Australia on Tuesday launched a postal vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage as a widely watched poll indicated the country would be overwhelmingly in support.
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND (ANS) -- Marriage is now no longer a union between one man and one woman - at least in the Netherlands. Two do not necessarily become one in a country where marriage is a man-made civil right for some people instead of a God -ordained sacrament. Other countries look set to follow suit, although they don't currently recognize the gay marriages.
WASHINGTON (BP)--Same-sex partners with a "genuine commitment" should have rights and benefits equal to those of married couples, President Clinton said in an interview with a magazine for homosexuals.
(AgapePress) - The attack on Godâ€™s design for marriage continues at yet another prestigious school. A well-known university affiliated with the United Methodist Church says it will allow its chapel to be used for homosexual commitment ceremonies.
WASHINGTON (BP)--Learning from the experience of other states grappling with the issue of legal recognition of homosexual unions, family groups in Nebraska have crafted a proposed amendment to the state constitution that seeks not only to ban homosexual marriage but declares same-sex domestic partnerships invalid as well.
SAN FRANCISCO (BP)--A California ballot initiative that would define marriage has gained an unexpected group of supporters -- a group of homosexual men and women.
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (BP)--The Netherlands became the first country to legally recognize same-sex marriages on Sunday, April 1.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (BP)--Vermont's governor on April 26 signed into law landmark legislation granting the full benefits of marriage to homosexual and lesbian couples in the state, prompting warnings from opponents that it could spawn similar legislation in other states.