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From TheJournal.ie Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate New Law

Both parents in some female same-sex relationships can now be named on a child's birth certificate

The bill became law today on the fourth anniversary of the marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate Cabinet

Cabinet approves law to allow some same-sex partners to both register as parents on baby's birth certificate

The move comes from government after years of campaigning for same-sex couples and LGBT advocates.

From TheJournal.ie Disney airs its first same-sex kiss Breaking New Ground This post contains videos

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

An episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil features same-sex couples kissing at a concert.

From TheJournal.ie Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart' Secret Life

Gay priest says hiding his sexuality is 'tearing him apart'

“I’m not unnatural, I’m not sub-human, I’m not any different to anyone else in society and I am an equal, but that’s not the reality.”

From TheJournal.ie Someone's launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage No

Someone's launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage

Gerry Walshe, an electrician from Clare, wants a judicial review.

From TheJournal.ie Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

From TheJournal.ie Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever' Real Family
An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

He couldn’t resist the opportunity to make a dad joke. Couldn’t resist.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style' Express Yourself

Referendum Commissioner says he wouldn't like to see posters regulated 'North Korean style'

The Commissioner is encouraging people to get out and vote tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum You Asked

The answers to your questions ahead of the same-sex marriage referendum

You asked and we got the referendum commissioner, Kevin Cross, to answer.

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said... Marriage Referendum
From TheJournal.ie Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No Marriage Referendum This post contains videos

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

Do you support same-sex marriage?

From TheJournal.ie "A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed Bravery

"A heartfelt heart-breaking story": Huge praise for Ursula Halligan's coming-out op-ed

The broadcaster is encouraging people to vote Yes in the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments Same-Sex Marriage

The Iona Institute have launched a new animated video to voice their 'No' arguments

The conservative group’s 2012 video ‘The Case for Man/Woman Marriage’ racked up over 100,000 views and was met with a scathing parody version.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning' Misleading

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

From TheJournal.ie We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage The Trip

We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage

Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.

From TheJournal.ie Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage Intervention

Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.

From TheJournal.ie 'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral Short Story
From TheJournal.ie Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything... Same-Sex
From TheJournal.ie "All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland The Marriage Ref

"All I wanted to do was fit in": Son of Mary McAleese on growing up gay in Ireland

McAleese – who is now a Ryanair executive – is campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote in next month’s same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum' Same-Sex

James Reilly: 'It is a misleading, bogus approach and reminds me of the divorce referendum'

The Minister for Children has come out strongly against the No side in the same-sex marriage referendum.

From TheJournal.ie 'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote Referendum

'Text people, Facebook people, use Twitter': Gerry Adams asks for a 'Yes' vote

The campaigning ahead of next month’s vote is in full swing.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate State Of The Nation

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't On The List
From TheJournal.ie Another legal muddle: Now the Irish language wording for the same-sex vote is being changed Focaled Up

Another legal muddle: Now the Irish language wording for the same-sex vote is being changed

“There’s probably a lesson to be learned from this, to be honest with you,” the Taoiseach said, confirming the move.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal mass goers walk out after priest criticises footballer's stance on gay marriage Referendum

Donegal mass goers walk out after priest criticises footballer's stance on gay marriage

The GAA star says the priest is entitled to his opinion but his name shouldn’t have been mentioned.

From TheJournal.ie This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea Unprecedented

This on-screen lesbian kiss has sparked a huge media storm in South Korea

Homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea – but it carries a significant social stigma, with few openly gay public figures.

From TheJournal.ie Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote Referendum

Church of Ireland won't be campaigning for same-sex marriage vote

The Church’s understanding of marriage remains that it is between a man and a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Browne almost fell off his chair laughing at this guy's take on marriage equality Family Values

Vincent Browne almost fell off his chair laughing at this guy's take on marriage equality

“We want family values, and we don’t want to see men and women getting married. And that’s the holy all of it.”

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex vote wording could be less cumbersome (that is to say, simpler) Marriage Ref

Same-sex vote wording could be less cumbersome (that is to say, simpler)

“Should same-sex marriage be legal in Ireland?” … That’s what we’re being asked — but the question itself is quite a bit longer. Why? Read on.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings I Do
From TheJournal.ie The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of Catholic Teaching

The Vatican has suggested it's ready to welcome gay people... sort of

A document released by the Vatican today asks if it can welcome gay people “without compromising Catholic doctrine on the family and matrimony”.

From TheJournal.ie Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill Panti Bliss

Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O'Neill

The term ‘homophobia’ refers to an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against gay people… So why it is not permissible to state that a group that actively campaigns against same-sex marriage is homophobic?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa Opinion

Column: Living for love, dying because of hate – the rising tide of homophobia in Africa

Jean-Claude Roger Mbebe died an untimely death last week, after his family allegedly prevented him from receiving necessary medical treatment. He had been previously been convicted of “homosexuality and attempted homosexuality” and imprisoned.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real Opinion

Column: Domestic abuse in same-sex relationships isn't talked about – but it's real

When my girlfriend became abusive I didn’t know what to do. I felt scared and alone – but I also felt that I had to be a representative for other gay people, and that admitting to what was happening would let others down.

From TheJournal.ie Government to make same-sex marriage decision next week Same-Sex Marriage

Government to make same-sex marriage decision next week

The Government will decide whether a referendum should be held after the Constitutional Convention recommended a change in the law.

From TheJournal.ie Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings Love And Marriage

Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings

One couple, who had been together 13 years, got married at 39,000 feet.

From TheJournal.ie Britain legalises gay marriage Britain

Britain legalises gay marriage

The legislation is now expected to receive official assent from Queen Elizabeth II later this week.

From TheJournal.ie Court ruling paves way for NI same sex couples to adopt Gay Rights

Court ruling paves way for NI same sex couples to adopt

A court has overturned a challenge by Minister Edwin Poots, who took issue with an earlier ruling to lift an adoption ban.

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