Posts Tagged ‘gay marriage’

City council members in the District of Columbia voted 12 – 1 on May 5 to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions. Marion Barry, former DC mayor, was the “lone dissenter.” He believes an uproar in the local Black community is imminent. Black ministers have already expressed outrage. Check out the video capturing Barry’s position […]

According to the BBC, a new Nigerian law banning gay marriage would lead to three years in jail for anyone who has “entered into a same gender marriage contract,” defined as two gay people living together, or anyone who “aids and abets” them. It’s already illegal to have sex with a member of the same gender in […]