Marriage Without Borders Liberal Democrats for LGBT Equality believe in marriage without borders – either geographical or gender based. We believe that the restrictions on registrars and officiators offering their services should be lifted.

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"Sue and Celia entered into a legal marriage in Canada. It is a matter of fairness and equality that they should be treated in the same way as any other couple who marries abroad: their marriage should be recognised here. They shouldn't have to settle for the second-best option of a civil partnership."

Press for Change*"Press for Change which works for the rights of transgender people and transsexual people, fully supports Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson's claim to have their legal Canadian marriage recognised in the UK, just as the UK recognises other Canadian marriages.  We positively welcome any move towards accepting and valuing same-sex partnerships through the institution of marriage."

Equal Partnership CampaignEqual Partnership Campaign
"Just as civil partnership should be available to opposite-sex couples, marriage should be available to same-sex couples. Any segregation on the grounds of sex or sexuality is odious, irrational and means our supposedly liberal society fails to treat its citizens equally."

Australian Marriage EqualityAustralian Marriage Equality

Equal Marriage CanadaEqual Marriage for Same-sex couples
"Our hearts are with our UK sisters and brothers as they continue their struggle for full and equal rights"

The Green PartyGreens back gay marriage
"We wish Celia and Sue the very best of luck in their challenge..."

Marraige Equality USA Marriage Equality USA
"Marriage Equality USA applauds Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger as they stand up for their relationship and the right to have their marriage recognised."

Human Rights CampaignHuman Rights Campaign
The largest advocacy organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the United States.

Gay & Lesbian Humanist Association logoGay and Lesbian Humanist Association
provides a voice for the many non-religious in the lesbian and gay community in the United Kingdom and elsewhere and promotes a rational humanist approach to homosexuality and to lesbian, gay and bisexual rights as human rights.

Egale logoEgale Canada is a national organization that advances equality and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans-identified people and their families across Canada.

KAL case - gay marriage in Ireland logoLegal case for recognition of gay marriage in Ireland

Freedom To MarryFreedom To Marry
"Sue and Celia are entitled to the legal commitment that matches their personal commitment, and that commitment is called marriage."

Manchester Metropolitan ChurchMetropolitan Community Church in Manchester
"The Christian understanding of both marriage and humanity supports our commitment to equal access to marriage for both  same-sex and different-sex couples"

British Humanist AssociationThe BHA commenting on The Civil Partnerships Bill welcomed the proposals, which would ... provide legal safeguards for same sex partners, for example when a partner goes into hospital or dies, but should also, in the longer term, help to liberalise social attitudes. However, the BHA maintained that the government should have taken the more straightforward and logical step of allowing same sex marriages.

National Secular SocietyThe NSS supports Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson's case, and condemns the UK Government's refusal to recognise same sex couples' valid marriages as shamefully prejudiced and discriminatory.

PeterTatchell"OutRage! fully supports Sue and Celia's position. This is a historic challenge to a grave injustice."

Clergy for FairnessA group of US clergy and religious leaders who oppose an amendment to the US constitution defining marriage as one-man/one woman because it would infringe religious freedom. "We respect the right of each religious group to decide, based on its own religious teachings, whether or not to sanction marriage of same-sex couples. It is surely not the federal government's role to prefer one religious definition of marriage over another, much less to codify such a preference in the Constitution.

Evangelical Fellowship Lesbian GayAs evangelical Christians, we support Sue Wilkinson and Celia Kitzinger's request for their legal same-sex Canadian marriage to be recognised as a marriage in the UK.

Young Lesbian & Gay ChristiansAs LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) Christians, we would like to offer Celia Kitzinger and Sue Wilkinson our support in their campaign to get their marriage recognised in the UK.


Quest is a group for lesbian and gay Catholics, under lay control.

Quaker Lesbian & Gay Fellowship

Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship is a welcoming and supportive group for Quakers of all sexualities

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