The pope blessed a lesbian, Los Angeles is getting serious about gender parity, marriage equality is happening for real in Ireland, and also a tiny dog being a farmhand. AND MORE! The post Sunday Funday Just Got Blessed By The Pope appeared first on Autostraddle.
An estimated 100 people turned out with rainbow flags and picket signs to protest Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’s continued refusal to issue marriage licenses to any couples in the county. read more
The self-proclaimed ‘Pro-Family Rally’ featured speeches from Texas-based Presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz and Rick Perry. read more
The governor of Alabama, who is an advocate of “traditional marriage” and has been vocally against same-sex unions, is getting a divorce. Gov. Robert Bentley’s wife on Friday filed for divorce, citing incompatibility of temperament, according to local ABC33. The filing states that...
As the debate over marriage equality continues in Australia, American anti-LGBT activists are at work Australia.
The gay Irish actor has starred in Sherlock and Pride and will be in the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre. read more
For his role as Moriarty in the BBC's hit drama, Sherlock, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes, Andrew Scott has earned himself hordes of die-hard fans. After starring in Pride, the heart-warming 2014 film about a London...Show More Summary
Days after the Supreme Court brought marriage equality to America in Obergefell v. Hodges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a formal opinion of dubious accuracy encouraging anti-gay clerks to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Show More Summary
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has unanimously approved a resolution backing the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling legalizing marriage equality nationwide. The Washington Blade reports: “Same-sex marriage is a constitutionally guarante… The post DNC Unanimously Approves Resolution Supporting SCOTUS Gay Marriage Decision appeared first on Towleroad.
Yoruba Richen‘s documentary about the African American community’s struggle for marriage equality is coming soon to a TV screen or laptop near you. The New Black, a film by Yoruba Richen, explores follows Black organizing for (and against) the successful 2012 Maryland referendum on same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
Rogue county clerk says it's a violation of her "religious freedom." It seems the last vestiges of anti-marriage equality bigotry are not going out without a fight. Infamous Rowan County clerk Kim Davis once again refused a marriage licence to couple James Yates and William Smith Jr. Show More Summary
A Texas man surprised his boyfriend when he got down on one knee and proposed at their church in front of the whole congregation—even though their faith doesn’t recognize marriage equality. Trevor Harper and Davis Covin have been a couple for nine years, and members of the First United Methodist Church of Austin for the... Read more »
Sen. Ted Cruz frequently talks about his father Rafael Cruz. The elder Cruz is his mentor, a Christian evangelist who has a nasty habit of saying horrible and untrue things... so you know where Ted gets it from.
The top-polling Republican presidential candidate avoided answering a direct question like a political pro. read more
A private Canadian university that forbids sex outside the confines of heterosexual marriage has taken its fight to set up a law school to court, in a case that is testing the balance between same-sex equality rights and freedom of religion. Show More Summary
Photo via WikiCommons/Kate Lundy As Prime Minister of Australia, Labor leader Julia Gillard was outspoken about her opposition to marriage equality. Citing her feminist beliefs, she said that her stance stemmed from resistance to the...Show More Summary
Coming on the heels of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality is a noticeable increase in the amount of LGBT stories in mainstream entertainment. First “Fun Home” takes top honors at the Tony Awards, then film awards season frontrunners “Carol” and “Grandma” feature more strong and complicated lesbian characters. Show More Summary
NOM is dying a slow, painful death. Being ignored by the Republican field is but the latest nail in their coffin.
Among those to be made peers is Lynne Featherstone, the "equal marriage architect." read more
A Kentucky county clerk who has been outspoken in his opposition to marriage equality now says he'll "die" fighting to keep same-sex couples from tying the knot. Casey County Clerk Casey Davis has reportedly refused to issue marriage...Show More Summary