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Same-sex penguin couple become parents

Oct 26, 2018 - 7:59 PM

Gentoo male penguins Sphen and Magic are happily 'taking turns caring for their baby chick,' say workers of the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

COUPLE. This screen grab taken from recent undated handout video released on October 26, 2018 by the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium shows the two male gentoo penguins who have paired up as a "same-sex couple" at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Photo Handout/Sea Life Sydney Aquarium/AFP

Malaysia PM denounces caning of women for lesbian sex

Sep 06, 2018 - 4:55 PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad: 'This gives a bad image of Islam and we believe that if there are similar cases like this we need to consider giving lighter punishments'

MAHATHIR MOHAMAD. Former Malaysian prime minister and winning opposition candidate Mahathir Mohamad (center) speaks to journalists during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on May 10, 2018. File photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Trump to keep Obama LGBT workplace protections – White House

Jan 31, 2017 - 8:23 PM

People in the gay and lesbian community have expressed fears of a backlash under Trump because of the presence of arch conservatives in his government

LGBT. People in the gay and lesbian community in the United States have expressed fears of a backlash under Trump because of the presence of arch conservatives in his government. File photo

In families with same-sex parents, the kids are all right

Feb 22, 2016 - 9:58 AM

Research shows no evidence that children raised by a single parent or same sex couples were less competent or well rounded than other children

Verdict on Zambian gay couple delayed again

Jun 23, 2014 - 10:40 PM

The couple has been held since May 2013 on charges of having sex against the order of nature the first known arrests of a gay couple in Zambia

UK couples say 'I do' as gay marriage becomes legal

Mar 29, 2014 - 11:03 AM

The gay marriage law is the final victory in a long battle stretching back to the decriminalization of homosexuality in England in 1967

Thomson Reuters PH includes same-sex partners in benefits

Oct 11, 2013 - 3:51 PM

The media and information firm is offering health insurance benefits to Philippine employees partners – whether of the same or opposite sex

Gay bridegroom goes to jail after beating up spouse in France

Sep 18, 2013 - 10:34 PM

One of the first French gay men to marry under the same sex marriage law is sent to jail