Tag Archives: LGBT History

VIDEO: Colorado’s First Civil Unions

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One Year Ago Today

In the 72 hours following Joe Biden’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, the world waited to see if the president would follow suit. One year ago today we first got that news via a prematurely posted ABC News article that was removed minutes later. But by then others were already confirming the president’s historic interview with ABC reporter Robin Roberts.  It’s ...

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DE Gov. Jack Markell Chats About Win

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell joined a Google+ video chat last night immediately after signing the marriage equality bill.

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Updated Marriage Gif

Source.

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DELAWARE: And It’s DONE

“I do not intend to make any of you wait one minute longer.” – Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, as he signed the marriage equality bill.

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DE Governor To Sign Marriage Bill TODAY

Marriages will commence in Delaware even before Rhode Island. Cartoon source.

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LIVE AUDIO: Delaware Final Marriage Vote
UPDATE: Marriage WINS By 12-9 Vote!!!
Delaware To Become 11th State!!!

Listen live here. The Senate audio link is at the bottom left. Things are set to begin shortly… UPDATE: Delaware Liberal provides a final encouraging forecast.   UPDATE II: Here’s a twist nobody seems to have expected.

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One Year Ago Today

President Obama’s endorsement came three days later. Folks are still arguing about whether or not Biden’s endorsement was part of a carefully calculated plan to ready the public and media for the president. Either way, one year ago today Joe Biden certainly gave a movement a push that is still being felt.

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Photos Of The Day

All of New England is now officially on the side of equality.  Congratulations Rhode Island!

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LIVE: Final Rhode Island Marriage Vote
UPDATE: Marriage PASSES 56-15!!!

Watch it live here.

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RI Bishop: Don’t Go To Gay Weddings

“At this moment of cultural change, it is important to affirm the teaching of the Church, based on God’s word, that ‘homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered,’ (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #2357) and always sinful. And because ‘same-sex marriages’ are clearly contrary to God’s plan for the human family, and therefore objectively sinful, Catholics should examine their consciences very carefully ...

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THURSDAY: Ocean State To Tenth State

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Dan Savage On Jason Collins’ Coming Out: This Feels Almost As Big As DADT Repeal

With Athlete Ally founder Hudson Taylor on the panel.

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Jason Collins On Good Morning America

Jason Collins appeared on Good Morning America today. Sitting down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos for his first interview since coming out in a Sports Illustrated editorial published on Monday, Collins admitted that he finds it “kind of mind-boggling” that he became the first active openly gay athlete in major U.S.team sports. “I never set out to be the first,” Collins ...

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Ellen Cheers Jason Collins

“I’m gonna hug your knees so hard.”

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Collins: I Secretly Chose #98 As A Tribute To Matthew Shepard & Trevor Project

The parents of Matthew Shepard say they are floored at the news that Jason Collins secretly chose 98 as his uniform number as a tribute to Matthew Shepard and the Trevor Project, which was founded in August 1998 two months before Shepard was murdered. “It made me cry,” Judy Shepard told FOXSports.com during an interview Monday afternoon. “It was really ...

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Jason Collins Tweets Appreciation

Guess which word the haters are pouncing upon?

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TMZ: Boston Pride Wants Jason Collins

In today’s interview with Sports Illustrated, Jason Collins said that he was partially inspired to come out after watching Boston’s gay pride parade, an event he had longed to join. Long no longer, Mr. Collins: Well, that was quick … TMZ has learned Jason Collins has officially been asked to lead Boston’s pride parade this summer, hours after the NBA ...

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Athletes Cheer Jason Collins

Navratilova’s responses are especially interesting.

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White House Praises Jason Collins

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