Humor Political Humor 50 Funny Gay Marriage Signs and Memes Share PINTEREST Email Print Political Humor Political Memes Political Cartoons Political Jokes Political Quotes Politicians By Daniel Kurtzman Daniel Kurtzman is a political journalist turned satirist. He has been widely cited as a political humor expert and authored two books on the subject. our editorial process Daniel Kurtzman Updated January 13, 2020 Before the historic Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges decided the issue for the whole country in 2015, marriage rights was a hot-button issue for years across the country, as state after state voted on state constitutional amendments or referenda questions whether to legalize it, one at a time. Here's a roundup of some witty protest signs with their finger on the pulse of the issue. 01 of 50 What Jesus Said About Gay People Flickr Evangelicals opposed to marriage equality often cite the Bible in their arguments. 02 of 50 Did I Vote on Your Marriage? Reddit It seemed ludicrous to protestors that the concept had to be decided one state at a time. 03 of 50 Homosexuality Is In These two straight guys removed the 's' from sin on a church sign. Gay Marriage USA What a difference one letter makes. 04 of 50 Gay Bridal Registry Huffington Post The topic was a big one during the election of 2008, which occurred in the middle of the recession following the collapse of Lehman Brothers. 05 of 50 Effect of Gay Marriage Facebook One common thread among the marriage equality advocates was that giving rights to others doesn't take anything away from anyone else—and it really should have no effect on straight couples. 06 of 50 Corduroy Skirts Are a Sin BuzzFeed Marriage equality advocates have a lot of fun with the stereotype that gays have excellent eyes for fashion. 07 of 50 Sin-Sational Digg What designer doesn't enjoy recycling and repurposing? 08 of 50 Jesus Had Two Dads BuzzFeed A new perspective on the Holy Trinity. 09 of 50 Same-Sex Marriage Is Not Gay Privilege Twitter Churches and religious organizations are exempt from taxes through the tax code pertaining to 501(c)(3) organizations. 10 of 50 Even If Being Gay Was a Choice fb.com/rachelmaddowfans Much discussion about a person's "gayness" has centered on whether it's biologically determined or a lifestyle choice. 11 of 50 Blame for Gay Marriage BuzzFeed Bigotry, however, is a lifestyle choice. 12 of 50 Same-Sex Marriage and Fabric of Society Have A Gay Day Turning a stereotype on its head makes for effective humor. 13 of 50 I Just Want One Marriage BuzzFeed Republican leader Newt Gingrich has been married three times. 14 of 50 All Marriages Are Same Sex Facebook Puns can get you far. 15 of 50 The Gay Agenda BuzzFeed Conspiracy theorists think gays are all united under some national agenda—well, no, not really, except for wanting marriage rights and needing to get milk. 16 of 50 Mawage Twiitter "The Princess Bride"—a national tweasure. 17 of 50 Relax Heterosexuals Reddit Another reminder to the majority that allowing a minority group equal rights will not affect their daily life. 18 of 50 Put a Ring on It BuzzFeed The lyrics to Beyonce's "Single Ladies" apply in a new context. 19 of 50 Dorothy Left Kansas for a Reason HappyPlace.com The stereotype of gays loving Judy Garland is referenced in this attack on conservative Kansas. 20 of 50 The Gay Agenda: Equality Forward Progressives The promotion of the "gay agenda" was just fearmongering. 21 of 50 Attack the Moon, Not Our Love Current This sign is a "Yu-Gi-Oh!" game reference. 22 of 50 Wrong Way An anti-gay protester gets owned by a piece of sheet metal. Huffington Post Watch where you're standing with your protest signs for unintentional irony. 23 of 50 Gay Marriage and the Bible Facebook Church laws and federal laws are two different things. 24 of 50 Same-Sex Marriage and Religion Twitter Again, if the issue doesn't affect you personally, why put so much into being opposed to it? 25 of 50 What Will Happen if Gay Marriage Is Legalized? Reddit Hey, Chicken Little, the sky won't fall, either. 26 of 50 Ellen DeGeneres on Gay Rights Being Liberal.org Let's go back to being superficial-judgy instead. 27 of 50 Hurricanes Facebook Evangelicals actually tried to blame gays for hurricanes like Sandy. No, really. This quote is from a 2012 episode of the show "The Newsroom," where Jeff Daniels plays Will McAvoy. 28 of 50 Keep Calm and Marry On Facebook A take on the British "Keep Calm and Carry On" campaign put together in case Germany invaded Britain during World War II. 29 of 50 Gay Marriage Quote George Takei Emphasizing the universal, rather than the division. 30 of 50 Dear Abby Advice to Homophobe Formidable Republican Opposition Bigotry has no place in a nice neighborhood. 31 of 50 Jesus Never Said a Thing About Gay People FCKH8 Ooh, a creationism joke. 32 of 50 Sanctity of Marriage PunditKitchen.com Looking for that drag queen loophole... 33 of 50 Marriage Is a Holy Institution Twitter A different perspective might be all that's needed. 34 of 50 Jesus on Homosexuality The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert has a wide audience for the ideas he lampoons. 35 of 50 Making Progress Twitter The gay former congressman also said, “My having married a man when I was a member of Congress was much better received than having chaired the committee that wrote the financial reform bill” (2015). 36 of 50 Government Protection Twitter Comedian and actor Will Farrell points out that America has some misplaced priorities. 37 of 50 If the Fetus You Save Is Gay Someecards Many criticisms of the right point out the hypocrisy of stopping their promotion of people's rights at birth. 38 of 50 None of My Damn Business Twitter Judge not lest ye be judged? 39 of 50 The Bible Belt Someecards Another nature vs. nurture joke. 40 of 50 Bill Maher on Gay Marriage Bill Maher Basically, "Let's calm down and think about this rationally." 41 of 50 North Carolina Someecards In 2012, North Carolina banned same-sex marriage but it was still legal to marry your first cousin. Ew. 42 of 50 Threat Greed.Oppression.Piety Just a little sarcasm's coming through in this Stephen Colbert quote about Neil Patrick Harris. 43 of 50 Gay People Getting Married BuzzFeed With civil responsibilities should come civil rights? 44 of 50 Bert, Ernie, and Marriage Equality Facebook Even Muppets are lining up in favor of equality. 45 of 50 R2-D2, C-3PO, and Marriage Equality Facebook And Star Wars robots. 46 of 50 It All Makes Sense Twitter Plays on words are fun. 47 of 50 What the Bible Says FB.com/thereprmindproject Separation of church and state (and hypocrisy among the evangelical right) was a common theme among marriage rights advocates. 48 of 50 Redefining Marriage Twitter Many state proposals tried to define marriage in their bills as between one man and one woman. 49 of 50 Everyone Gets a Marriage! BuzzFeed The day Oprah Winfrey gave cars to everyone in the audience has become iconic. 50 of 50 Equal Rights for All Peeps Reddit Every one is the same on the inside, after all.