Marriage Equality Comes To England, Wales But Not N. Ireland

Starting one minute after midnight, March 29th GMT, same-sex couples in England and Wales will be able to have their unions recognised as marriages. Previously same-sex couples could only enter into a civil union which conferred the same rights as marriage but was viewed as the government marking out which unions were… » 3/29/14 1:49pm 3/29/14 1:49pm

Awesome High School Students Stage Sit-In to Support Gay Vice Principal

When students at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish, WA found out that their vice principal was being fired for marrying his same-sex partner, they rallied. Students walked out of class yesterday in protest, and today administrators cancelled school because of "snow." LOL, okay. » 12/20/13 7:45pm 12/20/13 7:45pm

In Memoriam: A Look Back at the Most Elegant Celebrity NOH8 Portraits

It was something of a bittersweet victory when the Supreme Court struck down DOMA and Prop 8 on Wednesday, because while it's wonderful that married same-sex couples will receive the same federal benefits of marriage as heterosexual couples, it's also presumably the end of the NOH8 campaign. Now reality stars will have … » 6/26/13 4:15pm 6/26/13 4:15pm

Here's Ellen DeGeneres' Touching and Funny Letter to the Supreme Court…

This past Friday was the deadline to submit amicus briefs to the Supreme Court for their upcoming ruling on Prop 8, California's gay marriage ban. While noted comedian, talk show host and and vest with scarf-wearer Ellen DeGeneres did not submit a brief directly to the Supreme Court, she did post an open letter on her… » 3/04/13 6:50pm 3/04/13 6:50pm

Adorable Kids Adorably Interrupt Marriage Equality Conference

Dr. Paul Melchert recently composed an eloquent statement on how a family with two gay parents produces children that are just as normal and well adjusted as families with opposite sex parents. He had hoped to give the statement at a Minnesota news conference while surrounded by his partner and two beautiful children, … » 3/01/13 6:50pm 3/01/13 6:50pm

U.S. Marine and Boyfriend Become the First Gay Couple to Ever Get…

In a romantic and unprecedented move, U.S. Marine Corps captain Matthew Phelps has become the first man to propose to his male partner inside the White House. The proposal occurred this weekend when Phelps and his boyfriend Ben Schock were visiting the monument. Historically groundbreaking news followed by even sweeter … » 12/17/12 7:05pm 12/17/12 7:05pm

Story of the 83-Year-Old Woman Fighting for Marriage Equality Will…

Last week, a federal appeals court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on the grounds that it's a big steaming pile of hateful crap that discriminates against same sex couples. While there are several DOMA-challenging suits currently making their way through the peristalsis of the legal system, the the woman… » 10/23/12 7:15pm 10/23/12 7:15pm

World's Greatest Grandpa Encourages Mainers to Vote For Marriage…

Harlan Gardner, a 90-year-old World War II vet and grandpa we want to hug, makes a touching appeal for Mainers United for Marriage, a group that's encouraging state residents to vote yes on an upcoming referendum to allow gay marriage. The short video is just so lovely and wonderful that now I need to go hug my… » 10/18/12 11:45pm 10/18/12 11:45pm

Mittbot Romney Cannot Compute that Gay People Have Families

Not sure what they were teaching kids at Cranbrook when Romney was a student, but if any of the curriculum included the lesson "gay people are people, too," Mitt Romney must not have been paying attention. During his time as Governor of Massachusetts, he displayed a truly shocking amount of callousness to gay families,… » 9/12/12 9:30am 9/12/12 9:30am

Colin Powell Goes Rogue, Comes Out in Support of Gay Marriage

Colin Powell has never been one to hold his tongue if he disagrees with the Republican party on something—witness his endorsement of Barack Obama in 2008, for instance. And while he's said he's not yet ready to endorse Obama this time around, he doesn't seem to be leaping at the chance to support Mitt Romney either. » 5/23/12 11:55pm 5/23/12 11:55pm

North Carolina Continues Assy Streak by Arresting Lesbian Applying for …

This week, bigoted North Carolinians embarrassed the hell out of cool North Carolinians by passing a law that made the whole state look like it was full of homophobic jagoffs. And yesterday, Team Awful won another round as a lesbian who applied for a marriage license was arrested. It's almost like North Carolina wants… » 5/11/12 2:50pm 5/11/12 2:50pm

Bristol Palin Blames Glee for President Obama's Gay Marriage Stance

The latest person to give their unsolicited opinion on President Obama's personal acceptance of gay marriage is aspiring reality star Bristol Palin. In a new blog post, the daughter of American laughingstock and glass ceiling rebuilder Sarah Palin really put on her thinking cap and reasoned that the President's change… » 5/10/12 3:00pm 5/10/12 3:00pm