Tag Archives: marriage equality

Minnesota LGBT group supporting pro-marriage, anti-choice candidates

TweetIn news that is making me want to flip tables but isn’t particularly surprising, Minnesotans United for All Families (OH THE IRONY!), the state’s LGBT/marriage equality group, is using their PAC to support candidates that are anti-choice: “We are truly saddened that the Minnesotans United PAC does not have our back when we need them,” [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetA woman is arrested for playing a banjo at a protest against attacking Syria. Did I mention she is a veteran of the Iraq War? Surgery can empower female genital mutilation survivors to feel sexual pleasure. The New York Times mentions abortion… in a wedding announcement. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd schools marriage equality critics. [...]
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Happy Freedom to Marry Day, Minnesota!

TweetAs of the very first minute of this morning, same sex couples can get married in the great state of Minnesota. Late last night, many gay couples gathered at Minneapolis City Hall, ready to get married as soon as it was legally possible. Here’s one such couple, Emily and Kristina Kritkausky.Mazel tov, Emily and Kristina, [...]
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Marriage equality becomes law in England and Wales

TweetWay to go, England and Wales! BBC reports: The government’s controversial legislation on the issue received Royal Assent on Wednesday. The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat leaderships all backed the proposals, which were finally approved by MPs and peers earlier this week. It is expected that the first gay and lesbian wedding ceremonies will take [...]
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Reproductive justice, marriage equality, and undocumented youth: The racial politics of movement success

TweetAs a queer, immigrant Latina and a woman of reproductive age, last week caused me to have basically all the feelings. Between Supreme Court decisions that heavily undercut the rights of communities of color and those that expand marriage rights for queer folks; between Texans rising up against a package of anti-choice measures and the [...]
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