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Kylie Minogue Joshua Sasse

 

Kylie Minogue and her fiancé have just announced that they would not marry as Australia has not legalized marriage equality.

Michelle Bachelet

 

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who promised in her campaign that if elected she would push to legalize marriage equality in her country, holds her promise since she announced before the United Nations General Assembly panel on LGBT rights she intends to introduce to Congress an equal marriage bill in the first half of 2017.

Thursday, 29 September 2016 23:31

Mexico: Pope Francis Supports The Opponents Of Equal Marriage

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Pope Francis

 

Pope Francis comes to support the campaign against the Mexican government's desire to legalize marriage equality in the country.

Tamara Linda Arc Dekker

 

A Victorian lesbian couple tried to register their names as parents of their daughter, born through donated sperm, without success.

rally mexico

 

In response to the protests of equal marriage opponents, supporters of LGBTQ rights marched around the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City with banners saying "I respect your family, respect mine."

Jesus Zambrano Grijalva

 

Following an article written by the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico published on August 14, 2016 entitled "Gay marriage is a false right," Jesús Zambrano Grijalva, the current president of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies, attacked the Catholic church urging it not to "trespass on land where it did not belong," ie not to participate in the debate on equal marriage, and even asked the Ministry of the Interior to punish the church for its uncompromising public stance.

wikileaks

 

WikiLeaks recently released thousands of private data on people living in Saudi Arabia, both their medical records but also any information about their identity or their sexual orientation. It is in any case what reveals an investigation conducted by the Associated Press.

rainbow tasmania

 

Back in Tasmania where a few days ago we had great news because, for the first time, the two legislative chambers agreed to support the legalization of marriage equality in Australia and here today we learn that the government wants to amend the Anti-Discrimination Act to allow religious freedom and therefore approve the discrimination of LGBTQ people.

lgbt indonesia

 

I confess that we are concerned over the situation in Indonesia after the publication of a report denouncing the attitude of the Indonesian Government and its policy towards the LGBT community.

ACTupper house tasmania

 

Both the Tasmanian parliament and the legislative assembly of the ACT (Australian Capital Territory), which is a territory in south eastern Australia, with capital Canberra is also the capital of the country, back the legalization of marriage equality.

Guangdong University of Foreign studies

 

Following the refusal of the University of Guangdong not to give diplomas to two lesbian students, considering that their marriage is against the rules of the University, over 180 LGBT people around the world have written an open letter to call the university president to create a tolerant environment study.

Iraq Ayatollah Sistani

 

The Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani renounced a fatwa calling for the murder of homosexual men "in the most severe way" without renouncing the one that goes against lesbians.

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