Thirteen gay couples are filing Japan’s first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country’s rejection of same-sex marriage.
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A Conservative peer has launched a fresh attempt to legislate for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.
Interview: Why the new Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane aims to ‘heal the wounds’ of society
Michael Alexander meets the newly installed Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane Ian Paton at the seat of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Perth.
Sir, – Ruth Davidson hopes her pregnancy will normalise the deliberate production of fatherless children. She implies that kids don’t need a dad, and not a single MSP demurs.
Sir, - Leslie Thomson of Secular Scotland (July 14) is correct in saying the Marriage and Civil Partnerships Act was the most comprehensive act in marriage law in Scottish history.
Sir, - I was watching a summary of the general election results and there was Fiona Hyslop of the SNP claiming that the SNP had a mandate for a second independence referendum because they had “won” the election in Scotland and it was in their manifesto.
Sir, - With Brexit negotiations about to begin in the shadow of a hung parliament, the advice of the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis comes to mind.
The Scottish Episcopal Church had made history by voting to allow gay couples to marry in church.
Gay marriage is back in the news as the Scottish Episcopal Church prepares to debate whether to allow same sex marriage in its churches - possibly making it the first to do so in the UK. Michael Alexander reports.
Sir, - Attending the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland for what will be my last time after a gap of 20 years was a profoundly depressing experience and I can see why it is no longer televised live.