Posted On: September 21, 2009
In an unprecedented move for Latin America, Uruguay lawmakers Wednesday adopted a trailblazing law allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt children. I applaud the move. Gay and lesbian couples are no better or worse parents than the rest of us. And homosexuality is not contagious. Read it here.
Posted On: September 9, 2009
Denise Simmons, the first black lesbian mayor in America, has announced she is to marry her partner next weekend. She was elected as mayor of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, in January 2008. The state was the first in the US to legalise gay marriage. For more, click here.
Posted On: July 20, 2009
On 2 July, New Delhi High Court decriminalized homosexual intercourse between consenting adults, by striking down section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. This law labels gay sex to be an “unnatural offense”, punishable with up to ten years in prison. Human Rights Watch and other groups urged the Government not to appeal against the […]