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Prostitution, Gay Marriage, & Reproductive Freedom On The Ballot

While picking the next President is on everyone’s mind, what’s going on in bedrooms is on the ballot too! Many states across the country have sex-related bills all vying for votes, as Elizabeth from “Sex in the Public Square” pointed out. So, here’s what’s going down in the voting booth, after the jump…

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Quickies!: Ellen Smacks Down Sarah Palin On Gay Marriage

On today’s episode of her talk show, Ellen DeGeneres had a message for Sarah Palin regarding her stance on gay marriage and her desire to amend the Constitution. [The Huffington Post]
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Connecticut Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal

Same-sex marriage was legalized in Connecticut today when the state Supreme Court issued a 4-3 decision at 11:30 this morning saying that same-sex couples cannot be denied the freedom to marry according to the state’s constitution. Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell said she will abide by the decision even though she believes a marriage should… More »


Star Couplings: Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake Hear Wedding Bells

Well, not their own, at least yet. Beverley Mitchell, who played the most annoying sister on “7th Heaven” got married in Italy — Jessica Biel was a bridesmaid and Justin Timberlake was in attendance. Clearly, that’s the only reason why we care. [Us Weekly]
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Star Couplings: Brad Pitt Hearts Gay Rights

Brad Pitt has expanded his resume to include “gay activist.” He just donated $100,000 to the anti-Proposition 8 campaign. Prop. 8 would ban gay marriage in California and make the unions constitutionally illegal. Go, Brad! [Perez Hilton]
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Star Couplings: George Takei And Partner Tie The Knot

George Takei and his longtime partner were married on Sunday in a ceremony that included a Buddhist priest, Native American wedding bands, a Japanese Koto harp, and a bagpipe procession. [Pop Eater]
Jennifer Hudson is engaged to boyfriend David Otunga, who is better known as “Punk” from I Love New York 2. Yuck, he’s kissed… More »


Ellen Shares Her Wedding To Portia With Her Audience

Does this seem like a couple that should have ever NOT had the same right to get married as Britney Spears and Kevin Federline, Larry King and his bazillion wives, or any other couple in the universe for that matter? … More »


Obit: Del Martin, Lesbian Activist

In very sad news, Del Martin, the lesbian activist who was finally able to marry her life partner, Phyllis Lyon, in June, has died at the age of 87. Martin and Lyon were the first lesbian couple to be married after California lifted the ban on gay marriage. It’s so bittersweet that she was able… More »


Gay Marriage & Christianity: Not Always At Odds!

Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi just tied the knot last weekend officially making gay marriage trendhunter worthy. But according to Professor John Boswell, the former chairman of the history department at Yale University, gay marriage is an old-fashioned institution getting a new page in the history books. The Ivy League teacher has done extensive… More »


Hallmark To Sell Same-Sex Marriage Cards

Hallmark, the nation’s largest greeting card company, is rolling out four same-sex marriage cards in response to consumer demand. The cards, which feature two tuxedos, overlapping hearts, or intertwined flowers are neutral, with no actual mention of weddings or marriage, so they’ll still be suitable in states where same-sex marriage hasn’t been legally recognized –… More »


Wednesday Quickies!

Following in California’s footsteps, the Massachusetts state senate voted to repeal a 1913 law that prevents the state from marrying out-of-state couples if their marriages would not be legal in their home states. [NY Times]
Remember the “Liberty Fries” fiasco? Well, the hoity-toity French are embracing the American hamburger now. [NY Times]
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The Daily Squeeze: Same-Sex Marriage, Cynthia Nixon, And A Drunk Groom

California Chief Justice Ronald George says young people are much more tolerant of gay marriage than older generations. [Spiegel]
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Monday Quickies!

Mike Myers is gay? Also, who will go see The Love Guru with Amelia? [Gawker]
If you haven’t seen it already, check out the documentary Girls Rock. [Cool Hunting]
Are lesbians more likely to commit? [Boinkology]
Lily Allen put up a snippet of a new song called “Guess Who Batman” on her MySpace page. It’s… More »


Gay Marriage Legal In CA: Phyllis Lyon & Del Martin Cut The Cake

They did it! Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, the lesbian couple of 55 years that we wrote about yesterday, were the first gay couple to be married under California’s new law. This video of them cutting the wedding cake got us all verklempt.

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Lesbian Couple Of 55 Years Plans To Finally Wed

Congratulations to Phyllis Lyon, 84, and Del Martin, 87, a lesbian couple that has been together for 55 years — they plan to become the first same-sex couple to legally exchange marriage vows in San Francisco. SF Mayor Gavin Newsom will officiate the ceremony. Enjoy it ladies — you should have never had to wait! More »


Ellen Asks John McCain To Walk Her Down The Aisle

One last thing on the subject of Ellen Degeneres and her upcoming wedding to girlfriend Portia de Rossi. The talk show host had Republican Presidential hopeful, John McCain, on her show last week and asked him straight up about his views on gay marriage (he’s against gay marriage as well as civil unions). More »


Clip: Ellen Announces Her Engagement To Portia On Her Show

I didn’t cry when I got engaged (in fairness, I was so surprised and excited, I just couldn’t stop laughing), but I got a little teary when Ellen Degeneres announced her plans to marry Portia de Rossi. It’s about time! … More »


Star Couplings: Ellen And Portia Plan To Make It Legal

After yesterday’s ruling by the California Supreme Court striking down the ban on gay marriage, Ellen Degeneres announced she would be marrying her girlfriend, Portia de Rossi. Mazel tov ladies! [TMZ]
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Stephen Baldwin: Gay For Pay, Jerk For Free

Oh, the ’90s. We were so oblivious, from Hammer pants to using “Baldwin” as a synonym for “babe” like Cher did in Clueless. But a decade later, “clueless” and Baldwin unfortunately seem more synonymous. With Daniel failing rehab, brother Alec, award-winning star of 30 Rock, knows he has bigger problems in his family than Stephen,… More »


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