“A right delayed is a right denied.” It’ll have been 11 years since Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan were granted leave by the High Court to pursue a claim to have their marriage recognised, if/wen we get our referendum in 2015.
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The government have responded to the Constitutional Conventions recommendation to hold a referendum on marriage equality in Ireland by saying there will be a referendum in 2015.
Not long after New Jersey became the 14th American state to legaise same sex marriage the Australian capital territory has followed suit. Roll on global equality
Educating the heterosexual masses happens because LGBT people have shared their story and directly addressed misguided fears people have about LGBT people. Our stories connect with people’s humanity. Our stories give life to our rights.
We are almost there but Marriage Equality is still not a reality in Ireland. In order to have a referendum sooner rather than later we need to keep reminding our TDs that we are here and Ireland is ready
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a central part of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act today, ruling that DOMA’s Section 3, which denies legally married same-sex couples the federal protections and responsibilities triggered by marriage, violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution.
After it’s first 6 months of business, Sex Siopa, Ireland’s first health and design focused sex shop is celebrating Dublin Pride by fundraising throughout the month of June for Marriage Equality.
Lush have joined forces with Marriage Equality and Dublin Pride to bring a sweet smell of success to the campaign for marriage equality. Lush are putting their fragrant stamp on the Marriage Equality Out to Your TD Campaign and donating from the sale of selected products to both Marriage Equality and Dublin Pride.
Come join Marriage Equality at One Family’s annual Family Day Picnic in Dublin’s Iveagh Gardens on Sunday, May 13th from 11am-5pm, presented by EBS Building Society.We’ll be there again this year celebrating all families including LGBT families and we’d love it if you’d join us!
Malta move towards same sex marriage with the formation of an LGBT inclusive advisory council. They are also looking into trans rights and hopefully this will all lead to a safer and more equal society for all Maltese LGBTs.
New Zealand has become the 13th country to achieve marriage equality and we here in Ireland can only hope we take their lead and become the 14th.
In a joint statement this afternoon (14 April 2013), advocacy groups Marriage Equality, the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) have welcomed the strong endorsement today by the Constitutional Convention of equal marriage as “an historic step”.
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.
The French governmant have taken another major step along the road to marriage equality, lets hope the members of our constitutional convension are watching.
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.
The French assembly has voted in large number to pass a clause central to the same sex marriage and adoption bill being feverishly debated all over the country at present. This is a step in the right direction but there is a long way to go.
The Bill which will change the marriage lsaw in the UK is set to be published today, so lets have a look at exactly what it is thought to contain and what its “quadruple lock” is all about.