The Council of Ministers of Côte d’Ivoire approved a bill that would substantially amend the country’s marriage law. The bill, which was drafted as part of a package of new laws in the areas of family and inheritance law, aims to encourage equality between men and women, particularly by curbing traditional practices. At the same time, the bill would explicitly prohibit same-sex marriage.
Couple were married overseas, but because this is not legally recognised in China the step is seen as the closest thing to a marriage certificate
Superior Court of Lima recognized the marriage between same-sex Peruvians married abroad
Gay couples are opting for the legal agreement in lieu of same-sex marriages or civil unions, which are not recognized on the Chinese mainland.
A law allowing same-sex unions failed to win support in the Montenegrin parliament after junior parties in the ruling coalition voted against it.
Young LGBT Romanians are coming out confidently and increasing sexual minorities’ visibility in a country that still denies them basic rights.
Inland Revenue Department confirms new development, which follows court victory by civil servant to be treated equally by taxman
Spokesman says city’s ‘family status anti-discrimination laws only protect those who are recognised as married’
A court in Bulgaria has ruled in favor of a same-sex couple who married in France, in a case that recognized gay marriage for the first time in the conservative country.
A group of top lawyers in Japan called on the government and parliament on Thursday to legalize same-sex marriage by revising relevant laws.
Japan's first openly gay male lawmaker said on Tuesday he believed the country would legalize same-sex marriage, months after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to allow gay unions.
A champion for the rights of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, Taiga Ishikawa was elected to the Upper House for the first time, winning a seat in the proportional representation system on July 21.