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 Saturday 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 Friday 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 Friday 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 Friday 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

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