Tag Archive | Gay Marriage

Nigeria: Court Charges People With Attendance At Gay Wedding

Nigeria: Court Charges People With Attendance At Gay Wedding

Yesterday, Monday 8 May, a Nigerian court charged fifty- four people with criminal conspiracy and illegal gathering, for attending an alleged gay wedding. Most of those being charged were not present in court, and the lawyer for the defence, Kimi Appah, said that the group had been celebrating a birthday in April, for one of […]

NI: ‘Gay Cake Case’ Ashers Bakery Appeal Judgment

NI: ‘Gay Cake Case’ Ashers Bakery Appeal Judgment

Ashers Baking Company, the ‘gay cake case’  bakery who refused to bake a cake with Bert & Ernie on it for a gay customer, go before the Court of Appeal in Belfast, for a two-day hearing on Wednesday and Thursday this week, in a bid to overturn a decision made last year, which found they […]

Ireland to See First Same-Sex Marriages Within Weeks

Ireland to See First Same-Sex Marriages Within Weeks

The Republic of Ireland will soon bear witness to the first same-sex marriages within a matter of weeks, as the Marriage Act 2015 finally comes into effect. Ireland’s new legislation, allowing same-sex marriage, will take effect from next Monday, November 16. Couples who already have a civil partnership, and wish to convert that into a […]

Australia: Poll Shows Coalition Isolated From Majority (69%) On Marriage Equality, 53% Support Among Coalition Voters

Australia: Poll Shows Coalition Isolated From Majority (69%) On Marriage Equality, 53% Support Among Coalition Voters

In Australia, marriage equality advocates have welcomed a new Fairfax/Ipsos marriage equality poll showing 69% support nationally, including 53% support among Coalition voters. Australian Marriage Equality national director, Rodney Croome, said, “This poll shows the Coalition’s decision to block a free vote has isolated it from the majority of Australians who value fairness, love, and […]

Saturday Sounds: Jennifer Hudson – I Still Love You [Gay Wedding Video]

Saturday Sounds: Jennifer Hudson – I Still Love You [Gay Wedding Video]

In this great video featuring a gay couple getting married, for Jennifer Hudson’s latest single, I Still Love You from her album JHUD, Jennifer, W Hotels, and Human Rights Campaign have teamed up to support marriage equality in the US. The video shows a father making a last-minute decision to attend his gay son’s wedding. […]

Luxembourg Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriage

Luxembourg Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriage

New Year’s Day saw the special celebration of Luxembourg’s first same-sex marriage ceremony, as Jean Paul Olinger and Henri Lorenzo Huber tied the knot in the small country, with thanks to a new marriage law that came into force on January 1. Olinger and Huber, both in their 60s, got married in the Town Hall of Differdange […]

Hundreds of Law Enforcement, Clergy and Businesses Sign To Support Florida Marriage Ban Challenge

Hundreds of Law Enforcement, Clergy and Businesses Sign To Support Florida Marriage Ban Challenge

In more than 25 unique amicus briefs that have been or will be submitted this week to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, scores of first responders, law enforcement officials, states, cities, faith leaders, and businesses urge the court to end Florida’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples.  The briefs show the depth and […]