Posts tagged "gay marriage"

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

See Disney Princesses Transformed Into Velociraptors (Because Why Not?)

Also, learn about Baltimore’s amazing new health commissioner and an 87-year-old Hungarian woman looking to set a world chess record.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 22, 2015

Gay Marriage On Track For Win In Historic Ireland Vote

The world is about to have its first country to accept gay marriage through a popular vote. Though final results aren’t expected for hours, both sides say the “yes” side has won an easy victory in yesterday’s referendum, reports the Irish Times. One of the main opponents conceded as much in a tweet: “Congratulations to…

Newser / May 23, 2015

Glenn Beck: If SCOTUS Legalizes Gay Marriage, People Will Stop Going To Church

Welp! Here we are! One more insane thing to add to the list of completely absurd fears of what will happen if gay marriage is legal throughout the nation, as is pretty likely to happen in the very near future.
Steaming pile of rat puke and purveyor of designer denim Glenn Beck is pretty sure that…

Robyn Pennacchia / May 1, 2015

Bud Light Must Have Been Drunk When They Came Up With Their New Tagline

Bud Light has some super cool new taglines, and by super cool I mean wildly ill-advised and rapey!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 28, 2015

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even using birth control.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 23, 2015

Gay Men Married To Women: The Latest Allies In The Fight Against Marriage Equality

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments at the end of this month regarding whether individual states’ gay-marriage bans violate the Constitution’s guarantee of equal protection for all citizens under the law, proponents against marriage equality have found a surprising new ally: gay men who are married to women.
As Slate reported, an amicus brief was submitted…

Beejoli Shah / April 13, 2015

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 18, 2015
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