German Gay Marriage law one step closer

German Gay Marriage Law Goes into Effect Fall 2017

By Stephen Fuchs on

After German parliament members voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in a rush vote on Friday, June 30, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier put the final signature on the bill Thursday, making gay marriage one step closer to becoming official in the country. Steinmeier’s final signature doesn’t signal an immediate change though. Unlike when the …

Sources: AP, PinkNews

Photo: Toa Heftiba

same-sex marriage put to vote on Friday

Germany to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage After Merkel Gives Her Blessing

By Stephen Fuchs on

While Germany is progressive on a number of fronts, the issue of same-sex marriage has struggled to gain acceptance from the government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party has always taken a more conservative stance, and thus far had been seen as one of the leading …

Sources: CNN

Photo: Tristan Loper