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KY County Clerk Ordered to Issue Marriage Licenses Again, Still Refusing to Do So

If there’s one thing that can be said about Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, it’s that she’s really committed to wearing ankle-length denim skirts in public. Also, she’s also a tireless bigot who continues to refuse gay and lesbian women marriage licenses even though the courts have ordered her to do it twice. » 8/27/15 12:07pm Yesterday 12:07pm

Republicans Propose 'Religious Freedom' Law in Wake of Gay Marriage

In the wake of both the Supreme Court’s recent ruling and the debacle that occurred in Indiana when the state government attempted to allow businesses to discriminate on the basis of religious freedom, moderate republicans are beginning to recognize that gay marriage isn’t going anywhere. But not everyone’s happy… » 7/20/15 1:50pm 7/20/15 1:50pm

Lesbian Moms Say Arkansas Won't Put Both Parents on Birth Certificate

Three lesbian couples have sued Arkansas’s state health officials, saying the department refuses to put both parents on their children’s birth certificates. They say the State Health Department will only put the biological mother on a birth certificate, and requires a court order to include the other parent. » 7/14/15 2:15pm 7/14/15 2:15pm

Anti-Gay County Clerk Demands That Tax Payers Help Him Shirk His Job

Casey Davis, a county clerk in Kentucky, is having a hard time doing his job now that gay marriage is now federally legal. Though this means that Davis is legally obligated to issue same-sex marriage licenses, he still says that he “deserves relief” from all the happy gay couples coming in. » 7/07/15 3:31pm 7/07/15 3:31pm

Republican Senator Says Gay Pals Disagree With Supreme Court Ruling

Republican Senator James Inhofe says that his gay friends, like him, are displeased with the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that lifted bans on same-sex marriages. “I’ve been disappointed, and I was not surprised. I thought they would rule the way they did. I know a lot of people, actually a lot of people who are… » 6/27/15 5:35pm 6/27/15 5:35pm

Texas County Clerk Refuses Gay Marriage Licenses, Just to Be a Dick

A county clerk in Texas is refusing to issue gay marriage licenses, and pretending like she has a good reason. Denton County Clerk Juli Luke issued two statements today, the first saying that she’s refusing to issue the licenses because state law now conflicts with federal law, and the second claiming that actually… » 6/26/15 5:50pm 6/26/15 5:50pm

Sad Brand Tweets You Would Have Seen If Gay Marriage Had Lost

Same-sex marriage is now legal in the United States, and brands have been losing their minds. Their excitement—much of which has been flooding my Twitter timeline all day—is more than understandable, but it really makes you wonder what the internet would have looked like had the Supreme Court decided against marriage… » 6/26/15 5:20pm 6/26/15 5:20pm

Now That Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal, We're Gonna Need Some Gay Romcoms

OK. Take a breath, everyone. I know that excitement over the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling is going to make it difficult to focus on anything else today/this weekend, but we really have to start considering the implications of this news. It’s wonderful that marriage equality is now a real thing in the… » 6/26/15 12:30pm 6/26/15 12:30pm

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 5/26/15 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