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Opinion: 3.806 Million Square Miles Of Marriage

Opinion: 3.806 Million Square Miles Of Marriage

[Opinion column written by Shari-Lynn Pringle] “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were.” [Justice Kennedy] The historic ruling by the U.S Supreme Court will send ripples... Read more of this article

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Brannon: “Amazing Victory For Human Rights”

Following today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that all American states must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Tony Brannon called it an “amazing victory for human rights” and said it “is now time for all the politicians to get their heads out of the pink sand on this issue.” Thirty-seven states and the... Read more of this article

Film To Showcase Young Lesbian’s Struggle

Film To Showcase Young Lesbian’s Struggle

The U.S. Consulate General and the Adult Library will showcase another film as part of the Bermuda National Library’s regular Consulate Night at the Library series. Coming to the Library at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 will be “Pariah,” a powerful film that addresses the struggles of a young woman to be accepted as a lesbian. “Pariah” is about... Read more of this article

Video: Same-Sex Marriage Petition Presented

Video: Same-Sex Marriage Petition Presented

[Updated with video] A petition calling on the Government to legalize same sex marriage was presented to Minister of Community, Culture & Sports Patricia Gordon Pamplin today [May 21], with the online petition having attained close to 2,500 signatures. The petition was started by Tony Brannon last month, and called for the Bermuda Government to... Read more of this article

Poll Results: Same-Sex Marriages, PRC Status

Poll Results: Same-Sex Marriages, PRC Status

58% of voters opposed same-sex marriages while 69.5% were in favour of granting PRCs status if they had lived in Bermuda for more than 25 years, according to a recent poll released by Profiles of Bermuda. Same-Sex Marriage In releasing the poll results, Profiles of Bermuda said, “Almost identical to the findings of last May, nearly 6 in 10 voters... Read more of this article

Brannon Starts Petition On Same Sex Marriage

Brannon Starts Petition On Same Sex Marriage

Following yesterday’s news that a same-sex couple hoping to get married on a cruise were unable to as the company is registered in Bermuda which prohibits them from conducting same-sex marriage ceremonies, Tony Brannon has started an online petition calling for the Bermuda Government to “Legalize Same Sex Marriage and implement a complete... Read more of this article

Report: Law Prevents Same-Sex Cruise Wedding

Report: Law Prevents Same-Sex Cruise Wedding

According to various international reports, two women hoping to get married on a cruise were told they were unable to as the company is registered in Bermuda, and Bermuda law prohibits them from conducting same-sex marriage ceremonies. Pink News reports, “Because P&O is registered in Bermuda, where same-sex marriage is not allowed, the cruise... Read more of this article

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

A ‘gay cure’ convention scheduled to take place in London later this month — featuring the same speakers that were in Bermuda earlier this year — has been cancelled after protests, including an online petition that attracted over 40,000 signatures. Mike Carducci, Wayne Blakely and Danielle Harrison of the Coming Out Ministries... Read more of this article

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Complaint Filed

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Complaint Filed

[Written by Don Burgess] A man told the Human Rights Commission that when he posted on Facebook that he should have “ripped” a bus driver “out of his bra and panties” it wasn’t meant as a threat, but was his way of venting. Bus driver Mark Anderson [pictured] filed a complaint against Desai Jones before the HRC that he was being discriminated... Read more of this article

“Conversion Therapy Has No Place In Bermuda”

“Conversion Therapy Has No Place In Bermuda”

[Opinion column written by Quinton B. Butterfield III] “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” There has been a lot of talk about the “ex-gay” seminars that took place at the Southampton Seventh-day Adventist church. These seminars, according to the pastor, were “to bring education and present the love of Christ.” While everyone... Read more of this article

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