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Spain’s Interior Minister says gay marriage threatens the “survival of species”


Spain’s Interior Minister, Jorge Fernandez Diaz may have a catchy sounding name but he’s become the latest official within Europe to say something publicly against marriage equality for LGBT couples.  His argument is that if gay people get married, it would put the “survival of the species” at risk. Diaz said this absurdity during a [...]

Clegg slams gay marriage free vote


Lib Dem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has hit out at the recent announcement that Tory MPs will be allowed a free vote with regards to gay marriage – a move made to avoid a rebellion from Tory MP’s and ministers who are opposed to it. Mr Clegg said “We are not asking [...]

Ben & Jerry’s renames flavour in support of UK Gay Marriage


Popular Ice-cream maker, Ben & Jerry’s, has demonstrated it’s support of gay marriage by renaming flavour ‘Oh My! Apple Pie!” as “Apple-y ever after” ahead of plans to legalise same-sex marriage here in the UK. They have partnered with Equality Charity Stonewall as part of its campaign and has unveiled a webpage which allows people [...]

Australian politician’s gay brother responds to gay attack advert


BOB Katter’s gay half-brother has launched an angry and very public attack on an ad released by his sibling’s political party, calling it “homophobic”, “unchristian”, “pathetic” and “grubby”. Carl Katter used Twitetr following the broadcast of the Katter’s Australian Party advert which attacked Queenland Liberal National Party leader Campbell Newman for backing gay marriage. “They [...]

Saint Petersburg anti-gay law signed in


The governor of Saint Petersburg in Russia, has now signed the controversial new law against homosexual propaganda, in defiance of protests that it discriminates against gays. Georgy Poltavchenko signed the law – which promises fines for anyone found to have spread gay propaganda among minors – after it was adopted by the local legislature. Homosexuality [...]

Poll says UK Voters in favour of gay marriage


A new poll that was commissioned by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that more people support the government’s plan to introduce same sex marriage than are opposed to it. The ICM Research Survey discovered that 45% of those asked were in favour of same sex marriage whilst only 36% were against.  The rest of the [...]

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