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Here's the Full Video of Kyle Kingsbury, the UFC Fighter with the 'Legalize Gay' Pink Underwear: VIDEO

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Yesterday we posted a set of GIFs of UFC fighter Kyle Kingsbury at a weigh-in over the weekend where he revealed a pair of pink "Legalize Gay" underwear in an amazing show of support for the LGBT community.

Now we have the full video.

FYI, Kingsbury unfortunately lost his fight, which was also his last. He retired immediately afterward.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Heritage Foundation Fellow Defends His Bigotry: VIDEO

Ryan T. Anderson, a newly minted fellow at the Heritage Foundation, is making the rounds with the organization's latest attempt at explaining its opposition to marriage equality.

ImageAnderson, unlike some of Heritage's more high-profile ambassadors, has attempted at making a name for himself as a conservative who relies on logic as the basis for his discriminatory beliefs. As calm and collected as he may be in his explanations, however, his "legal" reasoning is somewhat suspect.

In a video that the Heritage Foundation posted to its website last week, Anderson laid out the thought process behind his assertion that legally married same sex couples should still be denied marriage's legal protections.

"The reason that you should not have the option of filing a joint tax return is that you can't get married, given what marriage is."

He explained to a married gay man during the speaking event at Stanford University. "You can be issued a marriage license in the state of California, but you can't actually get married. What you're asking us to do is to redefine marriage to include the adult relationship of your choice."

To recap: in Anderson's view, semantic disagreements about the definitions of marriage trump solid legal standing.

Watch Anderson demonstrate his peculiar "legal" acrobatics AFTER THE JUMP...

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ACLU of North Carolina on 4th Circuit Marriage Ruling: 'The Time to Act it Now'

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The ACLU of North Carolina told reporters that it would push harder to invalidate the state's gay marriage ban following yesterday's ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirming the unconstitutionality of Virginia's ban.

The News & Observer reports:

Chris Brook, legal director at the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation, announced the plans before a bank of TV cameras and group of news crews. His organization and the national ACLU are behind several lawsuits pending in federal court in this state challenging the constitutionality of the 2012 voter-approved amendment changing the North Carolina Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman...

...Brook acknowledged that an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court decision could mean that gay marriages will not occur immediately in North Carolina. It could be next summer before such a decision is weighed by the U.S. Justices.

But civil rights attorneys want to be prepared to move quickly in the wake of a higher court ruling and they will argue that North Carolina's ban should be overturned immediately.

"The time to act is now," Brook said. "The law is very clear here in North Carolina."

Watch video of Brook at WRAL...


Colorado Supreme Court Halts Gay Marriages in Boulder Following Appeal from Attorney General

SuthersColorado’s Supreme Court has ordered Boulder County to cease issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples while an appeal from Attorney General John Suthers [pictured] is heard.

The Denver Post reports:

In saying it would take the case, the state Supreme Court ordered Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall — the last clerk in Colorado still issuing licenses to gay couples — to stop.

A spokeswoman for Hall said the office is reviewing the court's order and would have a statement soon. Hall has previously said she would obey an order from the state Supreme Court.

Suthers, a Republican, claimed that county clerks were causing “irreparable harm” to the state by continuing to issue licenses to gay couples. 


Ten Percent Of Population March For LGBTI Equality In The Faroe Islands

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Police in the Faroe Islands estimate than 10 percent of the population took part in an LGBT equality march on July 27th, reports Gay Star News.

Of the island’s 50,000 people, it is thought that 5,000 took part in Sunday’s march.

A bill providing for same-sex marriage was defeated in March even though polls have shown that public support is as high as 68%.  

The Faroe Islands, an autonomous country and a dependency of Denmark, is the only Nordic country other than Finland that does not allow same-sex marriage.


Colorado Attorney General: Clerks Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Are Doing 'Irreparable Harm' to State

In a filing this past Sunday Colorado Attorney General John Suthers called for the Colorado Supreme Court to put a stop to Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall’s issuing of marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

John-william-suthers-fullbodyUSA Today reports:

In an unusual motion filed late Sunday evening, Suthers acknowledged that a federal judge last week declared unconstitutional the state's ban on same-sex marriage, but said the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately needs to decide. The federal judge who struck down that ban last week also said his order wouldn't go into effect for a month, giving higher courts time to review it.

From the Attorney General’s office:

"Each day that one clerk continues to issue same-sex marriage licenses — and publicly declare those licenses' validity, despite the state marriage laws and the attorney general's statements to the contrary — greater social and legal chaos ensues because the public is left confused and uncertain about the legal validity of such marriages and the role of clerks versus the role of the courts or other government officials in determining whether to enforce state law."

Hall has stated that she will continue to issue licenses due to a Boulder County-specific exception has allowed her office to do so despite the state’s Supreme Court orders for the Denver County clerk to desist. Hall has yet to provide a comment on Suthers’s latest attempt to stand in the way of marriage equality.

Watch the Clerk’s Office’s official video announcing their support for same sex marriage AFTER THE JUMP...

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