# gay-rights - Friday 12 April, 2013
Senators and members of parliament who support the bill have also been targeted.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
The Supreme Court will today begin hearing Kris Perry and Sandy Stier’s fight to have California’s ban on same-sex marriage struck down.
# gay-rights - Friday 1 March, 2013
The convention is encouraging organisations, citizens and the disapora to “make their voices heard” before its next meeting.
# gay-rights - Friday 25 January, 2013
The Bill was only opposed by one MP out of 450, and could lead to fines for any gay demonstrations in public.
# gay-rights - Thursday 20 December, 2012
The guidelines point out rights and obligations attached to civil partnerships and protection for cohabiting couples.
# gay-rights - Friday 7 December, 2012
However Prime Minister David Cameron insisted no faith group would be forced to hold the ceremonies.
# gay-rights - Thursday 22 November, 2012
The lawsuit had sought millions of dollars in damages from the signer ‘traumatising’ minors by speaking up for gay rights during a concert in St Petersburg.
# gay-rights - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
The Justice Minister said he was “acutely aware” of the need to reform family law in Ireland to ensure equality for gay and lesbian parents.
# gay-rights - Sunday 18 November, 2012
Imposing Western will too forcefully will only put more lives in danger, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Fears have been raised over Uganda vowing to pass an extreme homophobic law that includes a provision prescribing the death penalty for gay people.
# gay-rights - Sunday 11 November, 2012
# gay-rights - Thursday 4 October, 2012
Parisian mayor Francois Lebel says he will refuse to preside over same-sex marriages on the grounds they could open the door to polygamous or incestuous unions.
# gay-rights - Monday 3 September, 2012
Gay rights’ groups welcome the move as Dublin follows Cork in lending support to same-sex civil marriages.
# gay-rights - Monday 27 August, 2012
The organisation said the lack of legal recognition for children of gay and lesbian couples has a significant impact on the children’s lives.
# gay-rights - Sunday 12 August, 2012
Members of the public took the streets of Dublin to march in solidarity with the LGBT community and demand marriage for all citizens.
# gay-rights - Thursday 2 August, 2012
From The Daily Edge
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The festival’s promotional video shows the history of debate over LGBT rights in Ireland through the years.
# gay-rights - Monday 23 July, 2012
A group of lawmakers wish to ban gay pride parades along with TV shows and films sympathetically portraying gay people – such as “Brokeback Mountain”.
# gay-rights - Wednesday 18 July, 2012
The Boy Scouts of America have cited the support of the ‘vast majority of parents of the youth we serve’.
# gay-rights - Saturday 7 July, 2012
A strong police presence accompanied the parade, with side streets along the parade route closed to traffic to prevent any clashes.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
The Church says that it could be forced to stop conducting weddings on behalf of the state if gay marriage is legalised.
# gay-rights - Sunday 27 May, 2012
Activists tried to hold two demonstrations in Moscow to demand the right to hold a gay pride parade, but they were blocked first by Orthodox Christian opponents and then by police.
# gay-rights - Thursday 17 May, 2012
“With great power comes great responsibility, so that’s my responsibility, to handle everything,” Pacquiao said.
# gay-rights - Friday 11 May, 2012
Sarah Palin’s daughter says US president took advice from teens who watched “one too many episodes of Glee”.
# gay-rights - Thursday 10 May, 2012
# gay-rights - Saturday 31 March, 2012
The result of the vote means that all of Ireland’s major political parties are in favour of considering a referendum.
# gay-rights - Thursday 22 March, 2012
A large Republican majority in the state House of Representatives is not enough to overturn laws allowing full gay marriage.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 7 February, 2012
The bill’s progress slowed after international outcry over the bill which carries severe penalties for homosexual acts.
# gay-rights - Thursday 29 December, 2011
Alternative medicine, the Gaza flotilla and same-sex marriages – these are the stories that sparked the most debate in 2011.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 27 December, 2011
# gay-rights - Wednesday 7 December, 2011
“Gay rights are human rights,” says Hillary Clinton, announcing that the US will use diplomatic tools to promote LGBT rights.
Nine things you should know this morning…
# gay-rights - Thursday 1 December, 2011
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that legislation discrimination against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people “are not acceptable”.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 29 November, 2011
People found to be breaking the law will face prison sentences of up to 14 years under the new bill, which has been sent to the country’s president for approval.
# gay-rights - Wednesday 2 November, 2011
Journalist Eamon Delaney may claim to stand for equality – but his assertions are nothing but the usual homophobic bullying, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.
# gay-rights - Sunday 30 October, 2011
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he want to see countries which receive aid “adhering to proper human rights”.
# gay-rights - Sunday 2 October, 2011
Violence at last year’s gay pride event in Belgrade led authorities to block this year’s parade. There were arrests at a gathering of a far-right group.
# gay-rights - Monday 29 August, 2011
Most people think same-sex couples should have full marriage equality – so what’s taking so long, asks Kirsten Fjoser.
# gay-rights - Tuesday 23 August, 2011
The Old Oak bar, and the gay couple asked to leave it after kissing there on Friday, issue a joint statement after meeting today.
A bouncer at the Old Oak Bar in Cork reportedly asked a gay couple to leave after they kissed during a night out.