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The Constitutional Court’s spanking judgment does not pander to public opinion

"We have a painful and shameful history of widespread and institutionalised violence."

Australia same-sex marriage vote faces legal challenge

Same-sex marriage advocates have launched legal action against a controversial government plan for a postal vote on the issue.

​Home affairs minister rejects call to amend discriminatory same-sex law

Officials who refuse to marry queer people should put their jobs before their beliefs, say activists.

Less than a third of home affairs officials are willing to marry same-sex couples

Religious freedom, at times masking discrimination, is used too often to trump others’ right to marry.

Toast our Olympic Amazons with gay abandon as they are the real winners

In a country where homosexuals are routinely subjected to violence in various forms, let’s remember that it was two gay women making the nation proud.

Gay poll: Irish could go either way

Surveys favour a yes vote in the referendum but activists fear the public may yet spring a shock defeat.

Uganda: Life in prison for ‘gay acts’

Uganda has passed a law that makes some gay acts punishable by life in prison, says a spokesperson for the legislature.

Gay marriages to be allowed in England, Wales from March

Same-sex marriages in England and Wales can be held from March 29 next year, announced Britain's equalities minister Maria Miller.

Philippine churches stay anti-abortion, anti-gay marriage, despite Pope

Philippine Catholic leaders are standing firm against contraception, abortion and gay marriage despite Pope Francis' comments urging a change of tone.

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