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The Eastern European country of Croatia overwhelmingly approved civil unions Tuesday, allowing same-sex couples to enter into life partnerships.
Maltese lawmakers are expected to pass a bill Monday that will legalize civil unions, allowing same-sex couples to have the same rights as straight married couples, including the ability to adopt children, in the predominately Catholic country.
An offer by two Texas judges to officiate same-sex "commitment" ceremonies at an Austin courthouse on Valentine’s Day has sparked the anger of GOP politicians who noted the Lone Star State doesn’t recognize gay marriage.
Chile moved one step further toward securing gay rights this month with the Senate approval of same-sex civil unions legislation, which will now pass to a constitutional assembly, and then to Congress on Jan. 20.
Though Pope Francis made some groundbreaking remarks regarding the LGBT community last summer, Vatican officials said Sunday that the pontiff is not open to civil unions for Italian same-sex couples.
Croatia’s government said on Monday it plans to pass a measure that will legalize cvil unions for same-sex couples, even though citizens voted against marriage equality in a referendum on Sunday.
Sedona has become the fourth Arizona city to recognize same-sex civil unions.
After "accidentally" legalizing gay civil unions in July, the Costa Rican courts said ’no way, Jose’ to a same-sex couple looking to wed.
Conservative Costa Rican lawmakers are mortified that they may have accidentally approved language making same-sex unions legal when they passed a piece of legislation this week.
The first gay couple granted a civil union in Colorado said their vows before hundreds of people early Wednesday morning at a downtown Denver municipal building, where eager couples and members of the public gathered to celebrate the first legal unions.
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