More gays and lesbians are referring to their significant other as “husband” or “wife” instead of “partner” or “spouse” in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of same-sex marriage… Read The post More Gays, Lesbians Referring To Spouses As ‘Husband,’ ‘Wife’ Instead Of ‘Partner’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Remember how religious conservatives insisted that allowing same-sex couples to marry would destroy the institution of marriage? Yeah, no: The CDC says more Americans married in the last year and fewer married couples got divorced. The...Show More Summary
15 plaintiffs from the Obergefell Supreme Court same-sex marriage case are calling for a PBS and guest performer boycott of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert over the LDS Church’s anti-gay policies. Those petitioned by the...Show More Summary
An Arkansas judge has ruled that three same-sex couples can now amend the birth certificates of their children to name both parents. Following the June Supreme Court ruling striking down same-sex marriage bans nationwide, the three female couples cha… Read The post Arkansas Judge Rules Against Ban on Gay Parents Being Named on Birth Certificates appeared first on Towleroad.
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.”
When American politicians get angry about an issue, whether it's bailing out the banks or same-sex marriage, they like to say that we're heading down the road that led to fall of Rome. However much those assertions rankle historians, we can't, as the illuminating classicist Mary Beard likes to...
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
Conservative Christians are still grappling with the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage this summer. It’s sinking in that Obergefell was just the starkest example of how they no longer enjoy the absolute cultural power they once held, and that, as younger generations become more secular, their influence will keep dwindling. Some are reaching for [Read More...]
The United State Conference of Catholic Bishops is coming together this week to rewrite the Catholic Church's voters' guide, and they are using the opportunity to take a stand against LGBT people and same-sex marriage.
More than two years after filing a federal lawsuit challenging Texas’ same-sex marriage ban, Mark Phariss (above, right) and Vic Holmes will finally tie the knot on Saturday. The couple plans an elaborate, “Texas-sized” wedding near… Read The post Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Plan ‘Texas-Sized’ Wedding, But Gov. Greg Abbott Isn’t Invited – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
This week's been a madder-than-usual dash away from Jesus on the right.
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
Insights from the Godfather of the Assisted Reproduction Deduction.
Now that same-sex marriage is being treated as the law of the land, Christians find themselves in precarious friendship scenarios — and I'm not just talking about deciding whether or not to attend a gay friend's wedding reception. The challenges are costly.
TULSA, Okla., Nov 17 (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that custodial rights to children of same-sex couples in a union before gay marriage was legalized in the United States can be granted. The court reversed and...Show More Summary
Bevin wants to use executive order to ensure county clerks don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that custodial rights to children of same-sex couples in a union before gay marriage was legalized in the United States can be granted. The court reversed and remanded an Oklahoma County District Court ruling as it expanded the rights of non-custodial parents in same-sex relationships. Show More Summary
It’s a great day for the Irish, as Ireland’s first legal same-sex marriage took place this morning in Clonmel, County Tipperary. Cormac Gollogly (pictured, right) and Richard Dowling (left) married at 8:40 a.m., the Irish Times reports (watch video in the tweet below). Show More Summary