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10:14 | 23rd March 2017

News: World

Fri 17 Jun, 2011
By Sam Bristowe


I'm so often saddened by the fact we're so in love, we're so committed, wouldn't it be great for us to be able to get married

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Gay Soldiers shouldnt command troops say's Brazillian General.

A Brazilian general’s comment that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops sparked fierce criticism today from gay rights groups and a national lawyers’ organisation that champions human rights


SJP – SATC2 = LGBT

Sarah Jessica Parker has given away her tickets to the Sex and the City 2 premier in a bid to raise money for equal LGBT rights.


Five arrested in Kenya over gay wedding

Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding, a local official said.


Prop 8 to be made into a film

Seeking to overcome a broadcast blackout imposed by the US Supreme Court, a pair of Los Angeles filmmakers have undertaken the task of faithfully recreating the federal trial on California’s same-sex marriage ban for the internet – all 60-plus hours of it; every “um,” “yes, your honour” and “objection!”


Gay couples to join Australian PM Gillard for dinner

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Three gay couples are to share a dinner date with the Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard after winning the bid at a charity auction.

The same-sex campaign group GetUp placed the winning bid of AU$31,000 at the Canberra Press Gallery Midwinter Ball charity auction held in Australia’s capital.

GetUp have chosen three married couples to attend the dinner with PM Gillard in a bid to address the issue of gay marriage across the nation, a movement she has been apposed to in the past.

One of the couples attending the dinner are engaged lesbians Sandy Miller and Louise Bucke who have two children from a previous marriage.



According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the said about the event: ''I've been to so many of my friends' weddings and I'm so happy for them. I'm so often saddened by the fact we're so in love, we're so committed, wouldn't it be great for us to be able to get married in front of our friends and for my children to be able to see it happen?''

 

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