Tag Archive | Equal Marriage

Liberia: Female Presidential Candidate Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Liberia: Female Presidential Candidate Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Macdella Cooper, the only female candidate in the presidential election in Libera, a country on the west coast of Africa with a population of 4 and a half million people, has indicated that she supports equal marriage, and that gays and lesbians should be allowed to practice their relationships without discrimination, according to allafrica.com. She […]

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

Australians Overseas May Vote If Registered With Overseas Address or Have ‘Trusted Person’

If you are an Australian living abroad, for instance in Ireland, but have registered an overseas address with the Electoral Roll, or can nominate a trusted person to vote on your behalf, or get a secure access code from the ABS, you will still be able to vote in the Australian marriage equality plebiscite, according […]

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

Australia: 20,000 at Sydney Gay Marriage Rally Ahead of Postal Vote Plebiscite

More than 20,000 people rallied in Sydney yesterday (Sunday 10th September) urging the legalization of same-sex marriage, days ahead of a contentious postal survey on the issue that has divided the country. Organizers said the gathering was Australia’s largest gay rights demonstration, as a diverse range of people, clad in rainbow colours, converged on the […]

Australia: Only 11 Days To Ensure A Yes Vote In Marriage Equality Plebiscite

Australia: Only 11 Days To Ensure A Yes Vote In Marriage Equality Plebiscite

The Equality Campaign in Australia want to let their supporters know that the time to act, and mobilise people to vote YES in the postal plebiscite on marriage equality, is now, and there are only 11 days to do it. They also need the funding to run their ads to get to people they don’t […]

Australia: Vote ‘Yes’ campaign full steam ahead after High Court marriage equality outcome

Australia: Vote ‘Yes’ campaign full steam ahead after High Court marriage equality outcome

The Australian marriage equality plebiscite is due to begin on September 12, after the Australian High Court yesterday (September 7) ruled in favour of the Australian Government, in the Human Rights Law Centre’s challenge against the postal vote. Anna Brown, Director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre, representing Australian Marriage Equality, and Senator […]

Australia: The Equality Campaign’s Legal Challenge To Plebiscite

Australia: The Equality Campaign’s Legal Challenge To Plebiscite

Over the next two days, the High Court in Australia will hear The Equality Campaign’s legal challenge to the government’s postal plebiscite on marriage equality. While they await the results, The Equality Campaign are still moving full speed ahead, with preparations to achieve a resounding YES in the postal vote, if it goes ahead, and […]

Romania: Proposed referendum to rule out same-sex marriage

Romania: Proposed referendum to rule out same-sex marriage

Romania’s ruling Social Democrats hope to organise a referendum this autumn to restrict the constitutional definition of family, which would effectively rule out the possibility of legalising same-sex marriage, party leader Liviu Dragnea said on Saturday. The plan for a referendum came about after the Coalition for the Family, a civil society group, collected 3 […]