New Zealand Passes Same Sex Marriage Bill

New Zealand’s same-sex marriage legislation has gone through its final stage and the forward thinking nation will now be the 13th state in the world to recognise same sex marriage and the first in the pacific Asia region. Sadly, Australian PM Julia Gillard wasted no time in asserting that NZ’s nextdoor neighbour would not be […]

Same Sex Marriage One Step Closer in France

The French Senate has given its approval to a bill that would allow same-sex couples the right to marry and adopt. “This law will allow gay people to no longer be clandestine in their families and in the Republic,” Family Minister Dominique Bertinotti said in the Senate on Friday. AP reports the bill will formally become law […]

Marriage? Yes but not for Me

Author Narvel Annable writes about his feelings re-same-sex marriage: I’ll never get married but I’ll fight for the rights of other gay people to be wed Responding to the Derby Telegraph Soapbox, December 31st, Let’s hope for same-sex marriage progress in 2013, I received a letter from John.  It was challenging, thoughtful and a well constructed argument around […]

Same Sex Marriage? So What's New

There’s nothing new about same-sex marriage, according to The LGBT Excellence Centre in Wales. Egyptians, Mesopotanians, Greeks and Romans all has some kind of same-sex ceremonies, barren woman in African tribes married other women, North American native men were accepted as brides as well as a host of other arrangements in other parts of the […]