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Florida Church Cancels Funeral of Gay Man At Last Minute

Florida Church Cancels Funeral of Gay Man At Last Minute

by Carla Murphy on August 8 2014, 10:08AM

I have to stand up for my principles, the pastor is reported to have said

Topics: /NOW, Society

Two Men Were Married in Oklahoma, Where Gay Marriage is Constitutionally Forbidden

Two Men Were Married in Oklahoma, Where Gay Marriage is Constitutionally Forbidden

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2013, 1:08PM

It has everything to do with tribal sovereignty.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Ex-Marine Calls on People of Color to Back Same-Sex Marriage

Ex-Marine Calls on People of Color to Back Same-Sex Marriage

by Von Diaz on October 4 2013, 2:52PM

Marquell Smith helped repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and is now turning his attention towards another LGBT cause.

Topics: /NOW

The Trouble With a More 'Family-Friendly' and 'Marriage-Minded' LGBT Pride

The Trouble With a More ‘Family-Friendly’ and ‘Marriage-Minded’ LGBT Pride

by Jamilah King on June 28 2013, 4:47PM

Gay Pride Parades have always been sexually charged spaces. And they should stay that way.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Meet One of The First Same Sex Couples to Get Married in Baltimore

Meet One of The First Same Sex Couples to Get Married in Baltimore

by Jorge Rivas on January 2 2013, 2:57PM

Just minutes in to the new year seven couples got married at City Hall in Baltimore—which is in the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to legalize same-sex marriage.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

'Jet' Magazine's First Gay Male Couple Appear on MSNBC

‘Jet’ Magazine’s First Gay Male Couple Appear on MSNBC

by Jorge Rivas on December 18 2012, 11:47AM

For the first time in its 61-year history, JET magazine has featured a male LGBT couple in its popular wedding announcements section.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Polls: Blacks and Latinos a Big Part of Upcoming Gay Marriage Revolution

Polls: Blacks and Latinos a Big Part of Upcoming Gay Marriage Revolution

by Jorge Rivas on November 13 2012, 11:20AM

If you look at last Tuesday’s exit polls alongside other recent studies you’ll find that as more African Americans and Latinos become registered voters the more likely it is for more same-sex marriage victories.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW, Politics

New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT

New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT

by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2012, 1:53PM

Two studies released this week debunks many stereotypes about blacks and Latinos being overwhelmingly homophobic.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 10:59AM

ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Individual Choices and Shared Costs: The Case of Protesting Chick-fil-A

Individual Choices and Shared Costs: The Case of Protesting Chick-fil-A

by Imara Jones on August 9 2012, 1:07PM

Two cheeky websites have borrowed from economists’ latest idea on making people feel the true cost of their choices.

Topics: LGBT Pride 2012, /NOW

National Council of La Raza Board Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

National Council of La Raza Board Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 10:41AM

Earlier this month the board of the National Council of La Raza unanimously approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Hear Prop 8 Case, Clearing the Way For Supreme Court

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Hear Prop 8 Case, Clearing the Way For Supreme Court

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 1:20PM

San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided it will not revisit the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 gay marriage ban.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Hundreds Of Mormons March in Salt Lake City Gay Pride Parade [Photos]

Hundreds Of Mormons March in Salt Lake City Gay Pride Parade [Photos]

by Jorge Rivas on June 4 2012, 4:41PM

The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the state’s LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Legal Experts Say Gay Marriage Question Will Hit Supreme Court Before End of 2012

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2012, 5:20PM

A federal appeals court in Boston is the first to say the law unfairly denies equal benefits to legally married gays. The decision sets the stage for a ruling by the Supreme Court.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Colin Powell Expresses Support for Gay Marriage

Colin Powell Expresses Support for Gay Marriage

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 5:58PM

The Former Secretary of State said he has “no problem” with gay marriage in an interview with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Poll: People of Color More Likely to Support Gay Marriage Than Whites

Poll: People of Color More Likely to Support Gay Marriage Than Whites

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 12:04PM

The majority of those surveyed said Obama’s stance on gay marriage will not play a big role in their vote for president.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

NAACP Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

NAACP Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

by Jorge Rivas on May 21 2012, 11:36AM

The NAACP announcement comes just two weeks after President Barack Obama announced his support for gay marriage.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Ice Cube Says He's Cool with Gay Marriage

Ice Cube Says He’s Cool with Gay Marriage

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 6:15PM

“I’m already married, so I ain’t worried about too many other people, what they’re doing,” the rapper said when asked about gay marriage.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Writer Admits to Beefing Up Manny Pacquiao's Anti-Gay Comments

Writer Admits to Beefing Up Manny Pacquiao’s Anti-Gay Comments

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 12:53PM

The same week that President Obama and rapper Jay-Z came out for gay marriage, boxer Manny Pacquiao quoted scriptures that say a man who lies down with another man “must be put to death.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Newsweek Cover Calls Obama ‘First Gay President’ [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on May 15 2012, 2:07PM

The cover story is said to focus on President Obama’s recent shift on gay marriage.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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