LGBT rights have come a long way in the last 30 years - consider this summer's tremendous Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriage in all 50 states - but the fight for equality had to start somewhere. And that place was in New...Show More Summary
Rep. Steve King (R - IA) has championed the right of men to marry their lawn mowers. King recently stated that the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage "says anybody can marry anybody -- and eventually it will be in any combination. Show More Summary
A same-sex couple came face to face with hate in New York City on Sunday. West Point Military Academy graduates Larry Lennox-Choate and his husband, Daniel, were shopping in a bodega in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood when a man began...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The suburban Philadelphia Catholic school teacher fired over her same-sex marriage was shut out after attempting to bring a box of petitions asking for her reinstatement to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia...Show More Summary
An Alabama state Senate committee has put forth a bill that would take state probate judges out of the business of granting marriage licenses so that the judges can avoid having to grant those licenses to same-sex couples. According to Montgomery’s WIAT, the Senate Finance and Taxation...
Colleges that oppose same-sex marriage can keep their tax-exempt status. Granted, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states. But testifying before the Senate Judiciary Oversight Subcommittee last week,...Show More Summary
Former college football broadcaster Craig James filed suit on Monday in Dallas saying he was fired from his job by Fox Sports Southwest due to his stated opposition to same-sex marriage. The former New England Patriots running back is seeking at least $100,000 in damages and a jury trial to hear...
A Republican congressman has introduced legislation that cites two Bible verses as reasons the House of Representatives to should oppose same-sex marriage and block federal grants for Planned Parenthood. The symbolic resolution, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (NC) on July 29, calls on the House to...
Former college football broadcaster Craig James filed suit on Monday in Dallas saying he was fired from his job by Fox Sports Southwest due to his stated opposition to same-sex marriage.
Way before TV became a same-sex playground, Terry Sweeney paved the way by being an openly gay Saturday Night Live cast member in 1985, wearing dresses on camera and stripping himself of any artifice off camera. The groundbreaking Sweeney...Show More Summary
Lost amidst the frenzy of coverage of the Supreme Court’s rulings about the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage was a case involving the constitutionality of an independent commission to draw congressional districts in Arizona. Through...Show More Summary
A couple in Houma, Louisiana claims a local bakery refused to to make them a wedding cake after discovering they were same-sex. Sarah Matherne (above right) contacted Caro’s Cakes and Catering last week to ask about a wedding cake for her weddi… The post Lesbian Couple in Louisiana Claims Bakery Discriminated Against Them, State Law Says It’s Okay appeared first on Towleroad.
“In the same week Republican presidential candidates are scheduled to slug it out in their first official debate, the Republican National Committee is set to vote during its summer meeting on resolutions against same-sex marriage and in favor of anti-gay [...]
IRS Obama administration’s IRS Commissioner recently told Congress that there were no plans to target the non-profit tax status of Christian Colleges over their same-sex marriage policies. Here’s the story from the Blaze: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made a pledge before the U.S. Senate’s Judiciary Oversight Subcommittee on Wednesday, saying that his agency would not […]
Matthew Vines is the author of the bestseller God and the Gay Christian. Vines calls the book “an open letter to modern Christians” about why they should support same-sex relationships, and what the Bible really says about homosexuality. In the wake of June’s Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage, some conservative Christians, seeing the writing on the wall, have […]
Not content with simply beating the shit out of LGBT people, Russia is now reportedly thinking of banning “gay emoji ”, a move that I’m sure will prove instrumental in removing all gay propaganda from technology and the internet. Read more...
Last month we told you about the case of Gordon “Bud” Lake and his husband, Manuel Rivera, who are fighting to leave Thailand with their surrogate baby, Carmen. The surrogate mother has refused to sign paperwork that would allow Carmen to… The post Thailand Bans Same-Sex Surrogacy As Gay Couple Fights To Keep Daughter appeared first on Towleroad.
Last month we told you about Alray Nelson, the young Navajo man who is leading the push to have the largest Indian reservation in the U.S. legalize same-sex marriage. Now, Nelson and his partner reportedly are considering a lawsuit to challenge the a… The post Navajo LGBT Advocates Consider Lawsuit, Bill To Legalize Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.
Rep. Steve King, R-IA, told an audience while introducing GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee that the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality ruling means that now people can marry lawnmowers, journalist Matt Taibbi reported. Iowa Rep. Steve King, introducing Huckabee, said gay...
The Texas attorney general told county clerks they could refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after hearing from religious activists who warned against letting “Sodomites queer our country.” Emails released as part of an open-records request revealed that Christian...