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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Almost 2000 homosexual marriages in three months in Taiwan – but many divorces as well

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of 11 October 2019) From the entry into force of same-sex marriage in Taiwan on 24 May 2019 until the end of August 2019, around 1827 same-sex couples got married, and 34 have already divorced or are in the progress of divorcing. While male and female couples have about the same probability [...]

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