Post Tagged with: "Proposition 8"

After their son came out, Wendy and Tom Montgomery, who are devout Mormons and former Prop 8 supporters, became fervent supporters of LGBT rights.

Prop 8-Supporting, Mormon Parents Embrace Gay Rights After Son Comes Out

After their son came out, Wendy and Tom Montgomery, who are devout Mormons and former Prop 8 supporters, became fervent supporters of LGBT rights.

by Ryan Denson· · News
The Supreme Court's rulings on marriage equality are un-American! Anti-gay bakers, florists, and photographers will get thrown in jail! Oh my!

Conservative Pundit Claims Marriage Equality ‘Has Carjacked The Nation!’ (VIDEO)

The Supreme Court’s rulings on marriage equality are un-American! Anti-gay bakers, florists, and photographers will get thrown in jail! Oh my!

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Supreme Court Ruling Discards Proposition 8, Upholds Marriage Equality … But Only In California

This Californian’s joy in seeing Proposition 8 decisively rejected is only marred by the conservative-leaning Supreme Court’s ‘states’ rights’ rationale.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
'I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.' - Warren Meyer, Chair of Equal Marriage Arizona. Image @BizJournals

Arizona’s Right Wing Shows Signs Of Disarray As Marriage Equality Heads For The Ballot

‘I think the attitudes of people in this state have changed a lot. We believe Arizonans are ready for equal marriage.’ – Warren Meyer, Equal Marriage Arizona

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Cardinal Timothy Dolan. Image from www.cathnewsusa.com.

Anti-Equality Group Condemns LGBT Hate Crimes, Cardinal Responds With Calls For Anti-LGBT Sermons

Despite a recent wave of hate crimes, Cardinal Dolan wants all Catholic dioceses to preach hate and ‘traditional marriage’ until July.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
Image from screen capture of Bill O'Reilly ranting on Fox News.

Bill O’Reilly, Bible Thumper, Attacks Marriage Equality Opponents For ‘Bible Thumping’

But in 2005, Bill O’Reilly claimed that marriage equality would lead to people being able to marry a goat. In 2009, he flip-flopped and said the animals in question were ducks, turtles, and dolphins.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Will Marriage Equality Make Christianity Illegal? Fox News Contributors Think So (VIDEO)

The latest wave of anti-equality, anti-gay hysteria from the Christian right, and what their persecution complex is REALLY about.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Did Limbaugh Compare ‘Gay Marriage’ To ‘Animal Marriage’ AGAIN? (AUDIO)

Did Limbaugh Compare ‘Gay Marriage’ To ‘Animal Marriage’ AGAIN? (AUDIO)

It would make sense that a pig like Limbaugh would be THIS obsessed with sex with animals…

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Screen capture of Paul Katami and Jeff Cirillo, two of the original plaintiffs for the Proposition 8 case, from CBS News. 
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57576243/5-possible-outcomes-of-the-supreme-court-prop-8-case/

Five Potential Rulings From The Supreme Court On Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

‘It’s that shift in public opinion that really gives gay rights advocates hope,’ a reporter observes amongst the crowds shivering outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Will Have To Face Lesbian Cousin During Marriage Equality Hearings

Conservative Supreme Court Justice Will Have To Face Lesbian Cousin During Marriage Equality Hearings

The Supreme Court begins hearing oral arguments on two cases regarding gay marriage, and Chief Justice Roberts’ cousin, Jean Podrasky, will be in attendance.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Illinois GOP Split On Whether To Fire Chairman Over Support Of Gay Marriage

Illinois GOP Split On Whether To Fire Chairman Over Support Of Gay Marriage

The Illinois GOP recently canceled a meeting intended to decide whether to fire their chairman, Pat Brady, for his support of gay marriage

by Rika Christensen· · News
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.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Former WBC member, Laura Drain, takes a stand for equality; photo by Adam Bouska @ NOH8 Campaign

Excommunicated Westboro Member Lauren Drain Poses For Equality In NOH8 Campaign

‘The main reason I posed for the NOH8 Campaign was in direct response to the judgments of the WBC… what I did at the time was wrong!’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
Schwarzenegger Loves Paying His Taxes: Republicans Could Take A Lesson

Schwarzenegger Loves Paying His Taxes: Republicans Could Take A Lesson

While they are considering showing signs of opening their minds, they are still extremely rigid in most of their positions.

Anti-Gay Church Youth Volunteer Charged In Molestation Of Young Boys (VIDEO)

Anti-Gay Church Youth Volunteer Charged In Molestation Of Young Boys (VIDEO)

Homophobia and hypocrisy revealed, as elementary school teacher & church activist was Anti-Gay, California Prop. 8 contributor.

by Jack Watkins· · News
Al Sharpton And Jesse Jackson Back The President On Gay Marriage

Al Sharpton And Jesse Jackson Back The President On Gay Marriage

The image of the African-American community has been taking a beating over its failure to support civil rights for others—rights it fought hard to win for itself.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
The Evolution Of Gay Rights In Under Seven Minutes (VIDEO)

The Evolution Of Gay Rights In Under Seven Minutes (VIDEO)

In honor of the evolution of LGBT rights, I ran across this video. It’s the Evolution of Gay Rights in Less than Seven Minutes. Bring some tissues.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News