For 1st time, gay marriage may win statewide voteUpdated at 1:45 p.m. ET -- After losing some 30 ballots on same-sex marriage across the country over the past decade, advocates of lesbian and gay couples are encouraged by polls showing they have a good chance of finally logging their first victory in ...
Chick-fil-A gives another statement amid gay marriage controversy, position ...The controversy flared up this week when a Chicago politician said the company was no longer giving to groups that oppose same-sex marriage, angering Christian conservatives who supported Chick-fil-A this summer when its president reaffirmed his ...
Australia is now consigned to a lengthy culture war over same-sex marriage.AFTER two years of intense campaigning by the Greens, half the Labor Party, the gay lobby and progressive media, same-sex marriage was voted down this week in both houses of the national parliament with the virtual certainty of its defeat in the next ...
Will Supreme Court rule on gay marriage?Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg may have slipped when she told students on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, that the Supreme Court would probably hear cases challenging DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act. Are Ginsburg's comments a ...
Maryland Marriage Equality Vote Brings Together LGBT, Black Civil Rights GroupsGay Marriage Maryland. Amy Lewis, left, and Tricia Benson celebrate with their son, Will Lewis-Benson, 3, in the Maryland State House after the House of Delegates passed a gay marriage bill in Annapolis, Md., on Feb. 17. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) ...
Still Too Close to Call for Two Backers of Gay MarriageALBANY - Election officials began to count paper ballots on Thursday in two Republican primary battles involving senators who voted last year to legalize same-sex marriage, but both races remained too close to call at the end of the day. Enlarge This ...
Marriage foes grow desperate(Well, they did lose once in Arizona, but voters reversed themselves within a year.) Shifting demographics and more accepting attitudes could make 2012 the year that America junked the anti-gay marriage juggernaut. Voters will decide on marriage ...
Eric Stonestreet talks Emmys, clowns, gay marriage and Tonganoxie"Modern Family" is perceived as a cultural force that's helping advance acceptance of same-sex marriage. Do the people on the show think about that, or is it all about making a funny show?
Viking Chris Kluwe fights for gay rightsThis month, Kluwe became a national figure when he wrote a scathing open letter to a Maryland state lawmaker who criticized the Ravens' Brendon Ayanbadejo for supporting gay marriage (it's also on Maryland's ballot.) "Why do you hate the fact that ...
Canadian Paper Aghast By 181% Rise In Same-Sex MarriagesThe census also showed that the majority of married same-sex couples were men, but that more lesbian households had children.
Voter woes: Black Christians waver over choice for next presidentSome black clergy see no good presidential choice between a Mormon candidate and one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day.
Marriage amendment signs missingIn just a few weeks, Minnesotans will be voting on a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution that would ban gay marriage. In May 2011, the Minnesota Legislature voted to place the issue on the November 2012 ballot. The question will read: ...
Archbishop On Gay Marriage: 'Human Society Would Be Harmed Beyond Repair'J. Peter Sartain says in this video that "human society would be harmed beyond repair," should Washington state's marriage equality law not be voted down in November, and suggests that marriage equality will have consequences "until the end of time.
Gay couple review their marriage vowsYesterday, as two gay marriage bills were debated in parliament, Senator Pratt and Mr Hosie said they were two peas in a pod in their support for marriage equality, but their speeches make for an interesting contrast.
The Future of Our RelationshipsRecently, we heard the good news that France and Scotland are about to legalize same-sex marriage. Beyond the obvious lessons about the importance of this step, there is another significant lesson for the U.S.
Gay Marriage's Best EvangelistGene Robinson, the Episcopal Church's first gay bishop, restates his case for gay marriage with a gentle blend of personal experience and theological argument in a new book, God Believes in Love.
Chick-Fil-A Raising Funds For Anti-Gay Marriage Group?Despite assurances that Chick-Fil-A was through supporting groups opposed to gay marriage, CEO Dan Cathy on Tuesday tweeted support for an event backed by a group with links to anti-gay marriage foes. Chicago Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno on ...
NY court to hear arguments in gay marriage caseNEW YORK - The Defense of Marriage Act is set for a showdown in a federal appeals court later this month between those who say it is right for the government to speak of marriage only in heterosexual terms and those who say doing so discriminates ...
Support for gay marriage over 60 percent among young BritsThe proportion of people in Britain who are in favor of allowing same-sex marriage in their country has increased since earlier this year, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
Gay Marriage Foes at Values Voter Summit Divorced From RealityAnti-gay activists have never lost a referendum on marriage equality (32-0), but that might be about to change. (Well, they did lose once in Arizona, but voters reversed themselves within a year.