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FILE - In this Saturday, July 6 2013 file photo participants walk down Andrassy Street under a giant rainbow flag during the 18th Budapest Gay Pride March in Budapest, Hungary. Human rights and LGBT groups have condemned an amendment to Hungary’s constitution approved on Tuesday that effectively bans adoption for same-sex couples and enshrines a strict Christian conservative ideology into the legal conception of the family.  (AP Photo/MTI, Imre Foldi, file)

Rights groups condemn Hungarian ban on same-sex adoptions

Dec. 16, 2020 12:11 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Human rights groups on Wednesday condemned a new Hungarian law that effectively bans adoption for same-sex couples and applies a strict Christian conservative viewpoint to the legal definition of a family. The amendment, passed by Hungary’s right-wing ruling coalition in...

Bhutan lawmakers vote to decriminalize same-sex relations

Dec. 11, 2020 12:02 AM EST

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Bhutan’s Parliament has voted to decriminalize same-sex relations, amending an existing law that penalized what it deemed “unnatural sex.” The amendment was approved Thursday by 63 out of 69 lawmakers, with six abstaining from voting. The amendment now needs to be...