I woke up on Saturday morning noticing the Wesboro Baptist Church, a hate group known for its slogan "Gods Hate Fags" (and everything else), blaming the helicopter crash into a busy pub in Glasgow on Scotland's vote in favor of marriage equality.
But there's another idea that many of us Americans have bought into even harder: Religion. I don't mean spiritual people who strive to lead good lives by adhering to the tenets of forgiveness and compassion that are found throughout The Bible.
Sam and I needed to find out how to change our names. The tedious process had nothing at all to do with gay marriage. Had either one of us chosen to take the other's last name, the process would have been easy.
Rep. Bob McDermott filed a lawsuit last week that seeks to overturn the new marriage equality law. Last month McDermott tried -- and failed -- to prevent the law from taking effect. His latest suit will get a hearing in January.
Harry Reid and Senate Democrats made waves last week when they detonated the "nuclear option." Thanks to this change in Senate rules, ending debate on...
But for one to deny that the Church is anti-gay in one sentence and then to maintain a stance against gay marriage in the next adds injury to insult. Let's just be very clear here -- if you are against marriage equality you are anti-gay.
I'm against gay marriage because the Bible clearly states that a man can live inside a giant fish. But seriously, folks... Same-sex marriage is leg...
This post is about sharing the voices of some amazing LGBTQ community leaders, allies, and friends -- and they are thankful for a lot. I hope this assemblage of thanks is as awe-inspiring to you as it is to me.
Millions of families have gotten through this type of announcement, and moved on to form healthy, embracing relationships with their LGBT family member.
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In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
Illinois. Hawaii. New Jersey. The list of states recognizing same sex marriage has exploded to 16 plus the District of Columbia. With its surprising c...
If the United Methodist Church in southeastern Pennsylvania eventually defrocks Rev. Schaefer, it would be a great shame. This is a man who can teach the church and the community real life lessons about love, compassion and doing the right thing.
One more United Methodist minister, the Rev. Frank Schaefer, was convicted of performing a marriage of a loving same-gender couple -- his son and his son's beloved.