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#Gay Marriage

# gay-marriage - Thursday 21 May, 2015

WATCH: The real lives affected by #MarRef - on both sides
# What It Really Means
# What It Really Means

WATCH: The real lives affected by #MarRef - on both sides

May 21st 2015, 7:30 AM 11,070 Views 125 Comments

These video interviews hear from LGBT people in both ‘No’ and ‘Yes’ camps, whose future we vote on tomorrow.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Coleen Nolan under fire after comparing gay rights with supporting ISIS
# Loose Women
# Loose Women

Coleen Nolan under fire after comparing gay rights with supporting ISIS

May 19th 2015, 5:37 PM 26,608 Views 101 Comments

Some viewers have been calling for ITV to fire the presenter over her comments.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Here's where gay people can get married across the world
# Mapping It Out
# Mapping It Out

Here's where gay people can get married across the world

May 16th 2015, 10:15 AM 57,925 Views 235 Comments

Ireland could join just 19 countries.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day
# Same-Sex Marriage
# Same-Sex Marriage

Studio clashes, Bosco ... Here's what to expect in the countdown to referendum day

May 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,628 Views 127 Comments

Passions have been running high in the debate so far – and there’ll be plenty more opportunities for the two sides to get their points across.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 3 May, 2015

22 Twitter accounts you should be following in the run up to the same-sex vote
# The Marriage Ref
# The Marriage Ref

22 Twitter accounts you should be following in the run up to the same-sex vote

May 3rd 2015, 9:15 AM 14,334 Views 48 Comments

Probably the only list you’ll read today that begins with David Quinn and ends with The Rubberbandits.

# gay-marriage - Monday 27 April, 2015

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

'Worse than losing my seat': Leo would be absolutely devastated with a No vote

Apr 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,150 Views 134 Comments

The Health Minister, who came out publicly in January, helped launch Fine Gael’s referendum campaign today.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Poll: Do you think a 'conscience clause' should be added to marriage equality legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think a 'conscience clause' should be added to marriage equality legislation?

Apr 15th 2015, 9:35 AM 22,020 Views 488 Comments

A number of religious groups have written to the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV
# Controversial
# Controversial

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Mar 31st 2015, 7:38 PM 29,900 Views 161 Comments

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 10th 2015, 6:41 PM 38,215 Views 91 Comments

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

# gay-marriage - Monday 9 March, 2015

Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents
# Family
# Family

Bishop says gay couples with children are not parents

Mar 9th 2015, 12:37 PM 26,228 Views 470 Comments

In an interview with Newstalk this morning, Bishop Kevin Doran also said women shouldn’t abort a baby just to get back at their rapist.

Lovely Irish couple married for 50 years explain why they support marriage equality
# Vote With Us
From The Daily Edge
# Vote With Us

Lovely Irish couple married for 50 years explain why they support marriage equality

Mar 9th 2015, 11:03 AM 14,193 Views 9 Comments

Brighid and Paddy from Dundalk want you to vote yes in the referendum.

# gay-marriage - Friday 6 March, 2015

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

15-year-old with gay dads wrote to Ray D'arcy, 'How can anyone say my family isn’t ideal?'

Mar 6th 2015, 6:56 PM 76,117 Views 505 Comments

The teenager added that she has yet to meet a homophobic teenager or child and that it’s just some adults with a problem.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Printers refuse to design gay wedding invitations because of their Christian beliefs
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Printers refuse to design gay wedding invitations because of their Christian beliefs

Mar 5th 2015, 4:51 PM 23,625 Views 291 Comments

Beulah Print said they are “not against homosexuals” but don’t support gay marriage – which printing the invites would do.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 25 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 25th 2015, 9:15 AM 9,881 Views 42 Comments

“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.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Church of Ireland group has come out in support of a 'yes' vote
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Church of Ireland group has come out in support of a 'yes' vote

Jan 21st 2015, 9:23 PM 23,329 Views 136 Comments

The Changing Attitude Ireland group has said marriage should be available to couples, “without distinction as to their sex”.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 18 January, 2015

"It's not something that defines me": Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay
# Referendum
# Referendum

"It's not something that defines me": Health Minister Leo Varadkar on being gay

Jan 18th 2015, 9:59 PM 86,731 Views 343 Comments

The Minister spoke to Miriam O’Callaghan this morning.

