The Importance of Ireland’s Popular YES Vote in the Global LGBT Arena


This is so very important!! Other countries …. follow suit!!

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Why the Irish Vote in favor of marriage equality is so important to Homophobic Countries  and leader perpetuating lies about LGBTI people

By Melanie Nathan, May 24, 2014.

Irish equality marriageIreland has become the first country in the world to legalize marriage equality by popular vote in a national election. On Friday, May, 22, 2015, Irish voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment legalizing same-sex marriage.

According to a CNN report, The official results were announced Saturday at a Dublin Castle press conference: 1,201,607 voted in favor of the landmark referendum, while 734,300 voted against it, said Ríona Ní Fhlanghaile, an elections official.

Screen Shot 2015-05-24 at 3.11.54 PMWilliams Institute research, 4,042 same-sex couples are currently living in Ireland. Irish citizens and people with Irish ancestry live in all parts of the world. In the United States, there are 245,000 same-sex couples with at least one spouse/partner of Irish ancestry. Sixteen percent of those couples are…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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