Posts tagged "same sex marriage"

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

Today’s Lady News: Iceland’s Lesbian Prime Minister Marries Her Girlfriend

Iceland’s prime minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir, married her girlfriend, Jonina Leosdottir, on Sunday, when the country’s same-sex marriage law became legalized. Congratulations! [AP]
Nevada’s Republican senatorial candidate, Sharron Angle, said she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Lesbian Couple Challenges The Defense Of Marriage Act

Imagine being married to a State Police lieutenant who is killed in the line of duty — and then you learn that even though you are the widower of a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Quotable: Laura Bush Says The Bushes Have “A Number Of Close Friends Who Are Gay”

“In 2004 the social question that animated the campaign was gay marriage. Before the election season had unfolded, I had talked to George about not making gay marriage a significant…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Gays Get Their Flash Of Wedding Mag Fever In “Equally Wed”

Gays should be allowed to marry because it is their civil right to do so. But also because they, too, should have to deal with the dreaded wedding magazine onslaught…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 7:45 pm
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