BERMUDA PRESS

 

LOVE DID WIN!!!!

READ JUDGMENT by Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons

HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

READ "Bermuda Government Attempting to Repeal Marriage Equality" on the HRC website
“For the new ‘Progressive’ Labor Party Government to overturn equality is shameful and despicable....Please allow the Supreme Court of Bermuda ruling to stand and do the right thing for humanity.” - Tony Brannon

HRC “Disappointed” Legislation Been Introduced

>> Read on Bernews

Warning over Domestic Partnership Act

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Reversing gay marriage is a veiled push for independence

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Packed house celebrates same-sex marriage

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

‘Not Allow Closed Mindedness To Win’

>> Read on Bernews
"Let’s not be the only country to reverse rights gained, let’s not allow closed mindedness to win." ~ Michael Fahy

Brown defends Domestic Partnership Bill

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Town Hall On Domestic Partnership Bill

>> Watch on Bernews

Banning same-sex marriage an 'embarrassment'

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Bill to replace gay marriage is unveiled

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Interview with Tony Brannon on ZBM

>> Watch on ZBM Evening News (min. 4:40)

Consultation Begins On Domestic Partnership Bill

>> Read on Bernews

Furbert silent on same-sex Bill

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Simons resigns from Preserve Marriage

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Mystery over Simons at Cornerstone

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Same-sex newlyweds thank island

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Health minister represents gay marriage opponents

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Interview with Winston Godwin & Greg DeRoche

>> Watch on Bernews

"Government to pay same-sex legal bill"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Senators may have power over Furbert’s Bill"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Furbert’s law of unintended consequences"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Pettingill: UK may prevent marriage Bill"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette
“The British Government is faced with a very significant issue. [Mr Furbert’s] particular amendment would put the UK in breach of its international obligations. The Governor, in assenting, has to look at the position." ~ Mark Pettingill
The Bill in its present form takes away crystallised rights retroactively. That is unconstitutional which makes it legally inappropriate for the Governor to sign it." ~ Rod Attride-Stirling

"Gay couple urges people to ‘put aside fear’"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette
“In a secular state, we should have the same rights and responsibilities. We are not lesser citizens." ~ Bruce Whayman

"Furbert cancels coffee with married gay man"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Furbert to meet married gay man"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"How does my gay marriage impact anyone else’s?"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage charity decision reversed"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex couples to have rights protected"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Support network set up for gay people"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Bermuda-logged ships offer same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Furbert: same-sex Bill looks hopeful"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Nova’s message: Love wins"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette >> Listen to "Love Wins" track

"Bermuda has first gay marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"I am who I am, says transgender teenager"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex marriage: couple tie the knot"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Marriage counter demonstration planned"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Explaining Same Sex Marriage Legalities"

>> Read/Watch on the Bernews

"Finding a way home"

>> Read on Today in Bermuda

"Bermuda Court Paves Way for Gay Marriage"

>> Read on Caribbean 360

"Gay couple to file banns after court ruling"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Judge sets out potential redraft of Acts"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Landmark same-sex ruling"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"How controversial issue unfolded in court"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Not quite the end of the world, is it? Rather, a new awakening"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Lawyer moved to tears over milestone decision"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay couple win right to marry"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette
“The message of hate and exclusion has been rejected. Human rights means human rights for all humans. Equally. No one is excluded." ~ Lawyer Rod Attride-Stirling (HRC)

"Rainbow Alliance: ‘Love always wins’"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Marriage: Court Rules In Favour Of Gay Couple"

>> Read on the Bernews

"Preserve Marriage seeks to deny rights of Bermudians"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage charity status fears"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Brown: “It Would Lead To A More Just Society”"

>> Read on the Bernews

"Preserve Marriage’s charity status nonsense"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay marriage: how would it affect opponents?"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex: Fear over multiple partner marriages"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"SSM: Government reiterates case for denying banns"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay marriage case returns to court"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex case: ‘All have the right to seek love’"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage ad ‘highly inappropriate’"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"OutBermuda Respond To Preserve Marriage"

>> Read on the Bernews / Go to OutBermuda website

NOV 30, 2016 — We understand that the Marriage Application to be heard in the Supreme Court of Bermuda has been "delisted" by the court until the New Year. This is indeed disappointing.



"Meet the Toronto gay couple challenging Bermuda’s marriage law"

>> Read on the Daily Xtra

"SSM In Territories Discussed In UK Parliament"

>> Read on the Bernews

NOV 6, 2016 — APPLICATION TO MARRY COURT CHALLENGE The court case begins on December 8th 2016 in the Supreme Court of Bermuda. Lawyer and OBA MP Mark Pettingill is representing a same sex couple who had their marriage application to wed denied by the Registrar General of Bermuda. Please mark you calendars as we would like your support by attending the court proceedings. LOVE MUST WIN....


