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# gay-marriage - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge Stone Cold Steve Austin gives excellent, no-nonsense defence of same-sex marriage Stone Cold Said So

Stone Cold Steve Austin gives excellent, no-nonsense defence of same-sex marriage

Austin delivered a searing take down of those who oppose gay marriage on his podcast. Listen here.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 29 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

First gay marriage takes place in England and Wales

Same-sex couples who were married abroad are now recognised under the new law in England and Wales.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Column: Are you frustrated by the number of ‘gay’ stories in the media? Then read on …

Do you view the issue of gay rights as being mundane? Are you annoyed by the ‘hype’ over homophobic bullying and marriage equality? Then these are the facts you need to know, writes Christine Allen.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Martin: There’s a danger marriage will lose originality if gay marriage allowed

Despite his own views, the Archbishop of Dublin said debates on issues like this should be carried out “in a mature way”.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Forty years later, Gay Switchboard Ireland is still needed

The phoneline, which began as Tel-A-Friend in 1974, offers support and a listening ear to members of the LGBT community.

From The Daily Edge Don’t Tell The Bride’s first ever civil partnership is a hilarious contrast Don't Tell The Bride

# gay-marriage - Sunday 19 January, 2014

‘Gay marriage caused floods’ councillor suspended in Britain

David Silvester claimed that a new law legalising same-sex marriage had led to Britain being “beset by storms”.

# gay-marriage - Monday 6 January, 2014

Same-sex marriage in Utah put on hold by US Supreme Court

Close to a thousand couples have married since same-sex marriage became legal last month.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From Business ETC Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert Advertising

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert

The company said that the ad has been tailored for each market and was informed by consumer research in those markets.

Taoiseach on same-sex marriage: ‘I wouldn’t have the same opinion as the Tánaiste’

Enda Kenny will campaign for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum, but does not agree with Eamon Gilmore’s assessment that it is the “civil rights issue of this generation”.

# gay-marriage - Monday 23 December, 2013

Gay marriage was legal in Utah for the weekend but a ban could return today

A statewide ban was ruled illegal but conservatives in favour of it are not giving in.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Couples devastated as Australia’s top court overrules same-sex marriage

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Column: Let’s see a vigorous, successful campaign for marriage equality

Ireland’s mainstream parties should now work together to guarantee equal rights and equal opportunities to all Irish citizens, regardless of sexuality, writes Mark Beegan.

Same-sex marriage vote to be one of a number of referendums to be held in 2015

Following a Cabinet meeting earlier today, the government has confirmed plans for a referendum in the first half of 2014.

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Kids’ wonderful reactions to gay marriage Equality

WATCH: Kids’ wonderful reactions to gay marriage

These kids are more accepting than a lot of adults.

‘We’ve come a long way in this country’ – Cabinet to discuss same-sex marriage

The issue of a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage will be discussed by Cabinet ministers today with the timing of the vote likely to be one of the main issues.

# gay-marriage - Monday 4 November, 2013

Shatter says it may be best to keep 2014 a “referendum free year”

The Justice Minister has indicated the vote on gay marriage may be delayed until early 2015.

Labour MEPs: Gay marriage vote should be on same day as local and Euro elections

Emer Costello and Phil Prendergast’s call comes as the Cabinet is expected to decide on the matter this week.

# gay-marriage - Friday 1 November, 2013

Varadkar: Same-sex marriage referendum could be held next year

The government is due to outline its plans for a referendum on same-sex marriage after discussions at Cabinet next Tuesday.

# gay-marriage - 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.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Gilmore: ‘Same-sex marriage referendum will be held before the end of the lifetime of this government’

The Tánaiste said that he hoped a referendum would be held next year, but it could be in the spring of 2015.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Same-sex adoption in NI has moved closer today after a Supreme Court ruling

The UK Supreme Court rejected an application that was being sought by Northern Ireland’s Health Minister Edwin Poots.

# gay-marriage - Monday 30 September, 2013

Dublin business owner in storm over gay cake-topper row

Paul Barnes has said his store, Daintree Paper, “does not stock any merchandise that promotes same-sex marriage”.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 28 September, 2013

New Jersey politicians will appeal judge’s ruling enforcing gay marriages

Governor Chris Christie is caught between his state’s liberal leanings and his ambitions to win the Republican nomination for president in 2016

# gay-marriage - Friday 27 September, 2013

Pasta maker in hot water after saying they’ll never have gay couples in ads

Barilla has had to issue an apology after a backlash to the CEO’s comments about “classic” family values.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Pope Francis: We don’t need to talk about abortion, gay marriage and contraception ‘all the time’

The pontiff gave his first full-length, wide-ranging interview to an Italian Jesuit journal.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Batwoman writers leave project after DC blocks lesbian marriage

Batwoman had been engaged to her long-term girlfriend, but DC Comics ruled that gay marriage was not legal in Gotham.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Thousands turn out at marriage equality march in Dublin

The organisers of the event said they will also be highlighting human rights issues faced by LGBT people in Russia.

# gay-marriage - Monday 22 July, 2013

RTÉ Guide cover ‘a symbol of acceptance’

The Celebrity Masterchef contestant-and-newsreader Aengus MacGrianna is now gracing the cover of Ireland’s most popular telly guide…

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Britain legalises gay marriage

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

# gay-marriage - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Column: In a same-sex relationship with an American citizen? Here’s what you should know

Irish citizens in same-sex relationships with US citizens or green card holders have new US immigration rights. Here’s what you should know about the changes, writes Limerick-born immigration lawyer Caro Kinsella

# gay-marriage - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Irish nurse first person ever to get US residence through same-sex marriage

Cathy Davis, a nurse from Dublin, was given a green card following her marriage to fellow Dubliner, Catriona Dowling.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

US Supreme Court says law banning benefits for gay couples is unconstitutional

In a landmark ruling for same-sex marriage couples, the court has said the Defence of Marriage Act – enacted 17 years ago during the Bill Clinton administration – is unconstitutional.

# gay-marriage - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests I Saw The Sign

15 of the best protest signs from two decades of gay marriage protests

Homosexuality was decriminalised twenty years ago today.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Cameron needs opposition’s help as gay marriage vote is passed

The House of Commons has held its last vote on gay marriage in England and Wales, amid a Conservative revolt.

# gay-marriage - Monday 20 May, 2013

Cameron faces dissent in the ranks over gay marriage bill

Large sections of the British Prime Minister’s Conservative party are fiercely opposed to the idea.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 18 May, 2013

‘Marriage for all’ in France as Hollande signs a bill and makes it law

The legislation also legalises gay adoption.

Poll: France has legalised gay marriage, would you welcome it in Ireland today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: France has legalised gay marriage, would you welcome it in Ireland today?

French President Francois Hollande has signed gay marriage into law today, making it the 14th country to do so.

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