Faked Data In Study About Same-Sex Marriage Is Ruining Lives

The question of whether gay proponents of same-sex marriage have lasting sway with those who are against it has always been interesting. And recently, a study was published in Science that suggested that, yes, canvassers who have a personal stake in a political cause do have an impact. The problem? The data was likely… » 5/26/15 11:10am Tuesday 11:10am

Jessica Williams & The Daily Show Commemorate the 'Hate Class of 2015'

While the Supreme Court is currently considering the question of marriage equality, the wider cultural consensus has shifted so much on the matter in recent years that this feels like a last stand for opponents of same-sex marriage. And so, Jessica Williams and The Daily Show took a few minutes to bid farewell to the… » 5/05/15 9:50am 5/05/15 9:50am

Supreme Court Will Begin Hearing Arguments On Same Sex Marriage Today

Two and a half hours of oral arguments regarding same-sex marriage will occur at the Supreme Court today, reports BuzzFeed. Anticipation for this historic moment has been building since last November, and people have been waiting in line for seats since last week. Inside, they’ll watch as two questions are discussed. » 4/28/15 9:50am 4/28/15 9:50am

Homophobic Bakers Blame Satan For Canceled GoFundMe Campaign

Remember Melissa Klein? She’s the baker who loves making wedding cakes so much that she just couldn’t allow herself to disrespect her fondant and piping bag by baking a cake for a gay couple. And then, when a judge ruled that all that was actually illegal, she and her husband blamed Satan for not being allowed to… » 4/26/15 2:23pm 4/26/15 2:23pm

Alabama's Homophobia Costs a University $15 Million

A gay couple who are both devoted alumni of the University of Alabama have scrapped their plans to bequeath their multimillion dollar estate to the school. Elliott Mitchell and Clark West, who donated $1 million to the school a decade ago, say they can't support a state institution while a same-sex marriage ban… » 3/17/15 6:00pm 3/17/15 6:00pm

Texas Just Had Its First Legal Gay Wedding, State Still Throwing Tantrum

A legal shot across the bow or a crack in the dam, no matter how you want to describe it in metaphor, the legal marriage of two women in Austin, Texas continues to show that state same-sex marriage bans are just as likely to be ended in "death by a thousand cuts" as they are by one major Supreme Court ruling. » 2/19/15 10:50pm 2/19/15 10:50pm

Tokyo Municipality Plans Vote On Recognition Of Same-Sex Couples

Tokyo's Shibuya ward, a municipality which is part of the larger Tokyo metropolis, is best known for its shopping and having the busiest crosswalk in the world. It is now taking steps to become even more notable: the ward government proposes to issue certificates to same-sex couples which it calls "equivalent to… » 2/12/15 4:00pm 2/12/15 4:00pm

Jindal 'Not For Discrimination' But Supports Ban On Same-Sex Marriage 

What if the US Supreme Court rules that gay marriage must be legal in all states? Well, Sunday morning Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal went on ABC's "This Week" and told host George Stephanopoulos that if that should that happen he supports a constitutional amendment that would let state legislatures outlaw same-sex… » 1/25/15 3:45pm 1/25/15 3:45pm

Jeb Bush Not Happy for Gorgeous, Legally Wedded Lesbians 

Jeb Bush is making all the noises necessary to run for president, which as a Republican nominee means suddenly coming out as sternly anti-gay. In an interview with the Miami Herald this weekend, he said he was disappointed a Florida state court had ruled to allow gay marriage. In 2012, Jeb suggested gay parents could… » 1/05/15 6:00pm 1/05/15 6:00pm

Egyptian Court Reduces Sentences For Men in Gay Wedding Video

Last month, eight men were convicted and sentenced to three years after appearing in a video online that allegedly showed a wedding between two men, one of the most high-profile LGBT-related prosecutions in Egypt in over than a decade. Yesterday, an Egyptian appeals court reduced their sentences to one year. » 12/28/14 12:00pm 12/28/14 12:00pm

Two Women in Their 90s Wed After Spending Decades Together as a Couple

Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice "Nonie" Dubes, 90, were a lot of like most couples on the day of their wedding. Giddy, a little nervous and most of all, deeply in love. But things were a little different for them than they are for most of the couples who get married at First Christian Church in Davenport, Iowa. Dubes and… » 9/07/14 10:30pm 9/07/14 10:30pm