Civil Marriage

Civil Marriage in Lebanon: A User's Guide

Lucy Knight | Posted 26.04.2013 | UK
Lucy Knight

It's been several weeks now since Lebanon's President Sleiman tweeted his support of civil marriage in Lebanon (#civilmarriageleb). Politicians and Twitter, always fun. It was in response to the story that broke several days earlier of a couple who were on the verge of being the country's first ever union outside a religious setting.

It's the Parenting That Counts This Father's Day

Anne Marie Carrie | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK
Anne Marie Carrie

Listening to the arguments, I have become increasingly incensed by those who hold the opinion that a marriage between a man and woman automatically makes for the optimal situation in which to bring up children and parent.

An Open Letter to David Cameron on Civil Marriage and Civil Partnership Equality

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Politics
Peter G Tatchell

The Coalition for Marriage has amassed 559,000 signatures against same-sex marriage; many of whom signed in the false belief that the government was going to force religious institutions to marry same-sex couples. This issue is not about numbers. It's about principles.

Court Rules On Civil Partnership Break-Up For First Time

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

Judges in the Court of Appeal have ruled following the break up of a civil partnership for the first time. City high-flier Peter Lawrence was unhap...