It was the height of the Aids crisis and she was in the waiting room of an inner-city STI clinic, frequented by those most at risk of HIV: gay men, injecting drug users, sex workers. A positive result, back then, would have been a death sentence. In the clinic a friendly gay counsellor asked Megan to step into his room and asked her if everything was OK.
On June 26,the U. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that granted same-sex couples a constitutional right to marry. The decision in Obergefell v.
I'm a gay man, but I'm married to a woman and we've had kids together. I suppose I only really admitted to myself that I was gay when it was already too late. Obviously we've built a life together, and I don't want to leave her but I want to be gay too.
An American man who married his same-sex Japanese partner in the United States sued the central government Thursday, demanding it grant him long-term resident status. Long-term resident status, granted by the justice minister in consideration of special circumstances, has a maximum designated term of five years. According to the suit, the couple have been together for around 15 years and were married in following the legalization of same-sex marriage by the U. Supreme Court across all 50 states.
M y husband and I rock up every Sunday to church. Sure, we are barred from preaching, we are excluded from all meaningful leadership positions, and I have lost count of the number of times we have been made to feel deeply ashamed of our very presence. But this week we, along with our strongest allies, have finally been asked to leaveand by none other than our own archbishop, Glenn Davies.
You've had your suspicions. Maybe your normal sexual appetite is considered by your mate to be excessive, or your spouse doesn't want to have anything to do with you sexually and acts repulsed by sexual activity. Maybe your partner becomes more and more secretive and moody and you notice him or her looking at people of the same sex in a different way.
But my heart also went out to his wife. For she is now part of a group of which I am myself a member — a straight woman who, unwittingly, married a gay man. There are a lot of us out there, but this surprisingly large community is as closeted as any 19th-century MP.
List of gay celebrities who are married to same-sex partners, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Gay marriage is now legal in 16 states in the U. Some famous gay celebrities got married after only a few years of dating, while others had been in relationships for over 20 years.
The following questions and answers provide information to individuals of the same sex who are lawfully married same-sex spouses. For federal tax purposes, the IRS looks to state or foreign law to determine whether individuals are married. The IRS has a general rule recognizing a marriage of same-sex spouses that was validly entered into in a domestic or foreign jurisdiction whose laws authorize the marriage of two individuals of the same sex even if the married couple resides in a domestic or foreign jurisdiction that does not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages.
A same-sex married couple in Maryland sued Thursday to challenge the U. The federal lawsuit says a State Department policy discriminates against same-sex married couples and unlawfully treats their children as if they were born out of wedlock. An attorney for the plaintiffs, Roee and Adiel Kiviti, said their suit is at least the fourth such case to challenge the policy.