AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A state lawmaker’s complaint has prompted the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct to investigate a judge who ordered the issuance of a marriage license to a same-sex couple. Republican Rep. Tony Tinderholt filed the complaint Wednesday against state District Judge David Wahlberg, an elected Democrat. Last week, Wahlberg ordered the Travis [...]
So much for the whisper campaign that Bush has evolved. Via the Washington Blade: Despite a perception that he’s the most LGBT-friendly Republican in the field of potential presidential candidates, Jeb Bush said Friday he remains opposed to same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
Erskine College banned same-sex relationships because it isn’t part of “God’s intended design.” A rural South Carolina college is attempting to ban homosexuality among its students after two of the school’s volleyball players came out as gay. Show More Summary
An Alabama appeals court ruled on Friday that the state must recognize the out-of-state adoption of three children by the estranged wife of their birth mother, lawyers for the plaintiff said. The decision comes as a handful of Alabama...Show More Summary
In cities across America, advocates of the well-funded and well-organized "Yes we Cannabis!" movement are in full swing. So too are the proponents of "Marriage Equality Through Same-sex Unions" and "Islam is a Religion of Peace" promoters.
This week, researchers at the University of Cambridge in Britain and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel made the startling announcement that male same-sex
The country's largest Christian denominations claim that their opposition to same-sex marriage has nothing to do with disadvantaging same-sex couples. The post U.S. Churches: Banning Same-Sex Marriage Has Nothing To Do With Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Same-sex couples in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, and Tennessee have filed their briefs with the Supreme Court asking it to strike down bans on gay marriage. Scarlett Johansson defends John Travolta's awkward Oscar kiss. Kelly Clarkson reveals she will never ever...
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) stood by his opposition to same-sex marriage Friday, despite some speculation in recent days that he may be warming to the idea of marriage equality. If Bush runs for president, some of his closest aides will be individuals who are strong public supporters of legalizing same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
In stark contravention of orthodox Christian principles, more than 50 members of the clergy in Nebraska have pledged to perform same-sex marriages in their churches if the state's ban on same-sex marriage is overturned.
From the Associated Press: Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices say the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a gay marriage ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court. Thursday's 26-page statement, written by Justice Leslie D. Show More Summary
At the Journey into Manhood program, gay men fork over $600 for a weekend retreat where they attempt to curb their same-sex orientation though exercises and activities administered by a staff whose only qualification is having gone through the program themselves. Vice was allowed access as Journey into Manhood prepared for a new batch of struggling gays. And you get […]
Whenever these stories about the florists or bakers or photographers who want to deny services to same-sex couples come to light, there is an inevitable chorus that will ask, some from the pro-LGBT perspective but most from the anti-LGBT perspective,...
Same-sex couples' brief in Kentucky marriage case is filed. The post READ IT HERE: Kentucky same-sex couples file opening brief in Supreme Court marriage cases appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Tennessee same-sex couples file second brief out of the four Supreme Court marriage cases. The post Tennessee same-sex couples bring fight against marriage recognition ban to Supreme Court, file opening brief appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The first brief is in. The post READ IT HERE: Ohio same-sex couples challenge marriage recognition ban in Supreme Court appeared first on Equality On Trial.
Another Alabama case in federal court. The post Cari Searcy, successful plaintiff in federal challenge to Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban, files new lawsuit for immediate adoption order appeared first on Equality On Trial.
The Department of Labor announced a rule change that will expand FMLA protections for thousands of legally married same-sex couples. Image: Shutterstock The post Same-Sex Spouses Get Job Protections, No Matter Where They Live appeared first on RH Reality Check.
As we've previously reported, Texas State Rep. Cecil Bell, Jr. is not happy with the idea of gay marriage coming to his state and wants to move to punish any county clerks that issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples by...
Buzzfeed reporter J. Lester Feder today examined the complex and rapidly changing status of same-sex marriage across Mexico's 31 states. Courts in more than two-thirds of Mexico’s 31 states have granted same-sex couples the right toShow More Summary