Tag: marriage equality

VIDEO: Rosie O'Donnell talks about her engagement

Here’s a great video clip of Rosie O’Donnell talking about her recentĀ engagementĀ to Michelle Round.

Illinois Allows Joint Tax Filing for Civil Union Couples

Hot off the presses! Well the internet presses that is. Illinois couples in a civil union will for the first time ever in the state be able to file joint state tax returns – the same as heterosexual couples. Here’s all the news from Equality Illinois: Equality Illinois, the state’s oldest and largest organization advocating... Read more »

LGBT North Carolinian's get rejected when asking for marriage licenses

We are fortunate to live in a state where LGBT couples can apply for and receive a Civil Union license, but there are still many of our brothers and sisters who don’t have that right. I know that Civil Unions are not the same as marriage, but I at least had the chance to go... Read more »
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Sesame Street responds to Bert & Ernie Poll

Sesame Street responds to Bert & Ernie Poll
Sesame Street has responded to the Petition asking for Bert & Ernie to get married: Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and... Read more »

Should Bert & Ernie Get Married?

Should Bert & Ernie Get Married?
Should the longtime roomies of Sesame Street – Bert & Ernie – tie the knot like so many of us have been doing lately? Rod & Rickey from Avenue Q got married after it became legal in New York, and now the folks over at Change.org think it’s time for Bert & Ernie. From the... Read more »

New York passes marriage equality

In a 33-29 vote, the New York senate passed the Marriage Equality bill that will allow same-sex marriage. New York will be the sixth state, and the largest, to allow same-sex couples to marry and receive all the benefits allowed for opposite sex couples and is only the second state to do so via legislative... Read more »
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For the first time EVER majority of Americans favor legal same-sex marriage

For the first time EVER majority of Americans favor legal same-sex marriage
A recent Gallup poll shows that for the first time ever, a majority of Americans favor legal gay marriage. Since 1996 Gallup has been asking the same question: Do you think that marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages? The... Read more »

POLL: Just Two Weeks Til Civil Unions in Illinois

In just two weeks Illinois will be holding it’s first Civil Unions – will you be one of them? After a long fought battle to bring Civil Unions to Illinois it’s finally coming true.  After Governor Quinn signed the bill earlier this year in front of hundreds of spectators at the Chicago Cultural Center members of the... Read more »

Dan Savage tells religious people to "Get Over It"

AOL is trying to make themselves relevant again by hosting a daily video show as well as regular daily features like ‘you’ve got’, today they featured fellow queer Dan Savage. Click through to watch the full video Savage as I’m sure you’re aware is a prolific sex columnist and last year started the “It Gets... Read more »
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IL Bill to Ban Same-Sex Marriage is DEAD!

IL Bill to Ban Same-Sex Marriage is DEAD!
I just received this press release from The Civil Rights Agenda (TCRA) and needed to share it with you: March 30, 2011 -The Civil Rights Agenda (TCRA), an Illinois statewide LGBTQ Civil Rights advocacy and political organization, has been closely monitoring a bill that would create a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Illinois. We... Read more »