gay marriage

Kameron Slade (pictured), a 10-year-old boy from Queens, New York delivered a speech in support of same-sex marriage before the New York City Council, the…

Via: Elev8.com While many religious communities, black communities and black and religious communities rebel against President Obama’s decision to support gay marriage, it seems President Obamahas…

In this exclusive opinion piece, noted Baltimore-based minister Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant responds to President Obama’s recent declaration of support for same-sex marriages. ———— The African American community has beamed with tremendous pride at the work of the first Black President, Barack Obama, in his first term: Bringing the troops home; creating jobs.; doubling the […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Vice President Joe Biden is now apologizing for putting President Obama in a tough position Biden says his support for same-sex marriage, which came days before the president, stated he too backed the unions. It’s believed Biden’s announcement forced the President to speak on the issue before he was ready. President Obama was […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com MDPetitions.com representatives will announce new chairmen for their petition efforts in Baltimore County Friday morning. The group is trying to collect more than 55,000 signatures to give voters an opportunity to overturn the congressional map on the November ballot. The General Assembly passed the reconfigured map last year. MDPetitions.com leaders are also working […]

Via: Foxbaltimore.com Those who oppose the law that gives gay couples the right to marry in Maryland have officially begun their effort to overturn the law. Maryland Marriage Alliance officials announced Wednesday that they have launched the petition drive to collect the nearly 56,000 signatures needed to bring the law to referendum on the November […]

Via: FoxBaltimore.com Governor Martin  O’Malley has signed a measure to join seven other states including Washington D.C. in legalizing gay marriage. The bill was signed on Thursday and it set to take effect in January of 2013. There are several groups opposing the states decision and are expected to petition the law to a referendum […]

Would President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign benefit from him supporting gay marriage, TheRoot asks. SEE ALSO: Top Ten Myths About 2012 Obama is arguably the most gay friendly president in U.S. history. His repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and passage of a federal law that further extends protections of LGBT people firmly solidifies his […]

The Human Rights Campaign has launched a campaign featuring prominent African Americans in support of same sex marriage. NAACP head Julian Bond, comedian Mo’Nique, and Newark Mayor Corey Booker have all made video testimonials supporting gay marriage. Also read: Bistro Chez Lucienne: French in the Heart of Harlem Also read: Ex-Cop To Be Sentenced For […]

As New York legislators were voting on the pivotal gay marriage bill last week, TheGrio took to the streets to get an idea of what New Yorkers are saying about the historic decision. Read more at TheGrio RELATED: NY Gay Marriage Bill Vote Comes Down To The Wire Are These BP Artists Good Enough to […]