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Taiwan becomes the first Asian country to allow same-sex marriages

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent’s most liberal democracies.

Slovenia finally allows same-sex couples to marry from now on

Under the new law, same-sex couples can go on sick leave if their partner is sick and inherit property and receive a widow's pension if their partner dies.

Finland sticks to EU values, no repeal of same-sex marriage

Finnish lawmakers rejected a petition from more than 100,000 people demanding the repeal of a law allowing same-sex marriage that takes effect on March 1.

European Parliament recognition for same-sex adoptions

The greatest opposition came from MEPs from France’s far-right Front National, which remains opposed to same-sex parenting. .

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