Monthly Archives: December 2010

European Court case launched for Equal Love

But formal filing of Court application postponed Lord Lester QC keynote speaker at Equal Love launch Four gay couples and four straight couples today announced their intention to file a joint application to the European Court of Human Rights, in … Continue reading

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Equal Love – European Court case seeks equality

Legal bid for gay marriage and heterosexual civil partnership Eight couples file joint application on Tuesday 21 December on the 5th anniversary of the first civil partnerships in England Professor Robert Wintemute outlines the legal case for equality “Eight British … Continue reading

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Equal Love appeal to European Court of Human Rights

Legal bid for gay marriage and heterosexual civil partnership Eight couples will file joint application on 21 December, the 5th anniversary of civil partnerships in England Professor Robert Wintemute outlines the legal case for equality “Eight British couples will file … Continue reading

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Tim & Lucy apply for a Civil Partnership

ALDERSHOT, UK – 14 Dec 2010 — A heterosexual couple, Lucy Hilken and Tim Garrett applied for a civil partnership at the Aldershot Register Office on Tuesday 14 December in a direct challenge to the UK’s legal ban on opposite-sex … Continue reading

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Heterosexual civil partnership blocked in Aldershot

Eight couples have now been refused legal equality Legal challenge will be launched on 21 December in London A heterosexual couple, Lucy Hilken and Tim Garrett, had their application for a civil partnership refused at Aldershot Register Office on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Civil partnership bid by straight couple

‘Equal Love’ campaign seeks to end sexual orientation discrimination Tuesday 14 December 2010 11am Aldershot Register Office 30 Grosvenor Road Aldershot, GU11 3EB A heterosexual couple, Lucy Hilken and Tim Garrett, will challenge the legal ban on straight civil partnerships … Continue reading

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Stephanie & Andrew apply for a civil partnership

LONDON, UK – 8 Dec 2010 – A heterosexual couple, Stephanie Munro and Andrew O’Neill applied for a civil partnership at the Camden Town Hall on Tuesday 8 December in a direct challenge to the UK’s legal ban on opposite-sex … Continue reading

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Heterosexual couple denied a civil partnership

‘Equal Love’ campaign opposes exclusion of straight couples Next stage: legal action in the courts in late December A heterosexual couple, Stephanie Munro and Andrew O’Neill, were refused a civil partnership at Camden Register Office this morning, Wednesday 8 December. … Continue reading

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Heterosexual couple seek civil partnership

Discrimination against straight couples challenged ‘Equal Love’ campaign wants to end sexual orientation discrimination Wednesday 8 December 2010 10am Register Office Camden Town Hall Judd Street, WC1H 9JE (off Euston Road, diagonally opposite St Pancras station) A heterosexual couple, Stephanie … Continue reading

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David & Richard apply for a marriage license

LONDON, 2 December 2010 – David Watters and Richard Hull applied for a civil marriage licence at Greenwich Register Office at the Town Hall in Woolwich on Thursday 2 December in a direct challenge to the UK’s legal ban on … Continue reading

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