Same Sex Marriage

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on plea seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage

The petitioners got married in New York on August 6, 2012, and are recognized as a legally married couple in the US, France, and Canada.

published on : 6th July 2021

UK Methodist Church votes to allow same-sex marriages 

After debates on the topic at the Methodist Conference, the proposals to allow same-sex marriages were passed with 254 votes in favor and 46 against.

published on : 1st July 2021

Japan court rules govt not recognising same-sex marriage as 'unconstitutional'

The court went in favour of the couples who claimed the government is violating Article 14 of the Constitution, which ensures the right to equality.

published on : 17th March 2021

Court says Japan's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

More than a dozen same-sex couples filed lawsuits in district courts across Japan in 2019 seeking recognition of gay marriage.

published on : 17th March 2021

Centre opposes same-sex marriage in Delhi HC, says its recognition 'not a fundamental right'

The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that a same-sex couple cannot claim fundamental right for their marriage.

published on : 25th February 2021

Delhi HC adjourns hearing of pleas on same-sex marriages till 20 April

The petitioners submitted that there is nothing in the Hindu Marriage Act of 1956 that mandates that marriage should take place only between a Hindu man and a Hindu woman.

published on : 25th February 2021

Vying for Equality: LGBTQ rights in India, a timeline

The Delhi High Court on Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi govt to respond to three separate pleas seeking that same-sex marriage be recognised by law.

published on : 9th January 2021

HC gives Centre last chance for replying to pleas to recognise same-sex marriage

The petition contended that homosexuality has been decriminalised by the apex court but same sex marriages are still not being allowed under the HMA provisions.

published on : 8th January 2021

Switzerland parliament approves same-sex marriage

Switzerland is one of few European countries where same-sex marriage is not legal. 

published on : 18th December 2020

Two women cricketers from Australia, New Zealand get married

Hayley Jensen who used to play for Stars before making a cross-town move to arch-rivals Melbourne Renegades. 

published on : 19th April 2019

Samantha Stosur urges Margaret Court to stop comments about same-sex marriage

Sam Stosur says Margaret Court is digging a very big hole for herself with her comments about same-sex marriage and the LGBTQs.

published on : 3rd June 2017