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The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

Tuesday, my colleague Will Saletan chronicled the various ways that Republican candidates are running away from "culture war" issues like gay marriage and reproductive rights. "Republicans are mumbling, cringing, and ducking," he notes, before providing a number of examples. "They don’t want the election to be about these issues, even in red states."

Holder's Final Vow to Supreme Court: Uphold Marriage Equality

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says that he expects the Department of Justice to stand behind gay and lesbian couples seeking the freedom to marry before the Supreme Court. read more

American Actor Mark Ruffalo Retracts His Viral Endorsement of Brazilian Presidential Hopeful Over Gay Marriage

Marina Silva has learned not to disappoint Mark Ruffalo, who famously played the Hulk in the film "The Avengers," on marriage equality. You wouldn't like him when he's disappointed.

Ryan Anderson, Mark Regnerus, Rick Warren, other inequality advocates urge Pope to 'commit to marriage'

7 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

While they do not use the words "gay" or "same-sex" or language that speaks specifically to marriage equality, it's clear by the signees (Ryan Anderson, Robert George, Mark Regnerus, Rick Warren, Jennnifer Roback Morse, more) that this new letter, written...

Bakery That Refused To Make Gay Marriage Cake Faces $150K Penalty

The Oregon bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple faces about $150,000 in fines that apparently could bankrupt the owners. Amidst the headline-making controversy, Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Oregon, closed down and is now a home-based business. Show More Summary

St. Louis Circuit Judge Hears Challenge To Missouri Same-Sex Marriage Ban

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison heard arguments Monday on a challenge to Missouri's gay marriage ban brought by four gay couples who were married in St. Louis by city officials in June. The couples are Tod Martin and David...

Satan Really Does Not Want You To See Nic Cage In The New Left Behind Movie - "Hey, help a fallen brother out!"

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

The devil sure is a busy guy these days. In addition to performing gay marriages, freaking out all the campers in Southern New Jersey, and working on his own show for Fox, now he's got Nic Cage's upcoming rapture-themed movie to deal with. Can't a guy just eternally punish the wicked in peace?

Four New Laws to Protect LGBT People in California

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Now this is a far cry from "I think gay marriage should be between a man and a woman." California Governor Jerry Brown (pictured) has signed four new laws that bolster LGBT rights in the Golden State. ThinkProgress has a...

Bishop Says Gay Marriage Will Lead To Marrying Dogs & Adopting The Puppies

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Bishop Jose Maria de la Torre Martin is very concerned that if his Mexican state of Aguascalientes were to approve its proposed same-sex marriage bill, next will come "allowing a man to marry a dog and they can inherit the puppies."Show More Summary

Robert Oscar Lopez confirms belief that gay parents are like slave owners

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Just last week, this man was on the bill at a big marriage conference and rally in Utah alongside NOM and other mainstream groups. Here is his guiding belief: If there is one charge that GLAAD and the HRC throw...

News: Hong Kong, Michael Strahan, Annie Lennox, Potato Salad

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

New poll shows Utahns evenly split on gay marriage question- with 49 percent support, 48 percent oppose. Rob Mills, an Australian singer best known from Australian Idol and the Melbourne production of Wicked, apologizes for tweeting a "gay sex" photo...

Alaska actually wants to use the Jim Crow approach in defending its gay marriage ban

States that try to defend their bans on same-sex marriage have a couple of stock arguments that they tend to fall back on. One is that gay marriage harms traditional heterosexual marriage, an assertion that failed in California’s Proposition 8 trial and elsewhere because even the...

Supreme Court justices meet to consider taking gay marriage cases in next session

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage. The court has seven cases pending before it concerning bans in five states: Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Wisconsin...

Court of Appeal of Florence Reverses Lower Ruling on Italy's First Recognized Gay Marriage

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Court of Appeal of Florence has reversed an April ruling that recognized a gay couple as married for the first time in Italy, AFP reports: The Court of Appeal reversed the lower decision of judge Paolo Cesare Otatti due...

Bachmann Walks Back Marriage Comment

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

During the FRC's hate summit, soon-to-be former Rep. Michele Bachmann told Michelangelo Signorile that gay marriage is no longer an issue, adding, "In fact, it's boring." After being called out by fellow wingnuts like Bryan Fischer, Crazy Eyes is walking back that comment. Show More Summary

MEXICO: Thousands Protest Legalization Of Gay Marriage In State Of Coahuila

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Tras su aprobación en Coahuila... 'Incita a la homofobia marcha contra matrimonio gay'— Alfredo Galindo (@AlfredoGalindo) September 29, 2014 Via On Top Magazine: An estimated thirty-thousand people marched Sunday in protest of a new law allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry in the Mexican state of Coahuila. Show More Summary

Gays are like ISIS beheading America, per religious right confab

Benhams previously suggested gays be put to death, that gay marriage is like Nazi Germany, and they don't Islam.

Video: Values Voter Summit marriage panel was particularly boring, bad, ineffective this year

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

It has taken me three days to even post the video, which should tell you something. From the clumsy moderating of a man who has openly called for gay people to be "exported" to the self-victimization of business owners who...

Drop in Support for Gay Marriage Is No Cause for Alarm (VIDEO)

A new survey from Pew shows that support for marriage equality has dropped five percentage points since the start of the year, but there's no need for gay and lesbian couples to panic -- at least not yet. The poll is just one of eight conducted this year and shows support at 49% to 41% opposed. Show More Summary

Supreme Court meets to consider taking gay marriage cases

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court met behind closed doors on Monday to consider whether they should take up the hotly contested question of whether states can ban gay marriage. TheShow More Summary

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