September 18, 2014

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Ahead of Vote, Polls Show Ireland Supports Equal Marriage

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

Ahead of next year's marriage equality referendum in Ireland, polls show that a strong majority of the Irish people support equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.Read More


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Mississippi GOP Governor: No Gay Divorce

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

Phil Bryant, the anti-LGBT Republican governor of Mississippi, is asking his state's supreme court to deny the appeal of a lesbian woman who is seeking recognition of her same-sex marriage so that she can get a divorce.Read More


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NOM's Global Hate Campaign Starts Attracting Media Attention

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

"[NOM's Brian] Brown is just one of many in the American 'traditional marriage' movement who are aggressively pushing their message abroad now that they face an increasingly tough sell at home."Read More


'Put a Ring On It' Is Not an Anti-Poverty Program

Filed by Terrance Heath | September 18, 2014 | 1:00 PM | comments

Marriage itself doesn't do much to alleviate poverty, Creating a family-friendly economy can do that, plus a whole lot more.Read More


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Facebook Meets With Drag Queens, Doesn't Change Policy

Filed by John M. Becker | September 18, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

Facebook met yesterday with drag queens who are upset about a new policy requiring account holders to use their real names. The company heard their concerns but declined to change the policy.Read More


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Bigger Love? Same-Sex Marriage and the Poly Problem

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 18, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

If adults hold a fundamental right to marry, what prevents polygamy? Nothing. And it is the same-sex marriage cases themselves, along with other gay and women's rights cases, which have gutted any meaningful grounds for opposition.Read More