Did Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics? - The Guardian

Berliners celebrate the vote to legalise same-sex marriage near the Bundestag, Germany. Photograph: Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock. Germany. Did Merkel trip on gay marriage vote, or was this more canny politics? The German leader's no vote is a sign she ...and more »

Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions - Pew Research Center

More than 16 years after the Netherlands became the world's first country to allow same-sex marriage, neighboring Germany has become the latest European nation to legalize the practice. On June 30, the country's parliament, by a vote of 393 to 226 ...and more »

Venus Williams sued by family of man who died after Florida crash - Raw Story

Pride Month ends on a good note in Germany as lawmakers voted Friday to officially legalize same-sex marriage. The approval allows for Germany to join a growing list of European countries that have already legalized same-sex marriage, including Denmark ...and more »

Same-sex marriage approved in Germany - euronews

The Chancellor voted against it, but same-sex marriage has been approved by a big margin in the German parliament. The country has become the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings. This after Angela Merkel did a u-turn and ...and more »

Same-sex marriage legal in Germany now - The Tribune

At an event hosted by women's magazine “Brigitte” this week Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of a “dramatic experience” when she told a lesbian in her home constituency how she had struggled with the idea of same-sex couples adopting children. Merkel ...and more »

Opinion: Same-sex marriage in Germany - a run-of-the-mill revolution - Deutsche Welle

Just a week ago, no one would have suspected that same-sex couples in Germany would be allowed to get properly married. In the end, you can always expect the unexpected, writes DW's Felix Steiner. Homosexuelles Pärchen ...and more »

Rainbow flags, bubbly as Germany legalises gay marriage - News24

People celebrate as they attend a rally of gays and lesbians in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. (Tobias Schwartz, AFP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next. Parliament ...and more »

Angela Merkel votes against gay marriage - despite paving the way for couples to wed - Mirror.co.uk

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against gay marriage – despite paving the way for same-sex couples to wed. She allowed her conservative Christian Democrats MPs to vote with their consciences, lifting the party's previous opposition. But even ...and more »

Germany legalises same-sex marriage after Merkel U-turn - TVNZ

German lawmakers voted overnight to legalise same-sex marriage, a move widely supported across the country that brings Germany in line with many of its Western peers. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00.and more »

German lawmakers finally approved same-sex marriage. What took so long? - The San Diego Union-Tribune

German lawmakers vote by a wide margin to legalize gay marriage, although German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had voted against it. By Abby HamblinContact Reporter · Same-Sex Marriage · Europe ...and more »