Louisiana Republican Would Ban Pride Flag from Government Buildings

Over the weekend in Louisiana, a rag-tag team of miserable dinosaurs began to assemble. Their goal? To ensure that we can no longer display the gay pride flag on Louisiana government property — because an emblem of equal rights for all American citizens is an affront to American values. Miserable dinosaur logic is… »7/08/13 3:30pm7/08/13 3:30pm

This Gay Couple Just Got the First Post-DOMA Greencard

Two days after the Supreme Court stuck down DOMA, a Bulgarian immigrant married to an American man learned that he was approved for a permanent resident visa, a service he was barred from just 48 hours prior based on his sexual preference. DOMA banned the federal government from recognizing marriages of same-sex… »7/01/13 12:00pm7/01/13 12:00pm

Prop. 8 Sponsors Scramble to Stop Fabulous California Gay Weddings [Update]

The sponsors of the rapidly-necrotizing Proposition 8 are learning a fairly painful lesson in not getting their way this weekend as they watch Californians gay marry each other up and down the land of happy cows and terrifying geological phenomena. Clearly not thrilled that the Supreme Court assured them that they… »6/30/13 12:00pm6/30/13 12:00pm

What the DOMA Decision Does and Doesn't Mean for Gay Marriage

As you have perhaps heard, Supreme Court has done something about gay marriage! This is a big deal, because for some reason a vocal group of heterosexuals have prevented gay people from getting married, even though us straights aren’t even using the dang institution for anything! Rude! After a rough week of… »6/27/13 11:25am6/27/13 11:25am

GOP Chairwoman Believes Gay Marriage Is About a 'Free Ride'

Following the skyrocketing public approval rate of same-sex marriage, it seems that Republican detractors are scrambling to find new and creative ways in which the homosexual agenda threatens to upend life as we know it. None so much as Georgia GOP Chairwoman Sue Everhart, a charming woman who believes that it's not… »4/01/13 5:00pm4/01/13 5:00pm

So, Uh, What's the Supreme Court Doing About Gay Marriage? An Idiot's Guide

Yesterday the Supreme Court of the United States, known primarily for their taste in fine hats and awesome lady-collars, heard oral arguments on Hollingsworth v. Perry, which challenges the constitutionality of California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. Today they heard oral arguments on United States v.… »3/27/13 5:45pm3/27/13 5:45pm

Gayest Day Ever: Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Appeals Court

Today, a Federal Appeals Court in New York ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act — which defines marriage on the federal level as the union between one man and one woman — is unconstitutional on the grounds that DUH, LEGALLY ENSHRINED DISCRIMINATION AGAINST GAY PEOPLE IS NOT OKAY. I'm paraphrasing here. »10/18/12 1:30pm10/18/12 1:30pm

Senators Introduce Awful Legislation to Block Same-Sex Unions from Military Bases

Republican Senators Jim Inhofe (OK) and Roger Wicker (MS) introduced legislation on Tuesday that would prevent marriages or even "marriage-like ceremonies" of same-sex couples from taking place on military bases because, even though the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" has had no negative impact on force readiness or… »9/13/12 9:30am9/13/12 9:30am

Judge Declares Federal Law Banning Same Sex Marriage Both Crappy and Unconstitutional

The First Circuit US Court of Appeals ruled today that the Defense of Marriage Act, that Clinton-era relic designed to defend the institution of marriage against gays like a football team defends the end zone (if the gays get into the marriage zone, game over for straights!), is unconstitutional on the grounds that it… »5/31/12 7:00pm5/31/12 7:00pm

Gay Service Members Sue Government To Overturn DOMA

Last month homosexuals serving in the military won a huge battle in the fight for gay rights when Don't Ask, Don't Tell was repealed, and now they're taking on the other major federal policy that discriminates against gay people: The Defense of Marriage Act. In a lawsuit filed today in Boston, a group of legally… »10/27/11 10:17pm10/27/11 10:17pm