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

May 23rd 2019, 1:57 PM 150,375 Views 134 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2018, 6:49 PM 13,810 Views 133 Comments

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

Disney airs its first same-sex kiss
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Disney airs its first same-sex kiss

Mar 1st 2017, 5:33 PM 20,289 Views 167 Comments

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

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

Nov 18th 2015, 8:57 AM 19,980 Views 158 Comments

“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.”

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

Sep 21st 2015, 10:50 PM 49,272 Views 199 Comments

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

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents
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Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

Aug 27th 2015, 9:09 AM 25,022 Views 175 Comments

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

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'
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Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'

Jul 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,003 Views 228 Comments

Because Russia.

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

May 22nd 2015, 3:06 PM 15,870 Views 3 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2015, 1:55 PM 8,505 Views 53 Comments

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

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

May 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,415 Views 99 Comments

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

We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...
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We asked every TD and Senator if they’re voting Yes or No. Here’s what they said...

May 17th 2015, 1:45 PM 62,385 Views 157 Comments

The majority are leaning one way.

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
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Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,483 Views 238 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

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

May 15th 2015, 2:37 PM 69,733 Views 273 Comments

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

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

May 7th 2015, 11:21 AM 22,082 Views 415 Comments

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.

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

May 4th 2015, 8:50 PM 21,444 Views 228 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2015, 7:02 AM 78,106 Views 184 Comments

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

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

May 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 17,636 Views 152 Comments

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

'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral
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'He’s grand but he’s an irritatin’ little pr*ck as well' - Roddy Doyle's post on marriage equality is going viral

Apr 30th 2015, 9:07 AM 33,920 Views 33 Comments

The author posted the short story on his Facebook page.

Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything...
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Marriage referendum posters are technically allowed to say anything...

Apr 21st 2015, 9:15 PM 26,766 Views 234 Comments

Do some cross a line?

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

Apr 18th 2015, 5:59 PM 49,307 Views 261 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 3:30 PM 13,548 Views 148 Comments

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

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

Apr 14th 2015, 12:30 PM 11,238 Views 117 Comments

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

Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate
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Sinn Féin weighs into the same-sex marriage debate

Apr 14th 2015, 9:00 AM 12,841 Views 113 Comments

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

Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't
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Have you registered to vote in the marriage referendum? This handsome hipster clearly hasn't

Apr 10th 2015, 11:40 AM 21,971 Views 104 Comments

Make your voice heard.

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

Mar 10th 2015, 9:46 PM 12,757 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2015, 6:41 PM 38,232 Views 91 Comments

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 8:05 AM 19,886 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:45 PM 12,990 Views 237 Comments

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 8:55 AM 64,045 Views 138 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2015, 9:15 AM 9,882 Views 42 Comments

“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.

Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings
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Pics: Scotland welcomes its first same-sex weddings

Dec 31st 2014, 10:57 AM 9,760 Views 81 Comments

Just lovely.

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

Oct 13th 2014, 10:57 PM 21,596 Views 82 Comments

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

Cheerios releases beautiful and heartwarming 'gay dad' ad
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# LGBT

Cheerios releases beautiful and heartwarming 'gay dad' ad

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:17 PM 4,324 Views 2 Comments

<3

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

Jan 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 1,211 Views 514 Comments

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?

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

Jan 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 76 Views 63 Comments

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.

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

Dec 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 542 Views 68 Comments

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.

Government to make same-sex marriage decision next week
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Government to make same-sex marriage decision next week

Oct 30th 2013, 12:56 PM 8,898 Views 166 Comments

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

Joy and celebration as New Zealand celebrates first same-sex weddings
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# Love And Marriage

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

Aug 19th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,847 Views 57 Comments

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

Britain legalises gay marriage
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Britain legalises gay marriage

Jul 17th 2013, 2:56 PM 6,421 Views 59 Comments

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

Court ruling paves way for NI same sex couples to adopt
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Court ruling paves way for NI same sex couples to adopt

Jun 27th 2013, 2:07 PM 4,009 Views 128 Comments

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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