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Australia: Tasmanian Commissioner for Children Welcomes Support for Equal Marriage

Tasmania’s Commissioner for Children issued a statement last week, after Tasmania’s parliament endorsed marriage equality. It stated:

“The Commissioner for Children has today welcomed the message of support from Tasmania’s Parliament to Canberra, on the issue of marriage equality. 337 more words


Australia: Hodgman Sends Message To Canberra That Tasmanians Want Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality advocates have hailed Wednesday night’s overwhelming vote for marriage equality in the Tasmanian Parliament, saying it sends a strong message to federal MPs to support the reform. 334 more words


Marriage Act: Reg.Details & Listings For LGBT Couples Who Wish To Get Married In Ireland

Mark the date! Start getting your documents together.

From today, all same-sex couples are able to give notice of their intention to marry. The extra good news is that if you have tied the knot in another country, your marriage will automatically be recognised from today’s date. 983 more words


Irish Equal Marriage Commencement Ceremony Held in Dublin

The commencement orders for the Marriage Act and related legislation were signed yesterday evening at 5pm in George’s Hall, Dublin Castle, by the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald TD and Tánaiste Joan Burton TD. 291 more words


Long Live the Queen

Conor Horgan’s new documentary The Queen of Ireland is intimate enough to get to know Panti and her male alias Rory O’Neill as friends, and reverential enough to get to respect them as national treasures. 728 more words
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Ireland to See First Same-Sex Marriages Within Weeks

The Republic of Ireland will soon bear witness to the first same-sex marriages within a matter of weeks, as the Marriage Act 2015 finally comes into effect. 117 more words


Church of England: not hung up on sex but struggling for its soul

Canon Jeremy Pemberton has lost his case at an employment tribunal following the removal of his permission to officiate because he had entered into a same-sex marriage.  396 more words

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