The simple truth.
The simple truth.
Congrats to another happy couple.
Same sex marriage is now legal in Washington state. Jane Abbott Lighty and Pete-e Petersen were the first to receive their license in King County just after midnight. They have been together 35 years.
Gov. Chris Gregoire, as she singed into law the same-sex marriage in Washington state.
Two of my favorite things to geek out about in one place: George Takei, of Mr. Sulu Star Trek fame, visits Kevin Keller at Riverdale High in the next comic book.
“With Archie Comics, it’s a fun way and a natural way and an ideal way of advocating happily,” Takei told the Associated Press, in an interview.
The U.S. Supreme Court is slated to decide tomorrow whether it will hear a case challenging Prop 8, the California law banning same-sex marriage. Prop 8 has already been ruled unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, but whether or not the Supreme Court takes it on has huge implications for marriage equality throughout the country.
Here’s what could happen tomorrow:
- The Supreme Court could take the case and later rule Prop 8 unconstitutional, allowing marriage equality in California and making it more likely that other states will start allowing same-sex couples to marry too.
- The Supreme Court could take the case and later rule Prop 8 constitutional, meaning marriage equality will remain illegal in California and could become illegal in even more states.
- The Supreme Court could decline to take the case, meaning the lower court ruling will stay and marriage equality will become legal in California, BUT there will be no implications or guidelines set for the rest of the country.
I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready for the next step in this one. Stay tuned for updates.
If you live in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota or Washington state, tomorrow is your chance to vote for equality.
Election Day tomorrow - polls are tighter than ever. On November 6, don’t forget to vote for equality.
Heads up, folks. This is important. Please share it.
Know your rights before you vote.
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Cool story: An Arizona high school has crowned a female senior Homecoming King and a male senior Homecoming King.