Singapore has annulled the marriage of a transgender woman and her partner, in a case that has sparked accusations of discrimination against the LGBT community. 328 more words
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Same-sex marriage is now legal in Malta, following a vote in parliament which was almost unanimous, yesterday, Wednesday 12 June.
Following snap elections in June 2017, the government said that legislation for same-sex marriage would be its first priority. 58 more words
Another European domino falls.
In a move which has surprised many, Germany has held a snap vote which has approved same-sex marriage and adoption.
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, whose Christian Democrat Party (CDU) is in a coalition with the Social Democrat Party (SPD), has previously been strenuously against equal marriage on the grounds of “children’s welfare” and admitted to having a “hard time” with the issue. 433 more words
One point of agreement between myself and ‘mainstream’ feminism is that emotional labour is a real thing.
From my daily interactions with friends and family, it’s very clear that there are people who take initiative to facilitate the smooth running of gatherings and shared meals, people who think about what their friends and other halves might need or want in the short-term and execute that before they need to be asked, people who are aware of their surroundings and the other people around them and adjust their behaviour accordingly (moderate tone of voice on the train, moderate language in front of children, make themselves small so that others can get off the tube) – and there are people who don’t. 1,578 more words
It was good to be back home on Sunday.
It felt good to walk back into my cathedral, into a place that has become very much my home, and to be asked the questions that I have always been asked when I’ve returned to it from Synods and for my answer, this time, to be, “Yes.” 274 more words