Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

Liz Cheney: Opposition to Same Sex Marriage ‘Wrong’

Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that she believes opposition to same-sex marriage is wrong and that Congress should vote to protect it. Source

House Passes Bill to Protect Marriage Equality, Angering Anti-Equality Activists

In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ call for the Supreme Court to review its “demonstrably erroneous” marriage equality ruling, the U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to enshrine marriage rights for same-sex and interracial couples in federal law. Anti-equality activists and leaders fumed that 47 Republicans joined House Democrats to support the […]

MYTH of Democracy: Slovenia Legalizes Gay Marriage Despite Population Voting Against it 3 Times

Slovenia’s Constitutional Court has legalized gay marriage and gay adoption despite the country’s population voting against it in three separate national referendums. The country became the first former communist eastern bloc country to legalize homosexual marriage, but it did so in complete violation of the democratic will of the people. “On July 8, six judges […]

Stabbing of woman who refused marriage proposal shakes Egypt

University student Mohamed Adel has been arrested and placed under investigation for the murder of Naira Ashraf who was stabbed to death outside Mansoura University in northern Egypt on Monday. Security cameras at the entrance captured the shocking incident in a video that later went viral under the Arabic hashtags Mansoura University and Justice for Naira Ashraf. Mohamed […]

Japanese court upholds definition of marriage

Photo Credit: Rudy and Peter Skitterians/Pixabay (The Christian Institute) — A claim that Japan’s ban on homosexual marriage is unconstitutional has been rejected by a district court. Osaka District Court dismissed the case brought by three same-sex couples who argued that being unable to legally marry violated their constitutional right to equality. Legislation recognizing same-sex […]

Australian Anglican bishops veto motion denouncing same-sex ‘marriage’

(The Christian Institute) — Australian bishops have rejected a statement affirming the biblical basis for marriage as the national church’s official position. At the first meeting of the Anglican Church of Australia’s General Synod since same-sex marriage was legalised there in 2017, members voted on whether to affirm that: “The solemnization of a marriage…

GTR – Deut. 21-24, Laws Against Intermarriage, Plus Marriage Laws for Israelites

War in Ukraine could plunge world into food shortages (msn.com)   The post GTR – Deut. 21-24, Laws Against Intermarriage, Plus Marriage Laws for Israelites appeared first on EURO·FOLK·RADIO. Source

Patriarchal capitalism and marriage in 21st century

In the Sonnet 116, William Shakespeare defines relationships as marriage of true minds, where sovereign individuals love each other to overcome all impediments in life with the tempest of unchanging will. These voluntary, organic and humane ideals are institutionalised and domesticated to comply with the requirements of patriarchal, religious and capitalist cultures in different continents. […]

Scandal-stricken Dbeibeh’s ‘marriage gifts’ policy backfires 

The handouts are not meant as loans to be paid back, but simply free money given to people to help them get married. Governments, around the world, help people get married, but only under certain conditions like, for example, to deal with population decline. Such decisions are made after serious consideration and debates among experts. […]

Chile congress approves same-sex marriage bill

The measure has the support of President Sebastian Pinera, who must sign it into law, and will also enable married same-sex couples to adopt children. The bill got the green light from the upper house of congress, or senate, Tuesday, and was immediately given the final stamp of approval by the lower Chamber of Deputies […]

Dutch royals can enter same-sex marriage and not give up throne, Prime Minister says

The Dutch monarch can marry someone of the same sex without giving up the throne, the Prime Minister has said. In a written answer to questions from parliamentarians, Prime Minister Mark Rutte wrote on Tuesday that “the Cabinet does not see that an heir or the King would have to abdicate the throne if he/she […]

Jared Kushner is Gay and in An Arranged Marriage With “Vanky”

Instagram CELEBRITY Noel Casler, Who Worked On ‘The Apprentice’ Hosted By Donald Trump On NBC, Previously Accused Donald Trump Of Recreational Drug Use And Inappropriate Behavior.  Sep 1, 2020 AceShowbiz – Is Jared Kushner gay? The sexuality of Donald Trump‘s son-in-law is questioned by social media users following an eyebrow-raising tweet from comedian and former “The Celebrity […]

Swiss vote highlights Europe’s east-west divide on gay marriage

After Swiss voters overwhelmingly backed same-sex marriage in a referendum on Sunday, LGBT groups in the country hailed a “historic day” for Switzerland. But the Swiss vote also marks a turning point for LGBT rights in Europe: all of Western Europe, except Italy, is now allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed. Meanwhile, in Central […]

Switzerland Votes To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage By Nearly Two-Thirds Majority

GENEVA (AP) — Cheers rang out, hugs were exchanged and rainbow-colored flags waved overhead across Switzerland as the Swiss resoundingly voted to allow same-sex couples to marry, final results of a nationwide referendum showed Sunday. Official results showed the measure passed with 64.1% of the vote while more than half of all voters approved in […]

Will the Swiss vote for gay marriage in Sunday’s referendum?

