Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

Rhode Island Gov. Denies Same Sex Funerals

Whatever your position on same-sex marriage, when one partner dies, the marriage is over and the loving partner of the dear departed should be granted all the grace and dignity that goes into what is normally a grief-stricken goodbye to their life’s partner.  But not in Rhode Island. As much as I’d hate to give…

New Poll Shows Opposition To Repeal of Prop 8 effort in 2010

A new LATimes/USC poll was released Friday regarding voter attitudes about Gay Marriage. A year after Proposition 8 removed the rights of same-gender couples to get married it seems that little has changed.  According to the poll, a narrow 51% majority support marriage equalitywith 43% opposed. In addition, the LATimes reports that despite the majority support for marriage equality, a significant…

‘Gay Marriage’ Challenges Christianity’s Credibility

The following was written by a friend, Karen Ocamb. She’s a brilliant journalist and posted this on her blog, LGBT POV, yesterday. It is presented here with her permission. There’s an old saying: “The Devil screams the loudest just before leaving the room.” After last night’s devastating loss of marriage equality in Maine 52.84% –…

Fundraising Launched for 2010 Marriage Equality Initiative

We received the following release from the folks behind the ballot initiative effort to Repeal Prop 8 ballot in 2010: Million for a Million” will fund signature gathering to put a marriage equality initiative on the California ballot next November San Francisco, CA, November 4, 2009 – At rallies today in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San…

DESPAIR: Marriage Equality Fails (again)

With the passage of time, some things may change. Political attitudes may evolve and public support may appear on the rise; but in the end most things remain the same. Today, the election results from Maine’s Question #1 to repeal Marriage Equality for Gay and Lesbian partners appears to have passed, by a similar margin to…

Latest Projections for Maine Question #1

From Nate Silver over at FiveThirtyEight.com we have his latest analysis of the anti-Gay Marriage measure on the ballot in Maine, Question #1. Maine — Question 1 — “Do you want to reject the new law that lets same-sex couples marry and allows individuals and religious groups to refuse to perform these marriages?” . The…