19 Nov '11, 5am

Dutch Relax Rules For Gay Binational Couples, Possibly Ugandan Gay Refugees | Care2 Causes

Dutch Relax Rules For Gay Binational Couples, Possibly Ugandan Gay Refugees | Care2 Causes

The Netherlands is to introduce a temporary residency permit for gay would-be immigrants who want to move to be with a Dutch partner but cannot do so because they are not married. At the moment, foreign partners can only move to the Netherlands under family reunion rules if they are married or have a legally-binding relationship. Since gay couples cannot either marry or register their relationship in many countries, the government is introducing the short-term marriage permit to help them get married and live together in the Netherlands. Once the couple has tied the knot, the permit can be swapped for an ordinary residency permit. Other couples who are not allowed to marry because of religious or other legal constraints will also be able to take advantage of the new visa system, immigration minister Geert Leers told MPs on November 15. The conservative government’s coaliti...

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Toronto Zoo Says It Will Reunite "Gay" Penguins In The Spring | Care2 Causes

Toronto Zoo Says It Will Reunite "Gay" Penguins...

care2.com 17 Nov '11, 6am

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Study: Gay Neighbours Boost Property Values | Care2 Causes

Study: Gay Neighbours Boost Property Values | C...

care2.com 12 Nov '11, 4am

An academic study of how Ohio neighborhoods voted on a 2004 Gay Marriage Amendment has linked the result to house prices ....

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Sadly Dutch court rules killer whale can be sen...

straitstimes.com 22 Nov '11, 7am

A Dutch court ruled on Monday that a dolphin park that rescued a young killer whale named 'Morgan' in 2010 can send it to ...

Political Reasons Block US Asylum for Gay Saudi Diplomat #Saudi #KSA #gcc

Political Reasons Block US Asylum for Gay Saudi...

care2.com 10 Nov '11, 4pm

A gay Saudi diplomat has been denied US asylum in what observers believe is a political move. Arab news website Rasheed’s ...