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Maine Becomes 5th State To Legalize Gay Marriage

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

Thankfully, the trend continues… AUGUSTA, Maine — In a banner day in New England for advocates of gay marriage, Maine legalized the practice Wednesday, and the New Hampshire Legislature voted to do the same. Maine Gov. John Baldacci, a Democrat, signed LD 1020 shortly after the legislation passed the Senate with a 21-13 vote — […]

May 6th, 2009 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Quote Of The Day – Gay Friends

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Quotes, Religion, Sexuality

“I’ve had some friends that are actually homosexual. And, I mean, they know where I stand, and they know that I wouldn’t have them anywhere near my children. But at the same time, they’re people, and they’re going to do their thing.” – Joe Wurzelbacher sharing his views on friendship Now, does anybody here think […]

May 4th, 2009 | Permalink| 13 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 »

Washington D.C. Recognizes Other States’ Same Sex Marriages

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

More good news… Domestic partnerships are already legal in the nation’s capital. But yesterday’s vote, billed as an important milestone in gay rights, explicitly recognizes relocated gay married couples as married. The initial vote was 12-0. The unanimous vote sets the stage for future debate on legalizing same-sex marriage in the District and a clash […]

April 7th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Vermont Legalizes Gay Marriage

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

And this time it was done through the legislative branch. So this is a much more significant win for equal rights advocates because people can’t pin this on “activist” judges. From WCAX: The Vt. Senate voted to override the governor’s veto of the same-sex marriage bill. This morning, the Senate voted 23 to 5 to […]

April 7th, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Why Gay Marriage Is Inevitable

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

A speech from the Senate Majority Leader in Iowa sums it up pretty succinctly… This is why I’m telling folks that the marriage between the social conservatives and the fiscal conservatives is done. Because this next generation of voters favors progressive social policy in bigger numbers than any other generation in history. And fiscal conservatives […]

April 7th, 2009 | Permalink| 20 Comments »

Papal Prophylactic

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, HIV, Homosexuality, Political Graffiti, Sexuality

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March 19th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Warren, Prayer and “Unity”

By Dennis Sanders | Related entries in Barack, General Politics, Homosexuality

I know that as a gay man I should be joining like everyone else in condemning President-elect Obama in selecting Rick Warren to give a prayer at the inaugeration since he vigorously supported Prop 8 which banned same sex marriage in California, but I’m not. I don’t agree with Warren’s views on this of course, […]

December 18th, 2008 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Obama Selects Rick Warren for Invocation

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, Homosexuality, Obama Appointments, Religion

This isn’t going to make gay rights activists happy. Barack Obama has selected evangelical pastor Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. Once again, Obama seems more interested in reaching out rather than reaching inwards towards his base. While Warren is not of the fire-and-brimstone mold, he did play a prominent role in […]

December 18th, 2008 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Conservative Episcopals Create New Church

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Homosexuality, Religion

For the last several years, the Episcopal Church in the United States has been embroiled in internal conflict. Four dioceses and a collection of parishes, upset by the social liberalism of the Episcopal Church, have broken away from the church. Today, those congregations have formerly formed a new church: the Anglican Church in North America […]

December 4th, 2008 | Permalink| 10 Comments »