Same-Sex Marriage

Gay marriage happened because society wanted it, not because government ordered it

2 October 2015 18:15

Should right-wing politicians be more moral? The question is being raised by Ricky Ross on his superb Sunday morning show…

Can my secretary marry her sister?

10 July 2015 14:00

Virginia Utley, my secretary when I edited this paper, has written to Prime Minister and Chancellor, jointly. She asks, ‘Please…

Is gay marriage just a fad?

30 May 2015 10:00

Now that Ireland has voted Yes to same-sex marriage, it will be widely believed that this trend is unstoppable and…

As a gay atheist, I want to see the church oppose same-sex marriage

27 May 2015 16:55

I see. So now we have the result of the Irish referendum on gay marriage, and now we’ve heard the…

Ireland’s gay marriage vote was never an equal contest

24 May 2015 0:20

In more ways than one it’s impossible to be heard above the din right now in the wake of the…

The free market is still the greatest force for reducing prejudice

20 May 2015 15:20

I suppose if you’d told someone in Northern Ireland 25 years ago that the most contentious issue come May 2015 would…

Who on earth does Margaret Hodge think she is?

10 March 2015 15:23

Most people, when they hear the word populist, will think of Marine Le Pen going mad about Muslim immigrants or…