday to a bill which would make the country the first in formerly communist Europe to allow same-sex marriage.

World, Jun 22 2018