History of Anti-Gay Marriage

The topic of gay marriage has only recently become a widely-debated issue. Gay couples began to demand equal civil rights, including the right to the legal protections of marriage, in the early 1970s. But public comment against gay marriage didn’t begin until material moves toward legalizing the act were made. As a consequence, anti-gay marriage … Continue reading

One of the first Gay couples legally partnered in Ireland

Barry Dignam and Hugh Walsh, a couple for 17 years, are one of the first to become “civil partners” under the new Irish law that went into effect Jan. 1. They were the first couple to marry who had not sought an exemption to the three-month notice a couple must ordinarily give to the General … Continue reading