Posts Tagged ‘ marriage equality ’



Local & European Elections and LGBTQ Issues

Apr 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Next month sees polls open in both local Government and European Parliament elections, these are important for members of the LGBTQ community but what can you do?




National Organisation for Marriage co-founder says same-sex marriage is inevitable

Mar 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is an American non-profit political organization which was established to work against legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United States.




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.




Standing on Ceremony: short plays about marriage

Mar 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Out on the Town

Acting Out have put together a series of nine short plays on 27th and 28th March, in aid of Marriage Equality. The plays will be shown at Outhouse Dublin.




Limerick City Council set to Support Marriage Equality

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

Limerick Council may well be the next to add it’s public support to a yes vote in the upcoming referendum on same sex marriage in Ireland.




“Big Gay Sing” comes to Dublin

Feb 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Out on the Town

Gloria are at it again, they host this years Various Voices festival and with that comes The Big Gay Sing in aid of Marriage Equality.




Dublin Archbishop: Hate on Gays Hate on God

Feb 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Current Affairs

The Archbishop of Dublin has called on followers to keep the marriage equality debate serene and stated that those who hate on gays are “Godophobic”




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.




How long can we wait?

Nov 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

“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.




Government Commits to Marriage Referendum

Nov 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




New Jersey & Canberra Join Marriage Equality Family

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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




Tell your story

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




Marriage Equality Needs You!

Aug 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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




DOMA is dying

Jun 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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.




Sex Siopa fundraising for Marriage Equality

Jun 17th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

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.




The Sweet Smell of Equality

Jun 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Current Affairs

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

Apr 29th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

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!

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