Category - same-sex marriage

  • 18 Dec 2014

    On the day that Scotland’s historic equal marriage legislation came into effect a new study by ScotCen Social Research reveals that public support for same-sex marriage in Scotland is at a record high and opposition at a record low.

  • 29 Aug 2014

    Three days after returning from Greenbelt, I've had some time to process my impressions of this year's festival. I've realised that the main division at Greenbelt - a leading Christian festival - is not between liberals and conservatives but between liberals and radicals.

  • 16 May 2014

    Ministers in the Baptist Union of Great Britain who bless same-sex partnerships will no longer be disciplined for doing so if they have the support of their local church. I think this is brilliant news.

  • 4 Apr 2014

    During his recent debates with Nick Clegg, UKIP leader Nigel Farage found time to make a baseless prediction about same-sex marriage and religion.

  • 29 Mar 2014

    It must be unusual to find that somebody objects so much to your wedding that he has travelled half way around the world to do a series of media interviews criticising it. All the more so if you don't know him and possibly have never heard of him.

  • 28 Mar 2014

    A number of senior religious leaders have signed a statement declaring support for same-sex marriages taking place on 29 March.

  • 27 Mar 2014

    As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales this weekend, Quakers in Britain are rejoicing with one particular Quaker couple.

  • 17 Feb 2014

    The tone of the Church of England's House of Bishop's 'Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage' is cold and legalistic, says Savi Hensman. She argues that it is in contrast to the more welcoming attitude of General Synod and that putting it into practice may prove harder than anticipated.

  • 17 Feb 2014

    The tone of the Church of England's House of Bishop's 'Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage' is cold and legalistic, says Savi Hensman. She argues that it is in contrast to the more welcoming attitude of General Synod and that putting it into practice may prove harder than anticipated.

  • 4 Feb 2014

    A senior church figure in Scotland has welcomed the passing of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill by 105 to 18 votes in Holyrood last night.