Australia’s first same-sex marriages are invalid and unconstitutional, the nation’s top court ruled today in a lawsuit driven by Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government.
The first same-sex marriages in Scotland are set to take place in 2015 after the government in Edinburgh published the legislation today.
Kentucky was ordered by a federal judge to recognize same-sex marriages made in other states as similar challenges were filed in Louisiana and Missouri, escalating litigation over gay rights in courts nationwide.
The Obama administration will recognize the more than 1,000 same-sex marriages performed in Utah even as the state is withholding its validation.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s government will set out plans tomorrow to allow churches to conduct same-sex marriages.
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