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NFL Punter Goes on Tirade for Gay Marriage

NFL Punter Goes on Tirade for Gay Marriage

Tom Dahlin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is a professional at drop kicking footballs, and Friday he proved he could rhetorically do the same to a legislator who he said tried to trample the First Amendment rights of ano…

Paul Ryan on Social Issues: Where Does He Stand?

Paul Ryan on Social Issues: Where Does He Stand?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s pick of Paul Ryan as his running mate set off weekend-long debates about the young Wisconsin rep’s fiscal policies, but less was said about his stance on social issues. Where does Romney’s runn…

Gay Marriage Activists Try Again to Counter Chick-fil-A Day

Gay Marriage Activists Try Again to Counter Chick-fil-A Day

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After traditional marriage advocates came out en masse for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day last week, gay marriage activists are planning to swarm Starbucks on Tuesday to show their support for companies that offe…

Gay Marriage Activists Try Again to Counter Chick-fil-A Day

Gay Marriage Activists Try Again to Counter Chick-fil-A Day

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After traditional marriage advocates came out en masse for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day last week, gay marriage activists are planning to swarm Starbucks on Tuesday to show their support for companies that offe…

Amway Boycotted for Anti-Gay Marriage Donation

Amway Boycotted for Anti-Gay Marriage Donation

Rex Larsen-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After hundreds of thousands of people ate “mor chikin” last week to support the Chick-fil-A CEO’s traditional-marriage stance, another prominent company has found itself in the crosshairs of a boycott sparked b…

Chick-fil-A Opponents Stage Same-Sex Kiss-In

Chick-fil-A Opponents Stage Same-Sex Kiss-In

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of traditional marriage activists ate “mor chickin” to support Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.  On Thursday, it is same-sex marriage allies’ turn.Gay marriage supporters are put…

Same-Sex Couple Invites Chick-fil-A CEO to Dinner

Same-Sex Couple Invites Chick-fil-A CEO to Dinner

A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — After hundreds of thousands of people ate dinner at his restaurants on Wednesday for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, one Georgia family, a same-sex couple and their two daughters, has invited Chick-fil-A CEO Dan …

Chick-fil-A Posts ‘Record’ Sales on Appreciation Day

Chick-fil-A Posts ‘Record’ Sales on Appreciation Day

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Chick-fil-A posted “record-setting” sales on Wednesday as thousands of people swarmed the chicken chain for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day after the chain’s chief made anti-gay comments. “While we don’t release exact sales numbers, …

Traditional Marriage Supporters Urged to Patronize Chick-fil-A

Traditional Marriage Supporters Urged to Patronize Chick-fil-A

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — People who support traditional marriage are being urged to patronize their Chick-fil-A restaurants on Wednesday by simply ordering chicken. 
This “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” is the brainchild of former Arkans…

Supreme Court Will Likely Be Finally Arbiter on California’s Prop 8

Supreme Court Will Likely Be Finally Arbiter on California’s Prop 8

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The hot button issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court.After the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last spring struck down California’s Proposition 8, which defines marriage as the union of one m…

Democrats Poised to Include Same-Sex Marriage in Party Platform

Democrats Poised to Include Same-Sex Marriage in Party Platform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Democrats are poised to include support for same-sex marriage in the party’s platform of official policy positions when they meet at the national convention in September, sources told ABC News.A committee of …

Democrats Poised to Include Same-Sex Marriage in Party Platform

Democrats Poised to Include Same-Sex Marriage in Party Platform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Democrats are poised to include support for same-sex marriage in the party’s platform of official policy positions when they meet at the national convention in September, sources told ABC News.A committee of …

Target, Amazon Opposite of Chick-fil-A on Gay Marriage

Target, Amazon Opposite of Chick-fil-A on Gay Marriage

Target/Amazon(NEW YORK) — With gay rights activists still riled up over Chick-fil-a’s LGBT criticism, two megastores are taking the opposite stance and making their support for gay marriage as public as possible.Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos…

First Military Base Same-Sex Wedding Held in NJ

First Military Base Same-Sex Wedding Held in NJ

Courtesy of Jeff Sheng(WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J.) — Two men became the first same-sex couple to marry on a military base when they held their wedding ceremony last month at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey.Tech Sgt. Erwynn Umali and his partner,…

Ed Helms Boycotting Chick-fil-A Over Chain’s Stance on Gay Marriage

Ed Helms Boycotting Chick-fil-A Over Chain’s Stance on Gay Marriage

Michael Tran/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Ed Helms, who is best known for his work on television’s The Office and for his role as Dr. Stu Price in The Hangover films, has declared that he is boycotting Chick-fil-A, reports TMZ.  The restaurant …

Congressman Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner Jim Ready

Congressman Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner Jim Ready

United States Senate(BOSTON) — Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., tied the knot with his long time partner Jim Ready this weekend, according to a news release from Frank’s office.Frank, 72, and Ready, 42, were married at the Boston Marriott Hote…

Facebook Adds Same-Sex Marriage Status and Icons

Facebook Adds Same-Sex Marriage Status and Icons

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Operating systems and tech services seem to be getting more LGBT friendly by the day.  On the heels of Apple’s adding same-sex emoticons to its iOS 6 operating system, Facebook has added a same-sex …

Washington Same-Sex Marriage Law to Go Up for a Vote in November

Washington Same-Sex Marriage Law to Go Up for a Vote in November

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(OLYMPIA, Wash.) — Last February, Washington became the seventh state in the nation to permit gay and lesbian weddings after Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the measure into law.At the time, Gregoire declared it was “a da…

Prop 8 Headed to the Supreme Court

Prop 8 Headed to the Supreme Court

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A federal appeals court in California has denied a petition to have Prop 8—the 2008 California ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman—further reviewed by a larger pan…

Jeb Bush Says Gay Marriage Is ‘Distraction’ From Economy

Jeb Bush Says Gay Marriage Is ‘Distraction’ From Economy

Paul Zimmerman/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — On a three day visit to Taiwan, Jeb Bush said the economy is the number one issue in the United States, calling same sex marriage a “distraction” in the presidential campaign.The former Florida govern…

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