Posts tagged "same sex marriage"

Vatican: Pope Francis Is Down With His Gay Buddy, Not Kim Davis

What does Kim Davis do with her gay friends? Deny them marriage licenses. What does the Pope do with his gay friends? He grants them the only “real audience” he gave during his entire visit to America. Point: Pope.
The Vatican is continuing to backpedal on what they’re now realizing was

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

Vatican: Hold On, We Don’t Like Kim Davis That Much

The Vatican wants everyone to slow their roll on this whole Pope-Kim Davis meeting. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi issued a statement on the meeting to “contribute to an objective understanding” of what transpired:
“Pope Francis met with several dozen persons who had been invited by the Nunciature to greet him as he

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

Kim Davis And The Pope: Why Her Claims To “Religious Liberty” Are Bogus

Kim Davis and her lawyers from the Liberty Council are claiming that the homophobe and on-the-side Rowan County, KY clerk had a special, secret meeting with Pope Francis during his tour of America last week.
Davis claims that she received a phone call from a church official apparently inviting her to Washington D.C.,

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 30, 2015

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

Straight Guys Make Out To Spite Kim Davis As She Continues To Not Do Her Job

Homophobe, jailbird, and Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis returned to work last week and in a move that should shock zero people is still refusing to do her job. Despite the orders she was given by Judge David Bunning to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Davis instead confiscated all the

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 22, 2015

20 Kim Davis Memes To Get You Through The News Cycle

If you’re furious, exhausted, and going a tiny bit insane because of the hypocrisy and injustice of the whole situation with Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, her four prior marriages, her religious pandering, and her hair, great news! The internet is here for you. Kim Davis memes have started circulating, because why wouldn’t they?

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 10, 2015

Kim Davis Stays Mum About Plans To Issue Licenses Post-Release

As we told you yesterday, Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk who was jailed for refusing to obey court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because of her religious beliefs, was released from jail. A rally was held on her behalf after her release yesterday, which Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee attended,

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 9, 2015

On Kim Davis And Religious Freedom

Now that Rowan County, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis has been martyred by being sent to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, as is her job as a representative of the state, several Republican presidential candidates are rallying around her.
Rand Paul, for instance, is predictably calling for the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 4, 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

President Mike Huckabee Will Outlaw All The Abortions, Protect Bigots

Mike Huckabee is currently running for President of The Republic of Gilead.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 2, 2015

Dan Savage Rips Into Homophobic KY Clerk: She’s “Waiting To Cash In”

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, you might have heard, is refusing to perform her job and issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Davis claims she’s doing this under God’s authority, which is strange, because she’s employed by the state.
Advice columnist, activist, and occasional pundit Dan Savage broke down all of the reasons Davis is

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 2, 2015

Trump: Opposing Same-Sex Marriage Is A “Dead Issue”

All of a sudden, Trump sounds maybe five percent sane. Barely though. Still at least 95 percent awful.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 20, 2015

America Has Its First-Ever All-Transgender Modeling Agency!

Apple Model Management has opened a location in the U.S., a Fresno woman shut down objections to same-sex marriage in 150 words, Vine star Carter Reynolds put his ex-girlfriend in the hospital, and Twitter hosted an ill-conceived frat party happy hour.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 22, 2015

Japan’s Biggest Girl Group Has An Average Age Of 84

KBG84 is taking over Japan from their tiny island homeland; Ta-Nehisi Coates addresses the physical realities of being Black in his new book; American Samoa is holding out on same-sex marriage; and two lawyers are helping to reshape the way colleges treat rape cases.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 10, 2015

We Aren’t Seriously Talking About Legalizing Group Marriage, Are We?

Aren’t race and trans* rights sort of bigger issues right now?

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 9, 2015
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