Slap Upside The Head: United States May Relax Customs Restrictions For Same-Sex Couples

The United States’ Department of Homeland Security has proposed finally lifting restrictions requiring same-sex couples to fill out separate customs declarations. Currently, heterosexual families are allowed to fill out one customs declaration per household, while same-sex couples are treated as if they were strangers that happen to be on the same flight. This discrepancy is ...

Slap Upside The Head: DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional

A US federal court has ruled that the country’s Defense of Marriage Act—a law forbidding any federal recognition of same-sex relationships—is unconstitutional. Judge Jeffrey White, a Bush appointee, issued the ruling today on the basis that DOMA violates the constitution’s guarantees of equality. Congratulations, Americans: Your backwards prejudices are shedding faster than a traumatized mutt in July! (January ...