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Support For Gay Marriage Cost Hawaii Governor His Job

Neil Abercrombie says he lost the Democratic primary when Republicans crossed over to defeat him because he called a special session of the legislature to legalize gay marriage. Said Abercrombie: “Republicans crossed over en masse to vote in the Democratic primary, and then the religious factor came in. Doctrinally I was outside the circle and [...]

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrbome claims he lost reelection because of support for gay marriage

Gov. Neil Abercrombie, D-Hawaii, is pinning his landslide defeat in the Democratic primary earlier this month on a key issue: A backlash from religious leaders, who he says urged their followers to vote against him because of his successful work to pass legislation in favor of same-sex marriage in a 2013 special session of the legislature. Show More Summary

Marriage Equality Supporters Just Won The Lottery In A Federal Appeals Court

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a very conservative court, but the panel hearing two marriage equality cases is likely to support gay rights. The post Marriage Equality Supporters Just Won The Lottery In A Federal Appeals Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Scott Shackford on Libertarians, Gay Marriage, and Freedom of Association

last weekNews : Reason

How can a libertarian support gay marriage but also the right of businesses to decline to provide goods and services such as cakes, clothing, and photos for gay weddings? For many libertarians, it makes perfect logical and philosophical sense. Show More Summary

Advocates urge U.S. top court not to block gay marriage in Virginia

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage supporters on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to block a court ruling that would allow same-sex couples to wed in Virginia. Lawyers for gay and lesbian couples who want to get married urged U.S. Show More Summary

The 5 Ways Gay Married Men Are Turning Back the Wedding Clock

David Toussaint supports marriage equality, but is disappointed with the attitude of some couples towards the thing they worked so hard for. The post The 5 Ways Gay Married Men Are Turning Back the Wedding Clock appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Judge Upholds Tennessee's Gay Marriage Ban

In a decision that has broken a chain of judicial losses for those who support marriage between one man and one woman, a judge has ruled that Tennessee’s amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex marriage is constitutional. The ruling is the first that has found the U.S. Show More Summary

Anthony Bourdain Backs Gay Marriage As Part Of HRC's 'Americans For Marriage Equality' Campaign (VIDEO)

Following in the footsteps of fellow celebrities Susan Sarandon and Tony Hawk, chef and Emmy-winning television host Anthony Bourdain spoke out in support of same-sex marriage this week as part of the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Americans...Show More Summary

NOM Boycotting Target Over Retail Giant's Support of Gay Marriage

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The National Organization for Marriage has announced their latest boycott target, Target, after the retail giant recently signed on to an amicus brief in support of marriage equality pending in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The cases before the...

Bull's eye! Target comes out in support of gay marriage

After years of standing on the sidelines, Target is aiming straight for the bull’s eye by coming out in favor of gay marriage.

Young people support LGBT rights but disagree on priorities

While young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals, a new American survey finds. Show More Summary

Jason Carter clarifies support for gay marriage, talks Olens lawsuit and protections for LGBT state employees

Jason Carter's support for gay marriage in Georgia has come into question over the past week. The Atlanta state senator had reportedly failed to say the words "gay" or "LGBT" at a recent fundraising event with local LGBT supporters.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Target Legally Declares Love For Gays In Court Documents Supporting LGBT Rights

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Determined to clean up its image as a fence-straddler on LGBT rights, the Target corporation has come out in full support of same-sex marriage in Wisconsin, signing an amicus brief to the US Seventh District Court that strongly favors a repeal of the state’s current ban on same-sex marriage. Target, the second-largest discount retailer in […]

OHIO: New Ad From Why Marriage Matters

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Columbus television reports: For the first time in a decade, marriage equality ads will be seen on Ohio TV. Starting Wednesday an ad supporting gay marriage will begin running statewide. The TV spot tells the story of George and Henry - they're two Ohioans who have been together fifty years. Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch - Updates From CO, WI, MT, ND, FL, TX - VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume's weekly video from the American Foundation for Equal Rights mentions: "The rules have changed yet again for marriage in Colorado with new rulings from multiple courts, new polls show growing support for the freedom to marry in western...

FLORIDA: Majority Of Orange County Commissioners Back Marriage Equality

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Orlando Sentinel: A majority of Orange County commissioners have voiced support for gay marriage after activists questioned the Republican-dominated board about its stance last week before Florida's courts settle the issue. Three of the pro-gay-marriage commissioners are Republicans: Jennifer Thompson, Scott Boyd and Pete Clarke. Show More Summary

David Tyree To Wade Davis: 'I Would Support A Gay Player'

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The newly named director of player development for the New York Giants, David Tyree, a former National Organization for Marriage (NOM) spokesman who has a history of making anti-gay remarks, reportedly told Wade Davis, Executive Director of The You Can...

60 Percent Say Irish Baker Who Refused To Make Cake Supporting Gay Marriage Should Not Face Legal Action

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A ComRes poll commissioned by the Christian institute shows that 60% of respondents think no legal action should be taken against a bakery in Northern Ireland that refused to make a cake for an LGBTI activist group

John MacArthur Calls Churches Supporting Gay Marriage 'Satan's Church'

A controversial California pastor has stated that Christian denominations that declare their support for gay marriage are "Satan's church."

Chris Kluwe Alleges Vikings Homophobia Cover Up

Chris Kluwe, 32, the former Minnesota Vikings punter who was cut before the 2013 season, is desperate to prove that his release was a result of his support for gay marriage rather than his mediocre performance on the field as well as his inflated salary. Show More Summary

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