An MP’s hilarious yet touching speech in New Zealand’s parliament about legislation that legalised same-sex marriage in the country has become an internet hit. MP Maurice Williamson poked fun at those who opposed the legislation – which was approved on Wednesday – leaving colleagues in fits of giggles.
Uruguay’s Senate has voted to legalise same-sex marriage by approving a single law governing matrimony for heterosexuals and homosexuals. Tuesday’s 23-8 vote comes after a lower-house approval in December. It will now return to the lower chamber of Congress for amendments. If the bill is approved, Uruguay will become the second nation in Latin America, after
Verleden week was het exact 10 jaar geleden dat België het huwelijk openstelde voor personen van hetzelfde geslacht. Afgelopen zaterdag deed Frankrijk het nog eens vlotjes over. Onder het motto: elke reden is een goeie reden om een fles open te trekken had ik al bijna een vreugdepolonaise aangevangen, ware het niet dat ik
Posted by Fleur & Julian inPoliticson February 4, 2013
The French National Assembly has approved the most important article of a bill to legalise same-sex marriage.
Deputies voted 249-97 in favour of redefining marriage as being an agreement between two people – not just between a man and a woman. President Francois Hollande’s Socialists and their left-wing supporters backed it, opposed by
Chanel’s couturier Karl Lagerfeld has used fashion to support a controversial French gay marriage law — sending two brides together down the catwalk at the Paris’ Grand Palais fashion show. Asked if his use of lesbian couture at his show was designed to support gay marriage in France, Lagerfeld replied: “Of course it was.”
The Washington National Cathedral had been ready to embrace same-sex marriage for some time, though it took a series of recent events and a new leader for the prominent, 106-year-old church to announce Wednesday that it would begin hosting such nuptials.
Rising rapper Macklemore (and his producer Ryan Lewis) delivered a video for “Same Love,” in which Macklemore muses about the danger and pervasiveness of gay stereotypes and points out how no one has freedom until everyone is free. In the video, we see the entire story of a gay man’s life: From birth to
Traveling back and forth to Nice and considering it one of our homes, we still weren’t able to marry in France since equal marriage is not yet legalized. Nevertheless, the new Socialist government is set to legalize same-sex marriage next year. Upon his election last summer, Prime Minister François Hollande committed to advancing both
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