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Tuc Watkins Apologizes For Describing Modern Family As “Gay Blackface,” Explains Comment

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Dear Jesse, I’m glad to see that a FB post can stoke a fire that burns in the LGBT community, and supporters of our community. Many doors have opened in gay people’s fight for equality. Civil rights, marriage rights, and depictions of us individually and collectively on television. Great strides have taken us from tolerance […]

Thousands Run For Same-Sex Marriage And Gay Rights In Taiwan

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An estimated 3,500 took part in a rainbow run in Taiwan last Saturday in support of same-sex marriage and gay rights

Billionaire GOP Donor David Koch on Supporting Candidates Who Oppose Gay Marriage: 'That's Their Problem' - VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

David Koch, one-half of the billionaire Koch Borthers who have pumped hundreds of millions of dollars into conservative causes and candidates over the years, sat down with Barbara Walters for her "10 Most Fascinating People of 2014" special and discussed...

Gay Groups Seek to Recoup Costs of Marriage Litigation from Losing States

South Carolina’s anti-gay Attorney General may have to pay tens of thousands of dollars to gay rights groups. New research shows why marriage equality has been so successful so fast. And Hillary Clinton gets thanks for supporting the freedom to marry from an unlikely source. Show More Summary

Out Austin City Council Candidate Targeted By Anti-gay Opponent Who Linked Homosexuality To Pedophilia

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An openly gay Austin City Council candidate is under attack for supporting marriage equality and a recently passed ordinance requiring single-stall bathrooms to be gender-neutral. Jimmy Flannigan (above right), former president of the Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce,...

Gay Marriage News Watch: MS, AR, FL, WY, MI - VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on federal judges striking down gay marriage bans in Mississippi and Arkansas, Florida refusing to issue drivers' licenses to a couple after they legally married and changed their last name, and support for marriage equality skyrocketing...

Major global brand P&G comes out for marriage equality

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Huge development in the corporate world: For the first time in its history, Procter & Gamble is openly supporting same-sex marriage. The Cincinnati-based consumer products giant says it embraced gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees for more than 20 years....

Mennonite Minister Defrocked for Officiating at Gay Son's Wedding

The 96-year-old pastor, defrocked in September, now says he could 'no longer hide the light the Lord has lit within me' to support marriage equality. read more

Missouri wedding vendors open to more love, more cash

last monthLGBT / Gay : Good As You

This is a refreshing change of pace: In light of a judge's recent ruling on same-sex marriages in the state of Missouri, one industry showed a visible sign of support for gay couples this weekend.... "The most consistent conversatio...

GOP Sen. Rob Portman: Supporting Marriage Equality is 'A Position I Feel Very Comfortable With' - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a kayaking interview with Johnathan Karl for Politics Confidential, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) spoke at length about his decision last year to come out in support of marriage equality after his son Will told him he was gay. Said....

N. Ireland Bakery Refuses to Apologize for Denying Gay Bert and Ernie Cake

A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland that refused to bake a cake adorned with the Sesame Street pals and the words 'support gay marriage' has been ordered to make things right. read more

NOM supports Democrat over gay Republican. Democrat tells them to stuff their support

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Seth Moulton In case anyone had any doubt that the charmers at the National Organization for Marriage just hate gay people, take a look at Massachusetts' sixth district and the House race between Richard Tisei, a gay Republican who thinks...Show More Summary

Marriage Group Backs Liberal Dem over Gay Republican

In a Tuesday email to supporters entitled, " Carl DeMaio Wants You to Vote For Him, But He Totally Disrespects Your Vote," the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has followed through on a promise "actively oppose" the candidate...Show More Summary

Catholic League leader calls for constitutional amendment banning gay marriage

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Facing an onslaught of federal courts striking down bans on same-sex marriage, Catholic League President Bill Donohue has called upon Catholics to support a constitutional marriage amendment stating marriage may only be between one man and one woman. Invoking the words of President Barack Obama who...

Bill Donohue: All Catholics Must Support Constitutional Ban On Gay Marriage

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"God got tossed again this week when Obama called for homosexual marriage to be recognized as a constitutional right. In doing so, he teed up a confrontation between our long established constitutional right to religious liberty and this newly invented right to gay marriage. Show More Summary

NOM puts its money where its war-on-moderate-Republicans is

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

The National Organization For Marriage is one of a couple of pro-discrimination special interest groups that are proudly targeting certain Republicans this election cycle simply because they are either gay or supportive of marriage equality. And as we can see...

Supreme Court lifts hold on gay marriage in Idaho

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex matrimony to proceed in Idaho on Friday by lifting a temporary hold imposed earlier in the week, capping a week of victories for supporters of gay marriage in America. Show More Summary

The Straights Leaving The Closet

Christine Grimaldi visited a support group for the straight spouses of formerly closeted gays and lesbians: Straight spouses are largely absent from the national conversation about gay marriage and the modern family. Certainly, it’s easier to talk about two moms or two dads who have been together from the start than to talk about why […]

Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin Is Once Again a Marriage Equality Supporter

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ashley Swearengin, a Republican candidate for California’s state controller office, has doubled back on her views about gay marriage, asserting that she’s--once again--a supporter of LGBT equality. During her initial bid for the mayorship of Fresno in 2008 Swearengin expressed...

The Heroic Lesbians of Oklahoma

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

When Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin began the fight for marriage equality in Oklahoma, even gay rights groups wouldn’t support them. On Monday they savored sweet, hard-fought-for victory.

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