Tag: marriage


Indian Government Frowns On Same-Sex Marriage

According to press reports, the Indian government has told the country’s Supreme Court that marriage is an “exclusively heterogenous institute,” opposing petitions seeking to legalize same-sex marriage. The Narendra Modi-led government has contested the petitions, stating that the legislation surrounding same-sex marriage is a process that the government upholds. It added that allowing gay marriage would allow an “urban elitist […]


Asafa Powell Ties The Knot

Jamaican sprint star Asafa Powell married longtime girlfriend Alyshia Miller on Saturday. The ceremony took place at the Rose Hall Great house in Montego Bay and was attended by close friends and family, with a few photos being shared online via social media. Miller is a fashion model based in Canada, while Powell ranks fourth on the all-time list of […]


Over 40 Million People Living In Modern Slavery

It is a confronting reality that even in the present day, men, women, and children all over the world remain victims of modern slavery. They are bought and sold in public markets, forced to marry against their will and provide labor under the guise of “marriage,” forced to work inside clandestine factories on the promise of a salary that is […]


Stevie Wonder Set To Say ‘I Do’ For The Third Time At The Age Of 67

According to press reports, American superstar Stevie Wonder is set to wed his third wife, Tomeeka Robyn Bracy, in a star-studded beachside ceremony in Jamaica on June 17.      Wonder’s nine children ranging in age from three to 42 will be acting as bridesmaids and best men.    The report noted that Miss Bracy will sign her wedding papers in the traditional […]


Unmarried Couple Living Together Deemed Married – Supreme Court Rules

In India, judges have ruled that couples in continuous cohabitation are presumed to be legally married, and the woman is entitled to property in heritance after the death of her partner. According to press reports, the bench reportedly said, “It is well settled that the law presumes in favor of marriage and against concubinage, when a man and woman have […]