Equal marriage

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Japan government under renewed pressure to end same-sex marriage ban
Calls grow for marriage equality as another court rules ban is unconstitutional

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

30, May, 2023 @9:59 AM

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Only the government stands in the way of humanist marriage | Letter
Letter: There is overwhelming public and indeed parliamentary support for recognising humanist marriages, and the legal way forward is clear, writes David Pollock

01, May, 2023 @3:58 PM

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‘Something special’: same-sex couple wed in UK year on from fleeing Ukraine
Yulia and Tetiana knew they would have to marry abroad – but never in the context of an invasion

Jessica Murray

15, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s like we don’t exist’: Japan faces pressure to allow same-sex marriage
Diplomats add their voices to Japanese campaigners in demanding LGBTQ+ rights as Hiroshima prepares to host the G7 summit

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

02, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Kate Forbes defiant despite backlash over equal marriage views
Politician hoping to become SNP leader says public are ‘longing for a politician to answer straight questions with straight answers’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

21, Feb, 2023 @12:52 PM

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Parliament’s part in the C of E’s rifts on equality for women and gay people | Letters
Letters: Westminster interference over women priests left a legacy that is still felt today, says April Alexander, while Andy Foster says equality for LGBTQ+ people in the church must become law

07, Feb, 2023 @6:05 PM

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One side of the C of E preaches LGBT+ acceptance, the other says I’m going to hell. This can’t go on | Jayne Ozanne
‘Blessing’ LGBT+ people instead of allowing equal marriage is just the latest round of Church of England can-kicking, says Jayne Ozanne, an elected member of the General Synod

Jayne Ozanne

03, Feb, 2023 @11:48 AM

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C of E bishops’ compromise on same-sex marriage will not settle painful divisions
Archbishop of Canterbury acknowledges the proposals are likely to displease both conservatives and progressives

Harriet Sherwood

18, Jan, 2023 @2:04 PM

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Church of England bishops refuse to back gay marriage
Bishops resist change that would allow clergy to marry same-sex couples but propose civil marriages can be blessed in church

Harriet Sherwood

18, Jan, 2023 @12:54 PM

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‘We’d love to be married in church’: C of E debates same-sex church weddings
Anglican bishops to discuss and vote on proposal to be put to synod in February

Harriet Sherwood

15, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on LGBT+ Anglicans: finally grounds for hope? | Editorial
Editorial: A significant intervention by the bishop of Oxford points the way to overdue reform in the Church of England


07, Nov, 2022 @7:20 PM

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Five more Anglican bishops back same-sex marriages in church
Church of England bishops say clergy should be able to act according to conscience on issue that has divided Christianity

Harriet Sherwood

04, Nov, 2022 @6:44 PM

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