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Chinese Court Rules Against Gay Marriage

A Chinese court has ruled against a gay couple seeking to get married – the first case of its kind in China. Sun Wenlin, 27, sued a civil affairs bureau for refusing to grant him and his partner a marriage license. The case was dismissed Wednesday within a matter of hours.  But Sun and his partner, Hu Mingliang, said they were surprised the court accepted their case at all, giving them the floor to argue about gay rights for the first time in a Chinese court. The couple's...

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