Category Archives: Global: Marriage and Family

Global Marriage and Family Issues

Japanese court says adultery OK if it’s for business purpose

‘Star Trek’ actor Patrick Stewart sides with Christian bakers in gay cake flap

Gay marriage is not about gay marriage

Ruling makes Guam first US territory to legalize same-sex marriage

Sex trafficking and forced marriages flourish under China’s one-child policy

Scots Govt accused of ‘bribing’ parents over Named Person

RC Archbishop: Named Person plans ‘interfere in family life’

Named person could target parents on ‘spirituality’

I was raised by a transsexual: Celebrating it is ‘insensitive’

Gay marriage to be debated by Belfast City Council

Patrick Stewart backs bakery after ‘gay cake’ court battle

Pressure grows for gay marriage in Germany

Ireland: A country without a conscience?

Pope Francis upholds link between Catholic pro-life and social teachings

Australian Opposition Party proposes same-sex marriage bill

Confidential meeting seeks to sway synod to accept same-sex unions

How same-sex marriage won out in Ireland

Ireland’s historic decision may be ironic, but it is hardly surprising

The gay rights revolution in Ireland

“It wasn’t the gays who trashed marriage in Ireland”

Canadian Catholic church sued for not letting boy use girl’s bathroom

Same-sex marriage for Church of Scotland ministers? – not just yet

Conscience and cake

Ireland votes in referendum on same-sex marriage

Ireland’s gay marriage referendum a sign of Roman Catholic decline

Ashers ‘deeply disappointed’ after losing court case

Ashers owners speak out for first time about ruling

‘Gay marriage would be fatal for our freedoms’

Irish voters to decide whether to ‘expand’ marriage to include same-sex couples

Ireland, look to America’s cautionary tale on gay marriage

Christian-run bakery ‘unlawfully discriminated’ against gay man for refusing to make ‘gay cake’

(Not) supporting gay marriage at the cake counter: Lee v Ashers Bakery

US Christians ‘bankrolling’ no campaign in Ireland’s gay marriage referendum

Chastened Church leaders take back seat in Irish gay marriage vote

Update – schools, scriptures, banning of books and sexual orthodoxy

‘New Irish’ Christians mobilise to vote no to gay marriage

Ireland could be first nation to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote

Luxembourg premier is first E.U. leader to marry same-sex partner

Irish PM says country must seize opportunity to approve gay marriage

Buying sex won’t be outlawed in Scots’ human trafficking Bill

Addiction to ‘virtual reality porn’ distorting young minds

Minister U-turns on marriage after pressure from gay group

Sex-ed controversy exposes how different religions, cultures fit into Ontario’s mainstream: Cohn

Green Party of England leader ‘open’ to polyamorous marriage

Same-sex unions and the European Court of Human Rights

Ukip offers Christians who object to gay marriage special legal protection

ROI woman found not guilty of assisted suicide

‘My father was gay and I oppose gay marriage’

‘Gay marriage denies the rights of children’

Tory candidate calls same-sex marriage opponents ‘bigots’

UK has ‘laissez faire’ attitude to affairs, claims adultery site

A warning from Canada: Same-sex marriage erodes fundamental rights

Fourth attempt to redefine marriage at Stormont

Religions unite against referendum

Evangelical critics of same-sex marriage and women bishops meet in London to discuss schism

Nigeria’s Boko Haram abducted 2,000 women and girls: report

Guam attorney general orders same-sex marriage to move forward

Force schools to endorse gay relationships, says NUT

Pope Francis: “Children are never a mistake”

Sex education in Europe turns to urging more births

Guam rejects same-sex couple’s marriage license application

Customers flock to Ashers in show of support for bakery

QC defends Ashers’ actions in final day of Belfast trial

Watch: Ashers’ Daniel McArthur speaks to thousands

Baking liberty of conscience into the cake

Are those porn stars enjoying their jobs? The sex questions children aged 11 will be asked in government-backed lessons