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Originally posted on Anti Racism Xenomorph:
Today is the day that DOMA died. SCOTUS finally stated that it was unconstitutional and the reactions on both sides was emotional. I have for the most part avoided the ignorance and bigotry I didn’t want to have my day ruined by the stupidity that is out there. I…

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Arrive at the Supreme Court for the Ruling

Three Ways The High Court Might Rule On Your Marriage Equality

  via Queerty. With the Supreme Court expected to rule tomorrow, we take a look at how the justices might decide. When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia in 1967, reality changed overnight for thousands of couples. Suddenly, Mildred and Richard Loving and their children could live in their […]

June 26

Let Freedom Ring Tomorrow

“Gay marriage a matter of liberty, justice – and only a matter of time.” – Sara Jongeward On the eve of The Supreme Court’s ruling on Prop. 8 and DOMA, Washington National Cathedral has announced a special prayer service for LGBT families. Tomorrow at San Francisco City Hall – SF Mayor Lee and California Lt. […]

Peace Corps. Begins Accepting Applications from Same Sex Couples

via Queerty. For the first time since it was founded in 1961, the Peace Corps has announced that the organization will begin accepting applications for same-sex couples to serve together overseas. Officials from the Peace Corps believe the change in policy will diversify the pool of applicants wishing to do humanitarian work abroad, and toughen the competitiveness of the […]

Banned 1995 Guinness ad becomes a hit 17 years later

via A Wider Bridge. In 1995 an ad for the beer brand Guinness, that showed a couple of men in their home, was censored. Fifteen years later it was uploaded to the web, and 2 years after that it became a web sensation! A gay couple kissing on the cheek was too much for the […]

10 Down, 40 to Go: Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage

Rhode Island passes gay marriage law and becomes the final state in New England and the 10th state in the US to legalize gay marriage. Including an excerpt from Lincoln Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island’s Op. Ed. in the New York Times on why he is signing the bill into law. “When I sign the […]