Tag: Gay Marriage
Global Pride as US legalises gay marriage
As major cities began preparing their Pride celebrations, the US Supreme Court made history by legalising same-sex marriage across the country. What does it mean for the gay rights movement?
Ireland poised to vote ‘yes’ to gay marriage
Tomorrow, Ireland could become the first country to approve gay marriage in a country-wide referendum. How important is legislation in the struggle for LGBT rights?
British politics in turmoil over Tory civil war
Tory MPs, fresh from a fight with their leader over Britain’s EU membership, are voting against measures to allow same-sex couples to marry. Destructive or principled?
Conservatives at war over gay marriage
As the debate on legalising same-sex marriage approaches, over half of Tory MPs look set to vote against their leader. Are modern and traditional conservatives heading for divorce?
Church of England fights gay marriage proposal
Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give gay couples the right to marry but the Anglican Church disagrees. Bishops say the whole institution of marriage is under threat.
‘Iconic’ comic book superhero to come out as gay
Is Batman gay? Superman? Aquaman? The internet is bursting with rumours. The cause: an announcement by DC Comics that one of its main characters will soon come out of the closet.
Cardinal provokes fury with gay marriage attack
By describing gay marriage as an ‘aberration’, Cardinal Keith O’Brien has brought new ammunition to a raging culture war. But who has the right to define an institution?
No gay unions here, says Church of England
In the UK, same-sex civil partnerships can now be held in places of worship for the first time – but the Church of England isn’t playing ball. What does the future hold for gay marriage?
Beatle McCartney backs marriage (again)
Tying, untying and then retying the knot all over again has become commonplace for showbusiness stars. What's the enduring appeal of marriage, to make them do it again and again?