In a historic decision, the Anglican Church in Wales has approved the blessing of same-sex couples in civil marriages. This progressive move will undoubtedly have a lasting impact on church members and the wider community.
A long and difficult battle ended with a referendum on same-sex marriage and equal adoption in Switzerland. The “yes” camp won by a majority vote that now extends full legal rights for same-sex couples across the country.
The United States Supreme Court has declared that it will not entertain an appeal from a Washington state florist who declined to supply flowers for same-sex weddings. With this decision, the case is now officially closed.
The adoption process has been difficult, very lengthy and very costly for LGBTQ people in New Jersey so far. A bill has been approved to facilitate access to adoption for LGBTQ parents who have used donor genetic material to have a child.