LGBTQ Nation reports:
There’s also legislation pending that would allow marriages to take place right away, but its sponsor, state Sen. Don Harmon, says it’ll be a tough sell. Approving same-sex marriage was a close vote in the Illinois state House. Still, Harmon says the law has been passed and signed by the governor, and it’s unfair to make couples wait. The bill could come up in January when lawmakers return to Springfield.
If one couple can marry (and yes, we understand the extraordinary circumstances), why make everyone else wait 6 months?
Gays Have No Role in Society
So say the bishops in Malta. Guess who else is on their way toward having no role in society as society becomes more liberal?
We’re Thankful for Anti-Gay Marriage Lesbian Lawmaker
Along with their lumps of coal, anti gay group NOM tried to find some things to be thankful for. They found one in Hawaii Rep. Jo Jordan, a lesbian who voted against the marriage equality bill there.
The Gays Have Ruined Thanksgiving
According to Peter LaBarbera, we’re ruining Thanksgiving because we’re being thankful for the wrong things. Did you know there was a list of approved things to be thankful for? We didn’t either.
Haiti: A gay rights office in the country was attacked, and two people were beaten. full story
Israel: The Yesh Atid Party introduced a civil unions bill yesterday. full story
USA: NOM’s Brian Brown thinks things will start going his way again in the next couple years. full story
USA: A Navy Chaplain claims the “demon of rape” is behind the call for transgender student rights. full story
USA, Hawaii: An anti-gay lawmaker (republican, of course) is back in court to try to stop the state’s gay weddings before they begin on Monday. full story
USA, Illinois: A terminally ill woman married her partner today in Illinois, the first legal same sex wedding in the state. full story
USA, Illinois: The Illinois wedding today brings up the question – why does everyone else have to wait for June? full story
USA, Oregon: The Oregon Family Council went a step too far today, comparing gays with neo nazis: “Would you expect a Jewish bakery to serve a neo-Nazi who wanted a cake with a swastika on it?” full story
USA, Texas: Compromise allows same sex National Guard couples to apply for benefits at many state locations. full story
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