Monthly Archives: December 2014

Times Square Is Already Full

It’s almost nine hours before midnight and Times Square is already mobbed. EarthCam is streaming live shots from multiple angles.

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FLORIDA: State Judge Orders Orange County Clerk To Issue Marriage Licenses

Via the Orlando Sentinel: A judge today cleared the way for Orange County Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell [photo] to issue marriage licenses next week to same-sex couples. That ruling, by Circuit Judge Tim Shea, appears to mean that gay and lesbian couples will be able to get married at the Orange County courthouse on Jan. 6, the first day that ...

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Porno Pete Has The 2014 Sadz

“The year 2014 in America saw an unprecedented overreach by the judiciary, with federal judges – contemptuous or at least dismissive of the people’s clearly-expressed will – striking down as ‘unconstitutional’ popular state ballot measures preserving the age-old definition of marriage as between husband and wife. Only an ‘evolving Constitution’ could countenance so-called rights and ‘marriage based on sexual deviancy. ...

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Fox News: Obama Is Banning Sprinkles

Complete nonsense invented by Breitbart. Of course.

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Sydney Rings In 2015

Their fireworks are always the best.

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Elizabeth Hasselbeck Is #OverIt2014

Yesterday Fox & Friends launched a Twitter hashtag that backfired rather amusingly.

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Headline Of The Day

Details.

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Joan Collins Made A Dame

Via the Associated Press: The diva of Dynasty is now a dame. Joan Collins, who played scheming, shoulder pad-wearing Alexis Carrington in the hit 1980s TV show, was made the female equivalent of a knight in Queen Elizabeth II’s annual New Year’s honors list. The star of potboilers including The Stud and The Bitch was recognized for her services to ...

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New Zealand Rings In 2015

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SCOTLAND: Same-Sex Marriages Begin!

Scotland’s Marriage & Civil Partnership Bill came into effect on December 16th and as of midnight local time today the 15-day waiting period for the first round of licenses has expired. New Year’s Eve is known as Hogmanay in Scotland, so congrats to all the Hogmanay newlyweds! More photos and video of the above ceremony are here.

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Eurovision: The Year Of Conchita Wurst

The official Eurovision channel looks back on the win of Conchita Wurst, arguably the venerable contest’s most popular winner in decades.

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Fosse, Fosse, Fosse

So who’s holding hands in this one? (Tipped by JMG reader Randy)

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When Love Won In North Carolina

A look back from the Campaign For Southern Equality.

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Headline Of The Day

From Leelah’s suicide note: Please don’t be sad, it’s for the better. The life I would’ve lived isn’t worth living in… because I’m transgender. I could go into detail explaining why I feel that way, but this note is probably going to be lengthy enough as it is. To put it simply, I feel like a girl trapped in a ...

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Happy New Year From The ISS

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AFA Issues Year-End Money Beg, Warns Of New Top Secret Anti-Gay Weapon

“Early next year, AFA will launch a new project unlike any other in the pro-family movement. It’s been almost a year in the making and we’re just about ready to release it. Because atheists and homosexual activists will go all out to attack AFA and this revolutionary new tool for Christians and their families, I can’t go into much detail ...

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FLORIDA: Liberty Counsel Sues To Prevent Officials From Marrying Gay Couples

Local hater John Stemberger is at it again with help from the Orlando-based Liberty Counsel. Via CBS Miami: With Florida’s gay marriage ban scheduled to be lifted on January 6th, a conservative group is trying to put the brakes on the plan. The Florida Family Action Inc. filed two lawsuits Tuesday, asking a judge to prevent the officials from either ...

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FLORIDA: Grocery Giant Publix Expands Spousal Benefits To Same-Sex Couples

Via Equality Florida: Publix has announced that starting on January 1, 2015, they will be expanding benefits to legally married same-sex couples. “Publix is expanding spouse coverage for its health, dental and vision benefits plans to associates who are married in any state where same-sex marriages are legal, regardless of the associates’ state of residence. Publix’s benefits plans offer coverage ...

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Creationists Plan Times Square Message

Via World Net Daily: When the famous ball drops on New Year’s Eve in New York City’s Times Square, a message will be there to remind “our intolerant liberal friends” about the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment. Answers in Genesis, the Christian ministry best known for operating the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, announced it is purchasing a recurring, 15-second spot ...

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An Astronaut’s Guide To Optimism

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield became an internet sensation last year when he posted his performance of David Bowie’s Space Oddity from the International Space Station. Today Hadfield posts an optimistic view of the coming year in a clip that appears to have been produced with some help from the Gates Foundation.

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