Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

‘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…

Colbert Gives The Word – Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Last night Stephen Colbert gave the Colbert Nation “The Word” on Gay Marriage. The petition signers who want to overturn the “everything but marriage” bill should be able to stay in the closet that the gay people have abandoned. (05:48) The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c The Word – Don’t Ask Don’t…

The High Cost of Being a Gay Couple

In the ongoing debate over Gay Marriage, the argument is usually based in battle between “morality” and “equality.” Let’s add some economics to the equation. The NY Times has a story in today’s edition that examines the high  cost gay couples face compared with straight couples based on day to day living  From the story:…

With time, equality will blossom even in Orange County

In the annals of the modern gay-rights movement, Orange County has a less than stellar role. The stomping ground of the late state senator and antigay initiative sponsor John Briggs, firebrand former Congressman Bob Dornan, and longtime antigay funder Howard Ahmanson and activist Lou Sheldon has gained a reputation for antagonism to gay people that…