Dominique Venner, a notable far-right French historian, shot himself in the head at the altar of the Notre Dame cathedral today, killing himself in front of a crowd of tourists to protest gay marriage, which was legalized in France last weekend. Read more...
After all the parliamentary back and forth yesterday, gay marriage passed third reading by the comfortable margin of 366 to 161. Tory sources are briefing that fewer of their MPs… Continue reading The post Gay marriage easily passes third reading vote in the Commons appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
As America waits with bated breath for the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage, one Ohio church became the target of gay marriage supporters after it advertised an event celebrating biblical marriages that promised to reward husband and wife couples with free $25 Chick-fil-A gift cards.
Former Tory chairman Lord Tebbit has solved the grand mystery on the effects of legalizing same sex marriage in England. The world won't end, but the future queen could share... Read Full Post
At this rate, if I want to remain comfortably single without the pressures of a looming marriage proposal, I'll have to move to one of those states. Next time I'm on Craigslist, I'm going have to forego the "Men Seeking Men" section so that I can peruse apartments in Biloxi.
Some might say it was rather audacious of Yvette Cooper to send an email to Labour activists this evening urging them to tweet something along these lines: I’m proud to… Continue reading The post Labour claims credit for gay marriage bill appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The standard of debate in last night's Commons debate over gay marriage was impressive. Whatever one's feelings, it was clear that members had given the issue due consideration. Tim Loughton's skewering of the random selection of £4bn as the cost of instituting civil partnerships for conventional couples was particularly enjoyable, but the contributions of those [...]
The Heritage Foundation’s Ryan Anderson, a disciple of National Organization for Marriage former chairman Robert George, has become a national spokesperson for opposition to marriage equality. In a new piece for Focus on the Family co-written with Heritage’s Andrew Walker, they make “a Millennial case for marriage,” citing a litany of arguments about the importance [...]
The gay numbers crunchers at the Williams Institute make this surprising point: Metro areas with the highest percentage of gay couples raising kids are in states with gay marriage bans. Hello, Hinesville, Ga.
The internet is having one of its periodic spasms of outrage-hilarity over some comments my colleague Lord Tebbit made to The Guardian this morning. On the subject of gay marriage, he said: When we have a queen who is a lesbian and she marries another lady and then decides she would like to have a [...]
On May 11, Carl Marucci arranged to meet his boyfriend Drew Marsenison at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park. A flash mob helped him make his proposal. Don't miss our other recent Gay Wedding videos... Gay Marriage Proposal of the Day:...
Former Tory chairman says Cameron has made a hash of gay marriage, pushing Tories to quit for UKIP First Post LAST UPDATED AT 13:52 ON Tue 21 May 2013 TORY grandee Norman Tebbit has launched an outspoken attack on David Cameron overShow More Summary
Via the Telegraph: The legalisation of gay marriage is poised to be approved by MPs today after surviving a Tory backbench bid to derail it. The Coalition avoided embarrassment after a last-minute deal with Labour to save the bill. Some...Show More Summary
The UK's marriage equality bill, under threat yesterday, was saved by a deal with the Labour party, the Guardian reports: The government's gay marriage bill was saved after David Cameron was forced to rely on Ed Miliband (pictured) to defeat...
Some interesting statistics from The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. The L.A. Times reports on their findings: But the reality for gay parents can be very different, said Gary J. Gates, the researcher behind the new estimates...
Dear reader, may I beg a moment of your time? I'd like you to complete a quick survey — just two questions. 1. When was the last time you did the following: A) Went to a doctor or a hospital for medical treatment? B) Entered into a lifelong sexual partnership with someone of the same [...]
Looking out across the blood-soaked battlefield at Asculum in 280BC, the victorious Greek, King Pyrrhus, turned to one of his generals and remarked: “One more such victory, and we shall be undone." Sitting in Downing Street, reflecting on last night’s successful passage of his same-sex marriage bill, David Cameron could be forgiven for entertaining similar [...]
Tory backbenchers are seething over 'Swivelgate' and yesterday's gay marriage plot with Ed Miliband Column The Mole LAST UPDATED AT 10:31 ON Tue 21 May 2013 DAVID CAMERON could face a vote of confidence in his leadership as a resultShow More Summary
The "establishment" used to look like the cast of Yes, Minister. They were grey-haired, bowler-hatted and church-going. They spoke the Queen's English and believed in Queen and country. Many hailed from, and lived in, the countryside. They were white, middle-class, middle-aged men. Sexual preferences were kept hidden under bed covers. Today's establishment is an altogether [...]
Labour proposal saves same-sex marriage bill but Tory opponents vow to continue fight in Lords One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 09:52 ON Tue 21 May 2013 THE legalisation of same-sex marriages is set to be approved by MPs today after Labour...Show More Summary