Berlin (dpa) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed away from her conservative party’s clear “no” to same-sex marriage, a hot-button issue ahead of the country’s September elections. Merkel’s Christian… Read The post Germany’s Angela Merkel Backs Off Opposition to Gay Marriage, Lifting Hopes for Equality appeared first on Towleroad.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has softened her opposition to gay marriage, which is legal in about 20 countries around the world, 13 of which are in Europe. - European pioneers - In April 2001 the Netherlands became the first country in the world to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry in a civil ceremony. Show More Summary
The Guardian reports: Angela Merkel has signaled a change in her party’s opposition to gay marriage after stating MPs should be allowed a free vote in the German parliament. Speaking at an event organised by women’s magazine Brigitte,...Show More Summary
Berlin (dpa) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed away from her conservative party’s refusal to grant same-sex marriage rights, a hot-button issue ahead of the country’s September elections. Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian-based allies,...
The Associated Press reports: Germany’s highest court has rejected an opposition party’s attempt to force a parliamentary vote on introducing gay marriage before September’s national election. The opposition Greens and Left Party, as well as parliament’s upper house, have proposed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has told Prime Minister Theresa May exactly what she thinks about the Democratic Unionist Party's (DUP) opposition to gay marriage. May is negotiating a partnership with the Northern Irish party after failing to secure a majority in this week's election. Show More Summary
24-time Grand Slam winner has taken to pulpit to defend opposition to same-sex marriage.
Australian tennis great Margaret Court earned 24 singles Grand Slam titles, the standing record in women’s tennis, during her career in the 1960s and ’70s, but less illustrious is her nearly as long-standing opposition to LGBT rights. In… Read The post Tennis Legend Margaret Court Boycotts Qantas for Its Support of Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.
Father Gregory Boyle has opened expressed opposition to Church teaching on a number of issues.
A New South Wales court ruled in favor of Bernard Gaylor's freedom to express conservative views and his opposition to 'gay' marriage.
The New York Times has two standards when it comes to defying the rule of federal law – it’s great when it comes to left-wing causes like amnesty for illegals and sanctuary cities, awful when it comes to opposition to gay marriage. And...Show More Summary
Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says that opposition to same-sex marriage is the only thing preventing the U.S. from descending into “utter chaos.” Speaking last Friday at the Pensmore National Symposium on Religious Liberty at th… Read The post Ben Carson: Gay Marriage Will Lead to ‘Mass Killings’ and ‘Utter Chaos’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Australia's plan to hold a national vote on same-sex marriage appeared doomed on Tuesday after the opposition Labor Party vowed to block the poll it said would spark divisive debate. Debate on gay marriage in Australia has gone on for...Show More Summary
The Labor Party says it supports gay marriage, but wants it to be decided in Parliament
News Corp Australia reports: Federal Labor has introduced to parliament legislation that aims to legalise same-sex marriage in an attempt to gazump the government’s planned national vote on the issue. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten introduced...Show More Summary
Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine is predicting that the Roman Catholic Church may eventually change its opposition to gay marriage. Kaine is a devout Roman Catholic as well as … Click to Continue »
A New York Democratic hopeful has vowed to fight to ban images of same-sex couples from school textbooks and voiced his opposition to same-sex marriage. Queens candidate S.J. Jung, who is challenging incumbent Senator Toby Ann Stavisky in the Septemb… Read The post NY Senate Candidate Wants To Remove Images of Gay People from School Textbooks appeared first on Towleroad.
Nearly dozen ministers within the Church of England are expected to reveal in a letter that they are gay and have married their same-sex partners despite the Church's biblical opposition to gay marriage.
Twenty-six LGBT organizations are demanding that the Big 12 block the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-operated Brigham Young University from joining the athletic conference because of the institution's biblical stance on same-sex marriage.
The Republican party has long stood against gay marriage, and now they have added opposition to the gender confused in the bathrooms, locker rooms, and showers of the opposite biological