Posts tagged "gay marriage"

Meet the Reverend Minister Sinisters

Meet the Reverend Minister Sinisters
Note: I wrote this piece before gay marriage was approved in Illinois. However, I still feel the need to let these Reverent Minister Sinisters be known. Enjoy! **** It’s truly been a battle to get some of the African-American clergy to support gay marriage. Pastors from several of the area’s black mega-churches are trying to... Read more »

South Africa's First Traditional Zulu Gay Wedding

South Africa's First Traditional Zulu Gay Wedding
I first heard about this story a few weeks ago and I can’t seem to get it out of my head. As someone who use to live in South Africa, this story is beyond epic. Two young men tied the knot in a rare South African gay wedding in KwaDukuza (Stanger) last month .In what... Read more »

Morgan Freeman's Support for Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

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Usually, Morgan Freeman uses his signature voice for documentaries, commercials, and the Obama campaign. But, now, his iconic voice is appearing in a new ad for marriage equality. “America stands at the dawn of a new day,” Freeman says in the ad. The iconic actor is narrating a new TV spot for the Human Rights... Read more »
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We can do better than civil unions

Ever since I first heard Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” in fall 2008, I’ve been scouting out the perfect rings and planning my dream wedding–even if it meant unleashing my inner Groomzilla from time to time. Now that experience is closer than ever for same-sex couples in Illinois. To read the entire... Read more »

US Poll Finds Changing Attitudes Toward Homosexuality

According to new national research, Americans have become more accepting of homosexuality during the past 16 years, with over half of those polled said they support civil unions. The Pew Research Centre’s new report, released in August and compiled from a selction of public studies done over the last 20 years, said support for same-sex... Read more »

Chicagoans Split on Legalizing Gay Marriage: WTF?!?

Still on my high horse from the gay communities’ win of the Prop 8 judgment in California, I opened up the RedEye, and the first article that caught my attention was, “Poll: Chicago split on legalizing gay marriage.” My immediate response, ‘WTF?!?’ The overall opinion on legalizing same-sex marriage, when city respondents are factored in, is split: 42... Read more »
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