Posted May 28, We are told there are those in favour of same-sex marriage, and then there are the bigots. But allow me to make the case for traditional marriage as being between one man and one woman, writes Michael Jensen.
What do white evangelicals, Muslims, Mormons, blacks, conservative Republicans, and immigrants from Africa, South America, and Central America all have in common? They're less likely to support gay marriage than the average Californian. Over the years, I've patronized restaurants owned by members of all those groups.
Two gay couples barred from getting married in Northern Ireland have suffered no grave breach of their human rights, the High Court heard on Friday. Grainne Closeher partner Shannon Sicklesand Chris and Henry Flanagan-Kane are taking legal action in a bid to have the ban lifted. In they became the first couples in the UK to enter civil partnerships in ceremonies at Belfast City Hall.
I knew I was gay when I was eight years old, at least subconsciously. That was the first time I had that feeling, the one deep in my chest that took me decades to understand, for a boy named Ben at summer camp, and his deep blue eyes. That much is widely known.
Gay sex is no longer as widely criminalized as it used to be, but a total of 72 nations still have laws against it. That was the year when the global rights group began documenting the laws that are used to persecute LGBT people. Indonesiawhere a large province and some cities outlaw homosexual acts.
Hodges case, same sex individuals can now get married anywhere across the United States. On 26th JuneThe Supreme Court also ruled that the 14th Amendment demands states to allow marriage between same sex couples to take place and recognize same sex marriages carried out in other states. This also means married couples, including same sex ones have to be treated with respect, equally and married by the federal government in all U.
Ah, wishful thinking is such a privilege. Even in the year of our lord,the US is still a sea of red trigger warning: the presidential electoral map is bleak. Back in those naive, hopeful days ofthe Republican candidate for president won 30 states, making them, for the next four years, "red states.
Brain Drain: Arabic Linguists. On September 10th,the United States government intercepted two phone calls placed from Afghanistan between Al Qaeda operatives. The National Security Agency intercepts millions of messages every hour, but these calls came from sources deemed to be high priority.
The group operates both in the West Bank and among Arab-Israelis. Earlier this month, Al-Qaws held an event in Nablus about sexual and gender diversity in Palestinian society. The PA police, however, learned about the event only days after it was held.
A Michigan man whose farm was shut out of a local market over his same-sex marriage views believes his free speech rights have been violated. After the August post sparked a backlash, Tennes said Country Mill Farms would no longer host weddings of any kind. By December, the farm announced that weddings would resume on the property, but only for heterosexual couples.