Tag Archives: gay marriage

Marriages Commence In England & Wales

Same-sex marriages have commenced in England and Wales! The law changed at midnight, with a number of gay couples vying to claim the title of being the first to be married in Britain by trying to time it perfectly so their vows are being said just seconds after the clock struck midnight. Among the first couples set to take advantage ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the Karpel Group, this week’s Swag Tuesday prize is The Movement, the new EP from Betty Who, the Australian popster who was signed by Sony Music when her Somebody Loves You single went globally viral after it was used in a gay marriage video proposal by a Utah man. Enter to win The Movement EP from Betty Who! ...

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Magnets Prove Gay Marriage Is Unnatural

The University Of Lagos is praising the research of graduate student Chibuihem Amalaha, who spoke to the Lagos news site, This Day Live: I used two bar magnets in my research. A bar magnet is a horizontal magnet that has the North Pole and the South Pole and when you bring two bar magnets and you bring the North Pole ...

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Homoerotic Anti-Gay Boys Storm Beaches Of Normandy Because Gay Marriage

OK, they’re at Montpellier, not Normandy, but we get the super-silly “gays are Nazis” metaphor. The all-male, always shirtless Hommen are apparently protesting the jailing of this guy. (Tipped by JMG reader Str8 Grandmother) UPDATE:  I’ve learned that Monpellier was chosen for this nonsense as it was the site of France’s first legal same-sex marriage.

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Gay Military Marriage Proposal

Promoted by CRUSH, an LGBT anti-smoking campaign.

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NORTH CAROLINA: Catholic Church Fires Music Director Over His Gay Marriage

A Catholic Church near Charlotte, North Carolina has fired Steav Bates-Congdon, their longtime music director, for marrying his partner of 23 years in an upstate New York ceremony. On Jan. 19, just back from a honeymoon trip to Mexico, followed by an emergency stay at Carolinas Medical Center for a ruptured appendix, he checked out of the hospital and dropped ...

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Today’s Google Doodle

A nice visual hat-tip to gay marriage is included in today’s Valentine’s Google Doodle. The Washington Post has profiled the artist.

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HomoQuotable – Paul Rudnick

“Gays are beginning to experience what a lot of long-running straight couples go through. A lot of straight people find marriage dull or a government inroad into their private life. I think marriage should be available to everyone, but I don’t think it’s right for everyone. [snip] I’m a little in the Rachel Maddow camp. I’m 100 percent for the ...

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Gay Marriage Will Lead To Gay Plays With Gay Kisses Seen By Straight Kids

(Via – Think Progress)

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Gay Marriage For Archie Comic

The January issue of Archie will feature the marriage of the series’ gay character, Kevin. Introduced last year in an issue of the Veronica series, Kevin Keller is an aspiring journalist who also wants to follow in his father’s footsteps by joining the U.S. armed forces. The character has earned lots of attention and praise for tackling the subjects of ...

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New Web Series: Husbands

Episode 1 debuts this week.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: State GOP Leader Says Repealing Gay Marriage Not On Agenda

A short but very interesting item just popped up on my Associated Press feed. House Republican Leader D.J. Bettencourt confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that jobs and the economy will be the top priorities that Republicans will use as their scorecard to measure themselves by for the next two years. Bettencourt said social issues will take a back ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Maggie Gallagher

Slaggie blogs: A new study by a Spanish gay rights group reports that about 10,000 gay marriages have taken place since Spain legalized gay marriage in 2007. Spain has about 30 million people in 2008 over the age of 15. If 3 percent of the population is homosexual, that would be about 900,000 gay and lesbian adults. So 20,000 gay ...

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Episcopal Priests In Massachusetts OK’d To Officiate At Gay Weddings

In a decision sure to rile the Christian right, the Episcopal bishop of Massachusetts has granted priests permission to solemnize same-sex weddings. The decision by Bishop M. Thomas Shaw III was immediately welcomed by advocates of gay rights in the Episcopal Church, who have chafed at local rules that allowed priests to bless same-sex couples, but not sign the documents ...

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The Marriage Ref: Seinfeld Wants Married Gays For His New Reality Show

Jerry Seinfeld is producing a new show for NBC called The Marriage Ref, in which couples fight their years-honed battles for the camera and a referee. And not just straight couples, as per Gayopolis, who got this message: I contacted you because we are searching the country for gay married couples. This could be an excellent opportunity to show on ...

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That’s Life: Board Games Make You Gay!

Under the site-topping headline “Game For 6 Year Olds Pushes Same Sex Marriage!”, World Net Daily is foaming at the mouth because some mom somewhere noticed that the online version of Milton Bradley’s kid classic The Game Of Life does not prevent children from selecting a same-sex spouse. The online version of a popular board game from many Americans’ childhood ...

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Wheel Of Fortune Contestant:
“That’s My Fiance, Chuck”

Andy Towle points out this clip from Wheel Of Fortune in which a contestant point out his male fiance’ in the audience. His winning answer was “mixed signals”, but if there’s a joke in there, I can’t think of it.

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The Happy Couple Is Registered At Closets-To-Go

The wedding invitations have gone out for Florida Gov. Charlie “Closet Case” Crist and his beard-to-be. Invitations to Gov. Charlie Crist’s upcoming nuptials are in the mail, and the guest list to the Dec. 12 event has become a source of chatter around the state. The cream and pale pink invitations to Crist and fiancee Carole Rome’s ceremony at First ...

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Gavin Newsom Goes For It

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has laid low in the marriage equality fight ever since the Yes On 8 side scored big with their “Like It Or Not” ad. But yesterday he launched a new round of fundraisers and media appearances in a last minute bid to turn the polling around. In the last week of what could be one ...

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William Shatner Goes Off On Sulu

On his own YouTube channel, William Shatner goes off on George Takei for not inviting him to his wedding. “There is such a sickness there. It’s so patently obvious that there is a psychosis there. I don’t know what his original thing about me was. I have no idea. I didn’t read his book that was printed many years ago, ...

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