Posts Tagged ‘couples’

Vatican rules that Catholic priests can bless same-sex, LGBTQ couples

In a landmark ruling approved by Pope Francis, the Roman Catholic religion will now allow priests to issue blessings to same-sex couples, just so long as the blessings are not issued within the context of religious rituals or liturgies. The doctrinal shift will not, according to the Vatican, legitimize what it calls “irregular situations,” but […]

A Private Island, Downloads From God, and the ‘Couples Ruse’: Inside the Dangerous World of Tim Ballard’s Operation Underground Railroad

On a sunny day in late October two years ago, a man twice her size drove his knee into Alison’s face, destroying her orbital bone and knocking her eye out of alignment. As she lay on the ground, bleeding and vomiting and urinating and having it explained to her that there was no bone supporting […]

The 11 Best Couples Halloween Costumes (to Prove Your Relationship Isn’t Failing)

Props to you, buddy. You’re clearly the better most motivated half of your couple if you’re reading this—or at least the most strategic when it comes to finding the best couple’s Halloween costumes that won’t suck eggs, and also won’t cost you hundreds of dollars. The world just doesn’t really need another ketchup-and-mustard duo, does […]

Joe Biden: “Not by Accident” That Couples on TV Are Mixed Race

Joe Biden, who previously had thanked the jews for all the LGBTQ crap on TV, is now letting us know that the White genocide propaganda is very deliberate. Another “right wing conspiracy theory” proven true as Biden states “not by accident” that the couples you’re seeing on TV are mixed race — BIPOC Doing Racism […]


Romance means different things to different people. For some it’s embarking on wild adventures, for others it’s a city break packed with sightseeing, while many simply want to spend their alone time on a white sand beach. With such variety in what couples are looking for in their getaway, Big7Travel put together a list that… […]

Japan’s Lack Of Protections For LGBTQ Couples Is Unconstitutional, Tokyo Court Rules

The plaintiffs and their lawyers welcomed the ruling as “ground breaking” and urged the government to promptly mitigate the problem. Source

Cuba holds Referendum to Legalize Gay Couples and Adoption of Kids

In a public referendum, over four million Cubans chose to support the government’s proposed changes to the island’s Family Code, according to Havana officials on Monday. The proposal to legalize same-sex marriage, surrogacy, and the adoption of children by homosexuals, among other things, was supported by more than 66% of those who cast ballots, according […]

Slovenia’s top court strikes out bans on same-sex couples marrying and adopting children

The Constitutional Court’s ruling breaks ground for LGBTQ rights in Central and Eastern Europe, where several countries have constitutional bans on same-sex marriage. Source

Why Japan Keeps Handing Out Certificates to Gay Couples But Won’t Let Them Get Married

On a stifling July day last summer, Yumi Nagaya and her partner did what generations of LGBTQ couples in Japan could only dream of. Wearing identical silver wedding rings, the two were issued a certificate formally recognizing their union in front of a Tokyo official. The piece of paper, called a partnership certificate, allows them […]

50 couples get married in mass wedding ceremony in Brazil

The Public Defender’s Office of the state of Minas Gerais fulfills the dream of 50 couples in its fifth edition of community wedding in Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The initiative is aimed at low-income couples, who cannot afford the cost of a private wedding.

NS Postcards Collection – German Love Couples

I am not exactly sure why someone would send a postcard featuring a couple that they do not know, but they are still nice and sentimental. It’s just fun thinking about these Germans posing for some wholesome portraits like this. via NS Europa Share now! Source

Gay Swedish Priest Vows to Stop Performing Marriage Ceremonies For Straight Couples

The LA County Department of Public Health responded to criticism of the maskless Emmys by claiming the rules didn’t apply because it was a television production event – despite the fact that workers were still made to wear masks. There was uproar on Sunday as celebrities packed themselves into the Event Deck at LA Live […]

China Offering Cash Subsidies To Couples For Making More Babies Due To Population Decline

China’s controversial one-child policy has led to a major demographic crisis. To rectify the problem of population decline, now China is offering cash subsidies to couples for making more babies. While China is moving to provide incentives for more childbirths, Indian government on the other hand is set to introduce a new Population Control Law. Panzhihua city […]

President Biden ‘Most of the Advertisements Today Promote Interracial Couples’

    A little bit of a Freudian slip here for you guys. US President Joe Biden has just admitted that a massive amount of money is purposefully being spent on advertisements to promote the idea of going interracial in order to stop racism. Yes, you’ve heard it correctly, the only way to stop racism […]

Indian ‘Love Jihad’ law will be used to entrap and harass interfaith couples, rights lawyers say

A new law brought in by the government of India’s most populous state will be used to harass and incarcerate legitimate interfaith couples, rights lawyers have warned. The law against so-called “Love Jihad”, an Islamophobic conspiracy theory, was passed as an executive order by the BJP government of right-wing Hindu monk-turned chief minister Yogi Adityanath […]

