Taiwan's Constitutional Court has ruled in favor and has asked the parliament to change the laws within two years. The island nation is set to become first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage.
The European Court of Justice ruled that member states cannot refuse residency to non-EU spouses of EU citizens. However, the court's decision still allows states to decide whether to legalize gay marriage.
Thousands danced in the streets of the Romanian capital as a mass demonstration organized by the governing Social Democratic Party was held just a stone's throw away. In the end, it was a joyful celebration of diversity.
The motion passed by a narrow margin after two days of contentious debate. The bill has also been hotly debated in the conservative South American country. The measure will now move to the Senate.
The law will allow hundreds of men to have convictions for homosexual offences erased from their criminal records. Family members can also apply on behalf of a deceased relative to clear their criminal record.
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