Tag Archive for Gay Marriage

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…

Repeal of Prop 8: Prepare to Prevail in 2012

In the wake of the Proposition 8 victory at the polls in November we have witnessed rallies and protest marches calling for the repeal of the ballot measure that stripped the right to marriage equality for same-gender couples in California. This was followed by additional protests, rallies, meetings, and actual movement towards a repeal effort…