Tag Archives: marriage equality

Photo of the Day: Two women in their 90s get hitched after 72 years together

TweetVivian Boyack, age 91, and Alice “Nonie” Dubes, age 90, have been together for 72 years, and this weekend they tied the knot. As the reverend who performed the ceremony in Davenport, Iowa said, “This is a celebration of something that should have happened a very long time ago.” What does it take to sustain a [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetRepublicans are embracing over-the-counter BC to avoid insurance coverage. Yesterday the 7th Circuit struck down a same-sex marriage ban, noting that “Indiana and Wisconsin are among the shrinking majority of states that do not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages.” Philadelphia schools perpetrate institutional violence. Isn’t public misogynistic abuse so artsy? Human rights lawyer arrested [...]
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Quote of the day: “These arguments are not those of serious people.”

TweetToday’s quote of the day goes to US district judge John Heyburn, who offered a disdainful rebuke of marriage equality opponents’ “arguments” as he ruled that Kentucky’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional: Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetRemembering Freedom Summer. A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines. Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters. Hillary Clinton’s perspective on same-sex marriage has shifted, as it has for many Americans. “Telling girls to ‘cover up’ just as puberty hits teaches them [...]
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Pennsylvania becomes 19th state where same-sex marriage is now legal

Tweet In a ruling last night, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages – and joined the ranks of peers in other states, like Idaho and Oregon, who have expertly defended the constitutional right of all people to marry.  Tweet
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