Reuters reports: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country. Show More Summary
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday expressed his support for same-sex unions, after previously declaring his opposition to gay marriage, in an about-face that may displease bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country.
Just three weeks after a national referendum showed strong support for gay marriage, Parliament voted overwhelmingly to follow the public’s lead.
And then he has to tackle sharknados. And then maybe he'll spare a thought for civil rights.
It's going to be an awkward Thanksgiving for The Veronicas! As we reported, on Tuesday, the people of Australia voted in support of same-sex marriage, 61.6% to 38.4%. Related: Chris Hemsworth Calls For Same Sex Marriage In Australia That same day, Veronicas band member Lisa Origliasso (not pictured) tweeted her support for the landmark decision. Show More Summary
Some 62% of registered voters supported gay marriage in an Australian postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year, although the form any law would take and its allowances for religious objections sparked immediate debate, reports the AP. The conservative government promised to allow a bill...
Nearly two-thirds of Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings this year, although the form any law would take and its allowances for religious objections sparked immediate debate. The Australian Bureau of Statistics...
WTF?! This Rabbi Says Same-Sex Marriage Is the Same as Marrying ‘Space Aliens’ This Wednesday, at a rally supporting the anti-gay baker Jack Phillips, a Rabbi from the Coalition for Jewish Values said gay people were akin to aliens Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
IN THE West, few civil-rights movements have prevailed so quickly and comprehensively as the campaign for gay rights. In America, support for same-sex marriage has shot up from 27% to 64% since 1996—faster than the rise in acceptance of interracial marriage beginning in the late 1960s.
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness. D uring the 1990s and early 2000s, my grandmother actively supported the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), as well as her state’s amendment to define marriage as between one man and one woman. Show More Summary
Bindi Irwin took to Twitter Saturday to weigh in on the gay marriage debate in her native Australia.
"You'd think cake would be apolitical, and yet here we are," says one of several D.C.-area pastry chefs who wrought their support for gay marriage into elaborate wedding cakes.
A gay student at Queensland University in Australia was jeered as he preached against same-sex marriage on the school’s campus this week. A postal vote is underway in the country over marriage equality. “I support what marriage really is… Read The post Loathsome Gay Student Heckled for Speech Opposing Same-Sex Marriage: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, a strong supporter of gay marriage, defended the right of a church to refuse to marry a young couple who had posted support for same-sex unions on social media.
Australia's prime minister Friday defended a church's right not to marry some couples following reports a woman's wedding was cancelled after she posted support for same-sex marriage on Facebook ahead of a national vote. A voluntaryShow More Summary
The Apple CEO released a statement in support of marriage equality.
The board is one of over 1600 organisations to sign an open letter to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) employees
Jack Phillips claims it would violate his freedom of speech and religious freedom to make a cake for a gay couple.
Australians will be surveyed on their support for gay marriage from next week after the nation's highest court dismissed challenges to the government's power to conduct the postal ballot without … Click to Continue »
THE NOTION THAT “YOU WILL BE MADE TO CARE” MIGHT NOT WORK OUT THE WAY THE LEFT INTENDS: How The Transgender Crusade Made Me Rethink My Support For Gay Marriage. Yet another example of how identity politics is killing the left and tearing America apart. Related: Christian Baker Reacts to Government Official Comparing Him to […]