Posts tagged "gay marriage"

Pope Says Kim Davis Is Right For “Conscientiously Objecting”

Pope Francis told reporters on the plane back from the US to Rome that government employees should have the right to refuse to issue marriage licenses if that’s what their conscience tells them to do.
“Conscientious objection must enter into every juridical structure because it is a right,” he said. “I can’t

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 28, 2015

Neither The Democratic Party Nor Kim Davis’s One Gay Friend Will Miss Her Much

Kim Davis claimed in an interview with “Good Morning America” that she does, in fact, have gay friends — whose application for a marriage license she turned down — but it’s looking like maybe she doesn’t have any gay friends anymore. The Daily Beast caught up with Dallas Black, a gay Morehead, KY, resident who

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 25, 2015

Kim Davis Thinks Her Discrimination Is A Special Discrimination

Kim Davis believes that only people who want to discriminate like she discriminates should be allowed to discriminate.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 25, 2015

Watch Stephen Colbert Debate Ted Cruz On Gay Marriage

Plus, January Jones discards another boyfriend and Amy Schumer clarifies her BFF-ship with Jennifer Lawrence.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 22, 2015

Kim Davis’ Husband Gives Speech, Remains Committed To This Whole Overalls Bit

Do you think his closet is just, like, all overalls?

Robyn Pennacchia / September 17, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner Expresses Change Of Heart On Gay Marriage

Also, Bindi Irwin danced to “Crocodile Rock” on “Dancing With The Stars,” OF COURSE.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 15, 2015

Mike Huckabee Says Dred Scott Ruling Still ‘Law Of The Land’ Despite 14th Amendment

In a recent radio interview on the topic of Kim Davis, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee argued that the 1857 Supreme Court ruling that declared blacks did not have a right to be citizens was “still the law of the land” even though the 14th Amendment overturned it. And so, in his mind, the SCOTUS…

Katrin Higher / September 12, 2015

Kim Davis Released From Jail, Can’t Interfere With Marriage Licenses

She’s out of jail, but won’t be allowed to refuse marriage licenses to gay couples.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 8, 2015

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Has Been Taken Into Custody, Will Remain There Until She Agrees To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who hates gay marriage even more than she loves layering short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts, has been taken into custody and held in contempt of court for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Judge David Bunning held off on fining Davis for her defiance, saying he didn’t think it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 3, 2015

Trump “Wouldn’t Speak To” A Gay Child About His Opposition To Gay Marriage

In an interview with Bloomberg this week, Donald Trump was asked how he would explain his opposition to gay marriage to a hypothetical gay Trump child. Trump said he would respond thusly:
“Well it’s the way it is. I wouldn’t speak to them at all about it, other than they are who they

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 28, 2015

SCOTUS Probably Blackmailed By Secret Gay Lovers, Says Crackpot Preacher

Preacher James David Manning explains his theory on how marriage equality got passed.

Robyn Pennacchia / July 14, 2015

Ted Cruz Doesn’t Hate Gay People Enough For Rick Santorum

Ted Cruz does not meet Rick Santorum’s standards for opposing gay rights. …

Robyn Pennacchia / July 13, 2015

The Soapbox: How Fox News Helped Turn My Conservative Dad Into A Gay Marriage-Loving Liberal

Last Friday, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that same sex couples have the right to marry. What an incredible day in American history. It’s a victory I’m happy to share with my dad. No, my dad isn’t gay, but he his opinion on gay marriage has made a lot of progress. A…

Sydney Leathers / July 3, 2015

Girl On Girl: When Gay Marriage Becomes Marriage

When huge things happen in our world, we always remember where we were when we heard the news. “Where were you when gay marriage was legalized?” will quickly become the new “Where were you when the Beyonce album dropped?” As for me, I had just gotten off of the subway and was at a crosswalk…

Morgan Cohn / July 1, 2015

This Anti-Gay Marriage “It Gets Better” Style Video Is Effing Ridiculous

My jaw is literally on the floor right now. …

Robyn Pennacchia / July 1, 2015

Scott Walker Still Pretty Sure He Can Defeat Gay Marriage If He Really Tries

If I were a Republican person running for president, I would be incredibly relieved after today’s Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage across the land. Why? Because it would give me an out in terms of having to condemn it while campaigning in order to appease my base, while simultaneously repulsing the vast majority…

Robyn Pennacchia / June 26, 2015

All Of My Feelings About The SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision Expressed In GIFs

There are no words to express my feelings, only gifs.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

Supreme Court Rules That Gay Marriage Must Be Recognized Nationwide

It happened! It finally happened. …

Megan Reynolds / June 26, 2015
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