Vanessa Williams is a married woman – she just tied the knot with her fiance Jim Skrip! The 52-year-old former Ugly Betty actress got married on Saturday (July 4), her rep confirms to JustJared.com. This is the third marriage for Vanessa, who was previously wed to Rick Fox and Ramon Hervey II. Vanessa previously opened [...]
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
Amid all of the overheated rhetoric surrounding the Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriages across the nation, evangelicals have alternated between defiance and a kind of martyrdom.
To the editor: Descriptions such as "restraint" or "intervention" seem inappropriate when describing our current Supreme Court justices. I prefer the terms "unreasonable" or "reasonable." ("Same-sex marriage ruling highlights Supreme Court quandary: Restraint or intervention?," June 29)Unreasonable...
There’s a lot here I agree with Mike Huckabee on, but it may go too far constitutionally. If we just followed the Constitution, hate crimes in regards to religion would
For years, antigay activists have been making our lives miserable by doing everything in their power to stop marriage equality and any other remotely related LGBT cause. Well, the joke’s on them after the conservative majority Supreme Court put the kibosh on their persecution dreams (not to mention their salaries)! But what happens now that they’ve lost, big […]
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. […]
Below is my column today in the Washington Post on the ruling in Obergefell on the basis for the Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage. Due to limitations on space, I could not go into great depth in the opinion which primarily dealt with the notion of the “right to dignity.” The Court did […]
It will take generations to do what Pat Buchanan fears: Purge the nation's birth faith of power. It's a worthy goal
Understanding the 5 Stages of marriage can increase your commitment to marriage when times are tough.
Dita Von Teese adds a pop of red while arriving for a departing flight at LAX Airport on Friday (July 3) in Los Angeles. The 42-year-old burlesque dancer’s ex-husband Marilyn Manson recently reflected on their failed marriage. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dita Von Teese “I last time I was in Cannes, I [...]
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.
Li Maizi, member of the high profile "Feminist Five" who were detained by Beijing in March on suspicion of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," recently married her partner Teresa Xu in a push for same-sex marriage. [ more › ]
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.
As I write on Independence Day, it is a more historic 4th of July than ever in my life thanks to the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing marriage equality across the country. Those of us who have long been considered outsiders are celebrating our new, hard-won inclusion. Show More Summary
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.
Christian housewife Becky Wegner Rommel's epic homophobic and Islamaphobic video meltdown has not only gone viral, it's inspired a new remix. read more