Ahead of the anticipated Civil Marriage Equality Referendum in spring 2015, BeLonG To – Ireland’s national LGBT Youth Organisation – today launches an online campaign encouraging all young adults – from 18-25 - to register to vote as part of the YES EQUALITY voter registration drive.
Same-sex marriages from New York are to be recognised as Irish civil partnerships, following an order today from Justice Minister Alan Shatter.
They are a family of four living abroad due to U.S immigration laws and costs. One of them is a U.S citizen Mary and her fiancée Lorraine is an Irish citizen.
Fine Gael has approved a motion calling on the Government to prioritise consideration of same-sex marriage.
BeLonG To, Ireland’s national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender young people has launched a campaign to encourage all young adults – aged 18-25 to register to vote.
The state broadcaster, RTE, has paid damages to traditionalists after a gay activist on TV accused them of homophobia.
As Church of Ireland members, who are lesbian, gay or bisexual, we were not consulted as the Bishop of Down and Dromore and Archbishop of Dublin drafted the resolutions on sexuality before General Synod this week..
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said he does not envisage any roadblocks to a referendum on same-sex marriage.
Norwegian Christian organisation Åpen Folkekirke believes Ireland’s approval of same-sex marriage is a clear call to the Norwegian Church.
A cross-denominational religious group campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has distributed 20,000 pamphlets to over 100 churches throughout the country.