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Gay Couple Together 48 Years Fight NC Marriage Ban

Gay Couple Together 48 Years Fight NC Marriage Ban

Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin have been a couple since Lyndon Johnson was president. “We’re still in love, after 48 years,” Gerber, better known as Lennie, said recently. “We still can’t begin the day without a good cuddle.” How many couples can say that? June 2, 1966, is engraved in Roman numerals on the identical [...]

Pastor Cancels Funeral When He Finds Out Deceased Was Gay

The Florida pastor found out the night before that the funeral he was about to conduct was for a gay person. (h/t Crooks and Liars) Kendall Capers says he was told the service was canceled the night before he husband was to be buried. He says the pair were partners for 17 years and married last [...]

63 Texas Republicans Sign Brief Linking Marriage Equality To Legal Incest, Pedophilia

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s efforts to reinstate the state’s ban on same-sex marriage has received the support from more than 60 Texas lawmakers who signed an amicus brief on Monday arguing that recognition of gay marriage could lead to the legalization of incest, pedophilia and polygamy. The Republican-led rief states that U.S. District Judge [...]

Pastor Robert Jeffress: Gay Marriages Are ‘Counterfeit’

Pastor Robert Jeffress of Dallas’s First Baptist Church appeared on radio with me Monday night, and callers brought up the issue of gay marriage. Jeffress referred to such relationships as “counterfeit.” He said gay marriage “devalues the institution of marriage.” COLMES: “But how does it devalue the institution of marriage? Why would straights not get [...]

Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

The Fourth Circuit Court has struck down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. In a 2-1 decision in Bostic v. Schaefer, a panel of the Fourth Circuit has invalidated Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage. The majority opinion was written by Judge Henry Floyd (an Obama nominee, but previously a George W. Bush choice for the district [...]

Alaska Supreme Court Upholds Rights For Same-Sex Couples

// Now read this:Palin Goes 0-For-2 In Alaska As Clout Disappears Nationally (Aug 20, 2014) Michelle Duggar Fighting Against Gay Rights (Aug 19, 2014) Palin Endorses Alaska Tea Party Candidate For U.S. Senate (Aug 16, 2014) Republican Senator Demands Democrat Pull Ad That Shows Them Smiling Together (Aug 8, 2014) Protesters To Broadcast ‘Gay Stoning’ [...]

Rubio: Poor Opposers Of Same-Sex Marriage Face ‘Intolerance’

Talk about turning things around on their head. In Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s world, it’s the ones who are intolerant of gays who have to put up with intolerance. Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face “intolerance” from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values [...]

Judge Declares Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

It’s about time to make it legal everywhere. This is what is going to happen, so why wait? Besides it’s odd that that two people can be married in part of the country, but not elsewhere. Colorado is the latest state to un-ban marriage equality. Judge C. Scott Crabtree pulled no punches in his 49-page [...]

Words ‘Husband,’ ‘Wife’ Removed From California Marriage Law

To accommodate same-sex marriage, California Jerry Brown did the right thing. “Spouse” covers all possibilities; but, expect traditionalists’ heads to explode. // Now read this:Hunter Accidentally Shot In The Head On Opening Day Of Deer Season (Aug 10, 2014) Ex-GOP Candidate For Gov Starts ‘Shooting Indiscriminately,’ Shoots Neighbor, Kills Horse (Aug 9, 2014) Jerry Brown: [...]

Study: Children Of Same-Sex Couples Are Happier And Healthier Than Peers

Researches at Australia’s University of Melbourne conclude that children of same-sex couples are better adjusted than their peers. “It’s often suggested that children with same-sex parents have poorer outcomes because they’re missing a parent of a particular sex. But research my colleagues and I published in the journal BMC Public Health shows this isn’t the [...]

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