Post Tagged with: "Defense of Marriage Act"

Texas GOP Wants To Make Dangerous Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy Law

The Texas GOP actually wants to slip language supporting ex-gay therapy into legislation that could become law.

The Texas GOP actually wants to slip language supporting ex-gay therapy into legislation that could become law.

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Here’s What Banning Gay Troop Leaders Will Cost Boy Scouts Of America: Disney Pulls Funding

Boy Scouts photo cc 2008 by Steven Depolo via Flickr.

The Boy Scouts’ ban on gay troop leaders is about to cost them big. The gay-friendly Disney Company said they’re cutting off their support after this year.

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Disney Channel Features First Gay Couple: Right Wing Goes Ballistic (VIDEO)

Photo screen captured from Disney Channel's 'Good Luck Charlie'

Disney has been gay-friendly for years, and the Right has never liked it. Now, a gay couple with a child on the Disney Channel is making them crazy!

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OK Lawmaker Would Ban All Marriage To Prevent Gay Marriage

Photo CC by Elvert Barnes

An Oklahoma state representative is ready to outlaw all marriages in an effort to stop marriage equality from becoming a reality. What a bigot.

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One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

Neighbors are upset by Dr. Mary Pham’s rainbow flag, which shows her support for LGBT rights. Reading their hateful comments inspired her to step it up.

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A Short (Sarcastic) History Of Marriage Equality In The United States

A Short (Sarcastic) History Of Marriage Equality In The United States

If you’ve been following the news you know Thanksgiving will be tense at Dick Cheney’s house this year. In fact, his daughters are not speaking to each other. The point of contention? Marriage equality. More specifically, Liz Cheney wants to be elected the next U. S. Senator from deep red Wyoming […]

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Right Wing Nut Jobs: DOMA Decision Means The End Of Straight Marriage, Civilization (VIDEOS)

Right Wing Nut Jobs: DOMA Decision Means The End Of Straight Marriage, Civilization (VIDEOS)

The Supreme Court upholding the US Constitution is a sign of the End Times to a fanatical branch of the right-wing.

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Bigoted Christians Threaten To Hold Their Breath If SCOTUS Rules For Marriage Equality

Bigoted Christians Threaten To Hold Their Breath If SCOTUS Rules For Marriage Equality

‘You’ve confused a war on religion with not always getting everything you want.’ – Jon Stewart on the incessant whining of bigoted conservative Christians

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The Gang Of Four Liberal Justices And Maverick Kennedy Team Up Against DOMA (AUDIO)

The Gang Of Four Liberal Justices And Maverick Kennedy Team Up Against DOMA (AUDIO)

The U.S. Supreme Court heard two hours of arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) today and the overwhelming impression is that the law is doomed.

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President Obama Suggests States Banning Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

President Obama Suggests States Banning Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

President Obama has been the catalyst for progressive change, which is what we asked of him when we elected him.

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Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

The briefs filed to the Supreme Court on DOMA provide starkly contrasting visions of the extent to which the Constitution should work to ensure that all Americans receive the same rights.

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Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 1

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 1

Reading the court briefs filed by the president and the House of Representatices provides a telling case study of just how differently progressives and conservatives view the U.S. Constitution.

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Bill Clinton: It’s Time To Overturn DOMA

Bill Clinton: It’s Time To Overturn DOMA

The president who signed the controversial and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) into law is now saying that it is time to get rid of it.

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Prominent GOPers Send Message To SCOTUS: Affirm Gays’ Right To Marry

Prominent GOPers Send Message To SCOTUS: Affirm Gays’ Right To Marry

The basic argument contained in the brief is that acknowledging the validity of same-sex marriage promotes the conservative values of limited government and individual freedom.

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Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Overturn DOMA

Obama Administration Urges Supreme Court To Overturn DOMA

In a Friday filing, the Obama administration called the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.

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After The Repeal Of DADT – LGBT People Are Still Second Class Military Personnel

After The Repeal Of DADT – LGBT People Are Still Second Class Military Personnel

There’s plenty in the memo for everyone, including civil rights advocates and right-wing Christian bigots, to hate.

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House GOP’s Case For Marriage Inequality Revealed And It’s Laughably Bad

House GOP’s Case For Marriage Inequality Revealed And It’s Laughably Bad

You would think with the millions of taxpayer dollars the GOP is throwing away on defending inequality, they’d put more effort into it.

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Gay Marine Proposes At White House And Makes History

Captain Matthew Phelps and Ben Schock after proposal at White House;  ABC News

Captain Phelps emphasized that the proposal was only possible because of the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.’

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House Republicans Secretly Approve $500,000 Increase In Funds To Defend DOMA

House Republicans Secretly Approve $500,000 Increase In Funds To Defend DOMA

The fact that the money was allocated in secret is telling and illustrates that not only have Republicans not learned anything from the losses they suffered in the 2012 election.

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says Being Gay Is ‘Immoral’ Like ‘Murder’

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says Being Gay Is ‘Immoral’ Like ‘Murder’

Justice Antonin Scalia violates his judicial oath by being a raging homophobe … again.

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