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 […]

A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut down after getting called out for excluding same-sex couples in its pages

Lucas Schifres/Getty Images A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut its doors after it recieved backlash for refusing to feature same-sex couples in its spread. White Magazine’s founders issued a statement explaining that it was “no longer economically viable” after advertisers began pulling out of the publication over its beliefs.  According to the […]

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 […]

Steven Universe Video: Watch Cartoon Network's First Same-Sex Proposal

Inclusivity has been a consistent theme throughout Steven Universe‘s five-season run, but the Cartoon Network series took that commitment to the next level this week in an episode appropriately titled “The Question.” Wednesday’s installment — the third in a five-part “Heart of the Crystal Gems” event — found characters Ruby and Sapphire, who themselves are […]

Deadpool 2 features 'FIRST EVER same-sex relationship in a superhero movie'

According to Gay Times, it’s the first time an LGBTQ romance as been explicitly stated in a film of this genre, and not merely implied or alluded to. It involves mutants Negasonic Teenage Warhead and Yukio, played by Brianna Hildebrand and Shioli Kutsuna respectively. Reportedly the pair don’t have a great deal of screen time, […]

Pupil ‘angry & upset’ after school ‘censors’ her same-sex love artwork

A school is facing a backlash after it “censored” a GCSE pupil’s final art project because it showed lesbian couples kissing. Megan Angus told RT the move was “homophobic.” Angus, 16, who is a pupil at Laurence Jackson School in Guisborough, North Yorkshire, says she was left “angry and upset” when she found seven “censored” […]

The 25 countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal

Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images 2017 has been a big year for LGBTQI rights. Both Malta and Germany legalized same-sex marriage and, this week, Australia made big strides towards doing so as well. In a nation-wide postal poll, 61.6% of Australian voters said they were in favor of same-sex marriage, ensuring the federal government will try to […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Kristina Rihanoff backs same-sex couples but on one condition

The BBC series has again chosen not to include couples of the same sex, which has angered a number of fans and led to some contestants to speak out on the decision.  Reverend Richard Coles previously suggested it was time for the BBC to allow partners of the same gender to dance together, while judge […]

Australians are voting on same-sex marriage — and it’s starting to get ugly

Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has stuck to his campaign promise to put same-sex marriage to a vote. Australians have until November 7 to complete a mail-in survey on whether or not the 1961 Marriage Act should be amended to include same-sex couples. The ballot has a single question: “Should the […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Craig Revel Horwood wades into same-sex row 'It WILL happen'

The judge appeared on today’s episode of Lorraine and gave his side on the controversial debate that hit headlines yesterday. Craig, 52, told the host: “I think same sex couples can exist and you only have to decide who’s going to go backwards, that’s the only difference!” This comes after the BBC made their position […]