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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case Of Company Refusing Gay Couple

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case Of Company Refusing Gay Couple

The High Court declined the case about whether a New Mexico photography company could refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple. The court’s refusal to intervene means an August 2013 New Mexico Supreme Court decision against the company remains intact. Albuquerque-based Elane Photography had said its free speech rights under the First […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Huckabee: Obama Lied About Gay Marriage Support

Possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate says President Obama could very well be lying about his support for marriage equality. Huckabee questioned President Obama’s support for marriage equality during an appearance on Fox News on Friday, suggesting that Obama was not genuine in his belief that gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry. Describing […]

April 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Federal Judge Says Ohio Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages From Other States

Ohio is acting unconstitutionally by not recognizing same-sex marriages from other states, a federal judge has ruled. The decision comes in a case brought by four lesbian couples who sued the state after they were prevented from having both women’s names on the birth certificates of their children born in Ohio. The couples had legally […]

April 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Alabama House Wants Same-Sex Marriage Ban In U.S. Constitution

Forgetting which way history is going, and attempting to move in backwards, Alabama would like to make believe that same-sex marriage isn’t happening in America. The Alabama House of Representatives Wednesday approved a resolution calling for a convention to put a same-sex marriage ban in the U.S. Constitution. Passage of the resolution infuriated Rep. Patricia […]

April 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Elton John To Get Hitched

Elton John will marry his long-time partner David Furnish, with Furnish saying it is their “duty” to get married now that it’s legal in the UK. The couple who have been together for more than 20 years, entered a civil partnership in 2005. They have two sons, Zachary, three, and one-year-old Elijah.Furnish told Attitude: “Elton […]

March 29, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Judge Strikes Down Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

This is just the latest in a series of similar decisions. Federal Judge Bernard Friedman ruled Friday, two weeks after a trial. Two Detroit-area nurses who’ve been partners for eight years claimed the ban violated their rights under the U.S. Constitution… Nearly 60 percent of state voters in 2004 approved a constitutional amendment that recognizes […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Federal Judge Refuses Tennessee’s Request To Stop Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages

While the state challenges the initial decision to approve same-sex marriage, Tennessee will not be granted to right to stop recognizing them. U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger issued a preliminary injunction last week, but Tennessee officials have appealed the temporary order to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, the state asked Trauger […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Health Care Reform To Cover Married Gays Under Family Plan

The Obama administration says that beginning in 2015, Obamacare will cover married gay couples. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also announced it would extend for one month a temporary program that offers insurance to some of the sickest Americans, who have had trouble finding private plans in new health insurance marketplaces set […]

March 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Britain To Recognize Same-Sex Couples At Midnight

Midnight tonight same-sex marriage becomes legal in Britain. Same-sex couples getting married in England and Wales will have to wait until Saturday 29th March to hold their ceremony but a quirk in the law – first reported by BuzzFeed – means couples who married overseas will have their unions automatically recognised from tomorrow onwards. This […]

March 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Poll: Young Republicans OK With Gay Marriage

The divide on social issues is more generational than party-based. This is especially true on the issue of gay marriage. Sixty-one percent of Republican-leaning adults ages 18-29 say they favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, according to a Pew Research Center study released Monday. That number sharply contrasts the views of the party’s […]

March 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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