Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lesbian couple humiliated in Hampshire

Register office staff unhelpful & obstructive Legal action now planned by Katie & Colette A lesbian couple’s application for a civil marriage licence was today rejected by Petersfield register office in Hampshire, southern England. The register office staff – Lesley … Continue reading

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Gay marriage bid in Petersfield

‘Equal Love’ campaign seeks gay marriages & straight civil partnerships Lesbian couple to apply for civil marriage 12.45pm, Tuesday 30 November 2010 Petersfield Registration Office The Old College, College Street Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4AG A lesbian couple, Colette French and … Continue reading

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Heterosexual couple refused civil partnership

Battle for straight equality continues – next phase: legal action in the courts ‘Equal Love’ campaign opposes exclusion of straight couples A heterosexual Quaker couple, Ian Goggin and Kristin Skarsholt, were refused a civil partnership at Bristol Register Office this … Continue reading

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Heterosexual equality bid by Ian and Kristin

Straight couple will apply for a civil partnership Discrimination against opposite-sex couples challenged Tuesday 23 November 2010 11.15am Register Office The Old Council House Corner of Corn Street and Broad Street Bristol BS1 1JG A heterosexual couple, Ian Goggin and … Continue reading

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Matthew & Scott apply for a Marriage License

NORTHAMPTON, 16 NOV 2010 – Scott Maloney (42) and Matthew Toresen (48) applied for a civil marriage licence at Northampton Register Office at the The Guildhall in Northampton on Tuesday 16 November in a direct challenge to the UK’s legal … Continue reading

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Gay marriage bid rejected

Legal action now planned by Scott & Matthew Gay marriage ban violates Human Rights Act ‘Equal Love’ campaign seeks gay marriages & straight civil partnerships A gay couple’s application for a civil marriage licence was today refused by Northampton register … Continue reading

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Gay marriage bid in Northampton

New attempt to end sexual orientation discrimination ‘Equal Love’ campaign seeks gay marriages & straight civil partnerships Gay male couple to apply for civil marriage   10.15am, Tuesday 16 November 2010   Northampton Register Office The Guildhall, St. Giles Street … Continue reading

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Tom & Katherine apply for a Civil Partnership

Katherine Doyle (26) and Tom Freeman (26) applied for a civil partnership licence at the Islington Register Office on Tuesday 9 November in a direct challenge to the UK’s legal ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships. Their application was refused. The … Continue reading

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Heterosexual couple denied equality

Civil partnership ban defied, but licence refused ‘Equal Love’ campaign opposes exclusion of straight couples A heterosexual couple, Tom Freeman and Katherine Doyle, were refused a civil partnership at Islington Register Office in London this morning, Tuesday, 9 November. The … Continue reading

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Straight couple defy civil partnership ban

Exclusion of opposite-sex couples challenged Tuesday 9 November 2010 10.15am Register Office Islington Town Hall Upper Street, London N1 2UD A heterosexual couple, Tom Freeman and Katherine Doyle, will challenge the ban on straight civil partnerships by filing an application … Continue reading

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