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Vietnam hosts first gay parade


August 5th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 100 demonstrators Sunday rode bicycles and motorcycles through Vietnam capital Hanoi in the first gay pride parade in the communist state.The activists drove across ... Read more...

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Gay activists to hold their couple kissing day at Chick-fil-A restaurants


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are planning to hold a national same sex couple kissing day on Friday. The event will be held at the chick-fil-a restaurant chain. ... Read more...

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Romney rejects same-sex marriage


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Mitt Romney, the likely Republican candidate in this year's US presidential election, has rejected the legitimacy of same-sex marriage, BBC reported."Marriage is a relationship between ... Read more...

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Majority Americans approve Obama’s same-sex marriage decision


May 12th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama's public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC ... Read more...

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Obama supports same-sex marriage (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has become the first president in US history to come out in support of the same-sex marriage, injecting one of the most ... Read more...

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Obama endorses gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama for the first time said he believes same-sex couples should be able to get married in an interview given to ABC Wednesday.Obama ... Read more...

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Obama supports gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced his support for the same-sex marriage by making a complete U-turn on his well-known opposition to the subject.Obama described ... Read more...

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Unite to oppose gay marriage: Pope’s envoy asks Muslims, Jews


April 28th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The pope's representative in Britain has urged Roman Catholics to form a "united front" with Muslims and Jews to oppose gay marriage, a media report said ... Read more...

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Gay marriage not a human right: European ruling


March 21st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Same-sex marriages are not a human right, European judges have ruled, the Daily Mail reported.Their decision shreds the claim by ministers that same-sex couples have a ... Read more...

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Gay laws: Britain may remove husband, wife terms


March 17th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) If Britain's plan to legalise gay marriages takes shape, offices across the country will have to remove terms like "husband" and "wife" from forms and use ... Read more...

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Spanish singer honoured for gay rights work


March 6th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Monica Naranjo was given the Maguey Prize over the weekend at Mexico's Guadalajara International Film Festival for her work on behalf of the ... Read more...

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British gays to be allowed to wed in churches


November 4th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Gay couples in Britain will be allowed to wed in churches by the end of this year, a minister has said.Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone has ... Read more...

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Hundreds of gay, lesbian couples say “I do” in New York (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 25 (IANS/EFE) On the first day of the law authorising same-sex marriages in New York, hundreds of gay and lesbian couples officially said "I do" here Sunday.Amid ... Read more...

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First same-sex couple wed in New York


July 25th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 25 (IANS) Two women in New York city Sunday turned the first same-sex couple, marrying under the new law of New York state that allows same-sex marriages, ... Read more...

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg to preside over gay wedding


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will officiate a gay marriage which will take place on the 24th of July. The marriage will be between ... Read more...

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Cuddling vital for long-term happiness among couples


July 5th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Cuddling and caressing are vital for long-term satisfaction in relationships, according to an international study. The couples, over 1,000 from the US, Brazil, Germany, Japan and ... Read more...

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Campaigning for gay rights with Hillary Clinton


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The silence in the cramped cafe in the heart of the capital was deafening. For over 50 young men and women, US secretary of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s gay community set to celebrate July 2 ruling


July 1st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A group of music lovers from various countries will join the city's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community Saturday evening to celebrate the second ... Read more...

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Charlize Theron not planning to marry


June 30th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron, who is campaigning for gay marriage to be made legal across the US, thinks marriage is a divine right but she does not ... Read more...

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New York same-sex marriage law gives Aussie advocates hope


June 25th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY (BNO NEWS) -- A historic vote in the New York Senate on Friday evening that legalized same-sex marriage in the third-most populous U.S. state has given hope for gay-rights advocates in ... Read more...

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Delhi’s gays set for celebrate July 2


June 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community will come together July 2 to celebrate the second anniversary of the 2009 Delhi High Court's ruling decriminalising ... Read more...

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UK royals urged to back gay marriages


April 25th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Equal Love campaigners have said they will deliver a giant card to Buckingham Palace, urging Prince William and Katherine Middleton to support gay marriages.The campaigners have launched ... Read more...

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Brit lesbian couple to open first gay-only fertility centre


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A lesbian couple in UK are set to open Britain's first gay-only fertility centre, which costs just 9.99 pounds a month.Natalie Drew, 35, and Ashling Phillips, 32, who ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway supports gay marriage


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anne Hathaway has added her voice to the list of growing numbers of celebrities calling on the US President to support gay marriages in ... Read more...

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Facebook praised for gay relationship status options


February 18th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has been praised by same-sex marriage advocates for providing relationship status options like "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership" ... Read more...

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Hawaii legislature okays same-sex unions


February 17th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hawaii became the latest favorite state of gay and lesbian activists when the state’s legislature approved a bill that approves same sex unions.Same sex activists have been ... Read more...

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Spanish gay couple’s child dream comes true in India


February 16th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A Spanish gay couple who wanted to have a child saw their dream come true in India where, through artificial fertilisation, a surrogate mother delivered their twin ... Read more...

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India’s homosexuals romance in toilets, stores


February 5th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) They say love has no boundaries. But many same sex couples in India rue that despite homosexuality being decriminalised, they cannot publicly display affection. Toilets ... Read more...

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Elton John not to give up on Ukrainian baby


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 3 (IANS) Singer Elton John has said he would never give up on a Ukrainian baby he failed to adopt in 2009 and will continue to fight for the ... Read more...

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Gay elements to be taught to four-year-olds in Britain


January 26th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Young children in Britain as young as four are to be taught about homosexuality in their maths, geography, science and English textbooks.As part of a government-backed drive to ... Read more...

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UN to grill Australia on human rights


January 25th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan.25 (ANI): Australian officials will appear before the UN's Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday for what's known as a universal periodic review (UPR).All of the UN's 192 member countries ... Read more...

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Australian gay couple wins parenting right to twins


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) An Australian gay couple, who had twin girls born through an Indian surrogate mother, has won a major legal case earning them the parenting rights here. The 20-month-old ... Read more...

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Gay Couple Auditions For ‘Dance India Dance’


January 6th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is not something that the Indian television audience is used to seeing often. If reports are to be believed, a gay couple from the city of Lucknow made it ... Read more...

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Luxury hotel for gay tourists to open in Mexico


December 29th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A luxury hotel catering exclusively to the male gay tourist trade will open next month near an archaeological zone on Mexico's Riviera Maya, an official said."The hotel ... Read more...

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Scientists produce mice from 2 fathers using stem cell technology


December 9th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Reproductive scientists at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas have produced male and female mice from two fathers using stem cell technology.The achievement of two-father offspring in a ... Read more...

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