gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21947/all en Archbishop of Canterbury resigns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/archbishop-canterbury-resigns <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rowan Williams steps down amid controversies over ordination of gay bishops and homosexual marriages. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Archbishop Rowan Williams, head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, was the right man at the wrong time. An academic and much-lauded scholar, Williams became Archbishop 10 years ago. His greatest skills are in theological disquisition and as a conciliator.</p> <p> Unfortunately, the 77 million Anglicans in his ministry are hopelessly divided over the issue of homosexuality. They don&#39;t want to be reconciled on the questions of whether gay men should become bishops or if gay marriage is possible within the Church.&nbsp; The issue overshadowed his time as the 104th Archbishop.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/archbishop-canterbury-resigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anglican Communion Archbishop of Canterbury Archbishop of York gay bishops gay marriage Home John Sentamu Regions Rowan Williams Europe World Religion Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 16 Mar 2012 15:43:36 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5696387 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: Italy debates gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5704638 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Court rules same-sex couples deserve the same rights as heterosexual couples.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div 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thing to do." <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120725/scotland-legalizes-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage Gay rights Scotland United Kingdom Wed, 25 Jul 2012 13:05:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5713319 at http://www.globalpost.com Taiwan same-sex Buddhist wedding goes off without a hitch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120813/taiwan-same-sex-buddhist-wedding-goes-without-hitch It's another milestone for LGBT rights: on Saturday, two women got married in a traditional Buddhist ceremony in Taiwan, already one of Asia's more gay-friendly nations. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120813/taiwan-same-sex-buddhist-wedding-goes-without-hitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage LGBT Taiwan Asia-Pacific Tue, 14 Aug 2012 00:20:20 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5715972 at http://www.globalpost.com France's government approves gay marriage, adoption http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121107/france-government-approves-gay-marriage-adoption Religious leaders and some opposition lawmakers oppose the move. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121107/france-government-approves-gay-marriage-adoption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage France Wed, 07 Nov 2012 18:47:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5725209 at http://www.globalpost.com France: Thousands march against gay marriage bill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121117/france-thousands-march-against-gay-marriage-bill The bill that would extend same-sex marriage and adoption rights to France's gay and lesbian couples. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/121117/france-thousands-march-against-gay-marriage-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> France gay marriage France Sat, 17 Nov 2012 20:21:01 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5726354 at http://www.globalpost.com West Point Chapel hosts first same-sex wedding http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121201/west-point-chapel-hosts-first-same-sex-wedding Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, exchanged vows at the West Point church in front of 250 guests.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121201/west-point-chapel-hosts-first-same-sex-wedding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage United States Sat, 01 Dec 2012 23:28:55 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5727795 at http://www.globalpost.com Clint Eastwood joins fellow Republicans to support gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/130228/clint-eastwood-joins-fellow-republicans-support-gay-marriage-0 Eastwood's support for gay marriage comes as the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments about the constitutionality of a ban on Proposition 8 in California.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/130228/clint-eastwood-joins-fellow-republicans-support-gay-marriage-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage Supreme Court Strange But True Politics United States Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:14:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5770287 at http://www.globalpost.com Video of the Day: Zulu gay wedding http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/video-zulu-gay-wedding Marrying ancient tradition with brave modernity, a gay couple tied the knot in a traditional Zulu and Tswana wedding ceremony in KwaDukuza, South Africa.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/video-zulu-gay-wedding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage Quick Click Quick Click Culture & Lifestyle South Africa Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:55:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5807927 at http://www.globalpost.com Protests futile as France legalizes same-sex marriage http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5823355 gay marriage France Politics Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:00:12 +0000 News Desk 5823355 at http://www.globalpost.com Outrage of the Day: Racist anti-gay marriage poster goes viral http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/french-anti-gay-marriage-poster-racist-goes-viral Outrage erupts in France over an anti-gay marriage propaganda poster that depicts the country's black justice minister as a raging gorilla.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/quick-click/french-anti-gay-marriage-poster-racist-goes-viral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage Gay rights Quick Click France Quick Click Culture & Lifestyle Tue, 07 May 2013 14:16:00 +0000 Katrine Dermody 5832428 at http://www.globalpost.com Here's what Mexico City is teaching the rest of Latin America about gay marriage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/140328/mexico-gay-same-sex-marriage-rights-lgbt <p>MEXICO CITY &mdash; In Mexico&rsquo;s modernizing capital, the word these days seems to be &ldquo;keep calm, and marry on,&rdquo; a nonchalance toward gay marriage that&rsquo;s slowly catching on across Latin America. Despite enduring discrimination, courts and congresses are changing laws and attitudes toward gay rights elsewhere in Latin America.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/mexico/140328/mexico-gay-same-sex-marriage-rights-lgbt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> gay marriage Want to Know Politics Culture & Lifestyle Mexico Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:50:00 +0000 Dudley Althaus 6107789 at http://www.globalpost.com