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mass military wedding

As so often before, Taiwan yesterday again demonstrated the country’s dedication to diversity and inclusion. Ahead of today’s LGBT Pride 2020, two lesbian military officers married their same-sex partners in a mass military wedding at Army Command headquarters. Scroll down for video The two officers both married civilian brides. They wore dress uniform for the …

somhale gay celebrity wedding south africa

South Africa’s Showmax earlier today began broadcasting the first of a four-part series they promote as the ‘wedding journey of the decade’. The gay celebrity wedding special showcases the marital union of Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung, known collectively as Somhale. Somizi Mhlongo is a television presenter, radio personality, choreographer, actor and singer. Mohale Motaung …

Kamp Kult secret history same-sex marriage 1930s

Just days before Christmas 1931, the Arrow newspaper regaled its readers with the story of Sydney’s Kamp Kult.  The paper marvelled at lavish ceremonies including the coronation of a Queen and same-sex weddings. At the time, Sydney suffered in the throes of the Great Depression. Men struggled to find employment and riots broke out over …

US soccer stars

US soccer stars, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris, members of the champion 2019 World Cup team, married yesterday in Miami. CNN reports the couple met in 2010. They began dating soon after. Scroll down for the wedding day vid The day before the wedding, Ali Krieger tweeted to Ashlyn Harris, “It’s time baby. I’ve been …

same-sex marriages religious freedom

A Texas judge last week launched a class-action suit against the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley launched the action after the commission publicly warned her for refusing to perform same-sex marriages. She claims protection under the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act. While the law does not compel justices of …

Hallmark

Hallmark Channel this week notified an advertiser that they would not show four ads showing brides kissing each other. The Hallmark Cards owned channel told the New York Times that they do not allow ads ‘deemed controversial’. Further, they stated that women showing ‘public displays of affection’ were a violation of their policies. “The decision …

varanasi india same-sex wedding

A same-sex wedding between two cousins took place in the Indian holy city of Varanasi last week. Despite India not allowing same-sex weddings, the couple refused to leave until a priest married them. Apparently concerned by the prospect of arranged marriages, the two women travelled to Varanasi from their home town. They wanted their relationship …

arthur marc brown tv series mr ratburn wedding

Marc Brown, the creator of long-running kids TV series Arthur, has said he’s “disappointed” by a conservative backlash against the show’s recent same-sex wedding. Mr Ratburn, Arthur’s teacher, married his male partner Patrick in the show’s recent season premiere episode. Many celebrated at the time, but Alabama Public Television (APT) refused to air it, deeming …

arthur marc brown tv series mr ratburn wedding

Fans have cheered long-running children’s TV series Arthur for revealing main character Mr Ratburn is gay and tying the knot at a same-sex wedding. Arthur started screening in 1996 and the premiere episode of its 22nd (!) season is titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone”. In the episode, Arthur and his friends are shocked …

Michael James wedding brisbane pride

Community activist, former QNews Magazine Print Editor and Brisbane Pride Vice-President Michael James celebrated the New Year by wedding long-time partner Anthony Gillespie. An extremely happy congregation of friends and family filled Fortitude Valley’s beautiful High Church on Brunswick Street for the ceremony. During the ceremony, Gordon, the son of the two new husbands, presided …

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