Posts Tagged as ‘gay marriage’

culture shockers: Gay couple in America 2049 join LGBTQ social media movement

In a boost for the LGBTQ movement, a recent nationwide Gallup poll found that 53% of Americans support making gay marriage legal. This comes as a noticeable increase from last year, when 44% favored same-sex unions. The Gallup poll is one of several polls that have been conducted nationwide this year that are showing increased [...]

May 24, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Issues and races to watch, election day 2010

Two years after placing President Obama in the White House with a burst of national ebullience, we are greeting decision 2010 in a decidedly different national mood. Americans continue to be affected by the recession, despite it meeting its official end since the last election cycle.  Despite the economy dominating the election,  many other important [...]

November 2, 2010 by Ava | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: President Obama finds common party ground on LGBT rights

Last week, President Obama changed the rules for the way the LGBT community functions in the hospital. In a decision that passed with little controversy, same-sex couples now have the legal right to visit their loved ones in the hospital and make medical decisions on their behalf. It is a significant win on behalf of [...]

April 19, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: Gay couples can now wed in D.C., take action so it happens across the country

In case you didn’t hear the amazing news – gay marriage became legal in Washington D.C. early this afternoon.  There are now six places in the country that couples can wed: Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and now D.C.  On top of years and years of waiting for legal marriage, advocates still dealt with [...]

March 3, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: This V-Day will you unmarry your spouse, until gay marriage is legalized?

This Sunday, in honor of Valentine’s Day, activist Reverend Billy Talen (who we interviewed last year) is calling on married couples to undo their status until gay marriage is legalized. Couples can unmarry through a ritual conducted by Rev. Billy, sing “tragic and hopeful love songs” and receive a unmarried certificate “suitable for framing.” Rev. [...]

February 12, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Conservatives do what’s right and support gay marriage

Supporters for gay rights are coming in unconventional directions recently. First, conservative, Republican Mayor Jerry Sanders testified at the Proposition 8 trial in favor of gay marriage. He said his change of heart came after learning his daughter is a lesbian several years ago. Lisa Sanders got married in Vermont last month, but the Mayor [...]

January 22, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Inside the mind of a “slow state” – A look at what else NY State says is illegal

As you all know, yesterday, the New York State Senate voted against a bill 38-24 that would have allowed gay couples to wed. Coming from someone who was born and bred in NY State, I’m allowed to say that this is well, stupid.  I wondered what other “interesting laws” have been passed in New York: [...]

December 3, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @NCLRights-Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate Obsolete

Here’s a brave response to the unending debate around gay marriage. Read the tweet & the associated article that our friends @NCLRights (National Center for Lesbian Rights) posted: Reality Makes Gay Marriage Debate Obsolete  http://bit.ly/2jUyD. In this article, Washington Post columnist, Petula Dvorak, laughs at the opposition to gay marriage so prevalent in the Washington, [...]

September 4, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @ChannelOneNews: same-sex couples tie the knot in Iowa

Following Massachusetts and Connecticut, Iowa became the 3rd state to allow same-sex marriages since the Supreme Court legalization on April 3rd and by 11:30am today, Polk County received an amazing 57 applications from couples eager to exercise their new right, perhaps before any measures are taken to revert it! Check out this Twitter post for [...]

April 27, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @wbaustin: Vermont House advances gay marriage

wbaustin Vermont House of Representatives Advances Gay Marriage Bill: The bill passed on Thursday in a 95-52 House vote -.. http://tinyurl.com/cj7be2 This is second Twitter post of the “our daily chirp” series on gay marriage in a week! See our first HERE.  First Iowa, now Vermont.  Now it’s about time the other states got on board.  [...]

April 7, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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