Tag Archives: marriage equality

Breaking: France legalizes same-sex marriage

Tweet France became the 14th country to legalize same-sex marriage today. After months of debate that drew some large protests from conservatives, equality won out. Image via. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAmazing and moving photos of the amazing and moving lesbian relationship behind today’s DOMA Supreme Court Case. Boston College is threatening to take disciplinary action against students who distribute condoms. “How Getting Rid Of The Defense Of Marriage Act Will Boost The Economy” Activists in New York City staged a flash mob inside a pharmacy [...]
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A translation of the Supreme Court’s arguments against marriage equality

TweetThe Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on California’s Prop 8, the law banning same-sex marriage in California. Because legalese is hard to understand, I’ve translated some of the arguments made against marriage equality, and one of the arguments made for it, from yesterday’s hearing. 1. Justice Samuel Alito kvetched to the Solicitor General Donald [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: SCOTUS Prop 8 hearing edition

Tweet Flashback to 2009 for some musical Prop 8-hating. SCOTUSblog predicts the Court’s June decision and analyzes Kennedy’s power. The Atlantic Wire: “The Justices are Hedging.” Check out the (now hours-old) live updates from The Lede. Think Progress calls out the SCOTUS on its cowardice. A timeline of politicians’ support for marriage equality. The Onion [...]
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Quick Hit: California Attorney General makes the case for marriage equality

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Before tomorrow’s Supreme Court hearing on Prop 8, take a look at California’s Attorney General’s argument against the ban on [...]
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