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News From Asia, Africa, Oceania, South America And Canada

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While Taiwan will become the first Asian country to legalize marriage equality on May 24th, the capital Taipei has already opened bookings in anticipation of the opening of marriage to same-sex couples as announced the city’s Department of Civil Affairs.

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A lesbian couple embarks on the battle to get marriage equality in Peru.

 cayman islands

After a landmark ruling that legalized marriage equality on the Cayman Islands, LGBTQ couples were disappointed to hear that the Government appealed the decision.

Friday, 22 February 2019 02:06

13 same-sex couples sue the Japanese government for marriage rights

Written by E-Li

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13 LGBTQ+ couples chose Valentine’s Day to launch what is the first lawsuit against the Japanese government to get the right to marry.

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The year started badly for LGBTQ people in Brazil. January 1, 2019 marked the beginning of Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential mandate, who removed LGBTQ concerns from the Ministry of Human Rights.

Thursday, 20 December 2018 00:26

Bermuda’s government takes last resort to ban marriage equality again

Written by E-Li

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Bermuda has therefore appealed to the London Privy Council to prohibit marriage equality again.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 23:39

Costa Rica to allow marriage equality from May 2020!

Written by E-Li

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Good news! The Supreme Court of Costa Rica has announced that same-sex couples could get married from May 2020! The court ordered the country’s legislators to establish marriage equality in the next 18 months.

Friday, 07 December 2018 01:08

Indonesian city of Pariaman to fine its residents for LGBTQ acts

Written by E-Li

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The municipal council of Pariaman has adopted a measure prohibiting LGBTQ acts, imposing a fine that can go up to 1 million rupees ($14,129/12 408 euros) for behavior likely to “disturb public order” or to be “immoral”.

Thursday, 29 November 2018 23:51

Bermuda Court of Appeals rejects the marriage equality ban

Written by E-Li

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The Bermuda Court of Appeals has just issued a verdict against the marriage equality ban, considering it unconstitutional.

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Taiwan voters rejected marriage equality. However, the battle isn‘t lost yet.

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