Poll: How do you intend to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you intend to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum?

Jan 18th 2015, 11:53 AM 38,578 Views 372 Comments

The polls suggest a landslide, are they correct?

# gay-marriage - Saturday 17 January, 2015

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states
# Coast To Coast
# Coast To Coast

In three months, gay marriage could be legal in all 50 US states

Jan 17th 2015, 7:49 AM 7,160 Views 64 Comments

The Supreme Court is being asked if a ban in four states is allowed under the constitution.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Jeb Bush wants to give Americans the 'Right to Rise' as White House bid moves closer
# Bush The Younger
# Bush The Younger

Jeb Bush wants to give Americans the 'Right to Rise' as White House bid moves closer

Jan 6th 2015, 5:51 PM 11,018 Views 59 Comments

The former Florida Governor also struck a conciliatory note on same-sex marriage.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings
# I Do
# I Do

Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings

Dec 31st 2014, 10:57 AM 9,759 Views 81 Comments

Just lovely.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 28 December, 2014

This Labour TD wishes he didn't have to talk about being gay
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

This Labour TD wishes he didn't have to talk about being gay

Dec 28th 2014, 8:15 AM 16,391 Views 144 Comments

John Lyons speaks to TheJournal.ie about next year’s same-sex marriage referendum.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May
# Vote
# Vote

The same-sex marriage referendum will take place next May

Dec 16th 2014, 5:08 PM 21,091 Views 322 Comments

Cabinet has agreed on a proposal to hold a number of other referenda on the same day.

# gay-marriage - Monday 8 December, 2014

Can you guess which party's voters are least supportive of same-sex marriage?
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Can you guess which party's voters are least supportive of same-sex marriage?

Dec 8th 2014, 8:35 AM 19,627 Views 140 Comments

A new poll has found increased support overall for the introduction of same-sex marriage.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Poll: Are you registered to vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Nov 19th 2014, 8:43 AM 14,686 Views 132 Comments

If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?

# gay-marriage - Sunday 26 October, 2014

America will soon recognise gay marriage in another six states
# Legal Rights
# Legal Rights

America will soon recognise gay marriage in another six states

Oct 26th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,388 Views 87 Comments

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
# One Love
# One Love

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

Oct 17th 2014, 8:34 PM 5,468 Views 56 Comments

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
# Catholic Teaching
# Catholic Teaching

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

Oct 13th 2014, 10:57 PM 21,593 Views 82 Comments

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
# Landmark Ruling
# Landmark Ruling

Gay marriage extended to five more American states

Oct 6th 2014, 8:18 PM 12,200 Views 90 Comments

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
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Young farmers add their support for gay marriage ahead of referendum

Sep 18th 2014, 12:38 PM 12,963 Views 51 Comments

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 Do
# We Do

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

Sep 9th 2014, 10:31 AM 25,006 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Accused
# Accused

Seven men arrested in Egypt over 'gay marriage' video

Sep 7th 2014, 12:02 PM 16,799 Views 106 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

Thousands march to demand marriage equality

Aug 24th 2014, 7:45 PM 15,070 Views 201 Comments

“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
# Equality
# Equality

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

Aug 21st 2014, 10:11 PM 8,375 Views 36 Comments

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
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

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

Aug 17th 2014, 2:51 PM 11,981 Views 207 Comments

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
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Aug 14th 2014, 4:52 PM 8,188 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Bakery refuses to make Sesame Street 'Support Gay Marriage' cake
# Bert And Ernie
# Bert And Ernie

Bakery refuses to make Sesame Street 'Support Gay Marriage' cake

Jul 8th 2014, 10:17 AM 18,826 Views 409 Comments

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'
# Various Voices
# Various Voices

'Music levels the playing field between gay and straight people'

Jun 14th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,809 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

May 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 19,850 Views 60 Comments

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
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

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

Apr 30th 2014, 11:22 AM 13,420 Views 283 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 11:17 AM 13,519 Views 19 Comments

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