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#Gay Marriage

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage
# Civil Marriage
# Civil Marriage

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage

Apr 30th 2013, 12:27 PM 5,689 Views 58 Comments

MLAs voted 53 to 42 against a motion which called on the Northern executive to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

France approves same-sex marriage and adoption
# Equality
# Equality

France approves same-sex marriage and adoption

Apr 23rd 2013, 5:12 PM 11,042 Views 77 Comments

It is the 14th country in the world to say ‘Yes’ to marriage equality.

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:43 AM 3,946 Views 59 Comments

The bill to legalise same-sex marriage is expected to be comfortably carried, which will make France the 14th country in the world to legalise marriage equality.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: The same-sex marriage debate shows ‘non-traditional’ families aren’t really accepted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The same-sex marriage debate shows ‘non-traditional’ families aren’t really accepted

Apr 21st 2013, 1:00 PM 72 Views 80 Comments

As a single parent family, I realise we’ve only been tolerated as opposed to accepted as a proper family unit and because of the absence of the traditional set up we are somehow ‘less than’, writes Carol Redmond, who says same-sex unions are being treated in the same way.

# gay-marriage - Friday 19 April, 2013

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'

Apr 19th 2013, 7:30 AM 8,833 Views 77 Comments

Norris has called for an inquiry into whether the conservative think-tank misrepresented a study about child parenting.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote
# Pokarekare Ana
# Pokarekare Ana

VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote

Apr 17th 2013, 3:47 PM 10,674 Views 54 Comments

Warning: possible tearjerker.

# gay-marriage - Friday 12 April, 2013

Homophobic assaults surge in France amid gay marriage debate
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Homophobic assaults surge in France amid gay marriage debate

Apr 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,002 Views 58 Comments

Senators and members of parliament who support the bill have also been targeted.

# gay-marriage - Monday 1 April, 2013

US cardinal defends Catholic Church's stance on gay marriage
# Equality
# Equality

US cardinal defends Catholic Church's stance on gay marriage

Apr 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 7,241 Views 72 Comments

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said sexual love is intended only for a man and woman in marriage.

# gay-marriage - Friday 29 March, 2013

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings
# Marriage
# Marriage

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings

Mar 29th 2013, 12:24 PM 15,320 Views 136 Comments

Catholic Bishops say they won’t recognise Ireland’s civil marriage system if it permits same-sex couples to wed.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

US Supreme Court tackles law on benefits for same-sex marriage couples
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

US Supreme Court tackles law on benefits for same-sex marriage couples

Mar 27th 2013, 7:37 PM 7,261 Views 42 Comments

83-year-old Edith Windsor was ordered to pay federal inheritance taxes of $363,000 following the 2009 death of Thea Spyer, her partner of more than 40 years.

IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage

Mar 27th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,985 Views 202 Comments

Yesterday, justices in the US Supreme Court heard arguments on whether same-sex couple have a constitutional right to marry.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

# gay-marriage - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

Mar 24th 2013, 1:40 PM 7,407 Views 88 Comments

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to get sacked
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to get sacked

Mar 19th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,062 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Labour publishes draft law to allow same-sex civil marriage
# Marriage
# Marriage

Labour publishes draft law to allow same-sex civil marriage

Mar 19th 2013, 12:53 PM 6,634 Views 67 Comments

Ivana Bacik and by-election candidate Eoin Holmes publish a bill which removes the same-sex ban on civil marriages.

# gay-marriage - Monday 18 March, 2013

Video: Hillary Clinton says she supports same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Video: Hillary Clinton says she supports same-sex marriage

Mar 18th 2013, 3:33 PM 7,491 Views 99 Comments

Clinton had previously said that she supported civil unions rather than marriage.

# gay-marriage - Monday 11 March, 2013

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples
# Civil Partnership
# Civil Partnership

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples

Mar 11th 2013, 1:21 PM 13,057 Views 47 Comments

Alan Shatter says granting some marital obligations and protections to couples who could marry would violate the constitution.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Two years on: 'We promised recovery. We are delivering'
# Two Years On
# Two Years On

Two years on: 'We promised recovery. We are delivering'

Mar 6th 2013, 1:07 PM 8,687 Views 180 Comments

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore gave a press conference today to mark the coalition’s second anniversary in office.

