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Season of Pride: LGBT people, allies celebrate Pride around the world

| Sunday, June 29, 2014
Participants celebrate LGBT Pride in London on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have focused on a string of victories ...

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Portugal’s adoption rights for same-sex couples placed in doubt

| Friday, January 17, 2014
São Bento Palace in Lisbon is the seat of Portuguese Legislature.
LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's limited adoption rights for same-sex couples are in doubt after Parliament voted for a referendum on the divisive issue.

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Portugal allows limited adoption rights for same-sex gay couples

| Friday, May 17, 2013
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LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's Parliament has passed a law allowing same-sex married couples to adopt their partners' children, but lawmakers rejected legislation granting gay couples the same adoption rights as heterosexuals.

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Portugal parliament votes in favor of gay marriage, rejects gay adoption

| Friday, January 8, 2010
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Portugal's parliament Friday approved plans to legalize gay marriage, less than three decades after revoking the country's ban on homosexuality, but rejected proposals to allow same sex couples to adopt. The bill passed with limited public controversy in what has traditionally been one of Europe's...

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Portugal expected to pass gay marriage legislation

| Thursday, December 17, 2009
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Portugal is poised to become the sixth European country to allow gay marriage, reports the Associated Press. It is expected to be voted on by lawmakers in January, and observers believe the law is almost certain to pass, as left-wing parties who are supportive of...

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