Category Archives: Global: Marriage and Family

Global Marriage and Family Issues

Church of England’s bishops defer marriage decision

Costa Rica: Presidential candidates reluctant to endorse same-sex “marriage”

UK: Barnsley couple to take legal action over transition from “civil union” to “marriage”

“Uganda President Yoweri Museveni blocks anti-gay bill”

“65 surrogate babies born to Israeli gay couples stuck in Thailand”

Putin: Law against homosexual “propaganda” doesn’t discriminate

Russia slams European Union’s homosexual agenda

Nigerian leader signs law banning same-sex “marriage”; Kerry attacks

Rabbis to court: Mother refusing to circumcise son will cause him ‘serious psychological damage’

Scotland: “Donald Macinnes loses Gaelic School chaplaincy over gay remarks”

Scottish sex ed guidance ignores traditional marriage

“Germany’s first lesbian minister comes out”

Indian Court: Premarital sex ‘immoral’, no religion permits it

UK: Smacking should be banned, says Children’s Commissioner

Dem calls on Uganda’s president to veto criminal sodomy bill

India Government Asks Court To Review Sodomy Law

Uganda Passes Tough New Bill Against Homosexuality

“Human Rights Campaign Gives $100K To Russia LGBT Rights Movement”

Meet the co-parents

Italian high court finds ‘romance’ in 60-year-old man’s sex with 11-year-old, overturns sentence

Media And Politicians Want To Impose Same-sex “marriage” – But Citizens Fight Back. The Case Of Estonia

“Obama Selects Gay Athletes For Sochi Delegation”

Scotland: “MSPs could ‘lose seats’ over support for gay marriage”

Out of Business: Prostitution in Canada – Putting an End to Demand | EFC

Chilean President Elect Supports Marriage Redefinition

Indian gov’t considering repealing recently upheld law against ‘unnatural sex’: reports

Fatherlessness Harms the Brain, Neurobiologists Find

Australia’s Highest Court Invalidates Capital Territory’s Marriage Equality Law

“Gay adoption: Northern Ireland ban lifted”

UK: Marriage cannot be defined by man

European Court Rules on Equal Benefits Case for Same-Sex Couple

Putin Defends Russian Conservative Values | AP

Pro-family leader criticizes ‘deceptive’ survey being used to push gay ‘marriage’ in Mexico

“Croatian Govt Proposes New Rights For Gays”

Mob Hunts Down Muslims In Central African Republic

“US voices ‘concern’ at India gay sex ban”

Australia high court rejects redefinition of marriage

UK To Hold First Same-sex Weddings On March 29

Peruvians launch ‘Real Couples’ campaign to counter pro-homosexual initiative

First Australian Same-sex Weddings Start Early, Litigation Pending

CORRECTION: Israeli President Peres expresses support for marriage redefinition

“LGBT Activist Fined for Breaking ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law”

Russian court upholds ‘gay propaganda’ law as constitutional

Methodist Church launches consultation on redefinition of marriage

New Prostitution Law Passes French Lower House

Israel to consider extending tax breaks to same-sex couples

Self-harm And Suicidal Thoughts Among Transgender People = 78%+

‘Memories’ pass between generations

Australia: “High Court to hear same-sex marriage challenge”

The Croatian Government’s Dirty War Against Marriage

Judge Sir Paul Coleridge quit because of lack of ‘support’ over marriage stance

‘Tories losing support over issues like gay marriage’

Scotland: “Evangelicals criticise MSPs over hasty gay marriage vote”

300,000 defend marriage, children’s rights in Taiwan

Bishop Olmsted: key to New Evangelization is to trust the ‘tough truths’ on sexuality

    LifeSiteNews: Even “some of our clergy” have lost confidence in the truth about marriage, life and religious liberty, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix warned at a major meeting of Catholic leaders held in Mexico City November 16-19. This loss of confidence comes as a result of the relentless attack from secular culture, he said, adding that if Christians don’t maintain their confidence in these “tough truths” it will hurt the spread of the Gospel.

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Croatians Approve Constitutional Amendment Barring Same-Sex Marriage

UK: Child taken from womb by social services

AIDS proves stubborn in Europe as new HIV infections rise

“Could A Win For LGBT Adoption Rights Kill Marriage Equality In Colombia?”

    BuzzFeed: On Nov. 16, El Espectador published a story reporting on a leaked draft of the court’s ruling, written by Luis Guillermo Guerrero, a conservative judge who took over from liberal Juan Carlos Henao in 2012. To their relief, it suggested the court was preparing to rule in their favor. The fact that a judge with Guerrero’s conservative reputation is planning to endorse a ruling in favor of LGBT family rights came as an encouraging surprise to LGBT rights advocates. But they won’t see it as a total win if the ruling is issued as El Espectador reports

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David Cameron welcomes family-friendly internet filters

Israeli State Rabbinical Court Fines Mother For Refusing To Have Son Circumcised

“Croatia: Post-communist Nomenklatura Wants To Re-define Marriage, But Civil Society Resists”

Prof calls for lowering age of consent to 15, PM says no

“Anti-religious rhetoric” putting off religious couples from adopting

MSP: Scottish Parliament ‘out of touch’ over marriage redefinition

Vatican Under Fire From UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Print

Scotland: MSPs give initial approval to marriage redefinition

Church Of England Backs Women Bishop Proposals

German judge bars homeschooling family from leaving country

“State Dept. Criticizes Russians–Not Saudis–on Gay Rights”

Over three quarters of Irish voters back same sex marriage | Irish Independent

Croatia To Vote On Marriage

Forthcoming Grand Chamber judgment in a case concerning civil unions in Greece

UK: Veils in court: proposed consultation on judicial guidance

Ireland schedules 2015 referendum on marriage