Marriage equality referendum passed 6 years ago today.
Six years today since people voted yes to marriage equality, LGBTQ plus families say they're still not equal.
Equality for Children says there's a misconception that the referendum brought equality.
CEO Ranae von Meding says in the eyes of the law one parent is still left out of decisions:
Today is 6 years since we all cast our vote for marriage equality! The campaign saw many of us work tirelessly to make Ireland a more equal place for LGBT+ people - but unfortunately LGBT+ parents are one of many groups that know we are still not yet fully equal. #stillnotequal pic.twitter.com/RXq1yC0CAV— Equality for Children (@equalchildren) May 22, 2021
Equality for Children says only one parent is seen as a legal parent to their child.
CEO of Equality for Children, Ranae von Meding, says a report's made recommendations that would fill gaps in the law for parents: