All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘marriage equality’

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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YouTube Celebrates Marriage Equality With #ProudToLove Video

In one of the most landmark supreme court decisions the country has seen in quite sometime, nine five court justices decided to make it unconstitutional for states to ban same-sex marriage. Enter, mostly positive, online pandemonium. On Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and every social media outlet on the web, millions poured their thoughts and feelings about marriage equality to the online …

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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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Michelle Duggar ‘Child Predator’ Message Comes Back to Haunt 19 Kids & Counting

Michelle Duggar, matriarch to the 19 Kids and Counting brood, may have to eat her own words. Last year, Michelle Duggar lent her considerable celebrity to a campaign to help defeat the rights of transgender persons to use public bathrooms with which they identify. In a robocall that went out in the Fayetteville, Arkansas area, Michelle Duggar said: “The Fayetteville …

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Michelle Duggar and Family Homophobia Charges Over Kissing Post Follow Them on Roadtrip

The marriage equality battle being waged on the Duggars’ Facebook page is still going on. The family is trying to put it behind them and move on with their life, but it is still a hot topic. Even when they got out of town for a trip to a Christian liberal arts college, the press followed them with headlines about …

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Dolly Parton: Judgmental, Anti-Gay Christians Are “Sinning”

Dolly Parton is an icon in the gay and transgender community. Two of the most popular “characters” in any drag queen competition are Cher and Dolly. Dolly once told Nightline that she once secretly entered a “drag queen look-alike contest — and lost.” “They had a bunch of Chers and Dollys that year, so I just over-exaggerated — made my …

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Demi Lovato Lauded by Fifth Harmony

Demi Lovato wrapped up a tour earlier this year during which she was accompanied by the up and coming girl band Fifth Harmony. The opening act–which formed on the second season of The X Factor USA–spoke recently to the Huffington Post about their new single, ‘BO$$,’ and how its title describes Demi Lovato perfectly. “To be honest, she’s a real …

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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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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 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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Raven Symone Tweets About Marriage Equality

Any proper nineties kid is familiar with Raven Symone, the star and titular character of the past Disney hit, “That’s So Raven,” as well as the star of “The Cheetah Girls” movies. Others might remember or know of her from the “Doctor Do Little” films, or her child acting on “The Cosby Show.” Though Symone’s career has not been as …

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Proposition 8 To Receive HBO Documentary

For those unfamiliar with Proposition Eight (or, as it’s usually referred to, “Prop 8”), how is life underneath that giant rock? Sorry I haven’t dropped by for a visit yet, I’ve just been so busy lately and, well, you know how things can get. Now, all joking aside…. For those unfamiliar with Prop 8, the nitty gritty of the situation …

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Gay Marriage Debate Forces Twitter Users to Draw Lines in the Sand

It appears that gay rights and marriage equality are issues that compel people to speak their minds, no matter what the cost. It’s just one of those topics that people know will cause fervent debate, but it’s simply too important to stay silent. After a quick glance down your Twitter stream or your Facebook news feed, this is more than …

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‘Equality’ Is Facebook’s Top Term Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Yesterday you may have noticed that your Facebook news feed was very red, and that there were a bunch of equals signs everywhere. This was the result of the Supreme Court beginning to hear arguments on California’s Prop 8 same-sex marriage ban. All of the red equals signs were simply marriage equality supporters, well, showing their support. The red equals …

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North Carolina Church Demands Marriage Equality, Stops All Marriages in Protest, Takes Heat on Facebook

One North Carolina church is taking a stand for marriage equality by refusing to marry anyone until the right is granted to all people. Green Street United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, NC, has asked that its pastors refrain from signing any marriage licenses issued by the state of North Carolina (or any other same-sex marriage-restricting state) until “full privilege is …

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Laura Bush: Gay Marriage Ad Must Drop Her Image

Earlier this week, the Respect for Marriage coalition, a pro-gay-marriage partnership between dozens of organizations (such as the AFL-CIO and the ACLU) committed to ending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), released a short ad titled “Leadership.” The ad featured heavy american symbolism, such as the multiple U.S. flags and a family picnic. The ad also featured quotes that seem …

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Here’s a New Argument for Gay Marriage [VIDEO]

As the country takes baby steps toward legalizing gay marriage, various (ripped) gay men have a message for those who would oppose it: Fine, but we’re going to move in on your turf. It’s as interesting an argument for gay marriage as I’ve ever seen. Or maybe against gay marriage (if you’re a straight woman who just wants to go …

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Jeff Bezos Gives $2.5 Million To Back Same-Sex Marriage In Washington

In February, the Washington State legislature passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state. That bill had the backing of the Democratic Governor, Christine Gregoire. But opponents of same sex marriage garnered enough signatures to put it on the ballot in November, and now the people of Washington will decide the fate of marriage equality in their state. …

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