Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites, tooting horns and ringing chimes, took to the streets of Nepal’s capital Monday for a colorful parade celebrating Gaijatra, a Hindu festival to remember the dead that is gleefully overtaken each year by the country’s gay community.
Same-sex marriages could begin as soon as Monday in the US state of Oregon, depending on a judge’s ruling.
A judge on Friday struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, saying the state has “no rational reason” for preventing gay couples from marrying.
Gay couples across England and Wales said “I do” on Friday night as a law authorizing same-sex marriage came into effect at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.
By Maricar Cinco
Although the Philippines has yet to allow same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna could have a feel of tying the knot—at least for a day.