From the county clerk who threatened to marry her dog to the little girl who stood up to a homophobic pastor, check out these ten shocking reactions to the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage.
It was a long holiday weekend, but that didn't stop workers at the Travis County Clerk's Office. They were at their Austin, Texas, posts to help same-sex couples get their marriage licenses. "I don’t remember anything like this," County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir told the local NBC affiliate KXAN. Show More Summary
Did your parents or grandparents ever use the term "hissy fit"? If so, you know you've been witnessing a bunch of them from Republican presidential candidates over the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide. Jeb Bush said it is now crucial that as a country we protect religious freedom. Show More Summary
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national health care law. The two landmark rulings last month angered many conservative Americans and...
'Seriously, if you're actively protesting gay marriage, you need a hobby,' says YouTuber Joe Santagato. read more
Gun of the Week Obergefell v. Hodges Gun rights groups find a side to gay marriage ruling that will make liberal heads EXPLODE The headline is hyperbolic, but it does bring up a good point: A consistent reading of Obergefell...
From this Sunday's Media Buzz on Faux "news," Howie Kurtz and the National Review's Jim Geraghty are terribly upset the anti-gay bigots might not be getting a fair shake from the media. Whose going to look out for those poor, downtrodden...Show More Summary
Hunky vlogger Joe Santagato took to YouTube this week to share his opinions on the legalization of gay marriage in all fifty states. Although his […]
Tom Chaplin, lead singer of the band Keane, released a song called “Love Wins” that celebrates our victory allowing same-sex marriage in the U.S. #LoveWins was tweeted […]
This is one way to preserve your integrity, certainly. The entire staff at a Tennessee country clerk’s office has now resigned over being forced to issue “marriage” licenses to gay
WASHINGTON, July 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said on Sunday Supreme Court justices of his liking would not have legalized same-sex marriage and would have struck down a key provision of a national...Show More Summary
Former Arkansas governor and 2016 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee continues to twist himself in knots trying to pretend that allowing gay people to get married is somehow a threat to the institution of marriage itself. Mike Huckabee:...Show More Summary
An interesting question posed by the Christian Science Monitor (via Hot Air headlines) Gay marriage: Can religious clerks conscientiously object to issuing licenses? After the US Supreme Court’s decision declaring
Every great success carries with it a touch of sorrow, and that’s turning out to be the case with marriage equality. In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling granting us the right to marry, a number of long-time activists are fretting that we are at risk of losing the things that make us unique. […]
Gene Robinson received death threats when he became the first openly gay Episcopalian bishop. Twelve years later, his church is performing gay weddings. That’s progress.
During a special presentation of the popular live storytelling podcast The Moth at this year’s Aspen Ideas festival, former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett shared a story about how, years before gay marriage would become legal nationwide, he secretly performed a same-sex marriage at the White House.
Pete O’Leary, senior pastor of the Christian Church at Holbrook, New York, definitely feels some kind of way about gay marriage. Although he wasn’t too pleased when New York legalized same-sex unions in 2011, he still felt obligatedShow More Summary
Alice Huffman, president of the California NAACP, spoke at a Seattle church in 2011 to stump for legalization. "I'm out here to change the law," she said. "And whenever a law is against the people, we've got to rise up and change it!" ZORN TAYLOR State by state, America is getting legal marijuana—whether the federal government likes it or not. Show More Summary
The entire staff of the Decatur County, Tenn., clerk’s office has resigned rather than dish out marriage licenses to gay couples.
The Istanbul police's violent response to the local gay pride parade last Sunday is a chilling reminder that the victory for marriage equality in the United States does not necessarily improve the lives of LGBT people around the world. Show More Summary