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Social Media Responds to Harper's Magazine Article Trashing Marriage Equality

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 4
Have gays and lesbians, in their rush up the matrimonial aisle, trashed "queer culture?" An essay in this month's Harper's Magazine suggests the answer is yes.

St Helena, Home of Famous Gay Tortoise, Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Brittany Ferrendi | Dec 31
In a 9-2 vote, British Overseas Territory St Helena's legislative council voted in favor of same-sex marriage. Weddings could happen within weeks.

Australian Woman Told To Pay $5,000 For Marrying Wife Before Marriage Equality Passed

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 31
A woman in Tasmania, Australia got retroactively billed for $5,000 in taxes after the country did not recognize her marriage.

Ad Campaign Points Up Dangers of SCOTUS Discrimination Case

By Donyae Lewis | Dec 9
"[T]he impact of such a decision wouldn't be limited to LGBT people; it could be used to allow discrimination against people of color, women, minority faiths, people with disabilities, and others."

Australians Support Legalizing Marriage Equality in Survey

By Rod McGuirk | Nov 14
Australians have said they support gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures the Parliament considers a bill to legalize same-sex weddings this year.

Marriage Equality Campaign in Australia Builds Momentum

By Tucker Berardi | Nov 5
Two-thirds of Australian citizens, most politicians and the leaders of all major parties support marriage equality in Australia according to the Australian Equality Campaign

Marriage Ruling Boosts Taiwan Pride March

By Ed Walsh | Nov 4
The thousands who packed downtown Taipei last weekend for Taiwan's 15th annual Pride march had an extra reason to celebrate. The country is on the verge of being the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

Island of 2,000 People Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 28
Alderney, population 2,000, has just voted to pass same-sex marriage. The island is a British Crown dependency and is located in the English Channel.

LGBT History Month: Lyon, Martin Paved the Way for Lesbians

By Alex Madison | Oct 15
The stories of those who fought for equal rights in an earlier era seem to be more important than ever before. One such story is that of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, who ushered in the modern lesbian movement.

Australia Marriage Equality Postal Survey Forms Sent to Dead People

By Colton Wooten | Sep 30
Since Australia launched its postal survey on marriage equality earlier this month, residents of the capital have complained about receiving ballots addressed to people who died, Australian daily newspaper The Age reports.

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