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First Same-Sex Marriage Takes Place in Ireland

Sharni Edwards, from Brighton and Robyn Peoples, from Belfast, will be the first same-sex, lesbian couple in Northern Ireland to get married next week. A senior care worker and waiter will make history next week when they become the first same-sex couple to be married in Northern Ireland. Robyn Peoples from Belfast and Sharni Edwards, who is originally from Brighton, will tie the knot on Tuesday. The wedding will take

She Changed Her Mind About Marriage Equality

CDU President and Federal Defense Minister Annegret Crump Carrenbauer, who announced in 2015 that she was against marriage equality, has changed his mind. Carrenbauer said at an event organized by the Gay Association initiative as part of the CDU: “Getting married is not a problem for me and everyone. Everyone was married and legally accepted. Now it’s done. In this case, a bath joke against homosexuals made by Carrenbauer in

Taiwan is The First Asian Country to Legalize Gay Marriage

The Taiwanese parliament has accepted the legalization of same-sex marriages, and Taiwan was the first Asian country to take this step. In 2017, the country’s constitutional court ruled that gay couples had the right to marry and gave Parliament two years to make this decision. After discussing three different bills to legalize gay associations in Parliament before the end of May 24, the government’s most advanced bill has been submitted

One of the 14 Marriages in Germany was Gay Marriage

Since October 2017, when gay marriage was legalized, 33,000 gay couples were married in Germany at the end of 2018. One in every 14 marriages in the country took place between gay couples. The German statistical authority announced that in the 15 months from October 1, 2017 until the end of 2018, when marriage between homosexual couples was legalized in Germany, approximately 33,000 homosexual couples were married. One of the

Australia votes in favor of marriage equality

Australia has voted to bring marriage equality Down Under with 61.6% of the vote. While the survey itself is not legally binding, Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has vowed the momentum of a YES vote would cause a bill to legalize marriage equality to “sail through” parliament, with a goal of passing marriage equality by the end of the year. Speaking after the result, Turnbull said it had been an

Gay Marriage in Malta becomes law of land next Friday

MALTA — Last month, Malta’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to advance a marriage equality bill after the third and final debate on the issue. Malta will become the 23rd country with marriage equality and gay couples can start marrying as of next Friday, when all provisions of the amended Marriage law come into force. The Times of Malta reported that Parliament approved by an overwhelming majority the changes proposed by the

Marriage equality moves forward in Germany

BERLIN — Today, the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany’s parliament, voted to make marriage equality the law of the land. Once the legislation is approved by Bundesrat, the upper house, – which is expected to be a formality – and signed into law by the president, Germany will become the 22nd country to secure full marriage equality for same-sex couples. The vote came days after Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled

Northern Ireland Marriage Equality launches large scale social media campaign

NORTHERN IRELAND — The YesEquality Northern Ireland Marriage Equality campaign launched a large scale social media campaign action today. The campaign is primarily supported by Northern Ireland based The Gay Say, LGBT Rights NI and the international anti-homophobia and suicide prevention group Stop-Homophobia.com. The campaign has amassed huge amounts of support from individuals, celebrities, activist groups, charities, campaigners and businesses located across NI and throughout the world. The social media

Facebook 2015 Year In Review, The 10 Events of The Year In A Video

The refugee crisis. The massacre of Charlie Hebdo and the attacks of a month ago in Paris. The earthquake in Nepal and the crisis in Greece. But also the victory of gay marriage in various parts of the world, including Ireland and the United States. 2015 is ending and Facebook draws conclusions in a video with a high rate of emotion, with the most commented and shared events of the