Tag Archives: Same-sex marriage in the United States

Celebs react to North Carolina gay marriage ban

HollywoodNews.com: Same-sex marriage was just banned in North Carolina as 61% of voters approved a constitutional amendment strictly defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Now, celebrities are reacting to the decision as many have spoken out in support of same-sex marriage, states RadarOnline. “North Carolina passed Amendment[...]

Brad Pitt praises marriage equality passage in N.Y.

HollywoodNews.com: President Barack Obama may be taking political cover behind the argument that each individual state should decide the same-sex marriage issue, but Brad Pitt is not a fan of that approach. The Oscar-nominated actor, who has famously said he and partner Angelina Jolie will not marry until same-sex couples are[...]

Elton John’s concert raises $3 million to battle Prop. 8

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John gave a private concert last night in Beverly Hills and it wasn’t for Rush Limbaugh! (Still can’t seem to be able to wrap my head around that one, sorry. But onward!) The music icon and new dad performed a 16-song concert at Ron Burkle’s estate which[...]

Same-sex marriages can resume in California

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: How can anyone who believes in love be anything but overjoyed by this news: US District Judge Vaughn Walker today lifted the temporary stay in the Prop. 8. case, paving the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying as of August 18. Couples had already begun lining up[...]

Ellen, Hollywood celebrate Prop 8 being overturned

HollywoodNews.com: Ellen DeGeneres is among the many in Hollywood who are celebrating the ruling that Proposition 8 in California is unconstitutional. DeGeneres took to Twitter, posting: “This just in: Equality won!” Other stars who celebrated the decision through Twitter include Kim Kardashian, Alyssa Milano and Ricky Martin. Prop 8, the ban on[...]