Tag Archives: marriage equality

Quote of the Day: Irrationality of New Mexico Not Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

“How is that rational for the state to say it’s OK to live as a married couple, just don’t get married in New Mexico?” From arguments in New Mexico’s gay marriage State Supreme Court cases. New Mexico recognizes marriages of … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Gay Marriage Equality on Air New Zealand

Here’s something to put a smile on your face, Lynley and Ally were married in the air by Air New Zealand. New Zealand legalized marriage equality April 2013. Equality going international, a major airline throwing a wedding for same-sex couples … Continue reading

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Country Artists Should Follow Katy Perry’s Lead

Tony Abbot, an Australian politico, got a bit of a surprise when he called into a Sydney, Aus. radio show to talk with Katy Perry about when she’d be touring next Down Under. The pop star turned the conversation from … Continue reading

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Breakdown Of Post DOMA Benefit Questions

The Washington Blade has a brief roundup of the issues and questions surrounding Federal Benefits in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Below are some excerpts from the analysis: … Continue reading

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Chris Chrities (Il)logic on N.J. Gay Marriage Ban

The website slate.com breaks down the contradicting logic of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s legal brief defending that states separate but equal civil union law: Christie’s brief defends civil unions in three ways. First, it argues that the state can … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: Scott Walker on Wisc. Gay Marriage

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said he didn’t think gay marriage equality would be addressed “anytime soon” by the Wisconsin lawmakers. Walker was asked the question at conference in Milwaukee. From The Huffington Post: “To change anything in the constitution … … Continue reading

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Wedding Ring Idea

For those of you in places with Marriage Equality, here’s a wedding ring idea for you. The ring comes from the wedding of country singer Lee Brice to his bride Sara (see photo below) I like the vaguely leather look … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Dan Savage Blasts the ‘Protect Marriage’ Meme

Starts around the 1:00 mark with the payoff coming at 1:52 Succinct. Powerful. Correct. I’d love to see one, real scientific study on how banning gay marriage equality has strengthened, or ‘protected’ marriage.

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Texas State House Rep. Lon Burnam (D-Fort Worth) To File Marriage Equality Bill

From instinctmagazine.com via The Horn: Burnam said in a [in a June 26] statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling that he planned to file the bill, citing the Supreme Court’s opinion on DOMA. “The Supreme Court found today that the … Continue reading

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Where To Next, Marriage Equality?

Erin McClam, Staff Writer at NBC News gives us the roundup of 10 states where marriage equality may happen next: Illinois: Gay marriage almost passed the Legislature this spring, but a Democratic state representative tearfully told his colleagues that he … Continue reading

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