Shortly after the furore, the emergence of several risque photos of Miss Prejean taken earlier in her career prompted an investigation into whether she had violated the terms of her contract. The media attention intensified after Hilton added a video blog post to his website, and made comments there and elsewhere, disparaging Prejean and her answer to the question. Retrieved October 24, Shauna Gambill Cassidy Wolf In AugustPrejean sued Miss California USA officials on a variety of civil grounds, including libelslanderreligious discrimination, and the unauthorized release of private medical records.
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Retrieved May 17, Prejean defended the shots as legitimate modeling,   and Miss USA owner Donald Trump agreed, stating, "We are in the 21st century. Not only do I hold this belief but, as Mr. Pageant organizers investigated Prejean for violating the terms of her contract after a photograph of Prejean partially nude with her back turned to the camera appeared on a celebrity gossip blog. Kenya MooreMiss USAhas stated that the questions were "far too political and it's divisive as well".
And so, you know, as president, my job is to make sure that the federal government is not discriminating and that we maintain the federal government's historic role in not meddling with what states are doing when it comes to marriage law. Archived from the original on February 12, Now, we should note that with all of these quotes during the presidential campaign, Obama quickly followed up by noting his support for civil unions. Retrieved March 18, At the time of the pageant same-sex marriage was legal in two US states. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.