Actor Faizon Love Sues Universal for Cutting Black Stars Out of ‘Couples Retreat’ Publicity Posters

Actor Faizon Love is suing Universal Studios for cutting him and his fellow black co-star Kali Hawk out of international publicity posters for the 2009 film, Couples Retreat. The 52-year-old actor filed a lawsuit on Wednesday stating that he was “aghast” when he saw himself and Hawk removed from publicity posters overseas, according to a […]

Same-sex couples in Hungary fear legal changes will scupper adoption plans

Same-sex couples in Hungary could find it more difficult to adopt children if a constitutional amendment is passed in parliament next month. The draft amendment has drawn sharp criticism from human rights groups who say it is an attack against the LGBT community. Indeed, the speaker of Hungary’s parliament, Laszlo Kover, startled many when he […]

Hungary’s government proposes draft legislation to ban adoption for same-sex couples

Hungary’s government has proposed draft legislation that would ban adoption for same-sex couples. The new law would mean that only married couples can adopt children and single people can only adopt with special permission from the minister in charge of family affairs. Justice minister Judit Varga, a member of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s ruling right-wing […]

Mass military wedding in Taiwan includes two same-sex couples

Taiwan is at the vanguard of the burgeoning gay rights movement in Asia and became the first place in the region to allow same-sex marriage in May 2019 after a bruising political fight. Nearly 200 couples paraded at an army base in northern Taoyuan county before exchanging vows at an outdoor ceremony. Among them were […]

No big fat Israeli weddings this summer – but for some couples, that’s a good thing

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Top EU court rules gay couples have equal residency rights regardless of country’s marriage laws

The highly publicized case began in 2012 when Romanian LGBT activist, Adrian Coman, and his US partner, Robert Clabourn Hamilton, who were legally married in Belgium in 2010, attempted to relocate to Coman’s home country. ‘Support gay marriage’: Cake row case to be heard at Supreme Court Romania doesn’t allow same-sex marriage so immigration authorities […]

Mohawk Community’s Law Against Mixed Couples Ruled Unconstitutional

Graeme Hamilton, Montreal Gazette, 30 April 2018 A controversial membership law that requires residents of the Mohawk reserve of Kahnawake to move out if they marry a non-native violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a court ruled Monday. The ruling by Quebec Superior Court Justice Thomas Davis declares that a 37-year-old rule invoked […]

Elusive supermassive black hole ‘couples’ discovered by NASA (VIDEO)

The ‘couples’ form when two galaxies collide and merge with each other, forcing their supermassive black holes close together. READ MORE: Black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way  Five black hole ‘couples’ were identified by astronomers using a combination of data from a number of telescopes, including NASA’s Chandra […]

Colombia’s Congress rejects referendum on gay couples’ right to adopt

nsnbc : Colombia’s Congress has rejected a referendum that sought to repeal a controversial Constitutional Court ruling that allows gay couples to adopt children. […]

Explaining Israel’s separate and unequal education system

With all the recent events in Europe and the Middle East, you would think Israeli officials would be very busy keeping tabs on events in the neighborhood. But no, they are keeping faithful to their non-interference policies. They stay doggedly focused on issues of justice and equality within the country. That is why the other […]

Israeli-born economist confirmed head of Brazil’s Central Bank: Zio-Watch, May 16-17, 2016

Former United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger visiting Fox Business Network at FOX Studios, Dec. 18, 2015, in New York City. (John Lamparski/Getty Images) (JTA) — Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential front-runner, reportedly will meet with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. The meeting, first reported by the Washington Post, is scheduled to […]

Earthquake Hits Afghanistan, Casualties Reported In Pakistan

Old Soviet T-62 tank A powerful earthquake has struck north-east Afghanistan close to the border with Tajikistan. Strong tremors were felt in Pakistan, Tajikistan and India, as far away as New Delhi, with reports of casualties and damages. RT reports: The quake had a depth of 210km and took pace 39km from the town of […]

3 Subjects Schools Should Teach To Improve The World

Children spend a vast portion of their lives inside educational institutions. From a very young age, we are put into schools and told how the world works, learning to absorb information rather than question it over the course of many years. We memorize enormous amounts of information, much of it irrelevant to our future lives, with the goal […]

Elderly Woman Tasered, Her Arm Broken, for Not Removing Her Earrings Fast Enough [Video]

Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project Chattanooga, TN — When 60-year-old Nancy Mason was in the process of being booked into the Hamilton County, Tennessee, jail on theft charges she refused to remove her earrings quickly enough setting off a violent chain of events. For not complying fast enough, Sheriff’s […]

Qatar wedges in Saudi-Iranian diplomatic rift

“Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled today Qatar’s Ambassador to Tehran following the attacks on the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Tehran and general consulate in Mashhad,” said Director of Asian affairs department at the Qatari foreign ministry, Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Hamar. Qatar has also handed over a protest note to […]

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