My church now supports gay marriage. Good!

The largest denomination of the church of my birth Tuesday formally recognized same sex marriage as right and officially changed its definition of marriage to “two people” and not the archaic “man and woman” claim…

Separating church from state

Circuit clerks throughout Virginia, recognizing — in some cases reluctantly — that gay marriage is destined to become the law of the land, are getting ready for an influx of applications after an expected favorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week denied motions for a stay […]

Gay pride march set for Floyd

Floyd has a gay pride march set for Saturday. Wolf Cherrix says the second annual march hopes to draw more participants this year because the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Virginia’s ban on gay marriage and because polls show growing acceptance of gay marriage and equality. Although a stay of the decision is in place, […]

Another defeat for gay marriage opponents

In another blow to those who to try and stop gay couples from marriage, a Federal Appeals court in Utah declared “the fundamental right to marriage must be extended to gay couples.” In a 2-1 decision exactly one year after the Supreme Court delivered two major victories to gay rights advocates, the U.S. Court of […]

Reverse discrimination?

In a case where reverse discrimination rules, some Democrats in Virginia oppose Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s choice to head the Old Dominion’s Democratic Party because that pick hasn’t come out publicly in favor of gay marriage. For Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones, it’s a political case of damned if he does or damned if he doesn’t.  In […]