Europe's top court condemns Romania for violating gay couples' rights
In Romania, an EU member since 2007, homosexuality was decriminalised only in 2001, but the country still bars marriage and civil partnerships for same-sex couples.
Taiwan expands adoption rights for same-sex couples
Taiwan is at the vanguard of Asia's burgeoning LGBTQ rights movement, becoming the first place in the region to legalise marriage equality in 2019.
Cuba's LGBTQ community celebrates same-sex marriage with pride conga
The march was led by Mariela Castro, daughter of one of Cuba's revolutionary leaders Raul Castro and a supporter of the Family Code, alongside Lis Cuesta, wife of President Miguel Diaz-Canel.
SC reserves verdict on pleas seeking legal validation for same-sex marriage
A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud observed it cannot give a declaration on the anticipation as to how Parliament is likely to respond to it.
Same-sex marriage: Will form panel to address concerns of couples, centre tells SC
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the petitioners can give their suggestions on the issue of exploring what administrative steps can be taken in this regard.
Consider leaving questions raised in same-sex marriage pleas to Parliament: Centre to SC
"The real question is who would take a call on what constitutes marriage and between whom," Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said on the fifth day of hearing.
Group of over 400 parents of LGBTQIA++ writes to CJI, seek marriage equality for their kids
The letter by 'Sweekar-The Rainbow Parents,' is a group formed by the parents of Indian LGBTQIA++ who are urging that the right to 'marriage equality' be granted.
Bar Council of India passes resolution opposing same-sex marriage recognition
Without providing any data to back its claim, the BCI alleged that "99.9 per cent of people were opposed" to the idea of same-sex marriage in the country.
Why is Karl Lagerfeld, the Met Gala theme, controversial?
Actor and activist, Jameela Jamil took to Instagram and condemned the theme, by acknowledging his fashion genius but denounced his "distinctly hateful" remarks, often toward women.
Want votes? Support same-sex marriage, political parties told
He also mentioned that they wanted to adopt a girl child, and legalisation of same sex marriage will take them one step closer to realising that wish.
Are binary spouses necessary for marriage, asks SC on same-sex marriage
The bench said the law provides a framework for the concept of marriage and it is broad enough to take care of later developments such as same-sex relationships.
State can't discriminate individual based on sexual characteristic: SC on same-sex marriage
Senior advocate, K V Viswanathan, who also represented one of the petitioners, said branding the petitioners as "urban elitist" showed an "absolute lack of grace."
Hearing on same-sex marriage: SC emphasises on need to finish matter in time-bound manner
Justice Kaul observed nowhere in the world arguments proceed in a manner where there is some kind of an "indefinite time".
Recognize same-sex marriages to help us lead dignified lives like heterosexuals: Petitioners to SC
The petitioners urged the top court to use its plenary power, "prestige and moral authority" to push the society to acknowledge such a union.
Centre urges SC to make states, UTs parties to proceedings on pleas on same-sex marriage
In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the Centre has said it has issued a letter on April 18 to all the states inviting comments and views on the "seminal issue" raised in the pleas.
Won't go into personal laws; 'notion of man, woman not absolute' based on genitals: SC on same-sex marriage
Terming the issue involved in the pleas as "complex", the bench asked the lawyers appearing in the matter to advance arguments on the Special Marriage Act, a religion neutral statue.
First hear preliminary objection on pleas seeking legal validation of same-sex marriages: Centre to SC
The Centre has told the apex court that recognition of marriage is essentially a legislative function which the courts should refrain from deciding & that legal validation for it will "cause havoc."
Pleas seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage reflect 'urban elitist' views: Centre to SC
A five-judge Supreme Court constitution bench is scheduled to hear from Tuesday a batch of petitions seeking legal validation of same-sex marriage in the country.
5-judge bench of Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage pleas
The bench will have CJI DY Chandrachud and justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Ravindra Bhat, Hima Kohli and PS Narasimha.
The jurisprudence of same-sex marriage
The Indian Constitution upholds the right to life and personal liberty under Article 21.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test