Gay Marriage

Arm holds up an American flag and a pride flag outside the US Supreme Court

How gay marriage won in the US


A quarter-century ago, America was far from married to the idea of same-sex marriage.

Same-sex couple Karl Kreil and Bodo Mende get married at a civil registry office, becoming Germany's first married gay couple

Germany celebrates its first same-sex marriages

A couple kiss each other in front of the cathedral during a march in support of gay marriage, sexual and gender diversity in Mexico City, Mexico on September 11, 2016. There have been counter-demonstrations, against same-sex marriage, held in Mexican citi

Gay marriage is legal in Mexico, but Mexicans are still fighting over whether it should be allowed

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Puerto Rico celebrates its first same-sex weddings

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Nigerians are speculating that when President Muhammadu Buhari visits the White House on July 20th President Obama will try to persuade the African leader to repeal Nigeria's Same Sex Prohibition Law.

Nigerians fear Obama will push gay rights in the White House during meeting with nation’s new leader

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Same-sex couples in Mexico win another victory against discrimination

Global Politics

Two new resolutions have helped to strengthen the rights of same-sex couples in Mexico.

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Which countries will follow America in legalizing gay marriage?

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“This is really setting a trend towards an international movement where 20, 30 years ago the notion that same-sex couples could marry seemed crazy in a lot of places,” says BuzzFeed’s J. Lester Feder.

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Gay Marriage in Russia: Journalist Masha Gessen Shares Her Family’s Story

Conflict & Justice

In Russia, there’s very little support for same sex marriage. In fact, several Russian municipalities have passed “homosexual propaganda” laws banning any mention of same sex marriage in front of minors.

Black Pastors Campaign Against Obama’s Support of Gay Marriage

President Obama has a wide base of support among African Americans, but a group of conservative black pastors are coming out in opposition to Barack Obama in response to his  endorsement of gay marriage. Reverend Delman Coates, the pastor at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church in Maryland, is not one of them. The group has started a […]

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Gay Marriage to be Legal in France

Conflict & Justice

President Hollande’s Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, confirmed that thaw law will soon be changed and that gay couple will soon be allowed to get married and adopt children.