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US Presbyterian Church approves same-sex marriage

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:03 AM

The majority of the church s 171 regional governing bodies approves the change

What’s in a kiss?

Jul 08, 2013 - 9:52 AM

All around media pro Giselle Töngi Walters joins Rappler with this first post

REAL THING. Sandy and Ida photographed by Raymund Isaac

For Steven and Sean, US gay marriage ruling just in time

Jun 28, 2013 - 12:33 AM

News of the ruling and his implications for binational couples spread like wildfire through the gay community

SAVED BY THE DOMA DECISION. This image released by The DOMA Project shows married couple Sean Brooks (L) and Steven (no last name provided) posing for a photo on April 2, 2012 in New York. AFP / The DOMA Project

Isabelle, Georgina kiss for gay rights

Jun 27, 2013 - 9:08 PM

Their intimate Instagram post naturally causes an online buzz

SEALED WITH A KISS. It girls Isabelle Daza and Georgina Wilson pucker up for gay rights. Screen grab from Isabelle Daza's Instagram isabelledaza

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Jun 27, 2013 - 8:56 PM

US SC strikes down DOMA PH plans to give US and Japan greater access to military bases Climate change expert warns of severe effects

Gays celebrate landmark US marriage rulings

Jun 27, 2013 - 12:49 PM

Gays and lesbians across the US erupted in celebration after the Supreme Court passed two landmark rulings on same sex marriage in their favor

VICTORY. US university students Mollie Wagoner (2-R) and Sharon Burk (R), a same-sex couple that have been dating for a year, celebrate with supporters of gay and lesbian rights outside the Supreme Court after the ruling on California's Proposition 8, in Washington DC, USA, 26 June 2013. Photo by EPA/Michael Reynolds


Jun 27, 2013 - 11:12 AM

How will the US Supreme Court s landmark decision on the Defense of Marriage Act affect the LGBT movement here and elsewhere?

LANDMARK CASE. Nikolas Lemos waves a rainbow flag as people enter San Francisco City Hall in anticipation of The US Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage on June 26, 2013. Photo by AFP/Josh Edelson

The day 'equal' became real

Jun 27, 2013 - 8:26 AM

For the first time in history same sex marriages have the same chances and protections as any heterosexual marriage

FilAms praise verdict on gay couples

Jun 27, 2013 - 6:24 AM

It is no longer a question of gay rights but civil rights says Michelle Manangan an LGBT rights advocate who lives in San Francisco California

Big win for gays; US court rejects DOMA

Jun 26, 2013 - 10:20 PM

(UPDATED) Voting 5-4, the US Supreme Court strikes down the law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman

GAY RIGHTS. US Supreme Court strikes down DOMA. Photo by  Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

Supreme Court tackles US law on gay marriage

Mar 27, 2013 - 11:02 PM

Justices tackled the constitutionality of DOMA which prevents same sex couples from enjoying the same federal rights as heterosexual couples

GAY MARRIAGE. People queue to enter the Supreme Court in Washington on March 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM

US Supreme Court cautious on same-sex marriage

Mar 27, 2013 - 6:54 AM

The Supreme Court will take months to issue a ruling but several justices indicated that they would be in no hurry to make a verdict that could extend the right to same sex marriage to the entire country

People queue to enter the Supreme Court in Washington on March 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM

Fight for gay marriage goes to US Supreme Court

Mar 26, 2013 - 2:58 PM

Over two days lawyers from both sides of the emotionally charged debate will present their positions before the nine justices as supporters and opponents converge on Washington to rally for their respective positions

People queue to enter the Supreme Court in Washington on March 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM