Category Archives: Marriage Equality

Posts in support of marriage for everyone.

Another Anniversary

Friday we celebrated the sixth anniversary of our Canadian wedding. (In 2004, Toronto was the closest place to get married legally. Only two provinces in Canada allowed it and Massachusetts required residency.) At that time we had been together nearly … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage Equality | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Boycott Target?

Unless you have been in a coma recently, you probably know that retail company Target just gave over $150,000 to buy ads supporting ultra-conservative Republican candidate Tom Emmer in his run for governor in Minnesota. Emmer has some weird views; … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage Equality, Politics, Social Justice | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Drash: Shoftim

The entire Torah (Five Books of Moses) is read from beginning to end each year in synagogues around the world. In order to do so, the Torah is divided up into portions. On virtually every Jewish calendar, you will see a notation on … Continue reading

Posted in Judaism, Marriage Equality, Social Justice | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

APA Hails California Judge’s Ruling

On Wednesday, the American Psychological Association issued a powerful statement applauding the Federal judge’s ruling overturning Proposition 8, in which voters had taken away the right of same-sex couples to marry in California. “The U.S. District Court ruling today affirming … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage Equality, Social Justice | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Mexico Supreme Court upholds capital’s marriage equality law

By MARK STEVENSON (AP) The Mexican Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a fledgling law allowing same-sex marriages in Mexico City is constitutional, rejecting an appeal by federal prosecutors who argued that it violated the charter’s guarantees to protect the family. … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage Equality, Social Justice | Tagged , , | Comments Off

California: A Major Win for Families

In a 136-page decision released yesterday, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn Walker struck down California’s Proposition 8 with these words: “Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage Equality | Tagged , | 1 Comment