# gay-marriage - Friday 1 March, 2013

Consititution Convention wants your suggestions on same sex marriage
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Consititution Convention wants your suggestions on same sex marriage

Mar 1st 2013, 5:45 PM 6,013 Views 56 Comments

The convention is encouraging organisations, citizens and the disapora to “make their voices heard” before its next meeting.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Obama administration asks Supreme Court to strike down existing marriage law
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Obama administration asks Supreme Court to strike down existing marriage law

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:15 AM 5,453 Views 39 Comments

The 1996 law defines marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Creighton can't predict outcome of referendum on gay marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Creighton can't predict outcome of referendum on gay marriage

Feb 14th 2013, 2:50 PM 8,923 Views 150 Comments

The EU Affairs minister tells the BBC she expects a referendum soon, but “genuinely” can’t predict whether it would pass.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland legalise same-sex marriage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland legalise same-sex marriage?

Feb 6th 2013, 9:28 AM 37,966 Views 433 Comments

Last night MPs voted for a draft law to legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Should Ireland follow suit?

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

British parliament to vote on gay marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

British parliament to vote on gay marriage

Feb 5th 2013, 1:41 PM 5,075 Views 66 Comments

David Cameron has championed the drive to allow same-sex couples to marry.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters
# Religion
# Religion

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Jan 9th 2013, 3:42 PM 12,380 Views 60 Comments

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012
# Marriage
# Marriage

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:11 PM 9,621 Views 121 Comments

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 23 December, 2012

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage
# Church Of Ireland
# Church Of Ireland

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:13 PM 7,525 Views 163 Comments

Archbishop Dr Richard Clarke said that he would be “as restrictive as one can with compassion and humanity” when it comes to abortion.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:23 PM 13,366 Views 113 Comments

John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.

# gay-marriage - Friday 21 December, 2012

Pope says mankind at stake over gay marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Pope says mankind at stake over gay marriage

Dec 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 14,719 Views 238 Comments

He said, “when God is denied, human dignity also disappears”.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples

Dec 20th 2012, 6:17 PM 5,113 Views 39 Comments

The guidelines point out rights and obligations attached to civil partnerships and protection for cohabiting couples.

# gay-marriage - Monday 17 December, 2012

Vatican newspaper slams gay marriage as communist 'utopia'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Vatican newspaper slams gay marriage as communist 'utopia'

Dec 17th 2012, 8:51 PM 10,759 Views 113 Comments

“Why repeat the same mistake and chase after an unattainable utopia?” read the daily’s front-page editorial.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Gay rights activists protest at Pope's Sunday morning prayer
# Vatican
# Vatican

Gay rights activists protest at Pope's Sunday morning prayer

Dec 16th 2012, 1:26 PM 6,896 Views 46 Comments

Demonstrators held placards condemning homophobia after Pope Benedict said same-sex unions “destabilise marriage”.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

British government to legalise same-sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

British government to legalise same-sex marriage

Dec 12th 2012, 8:31 AM 5,497 Views 180 Comments

But the legislation would make it unlawful for the Church of England and the Anglican Church in Wales to conduct gay weddings.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added raccoon called Rocky
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added raccoon called Rocky

Dec 11th 2012, 7:50 PM 7,491 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gay-marriage - Monday 10 December, 2012

Washington State becomes latest US state to allow same sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Washington State becomes latest US state to allow same sex marriage

Dec 10th 2012, 8:19 AM 3,599 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of couples flocked to get married in the northwest state of Washington yesterday – the first day possible following a referendum in November.

# gay-marriage - Friday 7 December, 2012

Britain to allow gay marriages in churches
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Britain to allow gay marriages in churches

Dec 7th 2012, 8:35 PM 7,522 Views 114 Comments

However Prime Minister David Cameron insisted no faith group would be forced to hold the ceremonies.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Lobby groups warned over intensive lobbying of constitutional convention
# Constitution
# Constitution

Lobby groups warned over intensive lobbying of constitutional convention

Dec 2nd 2012, 2:25 PM 4,546 Views 23 Comments

Convention chairman Tom Arnold says citizen members are entitled not to be bombarded with unwanted contact.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO)
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO)

Nov 25th 2012, 3:45 PM 7,087 Views 100 Comments

In the video for Human Rights Campaign, Freeman says “the journey has just begun”.