Gay MArriage

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The United Methodist Church, America’s second-largest Protestant denomination, faces a likely surge in defections and acts of defiance after delegates at a crucial conference voted Tuesday to strengthen the faith’s divisive bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy. Emotions were high throughout the third and final day of the […]

Contrary to what the Huffington Post says, Bishop T.D. Jakes is not a supporter of same-sex marriage. BET.com reports the religious leader took to social media to set the record straight on comments he made to the publication last week that seemed to indicate his support of same-sex marriage. According to Jakes, his remarks were […]

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas believes the court has too often granted rights to people not found in the Constitution.

A 5-year-old California girl has been barred from attending her Christian elementary school all because her parents are a lesbian couple.

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Clerk Kim Davis returned to work Monday for the first time since being jailed for disobeying a federal judge and said she was faced with a “seemingly impossible choice” between following her conscience and losing her freedom over denying marriage licenses to gay couples. With her voice shaking, she said she […]

Muhammad Ali was a conscientious objector to the Viet Nam war. He once famously said, “I ain’t got nothing against no Viet Cong; no Viet Cong never called me ni**er.” His stance against the war made him a counter-culture icon. Now Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refused to issue same sex marriage licenses, is […]

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will join protesters at a Tuesday rally outside the jail where a Kentucky clerk is locked in a cell over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Huckabee plans a private meeting with Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed […]

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge’s decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Attorneys for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis officially appealed the ruling on Sunday. The three page motion does not include arguments as to why Davis should be released […]

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God’s grace. Davis until then might have seemed an unlikely candidate to wage a moral war over the institution of marriage. She has acknowledged through […]

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk in Kentucky will not immediately issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, her lawyer says, despite a federal judge ordering her to do so Wednesday in a case that seeks to reconcile the country’s new marriage law and its protections of religious freedom. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was […]

Acknowledging that she’s a little late to the party, Beyoncé posted an Instagram video Wednesday to celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling last Friday that state bans on same-sex marriages are unconstitutional. The video, set to her song “7/11″ and shot in the same style as the music video, shows Bey dancing and frolicking around in various […]