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The Kim Davis saga and the religious right’s skewed view of religious freedom

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

When Keith Bardwell, a justice of the peace in Louisiana, turned away a couple looking to get married in 2009, he cited personal objections to justify his decision to withhold a marriage license. Bardwell wasn’t hailed as a culture war hero, greeted with a campaign rally or praised by...

Move Over, Kim Davis: Alabama Judges Stopped Giving Marriage Licenses To ANYONE

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Officials in Alabama have been putting up roadblocks to prevent same-sex couples from exercising their freedom to marry.

Kim Davis Wannabe Will Not Grant Licenses 'to Engage in Sodomy'

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Wednesday, Alabama Probate Judge Nick Williams came out as an active member of the Kim Davis Party For Christian Religious Freedom when he asked the state’s Supreme Court for an order that would allow him to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Read more...

There's a Woman in the United States Whose Religious Freedom Is Under Attack, But Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz are Silent

Calling all conservatives! There's a woman in the United States who says her religious freedom is under attack, and she needs your support. No, I'm not talking about Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to serve marriage licenses to gay couples. Show More Summary

50 States of Gay: A LGBTQ Comedy Sketch Debut

3 months agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Let Freedom (Cock) Ring! As of June 26, 2015, the U.S. of A. now has given everyone the opportunity to marry whomever they like regardless of gender. As each state has had its battle with the decision on a different...

Complaint filed against judge who ordered man to get married

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The Freedom from Religion Foundation filed the complaint with the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct on Friday, seeking to disbar Smith County Court-at-Law Judge Randall Rogers.

Three Shanghai fathers resign their freedom to live in a childbirth preparation center for 10 days

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Three married men in Shanghai who decided that they wanted to experience childbirth in the way that a woman would took it a step further than strapping on a labor pain simulators. [ more › ]

AFER Calls It Quits

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Last month Freedom To Marry triumphantly declared that it was "going out of business." Today we get the same news from the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Via press release: Together, we made history. Nearly six years ago, theShow More Summary

For 'Back On Board,' Greg Louganis Looks Back On His Legacy, LGBT Rights

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

An amazing sign of progress on LGBT rights — and an example of how the entrenched homophobia in corporate America of years past has changed dramatically — is Freedom to Marry founder Evan Wolfson being heralded by General Mills, which,...Show More Summary

Find out why this rainbow wedding was a subtle finger to local government

You may recall how the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act went down in Indiana around that time -- Stephanie made the rainbow background as a sort of subtle middle-finger to the state government. They were married on the...Show More Summary

Ending the "Gay Exception": The Marriage Ruling and a Fight to Make Ohio and America Whole

When the Supreme Court ruled June 26 that the right of same-sex couples to marry is protected by the Constitution's 14th Amendment, it did more than recognize a fundamental freedom and rebuff a bid for state-sponsored discrimination....Show More Summary

Tuesday Morning Open Thread: Like Thunderbolt

The Freedom to Marry group is going out of business for the best possible reason: They won the fight. The group put together this celebratory video that might result in dust stimulating your tear ducts: It’s important to remember the victories. This was one. Open thread. [H/T: Vox]

Carly Rae Jepsen - Run Away With Me

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

I believe she performed this last week at Freedom To Marry's "going out of business" gala.

NY Post Praises Evan Wolfson

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"In a rarity for any US advocacy group, Freedom to Marry is closing up shop 'simply' because it won. The move is applause-worthy because it’s so rare for any 'public interest' lobby. Most outfits just find some new cause to justify keeping the money rolling in. Show More Summary

L. Ron Hubbard Controlling Texas Now From Beyond Earthly Grave

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

It’s no surprise that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is a big fan of religious freedom, especially the freedom to keep gays from getting married and the freedom to keep sluts from getting abortions. But it turns out that fundagelical Christans...Show More Summary

Freedom to Marry's Throws Coolest 'Going Out of Business' Party Ever

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian :

Because sometimes losing your job can be an amazing thing. Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more

Emotional Video on the Fight For Marriage Equality Shows Just How Far We’ve Come: WATCH

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new video released today by Freedom to Marry, the civil rights advocacy organization founded by LGBT rights pioneer Evan Wolfson, documents the emotional fight to achieve full marriage equality throughout all 50 states. The journey to equal dignity… The post Emotional Video on the Fight For Marriage Equality Shows Just How Far We’ve Come: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Freedom To Marry: Celebrating Victory

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via press release: Today, as it begins the promised campaign wind-down having achieved its goal of winning marriage nationwide, Freedom to Marry released a video celebrating the victory and featuring some of the many people, milestones, and hard work that paved the way. Show More Summary

News: LGBT Bullying, Jonathan Groff, ‘Love Always Wins’, Real-Life Forrest Gump

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

> Republican Senators kill LGBT bullying bill.  > Matt Baume releases new book revealing the personal stories of those who fought for the freedom to marry over the last 45 years.  > Ohio Air Force Base holds LGBT run celebrating diversity. … The post News: LGBT Bullying, Jonathan Groff, ‘Love Always Wins’, Real-Life Forrest Gump appeared first on Towleroad.

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