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In Ireland, a Same-Sex Marriage, a Tax Benefit and a Twist

Advertisement DUBLIN — People love a good story at this time of year, and preferably one with a twist. Recently, Ireland was stirred by the mostly true story of two men in Dublin who, three days before Christmas, married for ...

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Australian parliament approves same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage will become legal in Australia after a historic bill was passed in the House of Representatives. An overwhelming majority of MPs voted to change the Marriage Act, eight days after a similarly decisive result in the Senate. The ...

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Australia same-sex marriage: MP proposes in parliament

An Australian MP has proposed to his partner during a parliamentary debate on legalising same-sex marriage. Tim Wilson’s moving proposal to Ryan Bolger, who was sitting in the public gallery, was a reaffirmation. The pair have been engaged for nine ...

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Rainbow celebrations as Australians vote for same-sex marriage

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australians have voted overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017 and sparking rainbow celebrations on Wednesday, with people wearing wedding dresses and sequined suits and declaring “our love is real”. ...

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Australia Votes ‘Yes’ on Same-Sex Marriage, Clearing Path for Legalization

MELBOURNE, Australia — A solid majority of Australians voted in favor of same-sex marriage in a historic survey that, while not binding, paves the way for Parliament to legally recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples. Of 12.7 million ...

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Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians decisively support same-sex marriage

Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage in a historic non-binding poll. The vote showed 61.6% of people favour allowing same-sex couples to wed, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said. More than 12.7 million people – about 79.5% ...

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Same-Sex Couples Wed in Germany as Marriage Law Takes Effect

BERLIN — Cheers rang out in the City Hall of Berlin’s Schöneberg district on Sunday as two men, who met 38 years ago, when the German capital was a divided city, became the country’s first same-sex couple to legally marry. ...

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Australia same-sex marriage vote: PM comes out for Yes

Australian political leaders, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, have come out in support of a campaign for same-sex marriage. More than 20,000 people gathered in Sydney to campaign ahead of a non-binding postal vote on changing Australia’s marriage act. Mr ...

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