same sex marriage

Why One Republican Legislator Voted For Marriage Equality: “I Want To Throw A Wedding For My Kid”

State Representative Maureen Walsh was one of only two Washington state republicans to break rank and vote in favor of the marriage equality bill, which passed. When the governor signs…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 10, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Washington State Passes Gay Marriage Bill

Washington state’s House of Representatives voted yesterday to legalize same-sex marriage, which will make Washington the seventh state in the country to allow lesbians and gays to marry their partners.  Gay…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2012 - 11:20 am

Good “Christian Girl” Miley Cyrus Schools Her Fans About Gay Marriage

When I shared a picture of my tattoo on my Twitter page and said, “All LOVE is equal,” a lot of people mocked me — they said, “What happened to you?

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Our New Hero: Teen Madison Galluccio Asks NJ To Let Her Gay Dads Marry

Gay marriage is a hot-button issue, but its reach goes far beyond simply the same-sex couples who wish to be joined in matrimony. It also affects their kids. Like 15-year-old…

Julie Gerstein | February 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbians Don’t Screw Up Their Children As Much As Bigots Might Hope

Adolescent children of lesbian parents are just as well-adjusted and happy with their quality of life as their peers whose parents are of the opposite sex, according to a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Zach Wahls For President, Please

Zach Wahls, the son of two lesbians, addressed the Iowa legislature in defense of same-sex marriage this past year. This is the footage of his impassioned speech. Okay, I want…

Ami Angelowicz | December 1, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dick Cheney Supports Gay Marriage On “The View”

Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne Cheney appeared on “The View” this morning and voiced their support for gay marriage. The Cheneys have a daughter who…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2011 - 6:40 pm

NJ Bridal Salon Refuses To Sell Lesbian Bride A Gown

Every bride dreams about picking out her perfect wedding gown and then being told she is a sinner who will burn in the fire-y pits of hell. Oh, wait, she…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Samantha Bee & Jason Jones Of “The Daily Show” Warn NY’s Newlywed Gay Couples About Marriage

 

Yup, even alongside smart-assery from Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, watching gay couples wed makes me tear up! The adorable “Daily Show” corresondents — a husband and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: The Broadway Show “Hair” Will Marry Gay Couples Onstage

The Broadway show “Hair” will marry a bunch of gay couples live onstage in front of the audience after the July 25 show! New York State’s new law legalizing

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Breaking News: Gay Marriage Passes In New York

New York State has officially passed a same sex marriage bill, 33 to 29, becoming the sixth and largest state to make gay marriage legal in the United States. This…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2011 - 12:15 am

Bigots Admit They’ve “Lost” The Gay Marriage Battle In Our Generation

“We’re losing on [same-sex marriage], especially among the 20- and 30-somethings: 65 to 70 percent of them favor same-sex marriage. I don’t know if that’s going to change with a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2011 - 11:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Newspaper Almost Apologized For Lesbian Moms Article

The editor/publisher of the Annapolis Capitol newspaper sought to apologize to readers in an editorial for featuring a lesbian couple in an article about Mother’s Day. “Unfortunately for us,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

John Waters On “Glee,” Gay Marriage And The “Ghetto”

“The coming out story is sort of corny to me. Now there’s all these rules like you can’t have gay villains in movies. I’m against all that. I’m for the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2011 - 6:20 pm

A Straight British Couple Seeks A Gay Union

The fight to legalize same-sex marriage in the U.K. is starting to get interesting. On Tuesday, a heterosexual couple, 26-year-old North Londoners Tom Freeman and Katherine Doyle, applied for a

Joanne Hinkel | November 11, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Teen Asked To Remove “Marriage Is So Gay” Tee At School

Here’s a particularly silly local news report. It’s about Kate Cohn of Falcon High School in Colorado who was asked to remove her “Marriage Is So Gay” T-shirt…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Alec Baldwin Would Go Gay For Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson doesn’t just play a gay man on TV; he’s gay in real life. But one half of “Modern Family“‘s adorbs gay couple is kept from…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Elton John Defends His Performance At Rush Limbaugh’s Wedding

“I said, ‘I suppose you’re wondering what the f**k I’m doing here,’ and they collapsed in laughter. It took the heat off. I said, ‘I’m probably the most famous gay

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Gays Can Marry In California!

Good news! Earlier today, Judge Vaughn Walker lifted the stay imposed on the decision to repeal Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage in California. In other words, gay…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Today” Will Not Be Throwing A Gay Wedding

Lesbian and gay couples are urging NBC to open “The Today Show”‘s wedding contest to them, too. The network has said it won’t do so because New York state,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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