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Pope Francis says gay people don’t have “I’m gay” cards

“They say they exist. If someone is gay, who searches for the Lord and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” Pope Francis, who is the spiritual leader of the Roman Catholic Church, said. “The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains this very well. It says they should not be marginalized because of this (orientation) … Continue reading

Retired Methodist Minsters support Marriage Equality

Press Conferences these days usually don’t draw much media attention but on a warm morning in the garden entrance to Reno’s First United Methodist Church, three retired minsters appeared to speak about the need to change the church to allow for holy unions (in Nevada, as the state does not permit same gender marriages) and … Continue reading

These Utility Players make you laugh, they’re not extras!

Good Evening, Artown closed Season 6 of the Utility Players, Reno’s unique and original Improv comedy troope, before a sold out crowd in the group’s home, the Pioneer Underground on Thursday night, July 25. The murder mystery was written by the Utility Players own, Christopher Daniels, which had the audience rolling in the isles and … Continue reading

San Diego County Clerk asks for Marriage clarification

The San Diego County Clerk, Ernest Dronenberg Jr, has asked the California State Supreme Court to stop same-gender marriages in a petition filed with the court earlier today (July 19). In a petition argued that same-gender marriages remain illegal in California despite a U.S. Supreme Court’s decision widely regarded as authorizing gay weddings. Dronenburg also … Continue reading

Cal Supreme Court say no to Prop 8 petition

On the first court business day following a petition filed by the Alliance Defending Freedom (the group that represents ProtectMarriage, the group that backed California’s Proposition 8 which banned same sex marriage) on Friday, July 12, the California State Supreme Court rejected the groups petition letting the issuance of same gender marriage licenses continue in … Continue reading

Dragalicious definitely not a drag

It really wasn’t what I expected,” one attendee leaving the Mr and Ms Dragalicious 2013 pageant said. “The contestants were really enthusiastic about being entertaining. The performances were better than some local drag shows I have been to and really if you missed it you missed a good time. The evening was about having fun … Continue reading

Those “NO standing” people at it again

Despite the fact the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) told ProtectMarriage, the California group that spearheaded the passage of California’s ban on same gender marriage (Prop 8), they are seeking the California State Supreme Court to issue a ban on county clerks issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples because the ban is … Continue reading

NO federal benefits without Marriage License

The Obama administration responded to the Supreme Court ruling by making health, vision and dental benefits available to all same-sex spouses and children of legally married federal employees. In a memo on Wednesday, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said those guidelines will apply to all federal workers, regardless of whether they live in states … Continue reading

Kennedy rejects emergency stay request

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters in California to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in the nation’s most populous state. Kennedy turned away the request on Sunday by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, with no additional comment. Less than 24 hours after California started … Continue reading

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