A solid majority of Australians voted in favor of same-sex marriage in a historic survey that, while not binding, paves the way for Parliament to legally recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples.
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A new report published earlier this month has revealed that New Yorkers overwhelmingly want the ability to choose their energy supplier, clean energy, and want more renewable energy in New York’s electricity mix.
Oxo-degradable plastics are being produced and sold in many countries, with society being led to believe they safely biodegrade in nature
The race focused on traffic and other local issues in suburban Prince William County but also exposed the nation’s fault lines over gender identity.
Jenkins, who has been elected to the Minneapolis City Council, became the second openly transgender candidate to win a race Tuesday night.
The vote makes Maine the 32nd state to agree to expand Medicaid to thousands of low-income adults who qualify for coverage.
Manka Dhingra (D) won her special election to a state Senate seat, which switches control of the chamber.
More than half in each of the nations polled consider representative democracy a very or somewhat good way to govern their country.
Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the landmark California DISCLOSE Act (AB 249), the nation’s most comprehensive election disclosure law.
The 34-year-old lawmaker representing the Communist Party assumed her seat in the upper chamber of congress, where she intends to push a law that would let transgender people change their legal identities without having to get a judge’s approval.
Since registered voters skew older, Oregon’s automatic voter registration law is correcting the age bias and giving people of all ages access to the ballot.
Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse says allowing unconventional extraction of coal and gas would put climate goals at risk
The results released early Monday are a surprising sign of faith in young people with progressive ideas among Macau’s notoriously apathetic electorate.
The Medicare for All Act is backed by a third of the Senate Democratic Caucus.
The Ministers pool of the Netherlands will reportedly be expanding as the new centered coalition takes office, adding a Minister of Climate Affairs and Environment.
A group of frontrunner “Model Cities” are pursuing the SDGs on the ground ahead of national instructions
A national public vote on marriage equality looks likely in Australia, after a futile attempt by MPs from the ruling Liberal Party to force a free vote on the issue.
The app, known as i-Cut, is a program that allows girls to call for help, seek assistance, and report abuse to reputable law enforcement organizations.
The Jalsa Salana event, held on a 200-acre farm in Hampshire, saw tens of thousands of Ahmadi Muslims come together to condemn “misinterpretations of Islam” and denounce extremism and terrorism.
Officials say the recycled slabs have already been used by the Yaounde city council for various projects and by the National Olympic sport committee in the construction of the national handball field.
Log Cabin has suddenly become a main driver of key gay and transgender civil rights in Washington.
In the West, many tribal leaders are determined to move forward on climate action as sovereign nations despite budget cuts, climate denial and inaction.
Thirty-five Australian local councils have now committed to develop green and climate-resilient communities.
The amendment would have blocked a provision in the current version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that requires a study into the 20-year impacts of climate change on the military.
A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.