All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gay Marriage’

Megyn Kelly Interviews Anti-Gay Marriage Clerk Kim Davis

Controversial Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis, talked to Megyn Kelly about her experience in jail and her stand in same sex marriage. Davis appeared on The Kelly File after being released from her jail sentence, which was caused by her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, David Ermold and David Moore. CABLE EXCLUSIVE: Kim Davis defends actions to @megynkelly …

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Kim Davis Charge of Official Misconduct Sent to Attorney General

Kim Davis may have reached the end of her rope. Now we’ll see if she decides to do her job, walk away from that job, or risk arrest and impeachment. The County Clerk from Rowan County in Kentucky has been defying the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples in her county, as …

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Kim Davis Closes Clerk Office for ‘Computer Upgrades’ as Protesters Gather

Kim Davis, the County Clerk in Kentucky who has made national headlines for refusing to abide by national law and grant marriage licenses to gay couples, pulled a fast one today. After a federal appeals court upheld a lower court ruling ordering her to grant the marriage licenses, Kim Davis still refused to do so. Rather than face protestors and …

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Facebook Says Its Intentions Were Pure with Those Rainbow Profile Pics

When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same sex marriage, Facebook was ablaze with status updates, link shares, and photo uploads. If you were on Facebook in the hours following the landmark decision, it sure seemed like the entire world was sounding off – or at least you and your friends. Soon after, Facebook announced a seemingly fun and …

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Blac Chyna, Amber Rose Kiss, Wear Matching Outfits on Red Carpet at 2015 BET Awards

Blac Chyna and Amber Rose both kissed and wore matching outfits–to symbolize marriage equality–on the red carpet at the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday. The women-two of the Keeping Up With the Kardashians sister’s biggest foes–aimed to honor the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage. “We love each other so much we decided to be each others dates,” Amber Rose …

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Glenn Beck Supports Gay Marriage: Shocker!

Glenn Beck says there is a grave misconception about him floating around out in the world. Apparently many folks think that he is a social Conservative. Some might point to his criticisms of President Obama, his time spent at Fox News, or any of the other very not-Liberal stances Beck has taken. But Glenn Beck begs to differ. “I was …

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Supreme Court Marriage Ruling Got You Feeling Prideful? Facebook Lets You Rainbow Your Profile Pic

If you’re excited about today’s Supreme Court ruling, Facebook has a cool way to let you show it. Head on over to facebook.com/celebratepride and you can add a rainbow filter to your profile picture. See? Mark Zuckerberg just did it: Earlier today, Zuckerberg praised the ruling, saying we are moving in the right direction. Our country was founded on the …

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Tim Cook: “Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love”

Today the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, said that the Constitution requires that same-sex couple be allowed to marry. The decision effectively makes gay marriage legal nationwide, as states can no longer reserve the right to marry only for heterosexual couples. And the tech world’s most prominent gay CEO, Tim Cook, has spoken out. In a series of …

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Barry Manilow Did Marry His Boyfriend, Says Suzanne Somers

Barry Manilow once had a hit with a song called “Mandy.” Maybe his fan base presumed based on that song that their beloved Copacabana crooner was straight. Wrong. The National Enquirer first reported that Barry Manilow had married his manager and long-time lover Garry Kief in a small private ceremony at their home in California. An apparently-enthusiastic Enquirer source said, …

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Marriage Equality Is Good for Business, Facebook, Apple, Google, and More Tell Supreme Court

Bans on same-sex marriage are bad for business. That’s the message of a new amicus brief filed in the US Supreme Court. The brief is signed by many major tech companies – as well as companies from industries all across the spectrum. It includes 379 supporters in all. The Supreme Court will hear arguments in multiple cases involving same-sex marriage …

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Franklin Graham Mad About ‘Activist Judges’ Allowing Gay Marriage in His State

It’s been over a week since the Supreme Court denied appeals from several states that would have stalled same-sex marriage in those places. In many of those states, amendments to the state constitutions had rendered same-sex marriage illegal. But those amendments were struck down as unconstitutional, despite what a majority of voters may have said they wanted. And since the …

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Duck Dynasty and Phil Robertson Causing Gay Marriage Support to Drop, Conservative Says

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain According to a new Pew Center poll, support for gay marriage dropped slightly between February and September of this year, from 54 percent to 49 percent. That is a statistic that could be used to draw some interesting conclusion, if one were inclined to do so. …

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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Lifted: Justice or Agenda?

An Alabama gay sex ban was overturned in an appeals court, striking down the law that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations. The law was found to be unconstitutional. Civil rights groups and gay activists are touting the striking of the law as a step in the right direction, but there is still a long road ahead. Apparently Alabama was one of …

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Alabama Gay Sex Ban Ruled Unconstitutional By Court Of Appeals

You may not be able to marry someone of the same sex in Alabama, but now you can at least have sex with them. The Associated Press reported that the Alabama court of appeals has declared an anti-sodomy law unconstitutional. In other words, consensual sex between two people of the same sex is no longer against the law in Alabama. …

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Joel Osteen Doesn’t Want Anti-Gay Stance To Define His Ministry

Pastor Joel Osteen is open about his disapproval of gay marriage, but he does not want his opinion to define his whole ministry. During a talk with Osteen and his wife Victoria, HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill asked him if gay marriage goes against the rules of Christianity. Osteen told Hill, “It would be, but I don’t really focus on …

