Justice Dept. Urges SCOTUS to Rule Gay Marriage Bans Unconstitutional

In new remarks from Attorney General Eric Holder, the United States Justice Department will urge the Supreme Court to rule state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional after Utah state officers stated that they will ask the Supreme Court to overrule a lower court that concluded gay couples can legally marry in the… » 7/14/14 9:00pm 7/14/14 9:00pm

Anti-Gay Archbishop Investigated for Sexual Misconduct With Men

It looks like the anti-same-sex marriage crusader Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been accused of multiple incidents of inappropriate sexual conduct with seminarians, priests, and other men. Most interestingly, the investigation is coming at the Archbishop's own request. » 7/04/14 4:01pm 7/04/14 4:01pm

Hardly Anyone Bothered to Show Up to the Anti-Gay 'March 4 Marriage'

Look at this picture, isn't it sweet? Wouldn't you say our victory's complete? Wouldn't you think we're the cause... the cause which has... everything? ...Ahem, sorry, been singing a bit too much Little Mermaid with my students. Point here is that the "March 4 Marriage" orchestrated by the "National Organisation for… » 6/19/14 11:33pm 6/19/14 11:33pm

Can You Wear White to a Gay Wedding if There’s No Bride?

More states are legalizing same-sex marriage, which means more Americans are attending their first gay weddings. It goes without saying that the etiquette is almost totally the same—it's just another wedding, after all. But there's one rule that might give attendees some pause: If there's no bride, can you wear white? » 4/21/14 2:00pm 4/21/14 2:00pm

Vietnam May Get Domestic Partnerships, Still Repressive Elsewise

LGBT rights are coming to Vietnam much more quickly than other parts of Southeast Asia. The Communist Party of Vietnam has not interfered with gay rights activists nor prohibited pride parades (pictured above). The National Assembly is even finishing up debate on same-sex marriage or civil unions. However, critics… » 4/20/14 10:58pm 4/20/14 10:58pm

Will The Anglican Communion Tear Itself Apart Over LGBT Issues?

I grew up Roman Catholic. Yet, two years ago, I left communion with Rome after Pope Benedict XVI called same-sex marriage the most significant threat to Western civilisation in the world today. I turned to the Episcopal Church, part of the Anglican Communion, as my new spiritual home. But I fear that home will fall,… » 4/15/14 9:55pm 4/15/14 9:55pm

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