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17 May 2019
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.
26 Sep 2018
In Nigeria, same-sex marriage, gays showing affection in public or membership in a gay rights group is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. DW meets a man who feels his life has been crushed since he threw a party that was raided by the police.
18 May 2018
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.
10 Jan 2018
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.
4 Dec 2017
An Australian conservative politician proposes to his long-term partner on the floor of parliament, ahead of the expected passage of a measure for same-sex couples to marry.
13 Sep 2017
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.
24 May 2017
Taiwan's top court rules in favour of gay marriage, a landmark decision that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions.

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