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Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

By AFP BEIJING, CHINA:  Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace of same-sex unions were highlighted by this week’s caning of two Indonesian men as punishment […]

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

What the Mountbattens’ younger daughter knew about their life in India and their open marriage

DEVAPRIYA ROY The success of Crown on Netflix has shown, yet again, the potential of the British aristocracy – as an idea – to weather in public perception all manner of progressive thinking, anti-imperial or anti-class, post-colonial or post-Church, that would blanket banish them, Sue Townsend-style, to some remote council estate or other. Apparently, the […]

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’

Faryal says she thought marriage with boxer Amir Khan would be a ‘fairytale’ ENTERTAINMENT Looks like Faryal Makhdoom, the model wife of British boxer of Pakistani origin Amir Khan, just cannot seem to stay away from the headlines for long. Merely a few weeks after the vicious, long-running public spat between the 25-year-old Faryal and […]

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill

NA passes much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill AAPP ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark Hindu Marriage Bill to regulate marriages of Hindus in Pakistan has been passed by the Parliament on Thursday. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017 is the first personal law to regulate the marriages of Hindu Community living in the country. The bill was presented […]