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Gay Marriage: Arkansas Attorney General Backs Same-Sex Marriage, But Defends Ban

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel spoke out on gay marriage today and let everyone know that he believes in marriage equality. While having another politician that supports same-sex marriage should be a good thing from the gay rights perspective, McDaniel’s admission is pretty much meaningless, as the attorney general says he will continue to uphold his state’s ban on gay …

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Dolly Parton Voices Support for Gay Marriage

It’s not often that a girl from eastern Tennessee comes out and says that she thinks gay people should have the right to get married. But this girl is a country music star, has put out gospel albums, and has a thriving business in what may be the Marriage Capital of the Volunteer State. Singer/actress/businesswoman Dolly Parton recently told Britain’s …

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Jodie Foster Weds Girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

Oscar winning actress and filmmaker Jodie Foster is officially off the market. Foster’s rep has confirmed that the Silence of the Lambs actress and photographer/actress Alexandra Hedison got married last weekend after about one year of dating. No details have been reported concerning the ceremony or reception. And if Foster stays true to character, we probably won’t hear much, because …

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Gay Marriage Leads to Pedophilia, Says Weirdos

In a move that left even people on their side of the battlefield stunned, a group in Michigan has gone back to Rick Santorum’s old stomping ground: claiming that gay marriage will lead to pedophilia, bestiality and who knows what else. The group, called the Traditionalist Youth Network, filed an amicus brief in the ongoing Michigan gay marriage case. Michigan …

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Oklahoma State Rep. Wants To Ban All Marriages

Oklahoma state representative Mike Turner (R-Edmond) may look like Sam The Wise, but don’t be fooled into thinking their feats are similar; while they both want to destroy rings that represent powerful bonds, the former wishes to end all bands of matrimony for the sake of keeping same sex marriage illegal. Armed with a shell bill – a proposal that …

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Cecil Chao Doubles Offer to Any Man Who Weds Lesbian Daughter

A Hong Kong real estate billionaire has doubled the reward amount to any man who is willing to win over his lesbian daughter’s heart. In 2012, Cecil Chao initially set the amount for $65 million after receiving news that his daughter, 33-year-old Gigi Chao, married her girlfriend of seven years. Cecil claimed last year that his daughter’s sexual orientation was …

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Westboro Baptist Church Protests Outside of Four Churches in California

The religious-crazed circus is at again with all their obnoxious antics and political beliefs. Westboro Baptist Church was scheduled to protest at four churches in Glendale, Calif. on Sunday morning. According to their website, the protests were to take place at Holy Family Catholic Community, Salem Lutheran Church and School,  St. Matthews Church, Glendale Presbyterian Church, and First United Methodist Church of Glendale. …

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Pastor Defrocked Over Officating Son’s Gay Marriage

In 2007, Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer made the decision to officiate his son’s gay marriage in Massachussets. It was one of the rare locations in the United States where gay marriage was legal at the time. Schaefer thought of it as “an act of love”. A United Methodist jury felt differently. The pastor was shocked to learned that he would …

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New Mexico Supreme Court Rules For Marriage Equality

The New Mexico Supreme Court has made a landmark decision regarding marriage equality. The panel of five judges ruled that same-sex marriages were legal across the state. An excerpt of the decision reads: We conclude that although none of New Mexico’s marriage statutes specifically prohibit same-gender marriages, when read as a whole, the statutes have the effect of precluding same-gender …

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Croatia Same-Sex Vote Goes Against Same-Sex Marriage

Croatians are strong Catholics, which might account for the majority vote against same-sex marriage in Zagreb, Croatia. This was a victory for Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union’s newest nation. The state electoral commission, citing near complete results, said 65 percent of those who voted answered “yes” to the referendum question: “Do you agree that marriage is matrimony between …

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Croatia Same-Sex Vote Denies Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality has been a hot topic in the United States, as more and more states pass legislation allowing marriage between same-sex couples. Illinois is the most recent state to join the crusade, legalizing marriage for all couples looking to have the state recognize their love for one another. It is important to remember, however, that even as progressive legislation …

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Hawaii Gay Marriage: Hawaii Has Legalized Gay Marriage

Hawaii has finally legalized gay marriage, and they have become the 16th state to do so. Each time a new state decides to legalize gay marriage, it becomes big news around the country. This idea starts to beg the question, how long will it take for gay marriage to simply be legal in the United States? On Tuesday, the Hawaii …

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New Jersey Same-Sex Marriage: Gov. Christie Drops Appeal

New Jersey is the fourteenth state where same-sex couples can get married, now that Governor Chris Christie dropped his appeal today. The New Jersey Supreme Court agreed to allow same-sex marriages on Friday in a unanimous decision, which Christie originally wanted to fight. Christie said that while he disagrees with the court’s decision, he decided not to continue with an …

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Barilla Pasta: Traditional Families Only in Ads

After all of the backlash Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy faced last summer for his comments on traditional marriage, it’s a little surprising to see another major company make headlines for a similar issue. During a radio interview on Wednesday, Barilla pasta chairman Guido Barilla said that he would never use a gay couple in an advertisement. Barilla has since apologized. …

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Lily Tomlin Casually Announces Plans To Marry

Lily Tomlin, who has been with her partner Jane Wagner for 42 years, said recently that the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA have made them think about getting married. The 74-year old actress and comedian says they don’t want anything traditional, but now that the doors have been opened up for them to make things official they want to take …

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