Posts Tagged ‘gay marriage’

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 [...]

Reading Pride does not want gay marriage


Reading Pride does not want Gay Marriage – they, like live every other sector of the LGBT Community, want marriage equality.  After all, gay people don’t drive gay cars, eat gay lunches or drink gay tea.  Well not all of us anyway! Reading Pride has realeased the following statement: Following recent opposition by the Catholic [...]

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 [...]

Womans Institute offended by anti-gay marriage advert


The Womans Institute is now posied to cause a political stir again after it rejected an advert to be placed in its WI Life Magazine from the Coalition for Marriage which is leading an anti-gay marriage campaign against the governement’s plans to allow same-sex marriage. The magazine is distributed to the WI’s 210,000 members. The [...]

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 [...]

UK Catholic Church to call its members to oppose gay marriage this weekend


The UK Catholic Church will call on its members today to oppose the governments plans to legalise same sex marriage.  It is said that a letter to be distributed in churches calls on Catholics to reject the government’s “profoundly radical” plans. “We understand marriage to be a call to holiness for a husband and wife, [...]

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