Gay Marriage Law

  • France: Thousands protest against gay marriage law May 27, 2013

    Paris: Tens of thousands of people protested against France's new gay marriage law in central Paris on Sunday, and police clashed with right-wing demonstrators. The law came into force over a week ago, but organizers decided to go ahead with the long-planned demonstration to show their continued opposition as well...
  • France legalises gay marriage, says law is constitutional May 18, 2013

    Paris: France's constitutional council has rejected a challenge by conservative lawmakers to the country's new gay marriage law, saying the law was constitutional. That means France could see its first gay marriages by the end of May. France's Parliament passed the law legalizing gay marriage in April after a wrenching national...
  • Same-sex couples take wedding vows in Washington December 9, 2012

    Washington: Same-sex couples in Washington state started saying wedding vows early Sunday morning, just minutes into the first day they could marry after the state's gay marriage law took effect. Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples picked up their marriage licenses as early as 12:01 am Thursday, but because of...