A GAY man won a landmark pensions battle at Britain’s highest court yesterday granting his husband the same pension rights as a heterosexual partner in the event of his death.
John Walker, 66, said he was “thrilled” after Supreme Court justices ruled unanimously in...
Thursday 13th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Sam Stosur hinted yesterday that players could refuse to compete on Margaret Court Arena at next year’s Australian Open after Court’s latest comments about gay marriage.
Court, a 24-time grand slam singles champion turned Christian pastor, has long voiced her opposition to...
Wednesday 31st May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
US REPUBLICAN officials gave short shrift on Monday to an emotional plea from lesbian delegate Rachel Huff for the party to end its opposition to same-sex marriage.
Delegates who gathered to shape their party platform in Cleveland also refused to reverse their opposition to transgender...
Wednesday 13th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
by Our Foreign Desk
THE world’s major cities were painted all the colours of the rainbow at the weekend as millions of people marched in gay pride parades.
The rallies were buoyed by the decision of the US Supreme Court on Friday — if only by a vote of five...
Monday 29th Jun 2015
The equality gains of past decades are now gravely threatened by the election of a majority Conservative government, explains PETER PURTON
Thursday 25th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
Belfast demo seeks equality for LGBT people
Monday 15th Jun 2015
SINGER and actress Bronagh Gallagher has called for same-sex marriage to be legalised in Northern Ireland ahead of her performance at a Belfast marriage equality rally on Saturday.
Ms Gallagher will be supported on stage by Quire, a 30-strong choir of LGBT singers.
The rally in...
Friday 12th Jun 2015
The Irish people’s full emancipation after centuries of Church despotism is a step nearer, says Ruairi Creaney
Thursday 4th Jun 2015
Catholic church admits soul-searching will be needed as referendum shows changed views
Monday 25th May 2015
by Alana MacAskill
EXCITEMENT and controversy built yesterday on the eve of Ireland’s historic referendum on same-sex marriage.
It asks voters to support or reject a new clause in the 78-year-old Irish constitution reading: “Marriage may be contracted in...
Friday 22nd May 2015