"Dallas named to replace Hanbury as BTA CEO"

Kevin Dallas is the founder and executive sponsor of GLOW, Worldpay’s LGBT network, with more than 200 members and straight allies. Before Worldpay, Mr Dallas was a partner at Bain & Company, where he led Bain’s EMEA LGBT employee network, BGLAD. Mr Dallas speaks on diversity at events like EurOUT and Reaching Out MBA and was a founding board member of Out for Undergrad.
>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Police to record hate crimes against LGBT"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage can appear in SSM case"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage members ‘blacklisted’, court hears"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Government to defend refusal to marry gay couple"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Law should grant equality above all"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay couple to argue for marriage in court"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Equal rights for all"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"World is watching our stance on same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Sexual orientation is part of God’s gift to us"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Preserve Marriage supports new gay couple rights"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"When bigotry makes you sick to the stomach"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Justice group’s relief at Human Rights vote"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Bermuda must grow up emotionally"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Thanks for not allowing homophobia to become law"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Change gonna come – it’s on our MPs to own it"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Meet the Toronto gay couple challenging Bermuda’s marriage law"

>> Read on the DAILY xtra

"Year before Furbert Bill returns to House"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"A great day: hope is in the air"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Couple’s case may go to court next week"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Bill On Same Sex Marriage Defeated In Senate"

>> Read on the Bernews

"Human Rights Act amendment rejected"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Furbert defiant in defeat"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Trio vow to fight Act amendment"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Chief Justice explains referendum ruling"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Governor will not force same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay couple fight to marry"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Ijumo and Clarence

"Public urged to lobby senators on human rights"

“Human rights are inherent, inalienable and universal entitlements of individual human beings, neither of state nor of ‘cultural norms’ or even the will of the majority."
“Once Members of Parliament decide it is appropriate to carve out legislation from protection under the Human Rights Act, it is opening the door for future discriminatory legislation against individuals protected by the Human Rights Act, but not the Constitution. This is a dangerous precedent."
“Human rights and fundamental freedoms are the birthright of all human beings; their protection and promotion is the first responsibility of governments. This is also the mandate of the Human Rights Commission and our goal is to eliminate discrimination in all its forms. We believe that all people should be equal before the law and should be entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.
-- HRC
>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex marriage case could still be won"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Bill stops same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay couple’s marriage application rejected"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Gay couple seek consent to marry"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Leaving Bermuda in search of happiness"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Voters roundly reject same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Vote on same-sex referendum day"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex marriage vote a unique opportunity"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Campaigners prepare for same-sex referendum"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Referendum on Marriage Equality
PRESS STATEMENT - CENTRE FOR JUSTICE


"Lennon backs same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Referendum a ‘costly mistake"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Be on the right side of history, Bermuda"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"If the shoe were on the other foot, would you give up views?"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Proposed amendments a step backwards"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex ruling makes sense"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex partners to get rights in February"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Goal is to expand definition of marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same Sex Marriage Case Heading To Court"

>> Read on Bernews

"‘Little surprise’ marriage notice not posted"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Atlanta gay couple to challenge Bermuda marriage law "

>> Read on the Georgia Voice

Ijumo and Clarence

"Mother’s pride at gay son’s marriage bid"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Couple keen to end culture of ‘living a lie’"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Pastor Hopes To Officiate At Son’s Wedding"

>> Read on Bernews

"Gay Couple File Marriage Notice In Bermuda"

>> Read on Bernews

"Landmark same-sex partnerships ruling"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

Hamilton Princess: “We Cannot Accept Booking”

>> Read on Bernews

"Encouragement for same-sex marriage campaign"

>> Read on Bernews

"Video: Same-Sex Marriage Petition Presented"

>> Read on Bernews

"Premier Cannonier: No Same Sex Marriage"

>> Read on Bernews

"No “Moral Disruption” From Same Sex Marriage"

>> Read on Bernews

"Starling: Same Sex Marriage Right Thing To Do"

>> Read on Bernews

"Brannon Starts Petition On Same Sex Marriage"

>> Read on the Bernews

"Ministry: Info Sessions On Same Sex Marriage"

>> Read on Bernews

"Measured Research On Same Sex Marriage"

>> Read on Bernews

"90 Min Video: Same Sex Marriage Info Session"

>> Read on Bernews

"Petition Opposing Same Sex Marriage Launches"

>> Read on Bernews

"Petition Supporting Same Sex Marriage Reopens"

>> Read on Bernews

"Poll: support for same-sex marriage"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

"Same-sex union support would cost OBA votes"

>> Read on the Royal Gazette

 

INTERNATIONAL PRESS

 

“The right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment couples of the same sex may not be deprived of that right and that liberty.”

- Justice Anthony Kennedy

 

"Bermuda Could Become the First Country to Ban Gay Marriage After Legalizing It"

>> Read on Hornet

"Bermuda is trying to ban same-sex marriage again, months after first weddings"

>> Read on Pink News

"Bermuda could be the first country in the world to re-ban same-sex marriage"

>> Read on Gay Times

"Bermuda could re-ban gay weddings, months after couples first tied the knot"

>> Read on Pink News

"Bermudan government ‘will implement’ same-sex marriage after court ruling"

>> Read on Pink News

"Bermuda Achieves Marriage Equality Through Supreme Court Ruling"

>> Read on the Human Rights Campaign Blog

"U.S. Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage in all 50 states"

>> Read on the CBC News

"Love is love: Obama lauds gay marriage activists in hailing 'a victory for America"

>> Read on the Guardian

"U.S. Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage in all 50 states"

>> Read on the CBC News

"A Profound Ruling Delivers Justice on Gay Marriage"

>> Read on the New York Times

"Supreme Court rules gay couples nationwide have a right to marry"

>> Read on the Washington Post

"What the Rev. Jesse Jackson Has To Say About Gay Marriage"

>> Read on the Time Magazine