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Judge rules against couple in China’s first same-sex marriage case

A judge has ruled against a gay couple in China’s first same-sex marriage case. The court in the city of Changsha on Wednesday threw out the suit against the local civil affairs bureau that refused to issue the couple a marriage registration certificate.

The couple’s lawyer Shi Funong said he did not expect the ruling so soon – within just a few hours. The plaintiff Sun Wenlin said he would appeal until he exhausts all legal options…

Source: Judge rules against couple in China’s first same-sex marriage case | SBS News

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