Tag Archives: Pink

2010-09-16: Call for civil marriage legislation

Gay rights campaigners have called on the Government to legislate for civil marriage for same-sex couples following an Irish Times /Behaviour & Attitudes poll which showed a large majority of people in support of such a move. Continue reading

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2010-09-15: 67% support gay marriage, 91% support civil partnership, only 38% oppose same-gender couples adoptions (46% support)

A poll suggests strong support for gay marriage (67%), a significant majority (60 per cent) also believe civil partnerships for gay couples will not undermine the institution of marriage. A large majority (91 per cent) also say they would not think less of a person if they revealed they were gay or lesbian.These numbers are consistently high across most age groups, as well as in urban and rural areas.People are divided, however, on whether gay couples should be allowed to adopt children. Some 46 per cent support such a move, while more than a third (38 per cent) are opposed. Continue reading

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Gay Dads: a celebration of fatherhood

Based on a thorough review of the literature, as well as interviews with a pioneering group of men who in the 1980’s chose to become fathers outside the boundaries of a heterosexual union. (Foster care, adoption, kinship) Continue reading

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What is family? Online TV AnLár.ie asked us

Online TV AnLár asked us to answer 5 questions, to illustrate the theme of this year’s Pride: “We are family too.” So we had a go at it. [spoilergroup][spoiler intro=”What does it take to be ‘family’?”] Friends are people you … Continue reading

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OpenFM 89.9 – Open Mouth – 23/06 – 8pm to 10pm – LGBT Adoption theme

Daily show: http://www.openfm.ie/openmouth Tonight the discussion should be around LGBT adoption. Listen live: http://www.openfm.ie/listen_live We have been invited on the panel, and I, Noël, will represent the group as our usual spokesperson, Andrew, is not available.

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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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Same-sex marriage or partnership and adoption: debate for Ireland

The purpose of this study was to examine the social and political debate surrounding the issue of same-sex marriage or partnership and adoption in Ireland and to identify
how opposing sides of the debate use values to frame the issue. Download for free Continue reading

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Family tree cool tool: GenoPro Beta

I was looking for a tool to create a family tree. And most of them were either scams, freeware for 7 days before you need to register, or malware of sort. And because most of them are coming from America, … Continue reading

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Gay men choosing parenthood

Based on a thorough review of the literature, as well as interviews with a pioneering group of men who in the 1980’s chose to become fathers outside the boundaries of a heterosexual union. (Foster care, adoption, kinship) Continue reading

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