Apparently still unable to cope with the fact that same-sex marriage is legal, one Texas state lawmaker has chosen instead to simply live in a fantasy world. GOP Rep. Dan Flynn (shown above with his wife, via his website) is claiming that same-sex ma… The post Texas Lawmaker Claims Gay Marriages Void, Same-Sex Benefits Invalid appeared first on Towleroad.
> Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking join call for ban on artificially intelligent weapons. > Australia’s Labor Party says it will bind federal MPs to vote for same-sex marriage after the next two elections. > New York magazine features pow… The post News: Bill Cosby, Stephen Hawking, Androids, Amanda Bynes appeared first on Towleroad.
A new lawsuit claims the former employee of the Harrison County Clerk's office had her First Amendment rights violated when she was fired for refusing to process same-sex marriage licenses. Image: Shutterstock The post Indiana Clerk: Processing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Violates Religious Rights appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Earlier this year, we reported that plaintiffs in successful same-sex marriage lawsuits have been awarded more than $800,000 in attorneys fees’ from states that defended the bans, with another $2.6 million in requests pending. With the Supreme… The post Michigan’s Anti-gay Marriage Fight Could Wind Up Costing Taxpayers Millions appeared first on Towleroad.
Gay Star News reports: Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised to introduce a gay marriage bill within his first 100 days if elected prime minister in 2016. ‘Same-sex couples have waited too long. Australia is trailing the world,’ the Labor Party leader said on Sunday (26 July). Show More Summary
Last month, we told you how the Episcopal Church finally voted to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages — shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. However, the church also agreed to a compromise under which… The post Dallas Episcopal Diocese To Keep Ban On Gay Weddings Despite National Church Vote appeared first on Towleroad.
Via Detroit's ABC affiliate: The six lawyers who worked on the case against Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage are asking for nearly $2 million from the state to cover some of their fees. In all, the six attorneys - Carole Stanyar,Show More Summary
Representative Paola Binetti has a sick solution to her country's debate over same-sex marriage. 1 - Name: w-line read more
Religious people who are critical of the LGBT community and the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage are "hypocritical," Georgia pastor E. Dewey Smith said in a videotaped sermon that was posted Thursday. Smith, who...Show More Summary
A lesbian Alabama couple put the icing on the cake of their victory over anti-gay Chief Justice Roy Moore this week. After a four-year fight, Cari Searcy and Kim McKeand, the plaintiffs in Alabama’s same-sex marriage case, finalized Searcy… The post Alabama Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Finally Adopt Child, Celebrate Victory Over Roy Moore appeared first on Towleroad.
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor same-sex marriage, one LGBT-affirming church in August, Georgia, has been featured in a number of local news stories. In fact, the pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer,… The post Gay Pastor Bravely Responds To Hate Crimes Against LGBT-Affirming Georgia Church appeared first on Towleroad.
The state of Michigan lost big when it went up against same-sex marriage, to the tune of nearly $2 million, according to the Detroit News. At the heart of the long-running federal lawsuit against the state’s now-obsolete same-sex marriage ban are April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse, a couple that...
Now that same-sex marriage is legal in the United States, a lot of LGBT couples may start thinking about the next step in their relationship: […]
The other day we told you how Taiwan is poised to consider a new civil partnership law for same-sex couples. We also mentioned how some LGBT advocates are disappointed that the proposal would not give them equal marriage rights. Now, the city of Taip… The post City of Taipei To Petition Taiwan’s High Court For Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.
President Carter and Jacqueline Woodson, both out with memoirs, speak candidly about same-sex marriage, the Confederate flag and more.
Australian couple Amanda Joy and Kara Voznaks eloped on the beach in Maui in July in a beautifully simple barefoot ceremony. Credit: Love and Water Photography Credit: Love and Water Photography Same-sex marriage still isn't legal in Australia, so the couple decided to say their "I dos" during their Hawaii trip instead. Show More Summary
Asia One reports: The Taipei City Government Department of Civil Affairs yesterday stated its decision to petition to the Constitutional Court to make a decision about whether the Constitution forbids the government from restrictingShow More Summary
When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States, Robin Lovett and Lee Owen were ecstatic. They’ve been a couple for about two years, and while they aren’t currently engaged, marriage is a future possibility. Show More Summary
Linda Summers, who was terminated last December for refusing to do her job, is now suing in federal court claiming 'religious discrimination.' read more
A former employee of an Indiana county clerk’s office is suing after being fired for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses because of her religious beliefs. Linda Summers, former Harrison County clerk, filed her suit last week, accusing County Clerk Sally Whitis of wrongly firing her....