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Live Updates: Same Sex Marriage Gatherings

Live Updates: Same Sex Marriage Gatherings

[Updating] Supporters of both the “Preserve Marriage” and “Love Wins” movements are expected to gather on the Cabinet Grounds today, with both having called for their supporters to come out at 12 noon.“Preserve Marriage” — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — asked “the public that is for... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance Respond To Preserve Marriage

Rainbow Alliance Respond To Preserve Marriage

“It is unfortunate that with the multiple serious issues Bermuda is currently facing, a group of individuals would use such a significant amount of resources to advocate to prevent a recognized segment of the population from being able to benefit from rights and freedoms afforded to the majority,” the Rainbow Alliance said today. The group’s... Read more of this article

Govt To Hold Information Sessions: Civil Unions

Govt To Hold Information Sessions: Civil Unions

The Ministry of Community, Culture and Sports and Ministry of Home Affairs announced the dates for the “public information sessions regarding civil unions,” saying the two meetings are scheduled for 11 February at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for Performing Arts and 15 February at The Berkeley Institute. Minister of Community, Culture and... Read more of this article

Column: “Open Letter To Preserve Marriage”

Column: “Open Letter To Preserve Marriage”

[Opinion column written by Chen Foley] Dear Preserve Marriage: While there is nothing wrong with affirming what you deem to be traditional family value, it is a problem when you characterize those of us in non-traditional families as some dangerous other, and then seek to have legislation enacted to give effect to your beliefs without regard to the... Read more of this article

‘Love Wins’ Supporters Asked To Attend Cabinet

‘Love Wins’ Supporters Asked To Attend Cabinet

Following the announcement from “Preserve Marriage” that they will be hosting a public demonstration on Tuesday [Feb 9] at the Cabinet Grounds, the “Love Wins” movement is asking people who “support human rights for all” to also attend the Cabinet Grounds at the same time. “Preserve Marriage” — the group behind... Read more of this article

Video: “Preserve Marriage” Press Conference

Video: “Preserve Marriage” Press Conference

“Preserve Marriage” — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — held a press conference today, where they said they will be hosting a public demonstration at 12.00pm on Tuesday, February 9th at the Cabinet Grounds.Speaking at today’s press conference, Bishop Jones said, “We would like the public that is... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: “Growing Public Concern”

Preserve Marriage: “Growing Public Concern”

According to Preserve Marriage — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — there is “growing public concern about the new stipulations that Hamilton Princess is placing on those who support traditional marriage both locally and overseas.” In November of last year, the group released a statement saying they would be hosting... Read more of this article

Video: “10 Most” Spotlights Shari-Lynn Pringle

Video: “10 Most” Spotlights Shari-Lynn Pringle

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ series continues today with the fourth video release, featuring LGBTQ activist and social media maven Shari-Lynn Pringle. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Ms. Pringle, a self-described pansexual, by saying, “Passionate, vocal, and a force to be reckoned with on social media, LGBTQ and human rights... Read more of this article

Column: “Should Be Given The Right To Marry”

Column: “Should Be Given The Right To Marry”

[Opinion column written by Eron Hill] In recent months the issue of same sex marriage has been a topic that has caused a great deal of debate in our island home. While I personally believe in the union between a man and a woman, I don’t support discrimination in any shape, form, or fashion. We are all human and equal on this basis, therefore not... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: Hotel Was “Clearly Informed”

Preserve Marriage: Hotel Was “Clearly Informed”

The Preserve Marriage/Concerned Citizens of Bermuda group have released a statement saying that at the time of the booking for the same sex marriage forums held last last year, the Hamilton Princess “was clearly informed that the booking was for Preserve Marriage.” In November of last year the Concerned Citizens of Bermuda released a statement... Read more of this article

24 Hour Poll Results On Same Sex Marriage

24 Hour Poll Results On Same Sex Marriage

[Updated] The topic of same sex marriage has been in the news recently, with petitions circulating online both in support of same sex marriage as well as opposing it. Over 20 countries have approved same-sex marriage including Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Canada, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Iceland, Argentina, Denmark, France, Brazil, Uruguay,... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage Increases ‘Action Team’

Preserve Marriage Increases ‘Action Team’

Preserve Marriage Bermuda — the group behind the petition opposing same sex marriage — said they have increased their community action team from 25 to 198 people, adding that they will be ”rolling out some key initiatives designed to strengthen marriages and families within Bermuda.” Growth Of Community Action Team A spokesperson... Read more of this article

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