lunedì 24 luglio 2017

Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top ally in Congress proposed new bills to legalize divorce and same-sex unions on Monday, a move almost certain to meet fierce resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country. Opening the lower house for its second regular session, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said he would file a bill to legally recognize civil partnerships between people of the same sex. The Philippines would become the first Southeast Asian nation to legalize same-sex unions if he succeeds. (...)