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When Sally Ride died just a few days ago, many in the public were surprised to learn that she had been in a 27-year relationship with another woman, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy.
BRIDEGROOM, the documentary about tragedy befalling a gay couple and the inequalities that comes from a lack of marriage protections, has become the highest funded film in the history of Kickstarter.com. The fundraising website, which has helped to finance more than 7,400 films, confirmed that the indie documentary about marriage equality surpassed all previous fundraising efforts by netting $384,375 in four weeks.
The Advocate recently ran an op-ed written by a former Mormon Bishop, Kevin Kloosterman, in which he describes how the Bravo hit series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy changed his perception about LGBT people.
The Episcopal Church has authorized a new blessing for the union of gay or lesbian couples. The resolution allows provisional use of a liturgical rite for gay and lesbian couples on their wedding day. Titled “The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant,” the rite is crafted specifically for gay and lesbian commitment ceremonies.