Posts Tagged ‘ gay marriage ’

GLAD Files Suit Challenging DOMA

Jul 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, National, News

Gay and Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, GLAD, New England’s leading legal organization working to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression. Today filed a suit challenging the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The suit, Commonwealth v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, states [...]



DC recognizes same-sex marriages performed in other states

Jul 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, National, News

All though the District of Columbia still does not allow same-sex marriage, as of 12:01 am this morning Washington DC now recognizes same-sex marriages performed in other states. Although issuing a marriage license in the District is still illegal for same-sex couples, such marriages perfumed in other jurisdictions, including California before the Prop 8 decision, [...]



Maine becomes fifth state to grant marriage equality

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, National, News

Maine Governor John Baldacci Wednesday signed into a law a bill ending the ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The Maine Civil Liberties Union, which lobbied hard for the bill, applauds the governor for recognizing that lesbian and gay couples in the state should no longer be denied the legal protections, recognition and respect that comes with marriage.



The Florist’s Rights Movement

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images

The Connecticut Catholic Conference wants a law to “protect” religious wedding vendors from same-sex marriage. Source: Mikhaela.net



Apocalypse Iowa

Apr 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Editorial, Images

Source: Mikhaela.net



Idaho Hallmark shop owner will special order same-sex cards

Aug 26th, 2008 | By | Category: News

An Idaho anti-gay propagandist is crowing success on his non-profit political website about how his intervention with a local Hallmark card shop owner lead to a decision not to sell same-sex greeting cards. The head of the so-called Idaho Values Alliance was apparently set to call for a boycott of the seven Jordan Hallmark stores owned by Philip R. Johnson, until the man disclosed that he had no intention of selling the cards, but that he would special order them upon request.