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China’s parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage

21 August 2019, 5:25 PM

Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighbouring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage.

Millions expected for Gay Pride march marking Stonewall riots anniversary

30 June 2019, 7:55 AM

A staggering three million people waving bright rainbow colours are expected to cram the streets of Manhattan on Sunday for a Gay Pride march marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the episode credited with giving rise to the modern LGBTQ movement.

New York City to mark 50th anniversary of Stonewall Inn

28 June 2019, 8:25 PM

New York City will this weekend mark the 50th anniversary of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 when hundreds of thousands descend on the Big Apple to also mark the World Pride event, five decades after what is broadly viewed as the start of the modern gay rights movement.

New York’s World Pride opens with benefit concert hosted by Whoopi Goldberg

27 June 2019, 6:24 AM

New York’s highly anticipated World Pride festivities officially opened Wednesday with a benefit concert hosted by performer Whoopi Goldberg and featuring headliner, Cyndi Lauper.

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

11 June 2019, 3:21 PM

Botswana’s High Court ruled Tuesday in favour of decriminalising homosexuality, handing down a landmark verdict greeted with joy by gay rights campaigners.

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