Same Sex Marriage

  • Does Mozilla CEO's resignation expose Silicon Valley's intolerance? 05-04-2014 12:08 PM

    San Francisco: Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he resigned under pressure this week amid outrage over his opposition to same-sex marriage. Some, especially a dating website that had urged...
  • Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage 13-12-2013 09:15 AM

    Sydney: Australia's highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the country's first gay marriages, shattering the dreams of more than two dozen same-sex newlyweds whose marriages will now be annulled less than a week after their weddings. The federal government had challenged the validity...
  • Patna girls elope, marry each other at a Sasaram temple 21-10-2013 09:55 PM

    Patna: In probably the first case of same sex marriage in Bihar, two girls ran away from their homes in Patna to get married to each other, a police official said on Monday. The father of one of the girl's had lodged a case of kidnapping against the other girl's...
  • US Supreme Court delivers wins for gay marriage movement 27-06-2013 02:27 AM

    Washington: The US Supreme Court delivered a landmark victory for gay rights on Wednesday by forcing the federal government to recognise same-sex marriage in states where it is legal and paving the way for it in California, the most populous state. As expected, however, the court fell short of a...
  • US: Supreme Court strikes federal marriage provision 26-06-2013 08:47 PM

    Washington: In a significant but incomplete victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California. The justices issued two 5-4 rulings in their...
  • UK's House of Lords backs gay marriage bill 05-06-2013 07:18 PM

    Britain's House of Lords has voted by a majority to defeat a motion that blocks a same-sex marriage bill, moving the initiative a step closer to becoming law. The upper house of Parliament voted 390 to 148 to back the bill, which will enable gay couples to get married in...
  • Pak couple in Britain's first Muslim lesbian tie-up 27-05-2013 04:42 PM

    London: Two former students from Pakistan have defied death threats to tie the knot in Britain's first Muslim lesbian civil partnership. Rehana Kausar, 34, and Sobia Kamar, 29, took their vows at a registry office in Leeds and instantly applied for political asylum in the UK, according to local media...
  • New York's first same sex marriage 25-07-2011 10:21 AM

    The first same sex marriage in New York has taken place and 764 others grabbed their marriage licences in a lottery. ...
  • Iceland's gay PM marries her partner 29-06-2010 10:48 AM

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  • California legalises same sex marriages 18-06-2008 10:30 AM

    CNN-IBN's editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai pays tribute to VVS Laxman's illustrious career. ...