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The United Kingdom Privy Council Monday ruled against same-sex marriage in Bermuda and against same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. Section 53 of Bermuda’s Domestic Partnership Act, 2018 limits marriage to a union between man and woman. The Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal of Bermuda held that the said restriction is invalid, and the [...]

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The US Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to take up the case of a web designer who refuses to provide services related to same-sex marriages. In 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis, the court will once again consider how to balance religious freedoms with prohibitions against discrimination based on sexual orientation. The court previously addressed these issues [...]

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The High Court of Namibia Thursday ruled against recognizing same-sex marriages. The judge agreed with the arguments put forward by the applicants, but he held that the High Court is bound by precedent. The Supreme Court had previously held in the case of Chairperson of the Immigration Selection Board v. Frank that same-sex relationships are [...]

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Thursday issued a final decision that a complaint concerning a bakery’s refusal to fulfil an order for a cake advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights is inadmissible. The dispute arose in 2014 following a third unsuccessful attempt to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Gareth Lee ordered and paid for a [...]

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The Supreme Court will overturn the law recognizing a woman’s fundamental right to choose an abortion. The only question is whether it will go even further and jeopardize women’s equality, reproductive rights, and family privacy rights for all.  Pending in the Court is Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the question of the constitutionality [...]

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Chile legalized same-sex marriage on Tuesday as societal norms in the predominantly Catholic country shift. The bill was first introduced in Congress in 2017. Chile’s Congress passed the bill with majorities in both chambers, making it the eighth Latin American country and the thirty-first worldwide to allow same-sex marriage. After a decade-long legal battle, the [...]

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday ruled that it would not block an order requiring public disclosure of video recordings of the 2010 trial from a historic case that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban, paving the way for the videos to be publicly released. Now-retired U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker presided over the 2010 two-week [...]

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In June 2021, the Hungarian Parliament passed certain amendments to several acts, which curtailed the dissemination of information concerning homosexuality and sex reassignment (“H&SR”) among minors and school-goers. Inter alia, the legislation: (1) bans the availability of any material portraying or promoting H&SR or any other forms of deviation from one’s sex assigned at birth [...]

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