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Australia legalises same-sex marriage
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Australia legalises 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 vote set off immediate celebrations in parliament, prompting cheers, applause and even a song. The result brings an end to more than a decade of robust and...


Australia same-sex marriage: MP proposes in parliament
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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 Wilsons proposal to Ryan Bolger, who was sitting in the public gallery, was met with a loud yes - reaffirming a commitment they made nine years ago. The House of Representatives began debating the bill on Monday, five days after it was passed in the Senate. Mr Wilson is believed...


Same-sex marriage bill clears Australia's Senate
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same-sex marriage bill clears Australia's Senate

Australias upper house Senate on Wednesday passed a measure to legalize same-sex marriage, perhaps as soon as next week, after lawmakers dismissed a conservative push to allow religious objectors to refuse service to same-sex couples. Australians overwhelmingly endorsed legalizing same-sex marriage in a postal survey run by the national statistics agency and the bill easily passed the Senate by...


Australians vote "Yes" to same-sex marriage

The results of Australias voluntary postal vote garnering opinions of the public towards same-sex marriage is officially out and Australia has voted YES. 61.6% of people voted in favour of same-sex marriage. Social media has been in a frenzy since, supporters are seen celebrating in public, the rainbow colours high and proud. The issue only went to a voluntary postal vote after a long and bitt...


Ricky Martin thinks his wedding will be loud
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Ricky Martin thinks his wedding will be loud

Singer Ricky Martin, who recently got engaged to artist Jwan Yosef after a year of dating, remembers celebrating like crazy when same-sex marriage was legalized in June 2015. He is looking forward to putting the plans he dreamt of back then into action. After gay marriage was legalized I thought, I hope someday I get to wear a freaking ring and celebrate love and bring my family and friends to ...


Theresa May becomes Britain's new leader as Cameron exits

Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St., on Wednesday as Britains new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinged with humor and regret. I was the future once, Cameron quipped as he left office. But that future now belongs to May, and it involves instability, uncertainty and tough wrangling over Britains departure from the European Union. Britains transition ...


Australia gay marriage vote 'will cost A$0.5bn
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Australia gay marriage vote 'will cost A$0.5bn

A stand-alone public vote on same-sex marriage would cost Australia $A525m (275.5m; $396m), a new report says. Australias government intends to hold a non-binding plebiscite on whether to allow same-sex marriage, although a date has not yet been scheduled. The Australian Electoral Commission previously estimated the cost of running the plebiscite at A$158m. But research by accounting firm PwC s...


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