Posts tagged "same sex marriage"

US And Japan Will Square Off For Women’s World Cup Championship

Are you watching the Women’s World Cup Yet? And elsewhere, the Episcopal Church has approved same-sex marriage ceremonies, and Norway’s running a safe sex ad with a glitter-ejaculating penis.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 2, 2015

Here’s A Hilarious Response To The “You’re Not Alone” Video To Make Your Morning Great

If you saw that godawful, downright strange “You’re Not Alone” anti-same-sex marriage video yesterday and worried that it would not go unanswered, worry no more. Three YouTubers – soundlyawake, Ava Gordy, and Miles Jai – got together to point out all of the logical flaws in the Catholic Vote Bizarro-World Catholics-are-the-real-victims-here video by reframing it…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 2, 2015

Today’s Lady News: Marriage Equality Edition

Join us as we party through same-sex marriage news!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

Jay Z And Beyoncé Donated Thousands To Meet Baltimore Protester Bail

The Carters stay quietly involved in the Black Lives Matter movement; Notorious RBG tips her hand about gay marriage; in-state tuition is harder to get; new tree-sex drug “flakka” isn’t all that bad — all in Today’s Lady News!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 18, 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…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 1, 2015

Georgia Florist Won’t Do Gay Weddings, Totes Cool With Adulterers Though

CNN’s Gary Tuchman took a trip to Georgia to interview some florists about how they feel about providing flowers to same-sex weddings, and whether or not they would support something like Indiana’s unpopular Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Unsurprisingly, they all said they would support it, and explained all about how their religion prohibited…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 3, 2015

Oklahoma Bans Atheist Marriages In Hopes Of Preventing Gay Ones

Well, it’s looks like my dream of a Rodgers and Hammerstein-themed wedding are officially dashed, because even if I am a girl who cain’t say no, I cain’t say “yes” in the state of Oklahoma*. To marriage, anyway. I’m sure I could say yes to other things in Oklahoma, like, for instance, being taken out in your surry…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 19, 2015

Judge Roy Moore Is Real Confused About How Bisexuality Works

Alabama Judge Roy Moore wonders: “W<span>hen two bisexuals or two transgendered marry, how large is that family?”</span>…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 25, 2015

Huckabee Equates Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage To Forcing Jews To Sell “Bacon Wrapped Shrimp”

In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Mike Huckabee explained why he is never going to support the legalization of gay marriage, which is already legal in most of the states:
“I’d like to think that there’s room in America for people who have different points of view without screaming and shouting and wanting…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 2, 2015

Marriage Equality Emerges Victorious In Wisconsin & Indiana

A three-judge appeals court in Chicago, Illinois unanimously ruled yesterday that the same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. [AP]
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling that said buffer zones outside abortion clinics violated the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters, San Francisco is considering new ways to protect staff and patients at…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2014

GOP Senator Susan Collins Supports Gay Marriage

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage, making her the fourth GOP senator to do so. Hooray! [Bangor Daily News]
Five thousand organizers in Raleigh, North Carolina, have cancelled their “Sexy School Girl 5K,” a co-ed run in which participants were asked to wear skirt…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 27, 2014

Judge Struck Down Pennsylvania Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania’s law banning same-sex marriage today, calling it unconstitutional. PA’s Democratic attorney general said she wouldn’t defend the 1996 law, as she found it unconstitutional as well. Congratulations, PA couples who can now get married!  [NBC News]
A man who drugged and raped his wife for three year…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2014

Occupy Wall Street Protestor Cecily McMillan Sentenced To 90 Days In Prison

Occupy Wall Street protestor Cecily McMillan has been sentenced to three months in prison for elbowing a police officer in the face after he allegedly grabbed one of her breasts during an arrest. Nine jurors had written to the judge and asked him to show McMillan leniency. [Guardian UK]
An 11-year-old girl i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2014

Judge Rules Idaho Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Is Unconstitutional

Yesterday, a federal judge ruled that Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution. The order will take effect at 9 a.m. on Friday, although the state may appeal the decision before then. [CNNThink Progress]
A “rapists on campus” list is being…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 14, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Legalized In Arkansas; Lesbian Couple Are The First To Get Hitched

Never thought you’d see the day when gay marriage was legal in Arkansas, did you?

That’s exactly what happened on Friday, when a circuit court judge in Little Rock stuck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, calling it unconstitutional. The ruling referenced a 2004 amendment to the state constitution defining marriage a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 12, 2014

Don’t Hold Your Breath For A Gay Or Lesbian On “The Bachelor,” Says Chris Harrison

After 27 seasons of almost painful heterosexuality, we were not optimistic that either “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” would introduce a gay or lesbian contestant. I mean, it took them this long to finally have a Latino “Bachelor.” And in an interview this weekend with The New York Times Magazine, longtime host Chris Harrison pretty much…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 3, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In Texas

In 2005, Texas voters approved an amendment to the Texas constitution defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Today, a  federal judge has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage, deeming it unconstitutional. Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that denying gay couples the right to marry is a violation of equal protection and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 26, 2014
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