Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding
A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples.
Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles
Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. However, deep divisions in public opinion may stall the process.
Homophobic attacks on the rise in France
May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In France, five years after the legalisation of same-sex marriage, homophobia seems to be getting worse.
Midnight marriages usher in Australia's same-sex wedding laws
Dozens of same-sex couples exchange wedding vows at the stroke of midnight across Australia, as laws making the nation the 26th to legalise gay marriage take effect.
U.S. gay marriage pioneer Edith Windsor dies at 88
Edith Windsor, the plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that allowed same-sex couples to receive federal benefits, has died at the age of 88.