Tag Archive | Gareth Lee

NI: Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case – UTV Rounds Up Day 1

NI: Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case – UTV Rounds Up Day 1

UTV Live reports on the first day of the Supreme Court hearing for Ashers Baking Company in Belfast. The case involved Ashers Bakery refusing to bake a cake for gay man, Gareth Lee, citing their religious beliefs as grounds for refusal. The appeals court ruled that the bakery had discriminated against Lee on the basis […]

Equality Commission NI Welcomes Court Ruling On Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case

Equality Commission NI Welcomes Court Ruling On Ashers Bakery Gay Cake Case

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has welcomed the judgment given today in Northern Ireland Court of Appeal in Belfast in the case of Lee v Ashers Bakery. The case involved Ashers Bakery refusing to bake a cake for gay man, Gareth Lee, citing their religious beliefs as grounds for refusal. The court ruled that […]

NI: Judgment Reserved In Gareth Lee’s Cake Case

NI: Judgment Reserved In Gareth Lee’s Cake Case

The case taken by Gareth Lee against Asher’s Bakery in Northern Ireland has concluded, but judgment has been reserved, and no date has been given for when we might expect the judgment to be announced. The case, supported by the Equality Commission Northern Ireland, was taken when Asher’s Bakery refused to bake a cake for […]

NI: Equality Commission Threaten Legal Action Against Bakery

NI: Equality Commission Threaten Legal Action Against Bakery

In an ongoing saga that saw a bakery in Northern Ireland refuse to cater to a gay rights activist, the Equality Commission has now threatened legal action. The activist, Gareth Lee, from Omagh, requested a cake to be baked with the words “Support Gay Marriage” on it, above a picture of Bert & Ernie, of […]