The freedom to marry for same-sex couples, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says, is “not only a demand of the international Justice system, but a legitimate demand of Chilean society.” [ Bit.ly Link ]
An appropriate #TBT today to President Obama making history and becoming the first sitting president to announce support for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in 2012, following hundreds of thousands urging him to say "I do" – take a look at how it happened, and share this great memory: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We still have stark memories of December 20, 2013 – a Friday afternoon when a federal judge in Utah became the first since 'Windsor' to issue a sweeping ruling striking down a state's marriage ban. Congrats and happy anniversary to all of the couples who said "I do" today – read more on how it happened:
"The Cherokee Nation will begin recognizing same-sex marriages under an opinion issued Friday by the tribe’s attorney general, who said that Cherokees practiced something similar to gay marriage in past centuries." Check it out!
"Taiwan should become another nation to recognize that love is love, regardless of sexual orientation," writes The New York Times of the burgeoning movement for the freedom to marry in Taiwan, which would be the first country in Asia to allow same-sex couples to marry. Read more: