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12 Of The Most Adorable Tweets About Germany Voting For Same-Sex Marriage

On Friday, June 30, the Parliament of Germany voted to legalize same-sex marriage, the New York Times reports, and Twitter is not shy about voicing its feelings about it. Gay marriage has endured a long battle in German politics. German Chancellor An…
By Hannah Golden

Obama's Speechwriter Describes "Most Hopeful Days" In Politics On Their Anniversary

President Barack Obama's speechwriter, Cody Keenan, wanted to remind the world of some hope in politics. In politics, there are good weeks and bad. There are quiet weeks, and there are weeks where it seems like the sky is falling. This is a sky-is-fa…
By Lisa Dunn

The Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage Has Prevented A Lot Of Suicides, Science Says

Color me completely SHOCKED that nationwide tolerance and acceptance is actually saving many teen lives. Apparently, researchers have found a pretty promising correlation between the legalization of same-sex marriage and the overall adolescent suicid…
By Theresa Massony

Justin Timberlake Celebrated Same-Sex Marriage Ruling In The Best Way

Justin Timberlake was a fan of the ruling that made same-sex marriage legal in these here United States. But, he didn't just talk about his happiness. He showed it by performing at a same-sex wedding between two of his wife's friends, Dana Panzer and…
By Adam Pliskin

Why We Need To Get Vocal About Our Support For Same-Sex Marriage

We are counting down the days until the Supreme Court hands down its decision on same-sex marriage. At any minute, the Supreme Court will essentially tell millions of LGBTQ+ citizens whether they are valued and equal, or second-class; whether their r…
By Talia Ergas

Tiny Island Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage But No Gay Couples Want To Wed

Pitcairn Island, a pint-sized British Overseas Territory in the Pacific with a population of 48, ruled to allow same-sex marriage, according to the Huffington Post. Its native inhabitants are the descendants of crew members of an old British navy shi…
By Sean Levinson

Ireland's Use Of Popular Vote For Same-Sex Marriage Is Revolutionary

On May 22, Irish citizens will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that can legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country. Approval of this would make Ireland the first nation to put same-sex legislation into law by popular vote. Ireland…
By Frank Macri

4 Responses To Common Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

The Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, may establish same-sex marriage as a constitutional right in all 50 states. This time, though, the civil rights debate isn't focused on the singular question of whether or not same-sex marriage should be …
By Nicholas Manning

Debunking 4 Popular (And Bogus) Reasons To Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court recently refused to hear five states' appeals to uphold their bans on same-sex marriage. This effectively legalized same-sex marriage in all five of those states -- Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin – and perhaps, will…
By Quinton Gregory

A History Of Marriage Equality: Why You Should Care About Same-Sex Marriage Issues

This week, SCOTUS issued an additional order from its September 29 conference, which effectively denied review of all seven of the petitions arising from challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage. This paves the way for the legalization of gay ma…
By Zoe Zorka