Gay Marriage Canada

10 Things The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Living

As a relatively young nation, Canada is certainly still learning from its elders, but that doesn't mean the country hasn't figured out a thing or two ...

At Least 15,723,715 Of You Are Celebrating Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Business

Over half of Canada's population will spend Valentine's Day with a sweetheart this year, with more same-sex couples marking the day than ever before. ...

David Sedaris: Gay Marriage Is Good, But Gay People Shouldn't Marry

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada TV

David Sedaris has some interesting ideas about gay marriage. The bestselling author and contributor to "This American Life," who has written extens...

Why I'll Never Marry My Partner

Donald D'Haene | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Living
Donald D'Haene

All these years later I'm still laughing at (and constantly reminded of) my maid-of-honour status. Like when I stood up for my friend who married his partner. And every time we go to Las Vegas and Elvis and wedding chapels pop up more often than jackpots.

Althia Raj

Same Sex, Common Law And Doing Without — The Changing Face Of Marriage In Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Living

Gay and lesbian couples are walking down the aisle like never before, the 2011 Census suggests. The number of same-sex marriages nearly tripled bet...

Government's "Fix" for Gay Marriage? Just Support It

Irwin Cotler | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

Until the Government briefly refused to recognize a same-sex marriage, its position had been that gay marriages are valid. The only thing that needs to be "fixed" is that a court decree should be sought making plain that this couple -- and by extension others similarly situated -- are in fact validly married.

Harper Gov't Comes Out as (Surprise!) Global Leader in Gay Rights

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 03.31.2012 | Canada Politics
Josh D. Scheinert

It was never a Conservative campaign promise. But slowly, as events abroad have dictated, Canada has responded and grown bolder. What was at first thought to be an exception has become the norm: Canada's Conservative government is a forceful, credible advocate for international gay rights.

Government Has Trouble Vowing to Gay Marriage

Irwin Cotler | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
Irwin Cotler

On Friday, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson declared that the government viewed same-sex unions as valid, but blamed the situation on the previous Liberal government. But the minister's contention simply does not stand up to the facts.

Feds Pledge To Change Law To Clear Up Gay Marriage Confusion

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.14.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A legal loophole that could have undermined thousands of same-sex marriages will be remedied to ensure gay couples from abroad who marry in ...

Same-Sex Carolina Couple In Limbo Over Gay Marriage Reversal

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Canada Day seemed a fitting time for Pam Spaulding to say her wedding vows.She had spent two years braving the public disapproval of her rel...

Dan Savage Angry Over Canada's Gay Marriage Flip-Flop

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada Politics

Outspoken sex columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage has added his voice to the growing chorus of outrage over the Canadian government's apparen...

Justice Minister Vows To Clarify Gay Marriage Law

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal justice minister says he will look at clarifying the law to ensure gay couples from abroad who marry in Canada can also get divor...

Married, Gay Comedian Dropped From Catholic School Event

The Huffington Post Canada | Steven Shehori | Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada

A Toronto comedian claims she was booked by a local Catholic high school to perform at a homophobia awareness event, only to be dropped from the bill ...