LGBT

Australia votes to change Marriage Act to back same sex marriage

Australians are joyous as the vote that has been conducted to change the Marriage Act resulted to more than 60 percent voted “yes” to back the same-sex marriage. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics, of the eligible Australians who expressed a view on this question, the majority indicated that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry, …

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PM Lee maintains stance on 377a from 2007 speech in Parliament

BBC HARDtalk featured a trailer of an interview with Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, a short exchange between Stephen Sackur and PM Lee regarding his views on the archaic 377a legislation left over by the British colonial empire. The BBC HARDtalk is a current affairs program by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that features a 30-minute one-on-one interview. The interviewee is subjected …

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Taiwan on the path to become the first Asian country legalizing same-sex marriage

The lawmakers in Taiwan are presently working on three Civil Code marriage equality amendment proposals in support of marriage equality, that could soon make Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia legalizing same-sex marriage. The Taipei Times wrote in its editorial that Executive Yuan Secretary-General Chen Mei-ling said that Premier Lin Chuan has urged the Ministry of Justice to take …

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The UK gives posthumous pardons to all prosecuted for homosexuality

The United Kingdom government has agreed to approve an amendment to existing law enrolled by the Liberal Democrat Lord Sharkey, allowing a posthumous pardons to all prosecuted for homosexuality. This is an extension of a posthumous pardon given in 2013 to the World War II code breaker, Alan Turing, who was convicted of gross indecency. The campaign for this move, …

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