Posts tagged "gay marriage"

Pip Pip Cheerio! Gay Marriage Now Legal In England And Wales

The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill received royal assent this morning, thus legalizing gay marriage in both England and Wales. Royal assent in the United Kingdom takes place after both…

Mary Odell | July 17, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The New Yorker Memorializes DOMA With Controversial Bert And Ernie Cover

This week, the Supreme Court made the historic ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8 are both unconstitutional.  It’s an enormous victory for gays and lesbians, their families,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Long Road To Marriage Equality in America & What This Week’s Rulings May Mean

After three months of deliberation, the Supreme Court of the United States is due to give rulings on the cases of Windsor v. United States and Hollingsworth v. Perry this…

Mary Odell | June 25, 2013 - 10:00 am

Lesbian Parents In Texas May Be Forced To Move Apart Because They Can’t Legally Marry

Page Price and Carolyn Compton are a pair of moms living in Texas. They have been together for three years and are raising two children that Compton had with her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Gay Marriage Is Legal In Minnesota

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill today that legalizes gay marriage, making the state the 12th to do so. Cheering spectators filled the south lawn of the state Capitol…

Newser | May 15, 2013 - 10:50 am

Rep. Michele Bachmann Urges “Spiritual Warfare” Against Marriage Equality, Reproductive Rights

Rep. Michele Bachmann is urging Christians to engage in “spiritual warfare” to put their religious values in government, like banning marriage equality and criminalizing abortion. Scary, scary stuff. [Raw

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Minnesota’s Rep. Peggy Scott Says “My Heart Breaks” Over Marriage Equality Win

Minnesota’s state House has advanced a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage … []
… which has one Minnesota Republican named Rep. Peggy Scott very upset. “My heart…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Watch This: When Did You Choose To Be Straight?

This video has been around for a few years, but it’s making the rounds again and I think it’s always worth watching–and thinking about. The premise? An interviewer asks a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 9, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Rhode Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage!

Rhode Island became the 10th state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage last week! The state House and Senate both approved marriage equality and the governor signed it…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2013 - 5:40 pm

France Becomes 14th Country To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Merveilleux! Great news out of the land of cheese and wine today — France has become the 14th country to legalize gay marriage! The decision — 331-225 was the final tally…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 23, 2013 - 11:40 am

Hey, Conservatives: Even Nancy Reagan Supports Marriage Equality

Former First Lady Nancy Reagen supports marriage equality, according to a new Sirius interview with her daughter Patti Davis. Put that in your pipe and smoke it, Religious Right!

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2013 - 5:40 pm

New Zealand Parliament Passes Marriage Equality Law, Breaks Into Song

Today New Zealand became the 14th country (counting France, which will make it official with a final vote next week) to legalize same-sex marriage, and they rang in equality in…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 17, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Judge Won’t Grant ‘Pregnant Man’ Thomas Beatie A Divorce

Welcome to the world’s most confusing divorce case. A judge in Arizona today declined to grant a divorce to Thomas Beatie, who attained minor celebrity status as the “pregnant man” a…

Newser | March 30, 2013 - 3:30 pm

17 “Game Of Thrones” GIFs Reacting To Anti-Gay Marriage Facebook Status Updates

This has been a big week. The Supreme Court has been hearing arguments in two key gay marriage cases — the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 29, 2013 - 9:00 am

Yeah, What Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Said

“Outside of the marriage context, can you think of any other rational basis, reason, for a state using sexual orientation as a factor in denying homosexuals benefits or imposing burdens…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2013 - 4:20 pm

TIME Declares That Gay Marriage Has Already Won

In the court of public opinion, as evidenced by the sheer number of people of who changed their Facebook profile photo to the equals sign this week, sure. But I’m…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 28, 2013 - 11:20 am

Behold, The Real Gay Agenda

As you can see from this sign spotted outside the Supreme Court yesterday, the actual gay agenda is much less scary than conservative fearmongers make it out to be. In…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 27, 2013 - 4:20 pm

25 Marriage Equality Signs Making The Rounds On Facebook

By now, you’ve probably noticed more than a few of your friends have changed their Facebook profile photos to the image of an equals sign on a red background, showing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Hitched: The Future Bride Onesie Is Coming For Your Children

Yesterday in Austin, Texas, a city I’m very proud to call home, 250 people gathered on the south steps of the state capitol for a nice round of bigoted back-patting,…

Andrea Grimes | March 27, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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