Man kills himself at Notre Dame Cathedral

By Stephanie Halasz and Jessica King CNN (CNN) – A right-wing historian and author killed himself inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Tuesday in front of [...]

French president signs same-sex marriage bill into law

By Laura Smith-Spark CNN (CNN) – French President Francois Hollande signed into law Saturday a bill allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt. It came a [...]

UK's House of Commons approves same-sex marriage

By Laura Smith-Spark CNN (CNN) – Legislation to allow same-sex marriage in England and Wales won passage Tuesday in the House of Commons. The vote was 366 [...]

Brazilian Judicial Panel Opens Way To Same-sex Marriage

The newspaper O Globo reported May 14 that members of the National Council of Justice that oversees Brazil's judicial system ruled 14-1 in support of nuptials [...]

New Zealand Parliament Votes 77 To 44 to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

By Monica Attard SYDNEY, Australia (CNN) – The competitive spirit between Australia and New Zealand rarely dims, but New Zealand has sprinted ahead of its [...]

USAID Announces New Partnership to Promote LGBT Human Rights Abroad

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 8 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new LGBT Global Development Partnership, a public-private [...]

French Senate Backs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By Laura Smith-Spark Extending the rights to marry and adopt to same-sex couples in France was one of President Francois Hollande's electoral pledges in [...]

Same-Sex Marriage Bills Approved In UK, France

Britain's Parliament voted 400-175 to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in the United Kingdom Feb. 5, with the measure on track for another [...]