Wed, 24 May 2017 19:57:00 GMT
Taiwan’s highest court paved the way Wednesday for Asia’s first law allowing same-sex marriage, a reflection of widespread support for LGBTQ causes that has sprung from three decades of democracy. The Constitutional Court ruled that it is illegal to ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 22:33:00 GMT
BEIJING Taiwan's decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry has proved a shot in the arm for China's gay rights movement, but it is likely to be many years before Beijing approves similar measures, amid deep-rooted opposition in some quarters.
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:54:00 GMT
A South Korean military court has given an army captain a suspended six-month prison sentence for having sex with another male soldier. The unnamed captain collapsed and was taken to hospital after the verdict. Homosexuality is not a crime for civilians ...
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:53:00 GMT
A COURT ruling in Taiwan has seen Australia fall behind its Asian neighbours, human rights campaigners have said. On Wednesday, the island nation’s Constitutional Court in Taipei ruled in favour of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, making Taiwan the first ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 22:14:00 GMT
Australian tennis great and Christian pastor Margaret Court has publicly announced she will stop using Qantas “where possible” in protest at the airline’s promotion of same sex marriage. “I am disappointed that Qantas has become an active promoter ...
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:31:00 GMT
AUSTRALIAN tennis legend and Christian pastor Margaret Court has publicly announced she will stop using Qantas “where possible” in protest at the airline’s promotion of same-sex marriage. “I am disappointed that Qantas has become an active promoter ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 19:34:00 GMT
Taiwan's constitutional court has declared that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia. The court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were 'in violation of both the people's freedom of marriage ..
Wed, 24 May 2017 19:29:31 GMT
A serial sex offender will spend an indefinite term behind bars after being sentenced to preventative detention for forcing a teenage inmate into oral sex. Stephen Mark Gotty, 57, forcefully held his 19-year-old cellmate's head and made him perform oral ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 09:12:00 GMT
A split has occurred at a local council on Victoria's Surf Coast over the flying of the rainbow flag in support of marriage equality, with at least one councillor being labelled a homophobe and bigot for calling for the flag to be taken down. The Surf ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:45:00 GMT
When Salama Ali started investigating the disappearance of two younger brothers last year she made an awful discovery - not only were radicalised young Kenyan men leaving to join the al-Shabab militants in neighbouring Somalia, but women were being seized ...