Monthly Archives: May 2010

We are family too: why not make a film of it?

Dublin Pride Film Shorts Competition. The competition, now in its second year, is back with a bang with the winners being announced at a glitzy awards ceremony held in Dublin City Centre. The winning short will also be screened at … Continue reading

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South Africa allows pink adoptions

http://www.adoption.state.gov/country/south%20africa.html Who can adopt: RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: None specified. AGE REQUIREMENTS: The adoptive parent(s) must be over the age of 18. MARRIAGE REQUIREMENTS: None. Both married couples and partners in a life partnership (including same-sex partners) can jointly adopt a child … Continue reading

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Young Fine Gael president is wrong about adoption and marriage

Check out http://www.examiner.ie/opinion/letters/partners-bill-does-not-require-a-referendum-119366.html, where Barry Walsh (http://www.yfg.ie/walsh.php), president of Young Fine Gael, states that a referendum is needed to allow adoption by gay couples, or gay couples to marry. He is 100% wrong: the constitution does not define adoption, and … Continue reading

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Midweek TV3: feature on adoption (including pink adoptions)

Midweek TV3: feature on adoption (including pink adoptions) Today at 10pm. This week Midweek looks at adoption. Since 1952, more than 42,000 people in Ireland have been adopted. And will gay adoption ever be legal in Ireland? The video will … Continue reading

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