- CNNMay 22 10:23 AM
Same-sex marriage in the U.S. 32 photos Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson are cheered Monday, February 9, as they become the first same-sex couple to file their marriage license in Montgomery, Alabama. Federal courts have cleared the way for same-sex marriages in the state.
- Takepart.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 05:31 AM
In the coming weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on same-sex marriage. This week, a new poll found that a record 60 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage. Here are the countries that have legalized same-sex marriage.
- Takepart.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 05:19 AM
Today, Ireland may make history by becoming the first country to legalize same- sex marriage via popular vote. Considering the long-standing influence of the Catholic Church on Irish life and politics and the church’s continuing opposition to same- sex marriage, the referendum has a surprisingly high level of support: New polls suggest that voters support the measure, as do all four of Ireland’s...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 01:45 PM
Director Gaspar Noe rejected the idea on Thursday that his ultra-graphic 3D sex film "Love" was controversial at the Cannes Film Festival, saying it was ridiculous to ignore a subject that "everyone loves". "I have friends who love money, some who love coke, some who love cinema, but the common point is that everyone loves having sex," the Paris-based director said at a press conference. "Love ...
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceMay 21 03:00 AM
The Colorado Sex Offender Mapping Application received a 2015 Communicator Award of Distinction in the category of Government Websites.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 07:08 AM
A referendum held today will, if passed, make Ireland the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. Every Irish political party supports same-sex marriage and opinion polls say up to 70 percent of voters agree. Recommended: Forget Irish cliches: How much do you really know about Ireland?
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 12:23 PM
By siding with conservative Christians, Governor Jindal appears to be bucking public opinion trends supporting same-sex marriage. Several similar religious freedom laws have been passed in recent months, most notably Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in March. Arkansas tried to pass a bill in 2014, but it was vetoed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
- ABC News via Yahoo! NewsMay 22 11:20 AM
Since 2010, same-sex couples in Ireland can form a civil partnership. Today, however, voters will be asked whether the Constitution should be changed to extend civil marriage rights to same-sex couples. Irish citizens, over the age of 18, who are living in Ireland and registered can vote.
- New York PostMay 21 07:25 AM
Sex workers in New Zealand sign contracts, get paid weekly, work for bosses who keep their best interests at heart and have a relationship with police that Australian prostitutes can only dream of. Prostitution is even covered under occupational health and safety laws.
- Los Angeles TimesMay 22 08:59 AM
Voters in heavily Roman Catholic Ireland streamed to the polls Friday to cast ballots in a referendum on whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex couples to marry.