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No Muslim outreach, but ready to meet if initiative came from other side: RSS

RSS also said that the Sangh agreed with the Centre's view on same-sex marriage, adding that a marriage can take place only between two people from opposite genders.

published on : 15th March 2023
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Same-sex marriage case ‘seminal’, sent to Constitution bench

A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud said the pleas raised issues of seminal importance and posted them for final disposal from April 18.

published on : 14th March 2023
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'Very seminal issue', SC refers pleas for same-sex marriage to constitution bench

In an affidavit, the central government said the notion of marriage itself necessarily and inevitably presupposes a union between two persons of the opposite sex.

published on : 13th March 2023
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LGBTQ+ community denounces Centre's opposition to legal validation of same-sex marriage

The very language used by the Centre in its affidavit reveals that the state needs a crash course on sex, sexuality and gender, said equal rights activist Harish Iyer.

published on : 12th March 2023
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'Not in conformity with societal morality, Indian ethos', says Centre in SC on same-sex marriage

The Centre stressed that despite the decriminalization of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the petitioners cannot claim a fundamental right for same-sex marriage to be recognised.

published on : 12th March 2023
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SC to hear pleas seeking legal validation for same-sex marriages on Monday

The petitions on which the top court issued the notice in November last year have sought  direction that the right to marry a person of one's choice be extended to LGBTQ people as a fundamental right.

published on : 11th March 2023
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Indian couples fight to legalise same-sex marriages

From Monday, five years after it decriminalised gay sex, India's top court will begin hearing a clutch of petitions seeking official recognition of same-sex unions.

published on : 10th March 2023
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Same-sex marriage recognition: Delhi High Court sends pleas to apex court

On January 6, the top court clubbed similar petitions pending before various high courts in Delhi, Kerala, and Gujarat High Courts.

published on : 31st January 2023
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Church of England refuses to back same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage has been legal in England and Wales since 2013, but the church did not change its teaching when the law changed.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Supreme Court transfers all same-sex marriage pleas to itself

The CJI suggested the Solicitor General and the petitioner counsel to discuss and identify the issues to be argued.

published on : 7th January 2023
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Same-sex marriage recognition: SC transfers all pleas before HCs to itself

The Supreme Court will now hear the petitions on Marth 13 and asked the Centre to file its response by February 15.

published on : 6th January 2023
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SC to take up pleas seeking same sex marriage approval on Jan 6

Considering counsel’s submissions, the CJI said that the transfer pleas will be listed along with other pleas on Friday.  

published on : 4th January 2023
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Judges shouldn’t decide: Sushil Modi against legal sanction to gay marriage

However, Sushil Modi said, Within India same-sex marriage is neither recognised nor accepted by any uncodified personal laws and codified statutes governing the institution of marriage.

published on : 20th December 2022
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Biden to sign same-sex marriage bill at White House ceremony

The triumphant mood will play out against the backdrop of a right-wing backlash over gender issues, which has alarmed gay and transgender people and their advocates.

published on : 13th December 2022
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EXPLAINER: US congress is acting on gay, interracial marriage

For many of the couples whose marriages will be protected, approval of the Respect for Marriage Act brought a sense of relief and was cause for celebration.

published on : 5th December 2022
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US Senate votes to protect same-sex marriage

A similar bill was already passed in June by the House of Representatives. All the chamber's Democrats voted in favour, along with 47 Republicans.

published on : 30th November 2022
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SC seeks response of Centre on pleas seeking recognition of same-sex marriage

The pleas sought direction that the right to marry a person of one's choice be extended to persons belonging to LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Queer) community.

published on : 25th November 2022
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WATCH | Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Argentina reveal they are married with sweet video

Fabiola Valentín of Puerto Rico and Mariana Valera of Argentina met at the Miss Grand International competition in Thailand in 2020, where they represented their countries.

published on : 4th November 2022
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Same-sex marriage is now legal in all of Mexico's states

In 2015, the Supreme Court declared state laws preventing same-sex marriage unconstitutional, but some states took several years to adopt laws conforming with the ruling.

published on : 27th October 2022
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Cuba approves same-sex marriage in unusual referendum

The measure which contains more than 400 articles was approved by 66.9% to 33.1%, the president of the National Electoral Council, Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, told official news media.

published on : 27th September 2022
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