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# same-sex - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

# same-sex - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate

The move comes from government after years of campaigning for same-sex couples and LGBT advocates.

# same-sex - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss Breaking New Ground This post contains videos

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

An episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil features same-sex couples kissing at a concert.

# same-sex - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

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

“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.”

# same-sex - Monday 21 September, 2015

Someone's launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage

Gerry Walshe, an electrician from Clare, wants a judicial review.

# same-sex - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

# same-sex - Friday 10 July, 2015

# same-sex - Friday 22 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

He couldn’t resist the opportunity to make a dad joke. Couldn’t resist.

# same-sex - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'

The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.

# same-sex - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum

You asked and we got the referendum commissioner, Kevin Cross, to answer.

# same-sex - Sunday 17 May, 2015

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

The majority are leaning one way.

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

# same-sex - Friday 15 May, 2015

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

# same-sex - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments

The conservative group’s 2012 video ‘The Case for Man/Woman Marriage’ racked up over 100,000 views and was met with a scathing parody version.

# same-sex - Monday 4 May, 2015

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

# same-sex - Sunday 3 May, 2015

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage

Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.

# same-sex - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.

# same-sex - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral

The author posted the short story on his Facebook page.

# same-sex - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything...

Do some cross a line?

# same-sex - Saturday 18 April, 2015

"All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland

McAleese – who is now a Ryanair executive – is campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote in next month’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# same-sex - Thursday 16 April, 2015

James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum'

The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.

# same-sex - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# same-sex - Friday 10 April, 2015

# same-sex - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Another legal muddle: Now the Irish language wording for the same-sex vote is being changed

“There’s probably a lesson to be learned from this, to be honest with you,” the Taoiseach said, confirming the move.

Donegal mass goers walk out after priest criticises footballer's stance on gay marriage

The GAA star says the priest is entitled to his opinion but his name shouldn’t have been mentioned.

# same-sex - Saturday 28 February, 2015

This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea

Homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea – but it carries a significant social stigma, with few openly gay public figures.

# same-sex - Monday 2 February, 2015

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

# same-sex - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Vincent Browne almost fell off his chair laughing at this guy's take on marriage equality

“We want family values, and we don’t want to see men and women getting married. And that’s the holy all of it.”

# same-sex - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Same-sex vote wording could be less cumbersome (that is to say, simpler)

“Should same-sex marriage be legal in Ireland?” … That’s what we’re being asked — but the question itself is quite a bit longer. Why? Read on.

# same-sex - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings

Just lovely.

# same-sex - Monday 13 October, 2014

The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of

A document released by the Vatican today asks if it can welcome gay people “without compromising Catholic doctrine on the family and matrimony”.

# same-sex - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cheerios releases beautiful and heartwarming 'gay dad' ad LGBT

# same-sex - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

# same-sex - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

# same-sex - Monday 9 December, 2013

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

# same-sex - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Government to make same-sex marriage decision next week

The Government will decide whether a referendum should be held after the Constitutional Convention recommended a change in the law.

# same-sex - Monday 19 August, 2013

Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings

One couple, who had been together 13 years, got married at 39,000 feet.

# same-sex - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Britain legalises gay marriage

The legislation is now expected to receive official assent from Queen Elizabeth II later this week.

# same-sex - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Court ruling paves way for NI same sex couples to adopt

A court has overturned a challenge by Minister Edwin Poots, who took issue with an earlier ruling to lift an adoption ban.

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