Twenty years after the Netherlands became the first in Europe to legalise same-sex marriage, Switzerland is among the last Western European countries where it is still outlawed. But that may change after a national referendum on Sunday (September 26) when the wealthy Alpine nation will vote on whether to allow gay and lesbian couples to […]

Gay Swedish Priest Vows to Stop Performing Marriage Ceremonies For Straight Couples

The LA County Department of Public Health responded to criticism of the maskless Emmys by claiming the rules didn’t apply because it was a television production event – despite the fact that workers were still made to wear masks. There was uproar on Sunday as celebrities packed themselves into the Event Deck at LA Live […]

Prince Albert Breaks Silence On Princess Charlene Marriage Rumors

Prince Albert is attempting to dispel any notions that he and his wife of 10 years, Princess Charlene, are having marital trouble. The ruler of Monaco opened up to People this week about his relationship with Charlene, who has been out of the country since May for what was supposed to be a short trip to […]

Tens Of Thousands Protest For Gay Marriage In Switzerland

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands protested in Switzerland on Saturday for the legalization of same-sex marriage in the Alpine country. The protests came ahead of a national referendum on Sept. 26 on the legalization of gay marriage, which has already been introduced in many other European countries including Germany, Austria, France and the Netherlands. […]

The GOP waves white flag in the same-sex marriage wars

But outside the building, those 265 characters prompted immediate backlash. Not just from Democrats, who accused her of disingenuousness, but from social conservatives too who furiously dialed up McDaniel with complaints. Tony Perkins, leader of the Family Research Council, lambasted her in a scathing blog post and even encouraged people not to donate to the […]

Spiritual Marriage and Holy Virginity: The Medieval Practice of Sexless Marriage

The institution of marriage dates back to almost the beginning of written history, with countless variations on how it has been practiced throughout the ages in different cultures and religions. The medieval era was no different. Many marriage traditions still survive today from the Middle Ages, passed down through the centuries along with Christian ideas […]

How my Arab/Jewish marriage survives Israel’s Gaza wreckage

John Oliver joked on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” that Israel is the riskiest thing you could bring up on a date. He’s right. Back around 2007, my then-boyfriend and I went on what started out as a cheerful lunch date on a Brooklyn cafe patio and ended in a heated argument about the Middle East. […]

Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein Traded Advice on Bill’s ‘Toxic’ Marriage & Jeff’s Pedo Image Rehab, During Secretive ‘Men’s Club’ Gatherings

by Tyler Durden A former Jeffrey Epstein insider claims that Bill Gates was a regular at the notorious pedophile’s $77 million Manhattan townhouse, where Epstein held “men’s club” – type gatherings for his closest pals (documented by his home’s alleged network of spy cameras, we’re sure). For Gates, “Going to Jeffrey’s was a respite from […]

Gates And Epstein Traded Advice On Bill’s ‘Toxic’ Marriage, Jeff’s Pedo Image Rehab During Secretive “Men’s Club” Gatherings

A former Jeffrey Epstein insider claims that Bill Gates was a regular at the notorious pedophile’s $77 million Manhattan townhouse, where Epstein held “men’s club” – type gatherings for his closest pals (documented by his home’s alleged network of spy cameras, we’re sure). For Gates, “Going to Jeffrey’s was a respite from his marriage. It was […]

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending marriage after 27 years

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced that they will end their marriage after 27 years, vowing to continue to work together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the couple wrote in […]

UK: Christian Pastor Arrested For Saying Marriage is Between a Man and a Woman

A Christian pastor in the UK was arrested by police after a member of the public reported him for the “homophobic” comment of saying that marriage was between a man and a woman. Yes, really. The incident occurred outside Uxbridge Station in west London. A video clip shows the elderly pastor being confronted by police […]

Russia Officially Bans Same-Sex Marriage through Constitution Amendment after National Referendum

Home » Culture, Europe, Religion, Social » Russia Officially Bans Same-Sex Marriage through Constitution Amendment after National Referendum     The constitutional changes are based on “a belief in God” Russia has now officially banned same-sex marriage after a number of amendments were made to the country’s constitution this week. The constitution now says that […]

Unravelling the Roots of Hera, the Wrathful Goddess of Marriage

Hera, also known by her Latin title as Juno, is best known in Western culture as the wife of Zeus, king of the gods. While technically subordinate to him, Hera is never a submissive figure, in fact in the opening of Virgil’s Aeneid, he calls her Iunonis iram meaning wrathful Juno. In the stories and […]

Young Pakistani activist fights forced child marriage

[Islamabad] Hadiqa Bashir, 19, has been actively working against early and forced marriages for the last eight years in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, once a hotbed of the Pakistani Taliban. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org For years, the Taliban broadcasted threats on the radio to intimidate girls into not attending school. […]

Pandemic Makes Child Marriage Problem Worse in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe (Mission Network News) — Child marriage is an ongoing problem in Zimbabwe. One-third of girls across the country get married before their 18th birthday. Simon Marijani — an Operation Mobilization USA partner — explains how the COVID-19 pandemic worsens this problem. “We are currently in a lockdown, and this is where child marriages also […]

Honduran Lawmakers Vote to Lock in Bans on Abortion, Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Photo Credit: Jarin Dominguez/Unsplash TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) — Members of the Honduran Congress voted on Thursday to amend the Constitution, making it much harder to reverse existing hard-line bans on abortion and same-sex “marriage,” as lawmakers double down on socially conservative priorities. Lawmakers voted to require a three-quarters super-majority to change a constitutional article that gives an […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes