Germany's top court has ruled that gays in civil partnerships should be allowed to adopt their partner's adopted children. The court said this woud benefit the children concerned. But gays may still not adopt together.
Germany’s constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion. But Muslim women often have to defend themselves in court when they want to wear a headscarf at work.
Uganda’s top court has reversed a law that criminalizes homosexuality. The country’s parliament passed the bill in February, prompting international outcry and sanctions from the United States.
Riot police have been deployed in downtown Belgrade in an effort to protect a gay pride march that has faced threats from extremists. It's the first such march in the Serbian capital since 2010.
A Ugandan anti-gay law thrown out on a technicality could be re-submitted to the country's parliament as early as next week. Several anti-gay legislators want a prompt fresh vote on the measure without lengthy debate.
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