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Bermuda top court reverses government's gay marriage ban

HAMILTON, Bermuda Bermuda's top court ruled on Friday that legislation banning same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, rejecting a government bid to overturn an earlier court ruling that reached the same conclusion.


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

EU states must recognize foreign same-sex marriages: court

LUXEMBOURG The EU's top court, in a landmark ruling for gay rights in Europe, said on Tuesday that Romania must grant residence to the American husband of a local man even though Romania does not itself permit same-sex marriage.

World, Jun 05 2018

Most Americans oppose businesses refusing to serve gay people: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON Nearly three quarters of U.S. adults believe that businesses should not have the right on religious grounds to deny services to customers based on their sexual orientation, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday showed.

U.S., Jun 04 2018

Costa Rica vote halts march of religious conservatism

SAN JOSE The resounding victory of a pro-gay marriage candidate in Costa Rica's presidential run-off vote on Sunday staved off a resurgent Christian evangelical movement that proved unable to translate strong social conservatism into a win.

World, Apr 03 2018