Taiwan voted to reject same-sex marriage in a surprise about-face that has changed the island both socially and politically

Alberto Buzzola/LightRocket via Getty Images Taiwan woke up on Sunday morning a very different island, following a series of political blows that dashed hopes of moving towards legalizing same-sex marriage. Last year, Taiwan’s highest court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry, and set a two-year deadline for legalization. The move seemingly set Taiwan […]

The Gay Marriage Crusader Goes to Rome

Tiernan Brady was director of the referendum campaigns that brought gay marriage to Ireland and Australia, defying entrenched resistance to deliver solid majorities for seismic social change. Now he is bringing the quest for gay rights to a Vatican synod on young people, to be held in Rome next month, in a direct challenge to […]

Seann Walsh and Katya Jones: 'We're fine' Katya speaks on marriage after Strictly kiss

Strictly Come Dancing duo Seann Walsh, 32, and Katya Jones, 29, spoke about their kiss last week on It Takes Two this evening. The pair apologised for their actions and for any hurt they had caused. Professional dancer Katya also spoke out about her marriage to fellow Strictly Come Dancing professional Neil Jones. She told […]

Romanians vote on constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Romania is voting this weekend on whether to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Currently, the law defines marriage as a union of “spouses.” The conservative EU nation decriminalized homosexuality in 2001, but it neither allows same-sex marriage, nor recognizes same-sex unions sealed abroad. In order to be valid, the […]

17 Ideas to Keep Your Love and Marriage Strong Through Thick and Thin

Who doesn’t love a good fairy tale? Everyone! And most of us want to believe that when we find our Prince Charming (or Princess) that we’ll easily ride off into the sunset and live happily ever after. But for so many couples, that simply doesn’t happen. With the divorce rate around 50%, it is clear […]

Outlander season 4 spoilers: Claire Fraser star reveals BIG changes in marriage to Jamie

Fans have been eagerly awaiting the return of time-travel drama Outlander for nearly a year and as the show finally gears up explode onto screens once more stars Sam Heughan and Catriona have been sharing various tidbits on exactly what the pair have in store. Viewers already know the married couple washed up on the […]

‘There’s a part of him that thinks I chose Donald Trump over him’: Kellyanne Conway opens up about how the president is affecting her marriage

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and her husband, attorney George Conway, disclosed intimate details of their marriage in an interview with The Washington Post. Kellyanne, who once criticized Trump, is now one of his most ardent defenders. George, on the other hand, has not been shy about taking swings at the president. […]

Cows for child brides: ‘War & climate change’ raise rates of child marriage in East Africa

A dramatic rise in child marriages in East Africa is due to conflict and climate change, charities working in the region say, with child brides being traded for cows and goats in order for families to survive. The majority of parents in poverty-stricken South Sudan are looking to reduce the number of mouths they have […]

I asked a marriage counselor for the 3 most common sex and relationship problems she sees, and they turn conventional wisdom on its head

Courtesy of Rachel Sussman Marriage and relationships can be challenging. New York City-based marriage counselor Rachel Sussman shared three compelling insights related to sex and relationships, including the idea that “opposites attract” isn’t always true. This post is part of Relationships 101, a series which aims to help us all be happier and healthier in love […]