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Liza To Return to London Paladium

Britain’s Pride Life reports: Last summer, Liza Minnelli was forced to cancel her only scheduled UK appearance on the advice of doctors, leaving many of her British fans fearing that they may never get to see this living, breathing, all-singing, all-dancing icon in the flesh. Imagine the excitement, then, upon hearing that Minnelli, now 70, plans to return to these …

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Confederate Flag Parade

On Saturday the town of Dalton, Georgia held a Confederate flag parade. Take it away Gawker: “They got a goddamn day for Confederate flags. This is some bullshit!” says the (presumably black) man filming this video, “I wonder what kind of motherfuckin’ parade we could have?” And just when you’re wondering how long this line of assholes in lifted trucks …

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Fundies Dial It Back

After months of vows about civil disobedience, a coalition of over 100 evangelicals organized by the Southern Baptist Convention have signed onto a statement that discourages “outrage and panic” about the Supreme Court ruling on marriage. An excerpt: The gospel of Jesus Christ determines the shape and tone of our ministry. Christian theology considers its teachings about marriage both timeless …

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Final Decisions Day At SCOTUS

Via the Associated Press: The Supreme Court is meeting for the final time until the fall to decide three remaining cases and add some new ones for the term that starts in October. The court decided its two blockbuster cases last week by declaring the right of same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states and upholding a critical part …

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

“Last Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution protects marriage for everyone — including same-sex couples. It is a decision we have been waiting decades for. And now, all our work is, well, actually, not quite done yet. Let’s take a look at what the court just decided, and what comes next.”

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Matt Barber: Satan Is Celebrating

“Satan is laughing himself silly right now. His demonic minions, both above and below, are popping the bubbly and clinking the champagne flutes. Evil has triumphed. For now at least. But not in the end. Because God will not be mocked. And victory is His. As many of us have long warned, all this ‘gay marriage’ nonsense was never about …

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NEW YORK CITY: Jewish Hate Group Hires Day Laborers To Protest Pride

Via the New York Times: Some of the most curious costumes worn along the parade route belonged to protesters. Behind a barricade, a group of men wore the fringed Jewish prayer garment known as the tzitzit and held up anti-gay signs bearing the logo of a group calling itself the Jewish Political Action Committee. “Judaism prohibits homosexuality,” one sign read. …

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TEXAS: AG Ken Paxton Says Clerks Can Refuse To Issue Marriage Licenses

Via the Austin Statesman: County clerks can refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections to gay marriage, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Sunday. Paxton noted that clerks who refuse to issue licenses can expect to be sued, but added that “numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending their religious beliefs,” in many cases …

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ISTANBUL: Police Attack Pride With Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets

Al Jazeera reports: Turkish police have fired water cannon and rubber pellets to disperse a crowd gathered in central Istanbul for the city’s annual gay pride parade. The police appeared intent on stopping the crowd gathering near Taksim Square on Sunday, a cameraman for the Reuters news agency reported. Al Jazeera’s Serpil Karacan, reporting from Istanbul, said opposition members of …

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Tyne Daly Shares Her Marriage Story

During Friday night’s curtain call for Broadway’s It Shoulda Been You, Tyne Daly hailed the Supreme Court’s ruling, revealing that her own marriage in 1966 had been illegal in 17 states. (Via JMG reader Sam Handwich)

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Joseph Farah: God Will Punish Us

“America’s elite leadership have taken the side of the enemies of God, and He will take notice. It could come in the form of an economic crash. It could come in more civil and racial strife along the lines of what has been building in recent years. It could come in the form of an attack on our country from …

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