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ReutersNFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT In a game against the Chicago Bears last December, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe covered the Pro Football Hall of Fame patch on his jersey with a post-it that read "Vote Ray Guy," in protest of the...
The Sacramento BeeIn the nation's socially conservative heartland, Minnesota voters were the first to reject a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, which had passed in 30 states. Opponents of same-sex marriage had won every popular vote until then, including in...
Tags: Same-Sex Marriage, Family, Politics, Elections, Marriage
ReutersThe Sports Xchange By Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange Kluwe to punt for Raiders, tweet for California rights In a game against the Chicago Bears last December, Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe covered the Pro Football Hall of Fame patch on his...
The Santa Fe New MexicanIn November 2008, a ballot proposal and a state constitutional amendment known jointly as Proposition 8 passed in California by public vote. The passage attached language to the state's constitution that spoke loudly and clearly: same-sex marriage was...
Channel Guide Magazine“The freedom to marry is spreading. So it's time for America's biggest, red-beard-iest prime-time couple to get hitched in front of millions of American viewers.” So reads part of the home page of a new campaign launched by ACLU Action to...
Suffice to say that Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte weren't thinking about Proposition 8 when they composed "The Marriage of Figaro." The 1786 comic opera follows bullying Count Almaviva's efforts to invoke droit du seigneur to sexually conquer...
Tags: Architecture, Family, Rodarte, France, Zaha Hadid
ReutersMay 15 (TheWrap.com) - The American Civil Liberties Union has finally weighed in on the topic that's been weighing on the national consciousness for far too long: Whether Mitchell and Cameron from "Modern Family" should tie the knot. The civil-rights...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserIn December, when U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa applied for the appointment to replace the late U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, she told Democratic Party activists she supports marriage equality. The congresswoman had previously said she always held that marriage...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Politics, Laws, Primaries, Marriage
Every day at 3:20 p.m., I am at the school bus stop on Gumwood Road to meet my grandson and walk him home. On May 1, when it was 80 degrees (and I had been working in the yard and looked like it), I walked only halfway, then waited for the bus under the...
The Supreme Court has the fate of same-sex couples in its hands. Will the court stand with equality and rule that marriage, and the benefits that come with it, should be available to all couples regardless of sexuality? Or will it uphold the federal...
The Honolulu Star-AdvertiserAs a younger member of the Hawaii Supreme Court at age 46, Steven Levinson wrote the landmark opinion issued nearly 20 years ago that launched the debate over same-sex marriage that still reverberates today across the country and in the nation's highest...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Politics, Laws, Civil Rights, Marriage
Liz Smith"Journalists ... know perfectly well that it is almost impossible to consider their activities for any period of time without laughing out loud." -- Alexander Cockburn LIZA MINNELLI is the latest big star to step forward and support the NOH8 Campaign....
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