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Singapore: Court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark ruling

Singapore: Court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark ruling

(Reuters) – Singapore’s high court on Monday allowed a gay doctor to adopt his biological son, a landmark ruling in the socially conservative city-state that comes almost a year after his initial bid was rejected. The decision overturns a 2017 ruling, in which a court said the man could not adopt the boy because he […]

Israel’s LGBT community calls for strike after surrogacy bill defeat

Israel’s LGBT community calls for strike after surrogacy bill defeat

Surrogacy bill would have given gay couples the right to become parents, but was blocked by PM Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, blocked a legal change on Wednesday that would have given gay men the right to become parents, sparking protests by the nation’s LGBT community and calls for strike action next weekend. […]

Italy: Senators Call For Anti-gay Measures Ahead Of Civil Unions Debate

Italy: Senators Call For Anti-gay Measures Ahead Of Civil Unions Debate

In a move which would rival Russia’s anti-gay legislation, some of Italy’s Catholic senators have called for an amendment to be included in a civil unions bill, which would require LGBT couples with children to prove that they had not obtained them by surrogacy, or face a prison term. The Catholic senators, from the Democratic […]