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#Same-Sex Marriage

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The day that Ireland changed forever
# Marriage Equality
# Marriage Equality

The day that Ireland changed forever

May 22nd 2016, 7:45 AM 18,170 Views 237 Comments

One year on from the historic same-sex marriage referendum, key figures from both sides share their memories.

Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner
# Second Chance At Love
# Second Chance At Love

Former US senator (90) set to marry his same-sex partner

Apr 25th 2016, 3:00 PM 22,905 Views 49 Comments

Harris Wofford had previously been married to a woman for almost 50 years.

A groom reunited with his Venezuelan mammy on Don't Tell The Bride and everyone teared up
# Hey Mama
From The Daily Edge
# Hey Mama

A groom reunited with his Venezuelan mammy on Don't Tell The Bride and everyone teared up

Mar 11th 2016, 8:44 AM 6,587 Views 3 Comments

SO lovely.

Don't Tell The Bride's first same-sex wedding has a 1916 theme
# Tank Limo
From The Daily Edge
# Tank Limo

Don't Tell The Bride's first same-sex wedding has a 1916 theme

Mar 9th 2016, 6:51 PM 7,308 Views 9 Comments

This is gonna be great.

Manny Pacquiao apologises after comments that gay couples are 'worse than animals'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Manny Pacquiao apologises after comments that gay couples are 'worse than animals'

Feb 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 54,608 Views 153 Comments

The boxer was speaking ahead of May elections in the Philippines.

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage
# Tears Of Pride
# Tears Of Pride

BAI rejects complaints Ray D'Arcy was biased in marriage referendum coverage

Jan 28th 2016, 8:00 PM 14,884 Views 92 Comments

One listener wasn’t happy the presenter said he had cried with pride when the vote was passed.

Australia refuses to recognise British couple's marriage after man dies on honeymoon
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Australia refuses to recognise British couple's marriage after man dies on honeymoon

Jan 20th 2016, 9:19 AM 41,224 Views 146 Comments

Marco and David Bulmer-Rizzi were married in London last year.

Fianna Fáil councillor refuses to comment after saying lesbians having babies is 'gross'
# Paddy Kilduff
# Paddy Kilduff

Fianna Fáil councillor refuses to comment after saying lesbians having babies is 'gross'

Jan 11th 2016, 10:45 AM 22,638 Views 149 Comments

Paddy Kilduff made the remarks in a recording published by The Irish Sun this morning.

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Dec 1st 2015, 9:27 PM 12,159 Views 98 Comments

That’s according to Foreign Policy magazine – and it’s thanks to his work on the marriage referendum.

Check out this incredible image from one of Ireland's first same-sex marriages
# Unreal
# Unreal

Check out this incredible image from one of Ireland's first same-sex marriages

Nov 18th 2015, 8:11 PM 26,991 Views 89 Comments

What a photo. Who says there’s too much rain in this country.

You need to see this amazing photo from one of Ireland's first same-sex marriages
# At Last
From The Daily Edge
# At Last

You need to see this amazing photo from one of Ireland's first same-sex marriages

Nov 18th 2015, 4:40 PM 7,038 Views 9 Comments

Let the fabulous photos begin.

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'
# Secret Life
# Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 20,012 Views 158 Comments

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

Red tape prevented this gay couple from marrying today
# Heartbroken
# Heartbroken

Red tape prevented this gay couple from marrying today

Nov 17th 2015, 10:57 PM 27,401 Views 80 Comments

Dolores Murphy and her partner Mabel Stoop-Murphy were due to be one of the first same-sex couples to officially wed today.

Same-sex couples can get married in Ireland from today
# Getting Hitched
# Getting Hitched

Same-sex couples can get married in Ireland from today

Nov 16th 2015, 7:55 AM 11,314 Views 147 Comments

Any couples who got married abroad will also automatically have their marriages recognised here.

'The Irish people blazed a trail': Final step taken to allow same-sex marriage in Ireland
# Marref
# Marref

'The Irish people blazed a trail': Final step taken to allow same-sex marriage in Ireland

Nov 10th 2015, 11:10 PM 19,976 Views 185 Comments

The Department of Justice confirmed that from next Monday, couples can register their intention to marry with marriage registrars.

Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer
# Like Castro
# Like Castro

Dublin's planned new 'Rainbow Walks' could be in place by next summer

Nov 9th 2015, 9:42 PM 23,456 Views 115 Comments

The walkways would mark spots of significance to the LGBT community and could help boost tourism.

A woman sprinkled holy water to 'cleanse her yard' after Yes campaigners' visit
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

A woman sprinkled holy water to 'cleanse her yard' after Yes campaigners' visit

Nov 8th 2015, 8:30 AM 23,275 Views 128 Comments

A new book about the Yes Equality campaign carries some fascinating anecdotes from the canvass trail.

This same-sex couple want to get married... but are already father and son
# United States
# United States

This same-sex couple want to get married... but are already father and son

Nov 5th 2015, 4:56 PM 48,404 Views 88 Comments

It comes down to a snag with the adoption laws.

Same-sex marriage bill passed (then blocked) in Northern Ireland
# Stormont
# Stormont

Same-sex marriage bill passed (then blocked) in Northern Ireland

Nov 2nd 2015, 2:20 PM 15,513 Views 142 Comments

Four previous attempts to introduce same-sex marriage in Stormont were narrowly defeated.

