Post Tagged with: "marriage equality"

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Legal

Mazel Tov, America!

When news of the SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage broke, I was with my three children on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, on a beach between Haifa and Acre. My oldest and youngest were bouncing giddily in the waves, which were choppier than usual. My middle son was marveling […]

Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?
News & Politics

Where Were You When You Heard the SCOTUS News?

VillageQ contributors share where they were when they heard about the historic SCOTUS decision. Where were you?

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News & Politics

Same-sex Marriage and the Slippery Slope: Comparing Chalk to Cheese

If a polygamous family files a lawsuit challenging their state’s marriage laws, let Justice Alito answer his own question then. That’s what he gets paid for.

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News & Politics

Marriage Equality in Ireland is Bad for Minorities in the World

Should we praise a government for allowing the people to vote on the rights of a minority so that they didn’t have to answer to any disenfranchised or angry constituents?

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective
Family / Parenting

Gender Creativity and Marriage: An Ally Perspective

It’s almost like this heteronormative, media-driven world we live in has MORE impact than my voice!

How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids
News & Politics

How the Battle for Marriage Equality Impacts Kids

Like many kids who have same-sex parents, my eight- and ten-year-old sons were born into the marriage equality movement and have learned so much from it.

Titanic as Marriage Equality Metaphor
News & Politics

Titanic as Marriage Equality Metaphor

If I were a political cartoonist, the metaphor I would use to illustrate the current status of the epic same-sex marriage battle would be the sinking of the Titanic. The Titanic representing outright opposition to marriage equality; The iceberg breaching the Titanic’s hull represents SCOTUS’s 2013 Windsor decision declaring pivotal portions […]

VQ Chat Recap: Love and Marriage
Community

VQ Chat Recap: Love and Marriage

Last night’s VQ chat was all about marriage with some great wedding pics thrown into the mix.

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person
News & Politics

Match the Unhinged Quote with the Unhinged Person

Making very little sound so as not to disturb them, our crew catches, in its natural habitat, the final gasps and wheezes of the native North American Professional Homophobe.

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Family

Marriage Equality Comes to North Carolina

We went to a BBQ, saw some old friends, watched a HUGE bonfire and became legally married in our home state 10 years, 4 months and 19 days after we were married in Massachusetts.