Category Archives: Gay Rights

First gay marriages in Ireland

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 16 November 2015) Frances Fitzgerald, the Irish Minister of Justice, today ratified the official entry into force of same-sex marriage. The first marriages simply occurred without any celebration – and here is why. Below is a video of the parliamentarian vote of 22 October 2015, almost unanimously confirming the bill that…
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Struggle about gay marriage in Northern Ireland

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 16 November 2015) Two gay men who had gotten married in England last year and are now living in Northern Ireland are suing the government for degradation because their marriage has no value in Northern Ireland, which is the only part of the UK that has not legalized same-sex marriage yet.…
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Four decades of gay archives offered to the University of Minnesota

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of October 29, 2015) The legal fight about gay marriage in the USA started in 1972 when the Supreme Court rejected the demand for a marriage license by Michael McConnell and Jack Baker (case Baker vs. Nelson). Fourty-three years later, the highest US court legalized same-sex marriage for the whole country. On…
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