United States

Gay Marriage


Gay man to run against Kentucky clerk who denied him marriage license

A gay man who was denied a marriage license in Kentucky two years ago by a county clerk who refused to issue licenses for same-sex marriages will run to unseat her next year, he said on Wednesday. | Video


Thousands rally for gay marriage before Australian postal vote closes

SYDNEY - Thousands of people rallied around Australia on Saturday urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, one week before final ballots can be submitted in a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country.

World, Australia, Oct 21 2017

Stirred by same-sex marriage vote, Australia's youth gets serious

SYDNEY It was supposed to relieve a headache for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, but a postal vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage has awakened interest in politics among young voters who could ultimately turf him out of office.

World, Australia Oct 05 2017

Australian police charge man for attacking former PM Abbott

SYDNEY Australian police charged a 38-year-old man on Friday for allegedly assaulting former prime minister and same-sex marriage opponent Tony Abbott in the Tasmanian city of Hobart.

World, Australia, Sep 22 2017

Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law

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World, Australia, Sep 14 2017

U.S. gay marriage pioneer Edith Windsor dies at 88

NEW YORK Edith Windsor, the New York woman whose successful challenge to a federal law that defined marriage as between one man and one woman helped pave the way for gay marriage nationwide, died on Tuesday at age 88. | Video

U.S., Sep 12 2017