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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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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The Supreme Court ruled on two cases today that will change the way traditional marriage has been defined for ages. The SCOTUS judges voted to strike down key provisions in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the voter-backed law that bans gay marriage in California.
In a 5-4 decision, the supreme court ruled that gays married in states where gay marriage is legal can collect federal benefits in all states — except Utah, which refuses to recognize gay marriage.
The supreme court avoided ruling on the issue of gay marriage altogether. Which means 36 states can still ban gay marriage.
On Prop 8, the Supreme Court ruled that the state of California can vacate and remand the decision, essentially ignoring voters who disapproved of gay marriage.
Meanwhile, here’s an article that you won’t hear much about in the mainstream media: a gay man and his brother have been charged with killing a woman to cash in on her insurance policy.
Update: Earlier I noted that gays who marry in states where gay marriage is legal will be recognized in all states as a result of today’s supreme court ruling. That was incorrect. States where gay marriage is not legal do not have to recognize gay marriages performed in other states.
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