If even the Isle of Man, also a traditionally conservative country, can step up and embrace equal marriage rights, we need to untangle the political mess that holds Northern Ireland back.
A year after Ireland's historic marriage equality vote, we spoke to journalist Charlie Bird about his intimate new book that chronicles the lives of LGBT people in the traditionally Catholic, conservative country.
This week Port Hedland announced it would endorse a Relationship Declaration Register to recognize the town's same-sex couples.
Nearly 1,000 same-sex couples have married since it became legal, but most churches are still reluctant to take part in the celebrations.
He didn't change his mind on the issue.
The idea that after gay marriage is legalized, polygamy will be next—and then bestiality and legal unions between lawn mowers and volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica and so on—is one of the main arguments that social conservatives trot out to...