But some worry that its possibly confusing pronunciation could hamper the term's continued usage.
The latest marriage officiated at the British diplomatic mission to Japan just happened to be between two of the embassy's own staff members.
Argentina becomes Latin America's first nation to recognize same-sex partners and a biological parent on a child's birth certificate.
Images of Verônica Bolina's disfigured face have gone viral, sparking a #SomosTodosVeronica movement against Brazilian police brutality.
Jim Wells will leave office to take care of his ill wife, Grace, May 11. He says he has already apologized for comments claiming kids raised by same-sex parents were more likely to be abused.
Two emergency flights return same-sex couples, some of whom are new parents, to Israel after a devastating earthquake near Katmandu.
In Jaffa, an LGBT organization seeks to begin a dialogue, according to a story from Haaretz.