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San Francisco Latino LGBT Mural Defaced And Burned After Pride Parade

San Francisco LGBT Latino mural defaced and burned after Pride Parade

A crowd of several hundred artists, musicians, and city residents gathered in San Francisco Wednesday to rally in support of a defaced and burned mural that celebrates the Latino LGBT culture. The Mission District Latino LGBT mural at 24th and Bryant Street was defaced four times and then set on fire Monday night in what… Read more »

Will America Invade Texas? Jade Helm Exercises A Front To Enforce Gay Marriage

Will America Invade Texas? Jade Helm A Front To Enforce Gay Marriage

The American military plans to stage training exercises across several southwestern states during July, but those could be a front for an invasion by federal troops to enforce gay marriage and confiscate firearms. The U.S. military will conduct anti-terrorism war games across Texas, California, Arizona, Mexico, Utah, and Colorado from July to September to train… Read more »

Texas AG Says Clerks Can Defy ‘Lawless’ Gay Marriage Ruling

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Texas AG Ken Paxton said county clerks can refuse to issue gay marriage licenses on religious freedom grounds. The highly controversial same-sex marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court sent states scrambling to deal with an onslaught of homosexual couples seeking to tie the knot over the weekend. Ken Paxton, the Republican Texas Attorney General,… Read more »

No Pastor Can Be Forced To Perform A Same-Sex Marriage

Pastors won't be forced to perform same-sex marriage.

With marriage equality officially the law of the land (though some states and districts are still denying the right), many politicians and pastors claim that the next step is forcing pastors to perform same-sex marriages against their will, and against their beliefs. This represents a complete misunderstanding of the rights pastors already claim. A pastor… Read more »

Gay Marriage: Couple Together For 50 Years First To Wed In Dallas, As Landmarks Across The Nation Don Rainbow Flag To Celebrate SCOTUS Ruling [Gallery]

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On Friday, in a history-making five-to-four decision, the Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage was legal nationwide. Celebrating the ruling by receiving their marriage license — and officially becoming the first gay couple to marry in Dallas, Texas — were Jack Evans, 85, and George Harris, 82. The couple, who met at a house party… Read more »

Seven Crazy Things Predicted If SCOTUS Rules For Marriage Equality

What could happen if SCOTUS chooses marriage equality? Not this.

The Supreme Court has heard arguments for, and against, marriage equality and a decision is expected this summer. It’s still not certain which way the courts will go, but there is a better-than-even chance that in coming months, marriage equality will be the law of the land, across the United States. If that happens, religious… Read more »