So gay marriage is humming right along in the state of Arizona. The reactions, as you could expect, are emotional and intense. I was enjoying some of them this morning over my morning cup of coffee!
Another victory for love! If you haven’t heard a federal judge declared that Arizona’s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional.
Well, if you are reading this then you’ve made the jump with us to the downloadable version of QL. We’re calling this new and exciting chapter Queer Landia 4.0!!! This is new ground for us and we’re super glad to have you come with us. We’re rolling with the Twenty Fourteen theme from WordPress because 2014 is the year we take this blog to another level. It’s also the window of opportunity you have to register with us for free and get posting privileges!
Ancient House of Cards is a gay romance novel written by Bryan T. Clark. It’s the first in what hopefully will be a long line of literary works from this new author. Bryan is a good friend and an official sponsor of Queer Landia. Click the link below to find out more about this queer novel…
CBS Films is set to release PRIDE this Friday, September 26th, in select theatres in New York and California. I caught the trailer today and it looks pretty good. It’s set in the UK under the rule of Margret Thatcher and stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, and Paddy Considine. It’s written by Stephen Beresford and directed by Matthew Warchus. Click the link below to read the film summary, find out what cities the film is playing in, and watch the trailer.
All eyes will be on Washington later this month, as the United States Supreme Court has announced that on September 29, they will consider whether to hear one or more of the federal marriage equality cases in their current term. If they take one of the cases, we could have a nationwide marriage ruling as soon as June 2015.
Never before has the legal case for nationwide marriage equality seemed stronger than at the recent Federal Court of Appeal’s argument in the Indiana and Wisconsin marriage cases. For nearly two hours, the Seventh Circuit panel of three judges, appointed by Presidents Reagan, Clinton, and Obama, tore gaping holes in every argument the states’ attorneys defending Indiana and Wisconsin’s marriage bans offered. Continue reading
We seem to have the first real, credible leak regarding the U.S. Attorney and Department of Justice investigation into the Chris Christie lane closure scandal. Almost exactly one year ago Bridget Kelly ordered local lane closures on the George Washington bridge in New Jersey on the first day of school leading to massive traffic jams and several hour commutes. It was a mess and seemed to be aimed a local mayor who refused to support Chris Christie in his bid for reelection as Governor.
The Advocate posted a list of the Top 50 more influential queers in mainstream media. It caught my eye today and I checked out the list. I’m not familiar with all 50 but I definitely think they got the Top 5 on the list right.