Same-sex couples have begun receiving civil unions in Italy, months after the nation became the last in Western Europe to provide some measure of marriage rights for its LGBT citizenry. Same-sex civil units were finally approved by Italy’s parl… Read The post Gay Civil Unions Have Begun Taking Place in Italy – PHOTOS, VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
While a number of Democratic delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia protested Chick-fil-A over same-sex marriage, others have sought to explain their decision to buy the fast-food giant's sandwiches despite their opposition.
More than a year after Supreme Court decision authorized same-sex unions across the land, old laws linger in 30 states.
The right-wing Liberty Counsel is now refusing to support a bill that protects all moral convictions regarding marriage — the group wants to it specifically demean same-sex marriage.
In April 2005, Tim Kaine ran an ad in his Virginia gubernatorial campaign called “Conservative” in which he told voters he was opposed to same- sex marriage. A decade later, the Virginia senator and Democratic vice presidential nominee strongly supports same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday July 27, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 27, 2016 at 6:55am PDT The first same-sex marriage in Ontario occurred on January 14, 2001. Show More Summary
Apple has added its logo to the Australian Marriage Equality website, joining dozens of other companies such as Microsoft and Atlassian in calling for same-sex marriage to be legalised. "Apple believes all people should be treated equally," the company said in a statement. Show More Summary
Despite what their candidate's recent pseudo-inclusive sound-bites might suggest, last week Republicans adopted a historically anti-LGBT platform that seeks to overturn same-sex marriage and even recommends "conversion" therapy — a dangerous practice that psychologists have debunked. Show More Summary
"I’m conservative on personal responsibility, character, family and the sanctity of life. These are my values, and that’s what I believe."
While attending the Republican National Convention this week, actor Stephen Baldwin offered up some eyebrow-raising views on same-sex marriage. The 50-year-old “Usual Suspects” star told Katie Couric in a July 19 Yahoo! News interview...Show More Summary
Emails disclosed in a lawsuit over a blocked Mississippi law that protects religious objections to same-sex marriage show a Christian legal group asked Gov. Phil Bryant to institute the protections through an executive order in 2015...
Netherlands legalized same-sex marriage in 2001. Belgium followed in 2003, Spain and Canada in 2005. The United States didn’t do the same until last year. So let’s not go too far congratulating ourselves for our increasingly liberal attitudes about gay rights. On this particular issue, Americans...
Actor Stephen Baldwin offered some controversial and confusing views on same-sex marriage during an interview with Yahoo News at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. “I think anybody should be free to do whatever they want but they shouldn’t ask other people to compromise what they believe in order to do so,” the... Read more »
CLEVELAND ? What a year it’s been for marriage equality. Same-sex couples can now get married anywhere in the country, and public support for marriage equality remains strong. A majority of young Republicans back same-sex marriage; in...Show More Summary
GOD Delegate Annie Dickerson delivered a passionated speech about LGBT rights and same-sex marriage during the RNC platform meeting.
The “traditional family,” many would have us believe, is imperiled by everything from women in the workplace and same-sex couples in the bedroom. What these “traditionalists” fail to name among the various threats is income inequality. As described in research published in the American Sociological Review and discussed on Fortune.com, observed increases in the rate […]
The Republican Party’s continuing opposition to same-sex marriage may have appeased the party’s social conservatives, but it appeals to a dwindling slice of the electorate, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. Despite efforts by someShow More Summary
One Republican party member is not staying silent on their anti-LGBT platform. Last week, Anne Dickerson, a delegate from New York, took a moment to call out discrimination against same-sex marriage and adoption during a platform committee...Show More Summary
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania moved a step closer to ruling out the possibility of legalizing same-sex marriage on Wednesday when its top court paved the way for a referendum on defining marriage in the constitution as a union strictly between a man and a woman.
It's not good The newly-approved Republican national platform has been criticized for a number of reasons — it denounces same-sex (and single) parents, aims to reverse progress on gay marriage, and calls for a barrier against "the entirety of the Southern border" (or what some like to think of as a wall between the U.S. Show More Summary