Tag: equality

Jennifer Hudson: “Dreamgirls,” “American Idol” star is ultimate wedding crasher

Jennifer Hudson embraces a homosexual couple on their wedding day

The recent Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage officially legal has sent many same-sex couples off to the chapels in their white attire.   Chris and Scott, partners for 14 years and fathers to four children, were among the many to engage in the sacrament of holy matrimony. As if a wedding ceremony isn’t magical… Read More

County clerks continue to fight same-sex marriage

County Clerks give marriage licenses to anxious couples

Last month, same-sex marriage was officially legalized in the United States, but that hasn’t stopped some county court clerks from rebelling against the Supreme Court’s decision.   Three county court clerks in Kentucky are refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. One of the clerks, Casey Davis, is denying couples their right to marry… Read More

A World Of Feminist Men

The word “feminist” too often has a negative connotation, and many are wary to label themselves as a feminist. People view feminists as women who blame men for all injustices against them. The Merriam-Webster definition of the word feminism, however, is simply “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” The word may… Read More

Global Backlash Against Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

The Ugandan government recently signed an anti-gay bill with a hefty life imprisonment sentence for people found guilty of “aggravated homosexuality” — the bill also criminalizes those found guilty of promoting homosexuality. The international community condemned the law but one particular organization has decided to take the condemnation up a notch.   On Thursday, Feb.… Read More

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-gay Bill

Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill on Wednesday that would have allowed business owners to use religion as an ostensible reason to discriminate against gays. According to The Los Angeles Times, Gov. Brewer, a Republican, stated that this bill would cause more harm than good and that the wording within the bill was much… Read More

Ellen Page, Star of Juno And X-Men, Comes Out At THRIVE Conference

Actress Ellen Page

  Actress Ellen Page, star of Juno and Inception, announced that she is gay at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to THRIVE Conference in Las Vegas last Friday, February 14. Her speech was widely congratulated by Hollywood and inspired by a recent announcement from All-American defensive lineman, Michael Sam  and other public icons who have also… Read More