Posts tagged "same sex marriage"

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

Sarah Silverman Wants You To Boycott Marriage

Sarah Silverman took a really strong stance in the fight for marriage equality via her Twitter yesterday. She has called on everyone to boycott marriage until it’s legal in this…

Annika Harris | March 11, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: D.C. Grants First Marriage License To A Lesbian Couple

A lesbian couple was the first couple to file for a same-sex marriage license in today in Washington, D.C. Angelisa Young and Sinjolya Townsend have been together for 12…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Maryland To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed in Other States

I have a friend who came to the United States from Israel to sing opera. He’s kind and funny, and when he sings, the air fills and tingles with his…

Erica Maxwell | February 25, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Miss Beverly Hills 2010 Lauren Ashley Thinks God Wants Gays “Put To Death”

Watch your tiara, Carrie Prejean: the search for America’s Next Top Homophobic Beauty Queen just got a new contestant! Miss Beverly Hills 2010 Lauren Ashley, 23, recently told Fox News…

Jessica Wakeman | February 24, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cindy McCain Supports Gay Marriage … No, Seriously, She Does

Cindy McCain came out in favor of same-sex marriage for the NOH8 campaign, following in her daughter Meghan’s footsteps. [BuzzFeed]
In more McCain-y news, Sarah Palin will campaign for McCain…

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Washington, D.C. Approves Same-Sex Marriage!

Washington, D.C.’s city council approved a same-sex marriage bill today and Mayor Adrian Fenty is expected to sign it into law before Christmas. [Washington Post]
To illustrate an article about…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Straight Woman Auctions Her Right To Marry On eBay

How cool! A straight woman named Jamie Frevele is auctioning off her right to marry on eBay after New York State voted not to grant homosexual couples the right to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2009 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: California Prankster Tries To Ban Divorce To Save “Traditional Marriage”

“Saturday Night Live” has hired another female writer! Jessi Klein is the third person with a vagina (not including performers) to grace the current “SNL” writing team. [The Wrap]—Could it…

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Maine Repeals Same-Sex Marriage Law

Boo! Maine, you FAIL. In yesterday’s election, Maine voters repealed a gay marriage law which would have made it the sixth state in America where gays have the right to…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Marc Jacobs Fights For Gay Marriage With T-Shirts

The fight to legalize same-sex marriage just got more um, fashionable? Marc Jacobs has added his two cents to the debate with these limited-edition, illustrated tees. One features a couple…

Zandile Blay | July 27, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Some Clergy Refuse To Sign Straight Couples’ Marriage Certificates

If gays can’t marry, no one will. That’s the point of view of some clergy in the Refuse To Sign movement, who believe that gay marriage should be legal everywhere,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Marriage License For Two Men In NYC Is Revoked

Same-sex marriage bans just got stupider: two New Yorkers just got their marriage license revoked after city officials say they were snookered into believing the bride was actually a groom.

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2009 - 5:15 pm

Quickies!: Ben And Dodger Have A Love/Hate Relationship

Ben and Dodger, both males, seem to be trying to decide who’s the dominant and who’s the submissive. [Dumb As A Blog]
Miley Cyrus went a little…

Annika Harris | April 30, 2009 - 8:00 pm

How Same-Sex Marriage Could Save The Economy

Besides making a lot of gay and lesbian couples very happy, extending marriage to same-sex couples would help the economy, according to a report from the Williams Institute School of…

Catherine Strawn | February 25, 2009 - 7:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Same-Sex Marriage, Cynthia Nixon, And A Drunk Groom

California Chief Justice Ronald George says young people are much more tolerant of gay marriage than older generations. [Spiegel]

Catherine Strawn | June 24, 2008 - 11:30 am

Same-Sex Weddings In Greece

Yesterday, on a remote island, Greece’s first same-sex wedding took place. There were actually two: one between two men, and another between two women. The civil ceremonies were performed on…

Catherine Strawn | June 4, 2008 - 1:30 pm
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