same-sex marriage

Really North Carolina? Arresting a Lesbian for Peacefully Protesting the Gay Marriage Ban? Come On!

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North Carolina arrests people who are displeased with the gay marriage ban You may recall last week that North Carolina cemented its place as one of the more backwards states by banning same-sex marriage. Not surprisingly, a few same-sex couples in Winston-Salem, N.C. went to the city’s Registry of Deeds to protest the ban because… Read More »

Gay Parents on News of President Obama’s Support for Marriage Equality

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We asked some of our favourite LGBTQ parents what they thought about Obama’s statement Dana Rudolph, a.k.a. Mombian President Obama, by stating that he supports my family’s right to equality, has given me hope that my son may grow up in a country where he is not disadvantaged because of anti-gay laws and attitudes. We’re still… Read More »

News Round-Up Marriage Equality Edition: Riling Up the Right, Queer Identities in India and

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What the cool parents are reading today: 1. U.S. President Obama came out in favour of marriage equality yesterday saying that same-sex couples have the right to get married. So what does this mean for Americans on the right side of the political spectrum? Is it going to “rile up the right”? Yeah, probably. 2.… Read More »

Alicia Silverstone’s Baby Bird Feeding, Modern Motherhood as Anti-Feminist and Letting Strangers Pat Your Pregnant Belly

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What we’re reading today: 1. Alicia Silverstone knows that many of us don’t agree with her mama bird-baby bird feeding technique and she doesn’t care. “People have been feeding their kids that way for thousands for years. It’s a weaning process,” Silverstone told the audience at a Clueless Q&A. Firstly, there was a Cluessless Q&A… Read More »

Mostly Hilarious Queer Parenting News Round-Up: Lower Divorce Rates, Gay Wedding in Archie Comics, Elton’s Johns Parenting Concerns and Beyonce’s Nursing Habits

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It could be my twisted sense of humour, but sometimes the news is just, funny. Here is my round-up of queerly-themed parenting stories that I found both newsworthy and laugh-worthy this week. 1. Turns out, same sex marriages aren’t a threat to the whole institution after all According to a website run by journalism graduate… Read More »

News Round-Up Feb. 15: Rick Santorum on Working Moms, Six-Month-Old Geniuses and Chris Christie Last Obstacle to Same Sex Marriage in New Jersey

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What we’re reading today: 1. A new study shows that 6-month-old babies can understand words. Better be sure that baby’s not a secret agent before you go spilling secrets in your house. 2. Woo! New Jersey’s State Senate passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. There is a risk of a veto from Gov. Chris… Read More »

Court Rules California’s Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

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Judges’ panel find that Proposition 8 was a violation of the civil rights of gays and lesbians Today an appeals court ruled 2-1 that a previous judge’s interpretation of Proposition 8, a ban on same-sex marriages, as unconstitutional, was correct. According to the Associated Press, backers of the same-sex marriage ban, the haters, will likely… Read More »

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