Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage: ‘It Gives Us So Much Joy’

Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage on Tuesday, nearly two years after the country’s supreme court declared its gay marriage ban unconstitutional. The ban was lifted at midnight, and many couples celebrated the historic moment by tying the knot as soon as they could in ceremonies that were […]

Methodist Church Ghana fights Methodist UK on same-sex marriage

The Superintendent Minister of the Dzorwulu Methodist Church, Bishop Stephen Ayensu Bosomtwe, has stated that the Methodist Church Ghana will not compromise its biblical principles to support same-sex marriage in the church. On Wednesday, 3 July 2019, members at a Methodist Conference in Birmingham, United Kingdom, voted in favour of a policy that could lead […]

See photos: Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when its legislature voted to approve the measure last week. Thousands gathered in the streets to celebrate the landmark moment for LGBT rights in Asia, where gay people can […]

Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions

Taiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage following a vote on Friday. In 2017, the island’s constitutional court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry . Parliament was given a two-year deadline and was required to pass the changes by 24 May. Lawmakers debated three different bills […]