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We love allies A day after Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage, two gay couples and one straight couple held a joint wedding on Saturday (18 May). The social media stars organized the ceremony in support of same-sex marriage and promote gender equality. Leading LGBTI activists, including veteran LGBT rights activist Chi Chia-wei and coordinator of Marriage Equality Coalition Taiwan Jennifer Lu attended. Taiwan’s parliament on Friday (17 May) became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The president is expected...
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Same-sex couples can now book their marriage registration in Taipei, Taiwan, the city announced on Tuesday (April 23). According to a press statement by the city’s Department of Civil Affairs, the government has decided to take in-person and phone bookings for marriage registration ahead of same-sex marriage being legalised on May 24. Excluding same-sex marriage is unconstitutional In mid-2017, Taiwan’s constitutional court decided that the articles in the Civil Code which prohibited same-sex couples from marrying were unconstitutional. The court asked authorities to...
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(CNN)The Mormon church will no longer consider same-sex couples "apostates" and will allow their children to be baptized into the church without special approval from church leaders, the church said in a surprise announcement Thursday. The announcement was made by Dallin Oaks, a member of the church's First Presidency, at a conference in Salt Lake City. "Previously, our Handbook characterized same-gender marriage by a member as apostasy," the church said in a statement. "While we still consider such a marriage to...
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Bobby Berk, Queer Eye‘s star interior designer, has married three gay couples in a gorgeous ceremony. The weddings took place during New York City Pride – and they looked absolutely beautiful. Berk admitted last month that he does more on the show than the rest of the Fab Five, saying: “I don’t mean that the other boys don’t , it’s literally just physics, it’s reality that I’m redoing a house. “So it’s not like their jobs are less important or they’re doing...
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"The right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment outweighs the State’s interest in ensuring a freely accessible marketplace." A California judge has ruled that a homophobic baker has every right to refuse to make wedding cakes for gay couples. Last August Cathy Miller, owner of Tastries Bakery in Bakersfield, told Mireya and Eileen Rodriguez-Del Rio that making a cake for their upcoming wedding would go against her religious beliefs. “Everyone is God’s creation and I love everyone,” Miller said. “but...
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The health ministry ordered hotels, inns and love hotels not to refuse guests “on grounds of their sexual orientation or gender identity." Japan’s Ministry of Health is ordering hotels to stop discriminating against LGBT guests. A January 31 directive reinforces existing anti-discrimination laws, reminding hotel owners not to refuse admission “on grounds of their sexual orientation or gender identity and take proper care of them.” Making same-sex couples sleep in double beds was cited as an example of discriminatory behavior. The order also...
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Now I’ll be honest from the start, the point of this post is diversity (and proud of it). While wrapping up my work for today, I wanted to end the night with a little diversity. Lord knows this site needs it. While sadly, I didn’t have any particular news to share, I at least decided to spotlight Black, Gay love. And how am I doing that, by sharing some Instagram accounts with you all. If you’re looking for some uplifting, lovely, funny,...
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"Despite the potential pitfalls and challenges, traveling... can act like a glue that helps keep a couple together." Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, and many couples will celebrate by taking a romantic getaway together. In fact, according to a report by Statista, Americans dished out $493 million on Valentine’s Day travel in 2017, more than they spent on flowers and jewelry combined. While taking this first trip together marks a significant milestone, it’s also new territory laden with...
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We're not crying, you're crying. It’s been a tough year, but love still won out with marriage equality legalized in Germany, Australia, Malta and even the tiny island of St. Helena (population 4,500). Here are 23 same-sex marriage proposal videos to remind us how beautiful and resilient queer love was in 2017. Erica and Farren https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=319&v=mnNnkwVixlo This adorable young couple kicked off 2017 the right way, with a surprise proposal at the strike of midnight and so many happy tears. Mosa and Siya https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1076&v=t_Oz1xBg8F4 This summer, Mosa...
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Perhaps you can relate? Same-sex couples are happier than straight couples, a recent study finds. After consulting with more than 25,000 people in the UK, over 9,000 in Australia, Janeen Baxter and Francisco Perales of the University of Queensland found that gay and lesbian couples tend to be happy, if not the happiest. Said Professor Baxter: “Our results provide robust evidence to combat deep-rooted and erroneous social perceptions of same-sex relationships being conflictual, unhappy, and dysfunctional. “In fact, relationship quality in same-sex couples was...
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By letting people into their lives, these couples hope to be positive role models to others LGBTIQ couples are letting the world into their relationships to act as role model for others in the community. ‘Our Relationships’ is an eight-part series that delves into the lives of real LGBTIQ people as they open up about their partnerships. They talk about what works for them, what challenges they have faced and how have they worked through these challenges. The mini-documentary was made to...
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AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a Texas Supreme Court ruling that prevented same-sex spouses from having the same workplace insurance benefits as heterosexual couples. In a unanimous ruling in June, the Texas court acknowledged that same-sex marriage was legalized in 2015 with Obergefell vs. Hodges, but the justices said the decision did not make clear the additional rights of gay couples, in this case those who work for the government. Houston pastor Jack Pidgeon and accountant...
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Do you think gay couples act any differently in public vs private? ‘I’m going to have just chicken and steamed vegetables,’ one says in the restaurant. ‘Yeah, I’ll have a house salad,’ the other goes. No cheese. Dressing on the side.’ But in private? It’s pizza night. This hilarious video from Buzzfeed pokes fun at how different gay couples are in public compared to what they’re like in private. You can be a gentleman in the streets but hog the sheets at night,...
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Serving lewks for days… Halloween might fall on a Tuesday this year, but that didn’t stop gay men around the globe from donning their best outfits to hit the club/house party/bedroom over the weekend. Thanks to the power of social media, we’ve been granted a window into some of the most creative, sexy, and downright adorable costumes that same-sex couples have been wearing this year. They may not all be spooky, but they’ll definitely give you major couple envy… Check out some of...

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