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Colorado House votes to approve civil unions for same sex couples

The Colorado state House voted Tuesday to allow same sex couples to form civil unions under state law, 39 to 26. According to DenverPost.com, the law is headed to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk, in spite of Republican protests that the law will end up in court. All 37 Democrats…

LGBT rights mostly out of reach in central and eastern Europe

Ania and Yga have been inseparable for the last 17 years, living together as a couple in the Polish capital Warsaw but their love is seen as second class in this deeply Roman Catholic country. As Britain and France legalise gay marriage, in January Polish lawmakers voted down three bills…

Polish lawmakers vote down civil unions bill

Polish lawmakers on Friday voted down three bills on civil unions for unmarried couples, a move backed by gay rights activists but fiercely opposed by conservatives in the deeply Catholic country. None of the drafts included provisions that would legalise gay marriage and adoption, similar to proposals by the French…

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