Articles Tagged with gay marriage

Congressman Marries Same-Sex Partner

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U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-New York, married his same-sex partner in a ceremony over the weekend, according to WCBS-TV 2 in New York. Maloney, who took office in 2013, married his long-time partner Randy Florke in a ceremony at their church in the Hudson Valley, the station reported. “The openly gay New York congressman… Read more »

The Presbyterian Church USA Legalizes Gay Marriage As A Christian Union

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The Presbyterian Church USA is taking a page out of the Supreme Court’s understanding of the Constitution as they recently added a very controversial (and surprising) amendment to their church doctrine; the legalization of gay marriage as a Christian union. According to Newsmax, the Presbyterian Church USA changed the language stating marriage is a union… Read more »

Gay Marriages Forced To A Halt In Wisconsin

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Since 2006, same-sex marriage has been banned in Wisconsin, in an amendment approved by 59 percent of the voters at the time. Wisconsin has only recently had bans on gay Marriage struck down as unconstitutional. In that time, it has found itself in the middle of what must be an incredibly and increasingly frustrating situation…. Read more »

The Steps To Equality: Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted In Arkansas

Arkansas lifts ban on same-sex marriage. Marriage licenses begin to be issued next day.

Every little girl imagines her wedding day. Maybe she sees herself in a long white dress made by Pnina Tornai; maybe she just sees a few of her closest friends and family against the backdrop of a sunset on the beach. Whatever that little girl sees, it’s something she thinks of, that one day when… Read more »

Elton John And David Furnish Set Wedding Date

Elton John sets wedding date

Elton John and David Furnish are just one homosexual couple who publicly celebrated the UK legalizing gay marriage. Now Elton and David have announced the date they will formally celebrate their new found freedoms with nuptials. Elton John and David Furnish have been a couple for more than eight years and the pair will officially… Read more »

Elton John Celebrates Legalization of Gay Marriage In UK

Elton John and David Furnish

Music phenom Elton John, known for such classics as Rocket Man, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues, to name a few, has a new reason to celebrate. The UK has recently legalized gay marriage, allowing same-sex couples such as Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, the… Read more »

World Vision Hiring Homosexuals Ignites Controversy In Christian Community

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The World Vision decision to begin hiring homosexuals has created a divide among Christian leaders who have previously been the Christian organizations biggest supporters. World Vision currently ranks 10th on Forbes list of the 50 largest U.S. charities. World Vision proclaims itself to be “a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and… Read more »

Indiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Lawsuit From Gay Couple Challenges Law

Indiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Lawsuit From Gay Couple Challenges Law

An Indiana same-sex marriage ban is being challenged by another lawsuit from a gay couple who claims the law violates their rights under the United States Constitution. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Mitt Romney says the effects of gay marriage on American society will take a “long, long time” to be known. Last… Read more »

Pope Francis Leaves Door Open For Same-Sex Unions

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On Wednesday, March 5th, Pope Francis is leaving the door open for same-sex unions. According to USA Today, the statement came up in an interview with Corriere della Sera, translated by the Catholic News Service, when Francis viewed unions as a practical way to protect property rights and access health care. This is the latest… Read more »

Gay Marriage: A Cause Worth Starving For — To Stop?

Gay Marriage Opponent Trestim Meacham

An ardent foe of gay marriage in Utah ended his two-week hunger strike today as the U.S. Supreme Court ordered what will be at least a temporary halt to same sex nuptials in that state. He’s been called the “Gandhi of Hating Gay People” for what until January 6 had been a near-two-week fast to… Read more »

Pope Francis Eases Catholic Doctrine

Pope Francis eases Catholic Doctrine

Pope Francis is easing Catholic doctrine, saying it’s too strict. The Catholic church’s harsh doctrine involving divorce, gay marriage, contraception, and abortion are about to be eased up as Pope Francis is taking the route of separation between the sin and the sinner. In short, he believes that what you have done does not define… Read more »

Home Depot Marriage Proposal Goes Viral

Home Depot Marriage Proposal Goes Viral

The Home Depot marriage proposal video has gone viral since being posted to YouTube earlier this week. Dustin Reeser believed that he was going to the Salt Lake City Home Depot to simply help his roommate pick out new lighting fixtures according to the Huffington Post. Resser knew something was up when 30 of his… Read more »

Sweet Cakes By Melissa Closes Amid LGBT Discrimination Investigation

Sweet Cakes By Melissa, Vows To Keep Fighting

Sweet Cakes by Melissa — the embattled Gresham, Oregon bakery — has decided to close its doors amid an ongoing LGBT discrimination investigation, but, according to the bakery’s Facebook page, the fight is “not over.” The bakery left the following message on its door after making the decision: “Closed, but still in business… This fight… Read more »

IRS Gay Marriage Tax Issues Increased After Supreme Court DOMA Decision

IRS Gay Marriage Tax Issues Increased After Supreme Court DOMA Decision

IRS gay marriage taxes are increasing after the Supreme Court’s DOMA decision. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, gay marriage in England is now legal thanks to Queen Elizabeth. No announcement has been made whether British gay couples will see their taxes rising, as well. Starting April, 2014, same sex couples will be required to… Read more »