"The decision makes every citizen equal and will strengthen the institution of marriage for all existing and future marriages."
The text condemns violence and discrimination based on gender identity and welcomes advances in the protection of those rights.
Olympic figure skating champion Brian Boitano came out Thursday, two days after he was named to the U.S. delegation for Sochi along with openly gay athletes Billie Jean King and Caitlin Cahow.
Today I am proud to call myself a socialist. And I am proud to be gay at a historic intersection of two diverse and compatible movements.
In Chile last week, after a long legislative battle, the country's first all-inclusive anti-discrimination bill became law.
According to a recent poll, legalizing same sex marriage is gaining support in India one year after the Delhi High Court decriminalized homosexuality.
By a vote of 31 to 24 with nine abstentions, the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District, the jurisdiction to which Mexico City belongs, has passed legislation authorizing gay marriage.