Equal marriage will soon be a reality across the Channel Islands, following announcements by both Chief Ministers in Guernsey and Jersey today. It is news that has been welcomed by Equality charity, Liberate, which has been campaigning hard in both islands for equal marriage, and held regular meetings with both Chief Ministers. Speaking on behalf…Details
Pride Life magazine has reported on the fact that the Channel Islands will be holding their first ever Pride Event in September 2015. Pride Life is the largest gay magazine and website in the UK. It offers a fresh new perspective on the LGBTQ community, with regularly updated gay news stories and features on all aspects…Details
Haus of Liberate presents…. Our Big Fat Gay Fundraiser! Bring your pink pounds and generous spirit for a fun night of camp, disco, retro and haus all night long. Help us raise funds for Jersey’s FIRST EVER Pride which will be held on Saturday 12th September 2015. Details at www.liberate.je ‘Mr Gay Jersey’ competition, with…Details
Join us at St Brelade’s Church Hall for a fully immersive film screening event on July 23rd 2015. We will screen Sarah Pucill’s ambitious black and white 16mm film Magic Mirror (75 minutes) in the Church where French Surrealist artist Claude Cahun was buried. You will also have the opportunity to explore the gardens of…Details
Pippa McCathie talks about her work as Support Co-ordinator and views on Equal Marriage, as well as being the mother of a gay son. Also news from across the islands and world from a week which has seen amazing progress towards equality.
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favour of equal marriage in a historic decision that legalises the unions in all 50 states. The court decided by 5-4 that the US constitution’s guarantees of equal protection under the law mean states cannot ban same-sex marriages. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, US President Barack Obama said…Details
SAME-SEX couples will soon have the same legal rights to adopt as married ones, after proposals from the Policy Council were almost unanimously supported. Deputy Jonathan Le Tocq, who was himself adopted, stressed the importance of giving children the best opportunity to be placed with a loving family. Read the full report in the Guernsey…Details
LISTEN AGAIN – BBC RADIO GUERNSEY SUNDAY PHONE IN ON UNION CIVILE Panelists, People’s Deputies Barry Paint and Elis Bebb join Chair of Liberate Martin Gavet and presenter Gareth Owen to talk about Union Civile and Equal Marriage and answer listeners’ questions on LGBTQ issues, equality and other news stories making the headlines.Details