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#Gay Marriage

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

France approves same-sex marriage and adoption

It is the 14th country in the world to say ‘Yes’ to marriage equality.

France to approve gay marriage but debate to rumble on

The bill to legalise same-sex marriage is expected to be comfortably carried, which will make France the 14th country in the world to legalise marriage equality.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: The same-sex marriage debate shows ‘non-traditional’ families aren’t really accepted

As a single parent family, I realise we’ve only been tolerated as opposed to accepted as a proper family unit and because of the absence of the traditional set up we are somehow ‘less than’, writes Carol Redmond, who says same-sex unions are being treated in the same way.

# gay-marriage - Friday 19 April, 2013

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention' Same-Sex Marriage This post contains videos

Norris claims Iona Institute 'tried to mislead constitutional convention'

Norris has called for an inquiry into whether the conservative think-tank misrepresented a study about child parenting.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote Pokarekare Ana This post contains videos

VIDEO: NZ House of Reps sings Maori love song after gay marriage vote

Warning: possible tearjerker.

# gay-marriage - Friday 12 April, 2013

Homophobic assaults surge in France amid gay marriage debate

Senators and members of parliament who support the bill have also been targeted.

# gay-marriage - Monday 1 April, 2013

US cardinal defends Catholic Church's stance on gay marriage

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said sexual love is intended only for a man and woman in marriage.

# gay-marriage - Friday 29 March, 2013

Church stance on gay marriage could force Catholics to have two weddings

Catholic Bishops say they won’t recognise Ireland’s civil marriage system if it permits same-sex couples to wed.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

US Supreme Court tackles law on benefits for same-sex marriage couples

83-year-old Edith Windsor was ordered to pay federal inheritance taxes of $363,000 following the 2009 death of Thea Spyer, her partner of more than 40 years.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.

IN NUMBERS: US same-sex marriage

Yesterday, justices in the US Supreme Court heard arguments on whether same-sex couple have a constitutional right to marry.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Over 1,000 submissions to convention on same-sex marriage

The number of submissions made to the Constitutional Convention is almost 50 times the amount sent on other issues.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to get sacked

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Labour publishes draft law to allow same-sex civil marriage

Ivana Bacik and by-election candidate Eoin Holmes publish a bill which removes the same-sex ban on civil marriages.

# gay-marriage - Monday 18 March, 2013

Video: Hillary Clinton says she supports same-sex marriage

Clinton had previously said that she supported civil unions rather than marriage.

# gay-marriage - Monday 11 March, 2013

'Unconstitutional' to grant civil partnership to heterosexual couples

Alan Shatter says granting some marital obligations and protections to couples who could marry would violate the constitution.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Two years on: 'We promised recovery. We are delivering'

Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore gave a press conference today to mark the coalition’s second anniversary in office.

# gay-marriage - Friday 1 March, 2013

Consititution Convention wants your suggestions on same sex marriage

The convention is encouraging organisations, citizens and the disapora to “make their voices heard” before its next meeting.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Obama administration asks Supreme Court to strike down existing marriage law

The 1996 law defines marriage exclusively as a union between a man and a woman.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Creighton can't predict outcome of referendum on gay marriage

The EU Affairs minister tells the BBC she expects a referendum soon, but “genuinely” can’t predict whether it would pass.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland legalise same-sex marriage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland legalise same-sex marriage?

Last night MPs voted for a draft law to legalise same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Should Ireland follow suit?

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

British parliament to vote on gay marriage

David Cameron has championed the drive to allow same-sex couples to marry.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Almost 1,000 civil partnerships in Ireland in 2012

Now almost 2,000 people have entered civil partnerships since they became available in Ireland in April 2011.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 23 December, 2012

New COI Archbishop gives views on abortion, gay marriage

Archbishop Dr Richard Clarke said that he would be “as restrictive as one can with compassion and humanity” when it comes to abortion.

# gay-marriage - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"

John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.

# gay-marriage - Friday 21 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Pope says mankind at stake over gay marriage

He said, “when God is denied, human dignity also disappears”.

# gay-marriage - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Chief Justice launches guide to rights for gay couples

The guidelines point out rights and obligations attached to civil partnerships and protection for cohabiting couples.

# gay-marriage - Monday 17 December, 2012

Vatican newspaper slams gay marriage as communist 'utopia'

“Why repeat the same mistake and chase after an unattainable utopia?” read the daily’s front-page editorial.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Gay rights activists protest at Pope's Sunday morning prayer

Demonstrators held placards condemning homophobia after Pope Benedict said same-sex unions “destabilise marriage”.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

British government to legalise same-sex marriage

But the legislation would make it unlawful for the Church of England and the Anglican Church in Wales to conduct gay weddings.

# gay-marriage - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

The Evening with added raccoon called Rocky

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# gay-marriage - Monday 10 December, 2012

Washington State becomes latest US state to allow same sex marriage

Hundreds of couples flocked to get married in the northwest state of Washington yesterday – the first day possible following a referendum in November.

# gay-marriage - Friday 7 December, 2012

Britain to allow gay marriages in churches

However Prime Minister David Cameron insisted no faith group would be forced to hold the ceremonies.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Lobby groups warned over intensive lobbying of constitutional convention

Convention chairman Tom Arnold says citizen members are entitled not to be bombarded with unwanted contact.

# gay-marriage - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO) Marriage Equality This post contains videos

Morgan Freeman narrates new marriage equality ad (VIDEO)

In the video for Human Rights Campaign, Freeman says “the journey has just begun”.

# gay-marriage - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Rights group welcomes Shatter's comments on gay marriage and parenting

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.