Australians have celebrated across the nation as the country voted overwhelmingly for same-sex marriage on Wednesday, paving the way for legislation by the end of 2017
Same-sex couples in Australia tied the knot in midnight ceremonies as the last legal obstacles to gay marriage expired. Parliament passed marriage reform last month after a postal ballot supported marriage equality.
Billie Jean King has called for Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena to be renamed amid backlash over Court's divisive views on sexuality. These include negative comments made about members of the LGBT community.
After a multi-million-dollar postal survey and lengthy debate, Australia’s parliament has voted 146 to 4 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. The first weddings could take place early next year.
A gay senator has opened the debate in Australia’s parliament on legislation to lift a ban on same-sex marriage. Boosted by a nationwide public vote, the first LGBT couples could get wed before Christmas.
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