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1,201,607

On 22nd May 2015, Ireland voted to allow same-sex couples to get married in a referendum on an amendment to Bunreacht na hÉireann. 1,201,607 people voted to amend the Constitution. 99 more words

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GLEN: "One Year On - 412 Lesbian and Gay Couples Married, Now Let's Resolve the Remaining Challenges"‏

“This weekend last year was an extraordinary and joyful weekend for LGBT people, their families and indeed all of Ireland, when with great generosity, Irish people voted that their lesbian and gay children, brothers and sisters, family members, friends and community members should be equal citizens and equal in our Constitution for the very first time” said GLEN co-chair Kieran Rose. 351 more words

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Australia: AME welcomes new Human Rights Commissioner, Ed Santow

Australian Marriage Equality (AME) has welcomed the appointment of Mr Ed Santow as the Australian Human Rights Commissioner.

“No one in Australia is more qualified than Ed Santow to take on the role of Human Rights Commissioner, or will bring more experience and skill to that role,” Australian Marriage Equality National Director Rodney Croome said. 82 more words

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No Plebiscite! Not in my name.

$160 million dollars for a marriage equality plebiscite? You have to be fucking kidding me?! That is how much the Australian Liberal government has set aside for the plebiscite in this weeks budget. 669 more words

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Fundamentally Unfair

Look at the facts of the world. You see a continual and progressive triumph of the right. I do not pretend to understand the moral universe, the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways. 894 more words

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Australia: Gay Couple's Daughter Urges Turnbull To Drop Plebiscite

A young Melbourne woman raised by a same-sex couple has written to Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, urging him to drop plans for a plebiscite on marriage equality and allow a free vote in Parliament instead. 307 more words

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The equalization of a marriage

I’m hearing and reading less of the “women can have it all” idea and I’m hoping it’s dead. I hope it’s dead because it’s not true: women will never have it all. 465 more words

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