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Survey reveals attitudes to same sex marriage

With the UK’s first same sex marriages scheduled to take place this weekend in England and Wales, a recent survey has revealed that younger gay men are more interested in the idea of getting married than older gay men.

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Scottish Parliament scrutinises same-sex marriage Bill

The Scottish Government introduced the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament on 26th June 2013.

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Same sex marriage

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on a draft Bill to allow same sex marriage in Scotland. The plans have received cross party support in the Scottish Parliament.

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EHRC helps civil partners win discrimination appeal

The English Court of Appeal has found in favour of a couple in a civil partnership who were defending a County Court ruling that they had been the victims of direct discrimination by the owners of a hotel. The couple had received the backing of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to defend the appeal.

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Commission publishes same sex marriage consultation response

The Scottish Human Rights Commission (the Commission) has published its response to the Scottish Government's consultation on same sex marriage.

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Breaking down barriers for same sex partnerships

According to the Council of Europe, same sex couples are being denied the same rights as heterosexual couples in Europe because they cannot freely move from country to country. 

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Referendum call for same sex marriage proposals

A Christian charity has spoken out against the proposals contained in the Scottish Government's consultation on same sex marriage.

 

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Government consults on same sex marriage

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on same sex marriage and religious ceremonies for civil partnerships in Scotland.

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