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Fight for Gay Rights Hits the Streets in 'Stonewall' Trailer

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

I Am Betrothed to My John Deere Lawn Mower

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

Anti-Gay Attacker Is No Match For West Point Couple

5 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Fired Lesbian Catholic School Teacher Locked Out Of Archdiocese While Trying To Deliver Petitions

5 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Alabama legislators tee up bill to let judges opt out of granting marriage licenses altogether

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Tax-Exempt Status, Tax Breaks, and the Limits of Economic Recovery

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 Fox sportscaster says he was fired for opposing marriage equality

18 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

GOP bill cites ‘seducing spirits and doctrines of devils’ in push to defund Planned Parenthood

18 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Football Analyst James Says He Was Fired for Opposition to Gay Marriage

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.

Terry Sweeney, the First Open Gay on Network TV, Dishes for Days

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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

Gerrymandering Districts Can Be Undone By Math

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

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

Lesbian Couple in Louisiana Claims Bakery Discriminated Against Them, State Law Says It’s Okay

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

RNC Set to Vote on Anti-Gay Resolutions

“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 Commissioner: No Plans to Target Christian Colleges Over Same-Sex Marriage

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 […]

Five Bible-Based Responses To Common Arguments Against Marriage Freedom From A Biblical Scholar

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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 […]

Russia Ponders Banning Same-Sex Emoji

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Thailand Bans Same-Sex Surrogacy As Gay Couple Fights To Keep Daughter

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Navajo LGBT Advocates Consider Lawsuit, Bill To Legalize Gay Marriage

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : 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 thinks people will now marry lawnmowers since same-sex marriage is legal

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

GOP activist asks Texas AG to defy marriage ruling: ‘Lousy bastards’ letting ‘Sodomites queer our country’

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

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