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2018

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January 2018

Lesbian couple whose marriage was terminated after gender confirmation surgery wins right to appeal News item summary SG 30 JAN
Russia brings charges against same-sex couple who received landmark recognition of marriage News item summary RU 27 JAN
Russia 'recognises gay marriage for the first time' after couple marry overseas News item summary RU 25 JAN
Costa Rica's first gay marriage suffers bureaucratic hitch News item summary CR 20 JAN
European court rules lesbian woman has no right to paternity leave News item summary FR 18 JAN
• ECHR Press Release: Refusal of a request for paternity leave made by a lesbian following the birth of her partner's child: application declared inadmissible PDF 119.29kb 18 JAN 18
Namibia lets gay man into the country to be with his husband and son News item summary NA 11 JAN
European Court of Justice rules Romania must give residency to gay man's partner News item summary RO 11 JAN
• Opinion of Advocate General: Relu Adrian Coman, Robert Clabourn Hamilton & Anor v. The General Inspectorate for Immigration, Ministry of Interior, National Council for Combating Discrimination Case C-673/16 HTML 11 JAN 18
Now That Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal, States Must Abolish Transgender ''Forced Divorce'' Laws News item summary AU 10 JAN
Inter-American Court endorses same-sex marriage News item summary CR 09 JAN
• Consultative Opinion (in Spanish): Requested by the Republic of Costa Rica OC-24/17 PDF 1.19MB 24 NOV 17
Taipei court rejects third lesbian couple News item summary TW 05 JAN
Supreme Court refuses to hear from man who wants to marry his laptop News item summary US (DC) 30 OCT
• Order List: 583 U.S.: Orders in Pending Cases No. 16-111 PDF 80.92kb 30 OCT 17 at page 1

February 2018

Panama Supreme Court judge withdraws draft ruling against marriage News item summary PA 16 FEB
A Little Case with Big Implications News item summary US (NC) 09 FEB
• Initial Decision and Order: Sandra G Myrick v. Marion Waren et al No. 16-EEOC-0001 PDF 1.11MB 08 MAR 17
Japan's Fukuoka city to recognize LGBT couples from April News item summary JP 14 FEB
Equal marriage legislation passed by Jersey politicians News item summary JE 01 FEB

March 2018

Queensland Government scraps ''discriminatory and outdated'' divorce-rule for transsexuals News item summary AU (QLD) 03 MAR
Gay couples have until end of May to marry News item summary BM 01 MAR
Court: Retired gay teacher is entitled to spousal benefits News item summary US (PA) 01 MAR
Opinion: Gateway School District v. Gateway Education Association No. 738 C.D. 2017 PDF 259.19kb 28 FEB 18
Manitoba Appeal Court upholds ruling that cost anti-gay marriage commissioner his certification News item summary CA (MB) 01 MAR
• Judgment: Kevin Richard Kisilowsky v. HM The Queen 2018 MBCA 10 PDF 379.73kb 12 FEB 18