The Mormon Church changed its handbook to treat same sex marriages, and the children of those families, in the vilest of ways. Now some who fought for marriage equality are speaking out against religious bashing as well. The post The SCOTUS Same Sex Marriage Case Plaintiffs Sound Off on the Mormon Church and Call for a Boycott appeared first on The Good Men Project.
I think it is changing… and it’s pretty amazing how it’s changing. And one of the things that I’m so proud about [Brokeback Mountain is that], within the past basically 10 years, how much has changed. When the Supreme Court [issued a ruling] just a little while ago, I felt like we had been part, […]
Susanne Atanus (below), the Illinois Republican who told a newspaper in 2014 that God put autism and dementia on Earth as punishment for marriage equality and abortion, lost her bid for Congress that year.But she's going to try again, anyway, even if the Republican Party wants nothing to do with her.
Following a historic year for LGBT equality, HRC is extremely thankful to the staff, members, supporters and volunteers who have helped us accomplish so much in 2015. Together, we shed tears of joy on June 26 when marriage equality became the law of the land. Show More Summary
Marriage equality is already the law of the land, but Marco Rubio wants to change the law, not accept it.
Marco Rubio, the candidate of tomorrow, isn't even trying to hide his outreach to conservative homophobes anymore. On Friday, he told GOP faithfuls that denying gays marriage equality wasn't about discriminating—never mind the fact that...Show More Summary
Sometimes lawyers really can do good work. Let's try and remember that this Thanksgiving. [Guile is Good] More people against marriage equality are blatantly disregarding the law. [Slate] Honestly, does this sht even surprise you anymore? Ben Carson doesn't know much about who actually wrote the Constitution. Show More Summary
Killer Mike is equal parts rapper and activist who has been vocal about the prison system, police brutality and same-sex marriage. The rapper once said it’s his responsibility “to be politically active, and I have to be a credit to my race.”
The law amends a portion of the nation's marriage equality law that expressly forbade same-sex couples from adopting. read more
This post was written by Ernesto Zelayandia, HRC Global Fellow. Last week in a historic 6-2 vote, the Constitutional Court of Colombia ruled to lift a ban that previously prevented same-sex couples from adopting children. Colombia now joins Argentina and Uruguay on the list of Latin American countries that allow same-sex adoption. Show More Summary
The study released last week by the Williams Institute also says that wedding spending generated an estimated $52 million in tax revenue. Image: Shutterstock The post Study: Marriage Equality Has Boosted State and Local Economies by $813 Million appeared first on RH Reality Check.
The presidential hopeful says he doesnt support marriage equality, but has aides and allies hailing from both camps.
As one of the first countries to legalize marriage equality way back in 2005, Spain’s already a seasoned pro at gay weddings, having hosted them now for more than a decade. So as the same sex marriage revolution expands worldwide, more and more global gay couples are realizing that Spain isn’t just for honeymoons anymore. […]
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It’s been nearly five months since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of nationwide marriage equality for same-sex couples, but according to a recent survey, there is still a big divide in the way Americans view the institution of marriage...Show More Summary
You can’t open Facebook these days without seeing a profile picture superimposed with a French flag. A year ago, profile pictures had multicolored hues in support of equal marriage rights or gay marriage. At various times of year, social media profiles sport pink for breast cancer, mustaches for prostate cancer, or various other regular designs… Read More ?
Scalia reported suggested destroying the Supreme Court's authority to save marriage discrimination. The post Justice Scalia Reportedly Suggests Kim Davis May Ignore The Court’s Marriage Equality Decision appeared first on ThinkProgr...
Jim Obergefell from Ohio was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, that saw marriage equality become the law of the land. Today, he's a household name for many and a regular at political events and Democratic gatherings, brushing shoulders with the likes of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Show More Summary
Ireland celebrated its first same-sex marriage Tuesday morning after the country's new marriage equality legislation went into effect on Monday. Cormac Gollogly and Richard Dowling, both 35, have been together for 12 years and were married at 8:40 a.m. Show More Summary
Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court's landmark marriage equality case, announced his support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday. "We have fought to not only change laws, but to changeShow More Summary