Tag : gay marriage

Opposite-Sex Couples Are Not The Victims In This Civil Partnership Ruling

3 months ago / 0 comments

This week, the UK government announced that opposite-sex couples will be allowed to obtain a civil partnership. Civil partnerships were not only reserved for same-sex couples prior to the same-sex marriage ruling in 2013 but created for them as an alternative to marriage. The legislation follows a June Supreme Court … Read More

TV | Modern Family – Will season five be the last?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Modern Family returns with its 5th season, and as expected the show did not let us down. The season premiered with the announcement of legalisation of gay marriage, and the plot becomes driven by Cam and Mitchell’s plans of finally tying the knot. This as a lovely touch to the … Read More

Leeds Student meets Matthew Todd, Editor of Attitude magazine

6 years ago / 0 comments

For the first in our series of interviews celebrating LGBT History Month, Lucas Scherdel spoke to the Editor of the UK’s largest gay publication about the equal marriage bill, religion and homophobia. On 5 February, the day that MPs are to vote on the equal marriage bill, I arrive at … Read More

Students lobby local MP on gay marriage

6 years ago / 0 comments

Whilst the majority of MPs voted in favour of equal marriage, nearly half of the Conservative Party and a handful of Labour and LibDem MPs failed to support the Bill, including local MP Greg Mulholland. Angered by his position, students from both Leeds and Leeds Met Universities braved blizzard conditions … Read More

Homosexual Sex Ed: The Opposite of “a bad idea”

6 years ago / 0 comments

Any decent human being would have been completely shocked by Tory MP, David Davies’ vulgar comments about gay marriage in a recent Guardian interview. With painful statements such as “I just worry that children are going to be taught that heterosexuality isn’t necessarily the norm” and that gay or bisexual … Read More