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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Gay Marriage

Last year
US politician attends son’s same-sex wedding days after voting no to gay marriage
In 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage and legalized it in all fifty states
All time
Folau claims Australian bushfires are 'God's judgement' for gay marraige
The sacked Australia star has sparked outrage with his latest comments.
Homosexuality can still mean the death penalty in many countries
A look at LGBT rights across the world.
Bermuda becomes first in the world to legalise and then repeal same-sex marriage
Theresa May has said she is “seriously disappointed” in the decision from the British overseas territory.
Gay couples marry in midnight ceremonies across Australia
Marriage equality became law on 9 December with overwhelming support in Parliament.
'This idea is only new because we're both men' - Friends who are marrying for tax reasons
The two are due to be married this Friday, if they can arrange a celebrant.
First gay weddings take place in Australia
The historic reforms were given royal assent on 8 December.
'What a day for love, for equality': Australia passes same-sex marriage bill in landslide vote
Only a handful of politicians voted against the law change.
US Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay marriage cake dispute
A Colorado bakery owner refused to make a cake for a couple’s wedding.
'The last person I came out to was mam. She was 80. She walked me down the aisle at my wedding'
Daragh Doyle tells how he became a same-sex wedding planner after the marriage equality referendum.
Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum
There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.
Dublin bakery's refusal to make anti-gay marriage cake 'was not discrimination'
Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
Malta, the EU’s smallest nation, becomes the bloc’s 15th member to legalise same-sex unions.
Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage
“I’m leaping with joy like a bird,” one person said. Activists have fought for almost 30 years for gay marriage equality.
Nigeria charges 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding
The men stand charged with “belonging to an unlawful society”.
Trump won't take a salary as US President, is "fine" with gay marriage
He told protesters to not be afraid of his presidency.
Gay cake row: Bakery loses appeal, is found to have 'directly discriminated' against activist
The long-running dispute has made it to Belfast’s Court of Appeal.
Tens of thousands protest against gay marriage on streets of Paris
The march was briefly interrupted by six topless feminist protesters who were surrounded by demonstrators before police intervened.
Alabama Chief Justice suspended over gay marriage order
The judge vehemently denied the charges against him
Gay couple asked to leave Dublin restaurant for holding hands
The shocking allegation comes just five months after the country legalised marriage for homosexual couples.
Catholic bishops have a new view on allowing divorced people receive communion
Their view on gay marriage, however, remains unchanged.
Someone's launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage
Gerry Walshe, an electrician from Clare, wants a judicial review.
Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
One man harassed a couple, saying: “More sodomites getting married?” He was asked to leave the building.
Clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licences
“God’s moral law conflicts with my job duties,” Kim Davis told the judge.
Joe Duffy's taking Liveline to TV - and here's how he'll be doing it...
We talked to Joe. He had quite a bit to say.
Australia might get to vote on same-sex marriage - on one condition
It all depends on the next parliament.
Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback
Ireland’s referendum has been a feature of the Australian debate.
Russian 'anti-gay fever' flag shares its inspiration with Irish No campaign
A Mammy, Daddy and their kids have been causing an awful stir this week.
Gay weddings are the best, here's why
I now pronounce you…
14 of the best reactions to the US marriage equality decision
Same-sex marriage is now legal across the whole of the US.
Everyone is sharing this special engagement notice from today’s Irish Times
Let the gay weddings begin…
Everyone is sharing this special engagement notice from today's Irish Times
Let the gay weddings begin!
Pictures: Thousands pack streets to call for gay marriage in 'last bastion of discrimination'
Northern Ireland is now the only jurisdiction in the UK and Ireland not to allow same-sex marriage.
A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific
Guam has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.
Is this the single stupidest letter ever written to a newspaper?
*facepalm forever*
"These are people who can’t grow potatoes" - Ireland dragged into Australia's gay marriage debate
The shamrock has also been decried as a “mutant lawn weed”.
Ireland's Yes vote has inspired Australia's opposition leader to tweet this
Bill Shorten wants things to move quickly on marriage equality.
90% of young Yes voters went to Catholic Schools - Diarmuid Martin
“The Church needs to ask itself when this cultural revolution began,” the Archbishop told Vatican Insider.
'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.
"Everything changes with this": Tears, relief (and sunscreen) at a jubilant Dublin Castle
“I think it’s a great thing – particularly for children growing up gay and for the children of gay couples. They already exist.”