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'
# Balance
# Balance

TV and radio watchdog reject complaints that Chris Donoghue was 'rude and hostile'

Oct 28th 2015, 3:30 PM 37,793 Views 51 Comments

TV and radio watchdog busy with complaints about same-sex marriage

Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum?
# Two Sides To A Story
# Two Sides To A Story

Did RTÉ need to get such 'extreme views' for balance in the marriage referendum?

Oct 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 15,846 Views 117 Comments

Rory O’Neill doesn’t think so.

Beloved Yes Equality campaigner dies in San Francisco
# RIP
# RIP

Beloved Yes Equality campaigner dies in San Francisco

Oct 23rd 2015, 11:58 PM 51,219 Views 34 Comments

23-year-old Dean MacCearraín (McCarron), originally from Monaghan, died while visiting the area for his brother’s wedding.

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer
# Weddings By Christmas
# Weddings By Christmas

Watch the historic moment same-sex marriage moved a step closer

Oct 22nd 2015, 3:57 PM 12,538 Views 112 Comments

Applause broke out in the Seanad as the Marriage Bill passed all stages today

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

David Norris: I am not in favour of incest, I never have been

Oct 22nd 2015, 1:52 PM 16,619 Views 52 Comments

The independent senator has sought to clarify remarks he made in the Seanad on Tuesday.

David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other
# Seanad
# Seanad

David Norris says that gay cousins should be allowed to marry each other

Oct 20th 2015, 11:08 PM 35,278 Views 191 Comments

“It wouldn’t take a feather out of me if two cousin married each other. What’s the problem with that. Really?”

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer
# Referendum Wait
# Referendum Wait

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

Oct 7th 2015, 1:17 PM 7,371 Views 86 Comments

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow
# Becoming Law
# Becoming Law

Ireland says 'I do': The Marriage Equality Bill will be published tomorrow

Sep 16th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,865 Views 199 Comments

The government approved the legislation today.

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer
# Rocky Patch
# Rocky Patch

Anti-gay marriage clerk released from jail, annoys Eye of the Tiger writer

Sep 9th 2015, 8:39 AM 16,742 Views 138 Comments

Kim Davis’ fourth husband was present at the rally.

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Joyous scenes - and insults - as gay couples get marriage licences

Sep 4th 2015, 4:57 PM 17,490 Views 122 Comments

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
# Kentucky
# Kentucky

Clerk jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licences

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:45 PM 23,640 Views 157 Comments

“God’s moral law conflicts with my job duties,” Kim Davis told the judge.

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon
# END IN SIGHT
# END IN SIGHT

The appeals against the marriage referendum result are in the last chance saloon

Aug 28th 2015, 4:47 PM 14,015 Views 73 Comments

Both parties involved have lodged an application to appeal with the Supreme Court.

An Australian gay couple in their 80s wants the right to get married before they die
# Appeal
# Appeal

An Australian gay couple in their 80s wants the right to get married before they die

Aug 18th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,346 Views 41 Comments

“I’m sure our relationship is just as devoted as his is and why [should] we be looked at in any different way?”

Australia might get to vote on same-sex marriage - on one condition
# Big Discussion
# Big Discussion

Australia might get to vote on same-sex marriage - on one condition

Aug 12th 2015, 9:27 AM 16,901 Views 83 Comments

It all depends on the next parliament.

Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback
# Voted Down Under
# Voted Down Under

Hopes that Ireland's marriage equality vote would spread worldwide have suffered a setback

Aug 11th 2015, 6:41 PM 17,618 Views 26 Comments

Ireland’s referendum has been a feature of the Australian debate.

READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage
# Dear Enda
# Dear Enda

READ: Letters sent to the Taoiseach about same-sex marriage

Aug 4th 2015, 5:30 AM 29,410 Views 137 Comments

Bible verses, high praise, ‘gay fever’, and ‘Enda Kelly.’

An Australian documentary about the marriage referendum has been getting a huge response
# Marref
# Marref

An Australian documentary about the marriage referendum has been getting a huge response

Jul 21st 2015, 3:03 PM 22,666 Views 24 Comments

The programme looked at a lot of the key players in the campaign.

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)
# Bitter Dispute
# Bitter Dispute

America has ended its ban on gay leaders (but there's an opt-out for church-backed troops)

Jul 14th 2015, 2:56 PM 7,647 Views 52 Comments

The organisation has been under pressure to do so since June’s US Supreme Court ruling to allow same-sex marriage nationwide.

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'
# Real Family
# Real Family

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'

Jul 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,110 Views 229 Comments

Because Russia.

Australian minister says same-sex marriage could be bad for beef exports
# Say What?
# Say What?

Australian minister says same-sex marriage could be bad for beef exports

Jul 7th 2015, 4:58 PM 26,272 Views 62 Comments

“I don’t think if you go and pass a piece of legislation and say a diamond is a square makes diamonds squares – they’re two different things.”

Gay weddings are the best, here's why
# We Do
From The Daily Edge
# We Do

Gay weddings are the best, here's why

Jun 29th 2015, 1:59 PM 7,458 Views 3 Comments

I now pronounce you…