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Greek Orthodox Bishop Urges Faithful to ‘Spit On’ Gay ‘Freaks of Nature’ in Civil Union Debate

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite opposition from the Orthodox church and right wing lawmakers, Greece is today expected to provide legislation allowing for civil partnerships for same-sex couples. The move comes after Greece was fined by the European court of...Show More Summary

Transgender Venezuelan lawmaker vows to fight for gay rights

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's first transgender lawmaker says she will fight for gay rights and gender equality, drawing inspiration from a flurry of new laws on marriage and civil unions in the rest of traditionally Roman Catholic Latin America.

Cyprus Lawmakers Pass Landmark Civil Unions Bill

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Legislators in Cyprus have passed a bill that will allow same-sex couples to enter into legally-recognized civil unions. The favorable vote on The Civil Partnership Bill took place in the Cypriot House of Representatives on November 26 and was approv… Read The post Cyprus Lawmakers Pass Landmark Civil Unions Bill appeared first on Towleroad.

Christian printer sued after refusing to print same-sex civil union invitations

A Chilean homosexual activist group has filed suit on the couple's behalf, arguing that 'business are not churches.'

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Happy Birthday, Howard! From signing the first civil unions bill in America that paved the way for the marriage-equality movement, to being ahead of his time on health care reform and bunch of other issues, Howard Dean’s been an important reality-based voice at critical times over the last dozen or so years. Show More Summary

Sanders’ evolving and ‘wishy-washy’ stance on same-sex marriage

“Sanders also supported Vermont’s civil unions law in 2000, and he was an outspoken proponent of gay marriage before the Legislature in his home state in 2009 passed one of the nation’s first same-sex marriage laws.” — news release, Bernie Sanders for president Web site, July 5, 2015 “I voted against DOMA — you know […]

-Brazil: 3 Way Civil Union

+ + And so it begins. Three women in Brazil held a 3 way civil union ceremony in preparation for having a legal family together. Here’s the report from Yahoo.com: While these are the first women to enter a three-way civil union, a similar ceremony was held in 2012 for a man and two women […]

Three Women Get Hitched To Each Other

Three Brazilian women have formed a polyamorous civil union. The happy trio, who reportedly have shared a bed for years and say they want to raise a child, took an oath of love in early October in the presence of Rio de Janeiro notary public Fernanda de Freitas Leitao. “This union is not just symbolic,” [...]

Lesbian Couples Twice as Likely as Gay Men to End Civil Unions: STUDY

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

According to statistics compiled by legal group Collyer Bristol, lesbians are twice as likely as gay men to end civil unions. The research shows that compared with 5.4 percent of male partnerships formed between 2005 and 2014, 9.7 percent of female c… The post Lesbian Couples Twice as Likely as Gay Men to End Civil Unions: STUDY appeared first on Towleroad.

Sunday Funday Comes Bearing Good Queer News and Parachuting Beavers

6 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Governor Cuomo does the right thing, Chile celebrates civil unions, Indiana gets some karmic retribution, and did I mention the parachuting beavers. The post Sunday Funday Comes Bearing Good Queer News and Parachuting Beavers appeared first on Autostraddle.

Gay Couples Celebrate Chile's Civil Union Law

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

EmbedContent(562a95cbe4b0443bb5640568,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Dozens of same-sex couples in Chile began celebrating civil unions on Thursday, taking advantage of a new law that gay advocates say is a clear sign of change in a country long regarded as one of Latin America's most socially conservative. Show More Summary

Civil Unions Begin in Chile

Today marks a historical day for Chile as the nation’s civil union law comes into force.

Chile: 1600 Gay Couples Register For Civil Unions As It Becomes Legal

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

For Chile, one of the most socially conservative countries in South America, today marks a huge step forward. A bill allowing for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, which will afford many rights guaranteed to married couples,...Show More Summary

Chile: 1600 Gay Couples Register For Civil Unions As It Becomes Legal

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

While not full marriage, activists hail the move as an important first step. read more

Congratulations Chile: Same-Sex Civil Unions Become Law Today – VIDEO

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite religious protestations, same-sex civil unions will become law in Chile today. In recent years, same-sex marriage has been legalized in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and some parts of Mexico. The Guardian reports that although polls show only ab… The post Congratulations Chile: Same-Sex Civil Unions Become Law Today – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Civil Union Bill Introduced in Italian Parliament, Could Become Law by Early 2016

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A bill was presented to Italy’s parliament yesterday that if enacted would provide civil unions for same sex couples. Italy is the only major European state that does not offer gay couples any form of legal recognition. The legislation would provide… The post Civil Union Bill Introduced in Italian Parliament, Could Become Law by Early 2016 appeared first on Towleroad.

Recalling the Time Pope Francis Advocated for Civil Unions

Nearly 10 percent of the Pope's tweets include the word "mercy." This is no accident. Part of the pope's ambitious renewal effort is to make the Church more merciful. Rather than a place where sinners feel judged, Francis envisions a Church where people turn for comfort. Show More Summary

Same-Sex Couple Scores Legal Victory Over Anti-Gay Bed And Breakfast

Despite nationwide marriage equality, civil unions are still relevant to a discrimination complaint resolved this week in Illinois. The post Same-Sex Couple Scores Legal Victory Over Anti-Gay Bed And Breakfast appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Supreme Court of Mexico Rules State’s Ban on Same-Sex Adoption Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of Mexico ruled on Tuesday that a 2013 law passed in the state of Campeche that forbids same-sex couples in civil unions from adopting is unconstitutional.

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