25 September 2012
Video: Hugh Grant comes @Out4Marriage and says ‘love is the same for everyone’
Hugh Grant, star of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually, About a Boy and the Bridget Jones films, has recorded a video in support of the Out4Marriage campaign to make same-sex marriage legal in the UK.
20 September 2012
Video: Culture Secretary Maria Miller comes @Out4Marriage and defends record
The new Culture Secretary Maria Miller has once again signalled her full backing to the coalition’s policy on equal marriage by recording a video for the Out4Marriage campaign.
12 September 2012
London Assembly passes motion in support of equal marriage
The London Assembly has become the latest local body in England to throw its weight behind the government’s plan to legalise civil marriage for same-sex couples.
23 August 2012
Bishop of Buckingham: ‘Church should get its head around gay relationships and be @Out4Marriage’
The Bishop of Buckingham has become the most senior member of the Church of England to join the Out4Marriage campaign to introduce equal same-sex marriage in the UK.
20 August 2012
Poll suggests churchgoers less likely to vote Tory in light of PM’s support for marriage equality
A new poll suggests that many churchgoers in the UK are increasingly unlikely to vote Tory owing to David Cameron's promise to legalise marriage equality prior to the next election.
20 August 2012
Video: Boris Johnson comes @Out4Marriage and says marriage is a ‘happy state’
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has become the most high-profile Tory in the country to release a video message in support of the global campaign for equal marriage.
17 August 2012
Pressure piles on Boris over @Out4Marriage video promise
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is facing renewed calls to honour a commitment to record an Out4Marriage video after London Assembly Member Tom Copley submitted a formal question.
12 August 2012
Equalities Office to look into Boris Johnson’s @Out4Marriage video pledge
After months of failing to produce a video in support of the Out4Marriage campaign, London Mayor Boris Johnson’s inaction is now being looked into by the UK Government’s Equalities Office.
12 August 2012
Australia: Premiers of South Australia and Tasmania promise same-sex marriage
The premiers of South Australia and Tasmania say that they will legislate to introduce same-sex marriage regardless of what Australian federal prime minister Julia Gillard or parliament does.
5 August 2012
Catholic Bishop: Government should make incest legal if it really believes in equality
A senior Catholic Bishop in Scotland has stunned equal rights campaigners by suggesting that if the Scottish Government truly believed in equality it would make incest and polygamy legal.
26 July 2012
Video: Dan Savage says marriage is already ‘about love, not gender’
Author, columnist and founder of the 'It Gets Better Project' Dan Savage has rejected arguments that gay people are seeking to 'redefine marriage', saying it has already effectively gender-neutral.
25 July 2012
Anti-abortion activists say David Cameron will ‘pay’ for same-sex marriage policy
Following Prime Minister David Cameron's speech reaffirming his commitment to allowing gay couples to marry, anti-abortion activists the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (Spuc) says he will get punished at the general election for his pro-equality stance.
23 July 2012
Video: Dean of St Albans believes God ‘is Out4Marriage too’
Dr Jeffrey John, the gay Dean of St Albans, has said God would be in favour of government plans to allow gay couples to marry and said the Church of England's opposition "doesn't deserve to be listened to".
16 July 2012
Video: Equal marriage film seeks votes for national awards
Makers of the equal marriage short film Homecoming, which was released earlier this year to support government plans to legalise gay marriages in England and Wales, are appealing for help promoting the film to show in cinemas nationwide.
1 July 2012
Irish Deputy Prime Minister: ‘Gay marriage is the civil rights issue of this generation’
The Deputy Prime Minister (Tanaiste) of Ireland, Eamon Gilmore, has told Dublin Pride that the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples the same rights to marry as opposite sex couples.
30 June 2012
Scotland: New poll shows majority of population support same-sex marriage
A major poll by Stonewall Scotland has revealed that the majority of the Scottish population support the introducing of equal same-sex marriage.
28 June 2012
Video: Policing minister Nick Herbert says difference between civil partnership and marriage ‘matters’
Nick Herbert, the Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, has become the latest member of the government to join the Out4Marriage campaign to support efforts to legalise gay marriages.
24 June 2012
Anti-gay marriage group ‘Keep Marriage Special’ says UK Government will legalise incest next
A new campaign against same-sex couples marrying, Keep Marriage Special, has claimed in glossy leaflets that the next logical step will be legalising incest and polygamy.
16 June 2012
Home Office Minister Nick Herbert: Churches should be allowed to marry gay couples
Nick Herbert the Minister for Policing at the Home Office and Ministry of Justice has said that churches that wish to solemnise marriages of gay couples should be allowed to do so.
14 June 2012
Out4Marriage: Ban on religious same-sex marriages may breach human rights laws
In its official submission to the Government's consultation on introduce equal civil marriage for same sex couples, Out4Marriage has called on the Government to allow religious institutions to solomise ceremonies should they wish to do so, arguing that a ban would be in breach of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.