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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Two-time Olympic Athletics Champion Kerron Clement Steps out of the Closet

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of October 16, 2019) American athlete Kerron Clement used the International Coming-Out Day on October 11, 2019 to come out as gay. This means, he waited until his 33rd birthday to reveal his homosexuality in an interview with Out magazine. This is the first time a top male athlete has admitted to [...]

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Gareth Thomas: Openly HIV-positive and a Fighter Against Stigmatization

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 18 September 2019) Ten years after his coming-out, former rugby player Gareth Thomas revealed his HIV status on 14 September 2019. The former Welsh national rugby player, who ended his career in 2011, is the first British top athlete to come out as HIV-positive. He was also the first British national [...]

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