Posts Tagged ‘ gay marriage ’

Canon Defies Same Sex Marriage Ban

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Double standards are known to exist in the corporate world, in the government, in communities and cities everywhere, but its never expected to exist in the church. The church is the place where the world expects there to be grace, love, and equality for all.

Dalai Lama support

Mar 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Dalai Lama voiced his support to same-sex marriage during his latest visit to the United States while doing an online interview with talk show host Larry King.

People Less Oppossed to LGBT Relationships in NI

Feb 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

A recent poll up north illustrates that opinions on LGBT relationships are softening. This is of course due to the tireless work of advocates who must feel even more motivated when they see these figures.

Scotland approves gay marriage

Feb 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

As of last night, the 4th of February the Scottish Parliament passed the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill by 105 votes to 18. This big step for equal rights means that Scotland is the 17th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage and the 11th in Europe.

Gay Couple to take legal action over gay marriage

Jan 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

With the first same-sex weddings in England and Wales due to take place from 29 March it should be a time of celebration for all same-sex couples and all under the LGBT rainbow. Unfortunately this is not the case as same-sex couples who are already in a civil partnership have been met with inequality yet again.

Civil Partnerships

Jan 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

It has been revealed that couples in every county in Ireland have now entered into a civil partnership. The end of 2013 brought new figures unveiling a total of more than 2,600 formal same-sex partnerships.

U.S. to Respect Gay Couples’ Marriages for Tax Purposes

Aug 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Treasury Department announced yesterday that married same-sex couples will be treated as married for all federal tax purposes – regardless of where they live – in light of the Supreme Court ruling against the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act.

England & Wales Same Sex Marriage

Jul 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Today England and Wales became the 10th European jurisdiction to introduce marriage equality as the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill was approved in the final reading by the House of Lords.

Just the facts

May 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

An infograph all about how things they are a-changing in the U, S of A, this is absolutely fascinating.

France divided

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Today is an important date for the LGBT community of France. Today is the day that the French parliament is to make their decision on same-sex marriage and adoption.

NOISE Kiss For Marriage This Sunday

Apr 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

At noon, this Sunday, LGBT Noise, various same sex couples and LGBT allies will meet for a snog. Or more correctly, to stage a kiss-in, where couples will lock lips to further promote the support for marriage equality.

Labour Marriage Equality Bill Published

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Labour Party have followed through on their promise to introduce a Bill that would eliminate the Constitutional issues with legislating for same sex marriage in Ireland.

Axel Axgil

Feb 17th, 2013 | By | Category: People we Love

On the corner of Vester Voldgade, Farvergade and Lavendelsgade, just by Copenhagen’s
Town Hall square, you may soon be able to enjoy a cup of coffee on a bench, in a square
dedicated to and named after gay rights activist, Axel Axgil.

Vive La France

Feb 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

France are on the way to joining Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden and others who don’t discriminate against same sex couples who want full marriage rights. They are not alone in making amove, Britain are also getting in on the act, but what might all this mean for us here on the Emerald Isle?

Uruguayans Move Closer to Same Sex Marriage

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Uruguayan senate is about to receive a bill from the government that would legalise same sex marriage in the country.  The bill was passed by the country’s lawmakers on Wednesday after a debate that lasted eight hours!  In the end a wonderful show of support was expressed when no less than 81 of the 87 members of the Chamber of Deputies voted yes.

Preparing For Ms Gay Ireland: A Diary

Nov 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Out on the Town

K-Stew is competing in Ms Gay Ireland on Sunday, 23 of November. She gives us a run down of the week, from dealing with biphobic comments in the gay community, to actually talking properly on the radio. She’s only massive and we’re dead proud.

Willing to help research?

Nov 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Noticeboard

Would you both like to take part in a research study on what it means to be in a same-sex Civil Partnership?

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