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Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws

Homosexual acts are outlawed in Botswana — one of Africa's most stable, democratic nations — under the country's penal code of 1965

There’s a queer way to think about marriage

"Since when is marriage a path to liberation?"

Theology students back queer rights

Followers are suing the Dutch Reformed Church over its retrograde action on same-sex unions

Same-sex couples vs home affairs

They were left in limbo while they waited for the department to issue them with certificates

EU rules on residence rights for same-sex spouses

The European Union ruled that countries must recognise the rights of migrants who want to live in their spouse’s native country

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

Bill aims to fix same-sex marriage glitch

Couples are being turned away by the department of home affairs — prompting the introduction of an amendment Bill to Parliament last Friday

Australia MP proposes to gay partner in parliament

​A gay Australian lawmaker popped the question to his partner in parliament shortly after a bill paving the way for same-sex marriage was introduced

Anglican church speaks with two tongues on same-sex unions

The bishops say being gay is ‘unnatural’ but the archbishop, laity and clergy disagree.

Gigaba: We’re slowly educating home affairs staff to be more LGBTI-friendly

The minister says if even the NG Kerk can vote for same-sex marriages, then 'anybody can change'.

Editorial: Protect us from hate speech

Rollercoaster week for LBGTI community with rejection of hate preacher but also reluctance from marriage officers.

Uncivil reception at Home Affairs office for women wanting a civil union

'The fight to have their union officially recognised contrasts markedly with the traditional wedding ceremony they enjoyed beforehand.'

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.

Govt criticised for silence on anti-gay legislation

The General Council of the Bar of SA is calling on government to break its silence and condemn "state-sanctioned homophobia" on the continent.

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