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# gay-marriage - Sunday 26 October, 2014

America will soon recognise gay marriage in another six states

This will bring the total number of states where same sex couples are recognised by the federal government to 32.

# gay-marriage - Friday 17 October, 2014

Same-sex marriage now legal in more than half the US states

Seven more states were added to the list today.

# gay-marriage - 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”.

# gay-marriage - Monday 6 October, 2014

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

A Supreme Court decision today means that same-sex couples can now marry in up to 30 states in the US.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Young farmers add their support for gay marriage ahead of referendum

If you’re surprised by that, there are a few other things you should know…

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Vivian and Alice are both in their 90s and have been together 72 years. They tied the knot on Saturday.

“We’ve had a good time,” the ladies say of their 72 years together.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Seven men arrested in Egypt over ‘gay marriage’ video

The video went viral last month and appears to show a group of men celebrating a same-sex marriage.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Thousands march to demand marriage equality

“If you want a republic, put a ring on it.”

# gay-marriage - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Florida’s state ban on gay marriage has been ruled unconstitutional

The statewide bar is the latest to be overruled by a federal court.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ireland ready for next step in marriage equality as 85% say it is morally right — GLEN

The poll also found that 65% said they agreed that gay adoption was acceptable.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 14 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Bakery refuses to make Sesame Street ‘Support Gay Marriage’ cake

Northern Ireland’s Ashers bakery say they ‘run a business by Christian values’.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 14 June, 2014

‘Music levels the playing field between gay and straight people’

The New York City Gay Men’s Chorus is one of 50 choirs in Dublin for the Various Voices festival this weekend.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop Digital Love

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop

The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Northern Ireland rejects same sex marriage for third time in 18 months

Northern Ireland is now the only part of the UK which has not passed a law to introduce same sex marriage.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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