The couples filed legal briefs Friday, and their case is likely to be heard in April. read more
Our right-wing state lawmakers are so proudly hateful that they actually celebrated banning marriage equality by cutting a cake. They've also already filed a slate of oppressive and unnecessary legislation this session. Image: Shutterstock The post Losing My Lege: These Bills Are the Icing on the Hate-Cake appeared first on RH Reality Check.
In cities across America, advocates of the well-funded and well-organized "Yes we Cannabis!" movement are in full swing. So too are the proponents of "Marriage Equality Through Same-sex Unions" and "Islam is a Religion of Peace" promoters.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) stood by his opposition to same-sex marriage Friday, despite some speculation in recent days that he may be warming to the idea of marriage equality. If Bush runs for president, some of his closest aides will be individuals who are strong public supporters of legalizing same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
Same-sex couples' brief in Kentucky marriage case is filed. The post READ IT HERE: Kentucky same-sex couples file opening brief in Supreme Court marriage cases appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Tennessee same-sex couples file second brief out of the four Supreme Court marriage cases. The post Tennessee same-sex couples bring fight against marriage recognition ban to Supreme Court, file opening brief appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The first brief is in. The post READ IT HERE: Ohio same-sex couples challenge marriage recognition ban in Supreme Court appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Last Thursday a federal judge promised a quick ruling following oral arguments in Nebraska's marriage equality case. That ruling hasn't come yet but the state has already revised its marriage license forms, which now say "Applicant #1" and "Applicant #2." (Via Equality Case Files)
By the power vested in me by Donkey Sauce… "I now pronounce you man and gangsta!" (Getty) Gay marriage was legalized in Florida last month, but that doesn't mean the controversy is over. Attorney General Pam Bondi is fighting to getShow More Summary
Another Alabama case in federal court. The post Cari Searcy, successful plaintiff in federal challenge to Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban, files new lawsuit for immediate adoption order appeared first on Equality On Trial.
A major Alaskan tribal organization just welcomed marriage equality into its laws — but they aren't alone. read more
Texas Governor Rick Perry has joined the other two top-tier Republican presidential candidates, Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann, in signing the National Organization for Marriage's...Show More Summary
Government employees who oppose marriage equality could be allowed to discriminate without fear of being fired
Vice reports: Regardless of a nationwide battle toward the acceptance of same-sex marriage and equal rights for gay people, conversion therapy is still a problem, and it's being practiced every single day in the United States and throughout the world. Show More Summary
Mmmmm...mmmm. Nothing like a big ol' slice of bigotry. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick led the celebration as Texas lawmakers rallied against equality: "We need you as an army behind us to stand for life, to stand for marriage, to stand just...Show More Summary
'Would you rather me send letters all year? Or you listen the first time?' the 9-year-old girl wrote. read more
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö signed a bill that permits gender-neutral marriage in the Nordic country. read more
Marriage equality boosts tourism in Orange County, South Carolina. read more
Key West bartenders Aaron Huntsman and Lee Jones were the first winning plaintiffs in several marriage equality lawsuits that ultimately resulted in their being the first gay couple to marry in Monroe County. That ceremony was carried live by Florida television stations and was live-streamed here on JMG.
This weekend a piece went live on TIME.com that reported news that I had lost my book contract of over a year due to my theological position on same-sex relationships and my identification with the LGBTQ community. Though the story at...Show More Summary