Archive for the 'Marriage' Category

Hot girl-on-girl action!

By Jacob | Related entries in Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, News, Religion, Sexuality, Video

Flipping through the channels last night, I happened upon this programming masterpiece and lingered because two attractive, lingerie-clad women were making out on a bed. The scene ended and the show was REALLY bad so I moved on. My beautiful wife looked up from her laptop and said something to the effect of “WTF is […]

December 10th, 2009 | Permalink| 18 Comments »

New Hampshire Legalizes Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Sexuality

Number six is now official. From MSNBC: CONCORD, New Hampshire – New Hampshire became the sixth state to legalize gay marriage after the Senate and House passed key language on religious rights and Gov. John Lynch — who personally opposes gay marriage — signed the legislation Wednesday afternoon. After rallies outside the Statehouse by both […]

June 3rd, 2009 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Cheney, Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Obama, Republicans, Sexuality, Video

“I think that freedom means freedom for everyone. As many of you know, one of my daughters is gay, and it is something we have lived with for a long time in our family. I think people ought to be free to enter into any kind of union they wish. Any kind of arrangement they […]

June 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 11 Comments »

Nevada Legalizes Domestic Partnerships

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Marriage, Nevada

These aren’t full marriage rights, but they’re much closer and a strong rebuke of the Governor’s veto. From CNN: Nevada is legalizing domestic partnerships, with the state Assembly voting Sunday evening to override a veto by the governor, officials said. The Assembly voted 28-14 to override Gov. Jim Gibbons’ veto of a domestic partner bill, […]

June 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Former Former Bush Solicitor General Wants To Overturn Prop 8

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in California, Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Sexuality, Supreme Court

This was a bit of a surprise when I heard about it, but apparently Ted Olson has joined forces with the Equal Rights Foundation and they’ve just sent out a press release about yesterday’s decision. Here are some key excerpts (.pdf) … “Yesterday, the California Supreme Court said that the California Constitution compels the State […]

May 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

California Upholds Gay Marriage Ban, But Gay Marriage Wins

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in California, Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Religion, Sexuality

Anybody who reads this blog knows where I fall on the gay marriage issue, but the Supreme Court of California wasn’t reallly deciding the validity of gay marriage itself, so the ruling was actually dead on in my opinion. This article from Bloomberg points out why… The court legalized gay marriage a year ago before […]

May 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – 5 Years Of Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Law, Marriage, Massachusetts, Sexuality

“Having two parents who can feel and express love for each other, and give it in abundance to their children, that’s what matters. It doesn’t matter what the identities of those parents are.” – Heidi Nortonsmith, one of the original gay couples to marry in Massachusetts in 2004. Here’s more about how things have gone […]

May 10th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Americans’ Views, They Are A Changin’

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Cuba, Environment, Guns and Ammo, Immigration, Marriage, Religion, Sexuality

Take a look at the following at see how many of these you agree with. From ABC: Support for gay marriage, legalizing illegal immigrants and decriminalizing marijuana all are at new highs. Three-quarters of Americans favor federal regulation of greenhouse gases. Two-thirds support establishing relations with Cuba. But hold tight. If some views that may […]

April 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 35 Comments »

Poll: Gay Marriage Support Growing Quickly

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Marriage, Polls, Religion, Sexuality

I’m telling you, it’s going to happen one way or another, and now it seems to be tipping away from civil unions and towards full marriage rights. In fact, a new NYTimes/CBS poll reveals that… In March, 35% thought same sex couples should have no legal recognition. That numbers has dropped 7% since then. 69% […]

April 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 35 Comments »

An Interesting Wrinkle About Gay Marriage In D.C.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in D.C., Law, Marriage, Sexuality

One thing to remember is that D.C.’s council only voted to recognize other state’s gay marriages. And maybe this is why they haven’t taken the next step. Due to D.C.’s strange system of governance, the District’s laws are subject to approval by Congress. If D.C. passes a gay marriage ordinance, the House Committee on Oversight […]

April 9th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »