Category Archives: Family

Ireland: Children of Same-sex Couples May Carry Both Parental Names

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 8 November 2019) Earlier this week, the Irish Minister of Health signed a bill allowing same-sex couples to register the names of both parents in their children’s birth certificates. The new rules will come into force on 5 May 2020, five years after the referendum that introduced marriage for everyone in…
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First Gay Marriages in Ecuador

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 31 July 2019) Since 18 July 2019, same-sex marriage has been legal in Ecuador. On this day, Alexandra Chávez and Michelle Avilés were married as the first lesbian couple in Ecuador. A week later, on 25 July, Giovanni Vareles and Boris Álvarez were married as the first gay couple in Ecuador.…
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