On a day when the Republic of Ireland goes to the polls on marriage equality, interesting to see cross party support for the Ashers ‘gay cake’ verdict from the major parties in Great Britain. On the panel for last night’s BBC Question Time were Nicky Morgan (Conservative), Stella Creasy (Labour), Tim Farron (Liberal Democrat), columnist Owen more...
By the time you read (given time zones and such) this Ireland may – hopefully – have voted for marriage equality. The country could soon (has, again, timing) become the very first on the entire planet to grant same-sex couples the right to marry via popular vote. Show More Summary
This post was originally written on April 28th, 2015. "Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard." ? Harvey Milk stood outside the Supreme Court of the United States building as a straight ally in support of marriage equality,...Show More Summary
If you, like me, were given hope by the uplifting This American Life story on how door-to-door canvassing by LGBT people about marriage equality changed peoples' minds, I've got bad news for you. Read the rest
'The choice should be simple,' a federal judge tells antigay Alabama officials claiming they don't know whether to abide by state or federal court rulings. read more
An Alabama judge makes her previous ruling against the state's marriage equality ban effective statewide, but stays the judgment until the Supreme Court rules on marriage equality early this summer. The post Alabama judge orders pro-marriage equality decision effective statewide, stays effect until SCOTUS ruling appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Stephen Fry, host of the hit British comedy-panel show Q1, says he's not sure about gay marriage — but his husband is. read more
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U.S. District Court Judge Callie Granade, the federal judge who opened the door to marriage equality in Alabama earlier this year before the state Supreme Court halted all same-sex marriages with in a "defiant" ruling, has a new order out...
Gay people have long been subjected to the nonsensical presumption that they and the activities in which they engage are unnatural; as if the concept of opposite-sex marriage is somehow more natural than the concept of same-sex marriage. This happens to form one of the most popular moral attacks against homosexuality out there. Both types of marriage are more...
Ireland Marriage Equality Referendum Round-up, May 21st
The world's largest ride-sharing app says it passionately supports equality, and wants to help voters change Ireland. read more
Appearing on the equally deranged Linda Harvey’s “Mission America” last weekend, anti-gay author and former Bush administration official Robert R. Reilly compared the fight for same-sex marriage to laws revoking citizenship of Jews in Nazi Germany
Behold, the forces of progress and socialism were caught napping as No voters in tomorrow's equal marriage referendum in the Irish Republic take to the streets in the latest protest apparel: the oven glove.
Ireland's media has ignored a Supreme Court ruling that both sides of the debate be given equal coverage.
If Ireland denies marriage equality at the polls, it could harm LGBT people everywhere. read more
Last December, the prestigious journal Science published a study that was really good news for marriage equality supporters. The study found that when canvassers spent 20 minutes talking to people, those people were more likely to be supporters of marriage equality. Moreover, that change of opinion was likely to be long-lasting. “A lot of time […]
With only a few days until the first-ever national referendum for marriage equality, now is the time to stand with Ireland.
ON MAY 22 nd Ireland could become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage by popular vote. If Irish voters pass the referendum measure, the country will join another 18 that grant full marriage equality. This would be a remarkably swift transition; homosexuality was only decriminalised in 1993. Show More Summary
Marriage equality vote generates the biggest human rights debate in Ireland's history.