Tag Archives: Songs

Gay Marriage in Australia: The First Year

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of January 12, 2018) Although there were some same-sex weddings in December 2017 already based on special permits (particularly for medical reasons), same-sex marriage has only officially come into effect in Australia on January 9, 2018.   One minute after midnight The first same-sex weddings were contracted just a few seconds or…
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Australia Legalizes Same-sex Marriage

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 15, 2017) On December 7, 2017, which is just under one month after the end of the postal referendum on same-sex marriage in Australia, both chambers of parliament voted in favor of the bill – with a large majority and without any amendments. This way, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is…
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Marriage for Everyone – finally!

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of October 3, 2017) On this past October 1st, 2017, former German representative Volker Beck (Green Party), who had fought for LGBT equality and rights for many years, married his longtime companion Adrian Petkov in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Marriage for Everyone came into effect two days ago, and many gay and lesbian couples celebrated…
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