Category Archives: Global: Marriage and Family

Global Marriage and Family Issues

Buying sex to be outlawed, after historic NI vote

Scrapping adultery law ‘sad and reckless’

Voters leaving us over same-sex marriage, says Tory MP

The ideal and the reality of European family size

Synod releases document with new tone, calling for mercy, listening

Estonia becomes first former soviet country to recognize same-sex partnerships

PM reaffirms support for same-sex marriage in BBC interview

The U.K.’s gloomy marriage forecast

Synod on the family: There is no need to fear debate in the Church

British sex survey 2014: “the nation has lost some of its sexual swagger”

Incest should be decriminalized, says German ethics council

HeForShe: When are we going to get honest about gender issues?

Incest a ‘fundamental right’, German committee says

Redefining marriage was unnecessary – Farage

Clergyman in legal fight against C of E over same-sex marriage

Life, marriage, and family must be affirmed at UN General Assembly session

    Zenit: The General Assembly, fondly referred to as “the GA” by U.N. aficionados, is most known for bringing the leaders of the world together under one roof. But beyond this, the GA is responsible for the creation of several hundred documents outlining the position of Member States on a myriad of issues ranging from women’s rights to sustainable farming, and everything in between. Every year, a handful of these documents touch on controversial life and family issues. While the spotlight shines on the heads of state, the real excitement of the GA extends behind closed doors as country delegates battle over references to reproductive and sexual “rights.”


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‘Christians won’t be bullied into accepting same-sex marriage’

Indonesia marriage laws: Students challenge law preventing people of different faiths from marrying

Religion and same-sex marriage debates take center stage in Brazil elections

Registrar sacked for refusing to conduct same-sex marriage wins appeal

A married mom and dad really do matter: New evidence from Canada

Ecuador grants new status to same-sex couples

Iranian study finds singles having sex, recommends ‘temporary’ marriages

PM praises same-sex marriage in major family speech

Archbishop Negri: echoes of fascism in proposed Italian laws

Questions remain about polygamy law as charges laid against men from B.C. sect

European High Court ruling on marriage

Legal challenge: Trojan Horse reaction ‘flawed and unlawful’

Sexual mores in Iran

Slovakia amends constitution to protect marriage

Almost 400,000 kids not living with both parents, stats reveal

Fathers irreplaceable, says Bishop Nazir-Ali

Coalition likely to decide on conscience vote over same-sex marriage

Scotland to require a government-selected “named person” to monitor every child until 18

Male prisoners ‘exploiting’ transsexual policy

Christian bakery criticized by new NI minister

UK broadband users reject porn filters, watchdog finds

Should parents or government raise children?

Marriage now gender-neutral in Chambers dictionary

European Human Rights Court: No right to same-sex marriage

Slovakia: Conservatives push for further marriage protection

Support for same-sex marriage on the rise in Australia

Incest next ‘civil right’? Judge reprimanded for suggesting incest is legal

Canadian town boots Chick-fil-A leadership conference over restaurant’s marriage stance

Legal committee in Finland votes against same-sex marriage

Clergyman in same-sex marriage told he can’t conduct services

Canada: Trans kids referred to as ‘xe’ instead of ‘he’ or ‘she’

Charges against evangelist arrested for alleged ‘homophobic’ comments dropped

Same-sex Danish couples win right to marry in any church they choose

Hong Kong refuses to allow same-sex marriage at British consulate

(Netherlands) Senate removes same-sex marriage loophole, all officials must comply

Pope Francis warns charismatic Catholics that the family is under attack

Italy’s Catholic bishops try to put brakes on speedy divorce law

Kirk leaders back ordination of ministers in civil partnerships

Trans man in legal battle for birth sex to ‘be forgotten’

Conchita Wurst is a man. So why is everyone referring to him as ‘she’?

Council tells churches they must conduct same-sex marriages

Same-sex marriage driving Tory voters away, new poll finds

Major ministry kicked out of Evangelical Alliance UK over homosexuality stance

Another defeat for gay marriage in Northern Ireland

Kenya president signs polygamy bill into law

Stormont rejects gay marriage for third time

Cambridge church begins to perform same-sex “marriages”

Archbishop of Wales hints that the Church might need to redefine marriage

Nursery worker fired after standing up for Biblical view of sexuality

Malta President signs Civil Unions Bill

The Romeike home-school conundrum

IVF mix-up leaves woman pregnant with couple’s twins

India court recognizes transgender people as third gender

Malta legalizes same-sex civil unions, adoptions

“Copenhagen to fete Eurovision contest by marrying gay couples”

Italian MPs introduce bill to protect parents’ rights against “gender ideology”

Gay-straight alliance motion defeated in Alberta Legislature