Lady Gaga gay pride

Lady Gaga debuted her new nose job at the kick off of the gay pride celebrations at Pier 26 in NYC on Friday. The Blaze.com reports that Gaga held a rainbow flag while singing the National Anthem. She altered the lyrics to fit the gay theme of the evening: ““O say does that star-spangled flag of pride yet wave,” she sang before adding: “land of the free, and the home for the gays.”

Last week the Supreme Court struck down certain provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and lifted California’s ban on gay sex. Gays lined up to register for marriage licenses in California on Friday.

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New Yorker Gay Bert and Ernie

In the wake of this week’s Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s ban on gay marriage, the New Yorker magazine thought it would be cute to feature Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie as a gay couple on its same-sex cover.

The cover features silhouettes of the iconic puppets cuddling on a sofa while watching coverage of the SCOTUS decision on television.

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Barack Obama DOMA

President Obama praised today’s Supreme Court’s decision to strike down certain provisions in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The court also overturned Prop 8 allowing gays to marry in California.

In its decision, the court cleared the way for states that allow gay marriage to pay federal benefits to married gay couples. But 36 states still ban gay marriage and those states will not be affected by today’s supreme court ruling.

In a statement following the court’s ruling, Obama said he would not force religious institutions to hold gay weddings.

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