Tag: gay marriage

Brad Pitt Throws His Money at the Campaign for Question 6


Add Brad Pitt’s name to the list of celebrities who support same-sex marriage in Maryland. The man whose face I see every time I enter a grocery store donated $25,000 to the cause. Not only does the money come at a welcome time for supporters of Question 6, but it’s like  an endorsement from Tyler Durden, Benjamin Button, Achilles, and that vampire he played in that vampire movie all at once.

The Governor and the Football Player Walk Into a Bar to Support Gay Marriage


No it’s not a set-up for a joke — it’s more like a team we wouldn’t mind joining:  last night, Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo and Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley joined forces in support of marriage equality (and foosball) in a fundraiser at Federal Hill bar Mother’s last night.

And Now the Anti-Gay Marriage Raven Speaks Out


When it’s all said and done, it’s pretty cool that one of the most public feuds between football players right now is a war of words and ideas — more precisely, a very public, very heated debate about gay marriage. And it’s centering on our very own Baltimore Ravens.

“We Love God + Chick-fil-A”: Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Gather for Sandwiches in Abingdon

Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy

Sometimes an issue is so divisive and politically charged that even something as irrelevant as a fast food chain can become a rallying symbol for one camp and an effigy for the other. And of course that’s exactly what happened to the Georgia-based chicken sandwich “restaurant” Chick-fil-A after president Dan Cathy defended his company’s donations to anti-gay organizations. Supporters of gay marriage have been staging protests at locations across the country, while opponent Mike Huckabee called for a “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.”

Against Gay Marriage and Proud of It: Chick-fil-A “Guilty as Charged”


I’ve always had a lot of respect for Chick-fil-A’s business practices – the books instead of plastic toys? Awesome. The guts to stay closed on Sunday? Awesome, even though that’s the only day I ever seem to be in the mood for waffle fries.