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The State and Our Unions: Restrictions on Marriage in the United States

Since the dawn of American independence, marriage has been used a vehicle to maintain social divisions and regulate what is seen by society as “socially appropriate.” Early on, these restrictions were meant to perpetuate the social split between racial groups. 774 more words

Beyond Marriage

Equality isn’t just magically achieved when one thing is changed. LGBTQI+ issues go well beneath the public eye. I mean, obviously, marriage equality is a huge step in the right direction, but it is such a non-thing to have as a top priority for the LGBTQI+ community. 684 more words

Social

A Quatloo for Pence's Thoughts

This is a pretty straight-forward video from the Human Rights Campaign that just cites walking termite buffet Mike Pence’s own words from his own mouth: 41 more words

Homophobia

ARU To Replace Qantas With Westboro Baptist Church As Major Sponsor

Following the controversial remarks of Wallabies player Israel Folau, the ARU has announced that they will be replacing their naming rights sponsor Qantas with a brand that better reflects Folau’s views, the Westboro Baptist Church. 251 more words

Auspol

How the Hashtag shaped Irelands historic vote for Marriage Equality. #MarRef #HomeToVote

In 2015 Ireland made history by becoming the first country to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Over the course of the campaign hashtags such as #YesEquality and #MarRef were quintessential tools in creating a political trans-medial transnational campaign. 410 more words

Academic

The End is Nigh! ... Again

The other day, Barack Obama, President of the U-nited States of America, stated his support for same-sex marriage. Here is what did not happen as a result to that affirmation: 214 more words

Fiction

VAMFF: Where Fashion Collides with Politics

Two male models walk hand in hand as grooms down the Harper’s BAZAAR bridal runway and applause fills the Royal Exhibition Building. Equally as rousing, two female models flaunt, not flowing dresses, but sharp tuxedos. 361 more words