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Lawmakers reject same-sex civil partnerships in Hong Kong

Raymond Chan, Hong Kong’s first openly gay lawmaker, put a bill before the autonomous region’s legislative council that would have opened the door to...

Thailand gets closer to recognizing same-sex unions

Thailand’s government is set to legally recognize same-sex civil partnerships by the end of this year and if it happens, Thailand will become the...

Civil partnerships for straight couples might become a reality soon

The House of Commons has overwhelmingly backed a plan to fast-track the extension of the concept of civil partnerships to include opposite-sex couples. Civil...

Equalities chief Penny Mordaunt apparently has changed her mind about civil...

The government this month raised the possibility that it could abolish civil partnerships, which were introduced under the Labour government in 2004 as an...

Thailand introduces civil partnership bill for same-sex couples

The landmark move would make Thailand only the second country in Asia – after Taiwan – to recognize same-sex relationships on the state level....

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