Nervous Straights: Letting Gay People Marry Will Not Hurt You. At All.

Ouch, yet another loss for same sex marriage opponents! Just one week after a study out of Australia proved that the children of same sex couples grow up just as healthy (if not more) than the children of opposite sex couples, a new study comes along proving that same sex marriage has no negative effect on opposite sex … » 6/13/13 7:45pm 6/13/13 7:45pm

Conservative Lobbyists Realize That Marriage Equality Needs to Happen

A newish vanguard of more reasonable (or realistic) Republican donors is trying to catch up with history by funding lobbying efforts to get GOP lawmakers to support same-sex marriage. That's right, American voters — some Republicans are actually self-aware enough to realize that their party is straddling a chasm of… » 4/28/13 2:30pm 4/28/13 2:30pm

Microsoft Ad Proves That Advertisers Are Becoming Totally Cool with…

Another day, another encouraging sign that same-sex marriage has gone totally mainstream: a new ad for Microsoft Outlook features a lesbian wedding, which is paired in the many-people-who-use-Outlook pitch with a stuntman launching his exploding delivery van off of a ramp. According to AdWeek, this ad, along with an… » 3/19/13 10:35am 3/19/13 10:35am

Senators Introduce Awful Legislation to Block Same-Sex Unions from…

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 9:30am 9/13/12 9:30am

Awesome Fifth Grader Whose School Banned His Same-Sex Marriage Speech…

Remember Kameron Slade, the fifth grader who was banned from speaking about same-sex marriage at his New York public school because his principal said the topic was "inappropriate"? » 7/26/12 1:50pm 7/26/12 1:50pm

Amazing Fifth Grader Makes the Case for Why Gay Marriage Should Be…

Kameron Slade, a very impressive fifth-grader at PS 195 in New York, won a speaking competition in his class with an excellent speech he'd written on the importance of teaching kids about same-sex marriage. He was all set to deliver that same speech during a school-wide competition, until his principal stepped in and… » 6/18/12 11:15pm 6/18/12 11:15pm

North Carolina Sadly Votes to Constitutionally Ban Gay Marriage

Voters in North Carolina today did as was predicted and voted in favor of Amendment 1, which bans same-sex marriage and civil unions in the state's constitution. Gay marriage is already legally forbidden in North Carolina, but this will enshrine in the constitution the following choice language, » 5/08/12 9:45pm 5/08/12 9:45pm

Conan O'Brien Officiates Late Night's First-Ever Gay Wedding, Makes Us A …

Something special happened on Conan last night. The show, normally broadcast from Los Angeles, has been spending a week in our fair city. And as long as they're here in the state of New York, why not take care of some business? Specifically, Conan announced he had been ordained and would marry Scott Cronick, the… » 11/04/11 10:30am 11/04/11 10:30am

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 10:17pm 10/27/11 10:17pm

Some Local NY Officials Refuse To Be Involved In Gay Marriages

Though New York legalized same-sex marriage in June, that still doesn't mean gay couples are being treated equally by state employees. Several town clerks have objected to signing marriage licenses for gay couples, and now one case has become a test for whether the state will make exceptions for those who object to gay … » 9/28/11 4:25pm 9/28/11 4:25pm