9th Circuit Perry v. Schwarzenegger hearing: analysis and discussion

Adam Bink gives a summary of reactions from across the political spectrum to yesterday's Prop 8 Oral Arguments.

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Donate today and we’ll double your donation

Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge explain why they've committed to matching every contribution to Freedom to Marry between now and the end of the year, up to $100,000.

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Evan Wolfson receives APA/AGLP John Fryer Award

Evan Wolfson received the John Fryer Award last month at APA's Institute on Psychiatric Services in Boston.

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Marriage and the court of public opinion

Once, Americans were overwhelmingly against interracial marriage. Court rulings helped change that.

Will it be the same with marriage for same-sex couples?

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Illinois Senate OK’s civil unions for gay & lesbian couples

A lengthy debate to recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples in Illinois is over with Wednesday's passage of a civil unions bill in the state Senate.

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Freedom to Marry’s Michael Crawford among nominees for NOI’s ‘‘Most Valuable Organizer’’ award

The New Organizing Institute will hold its Roots Camp conference, in Washington DC on Dec. 11th and 12th.

The three nominees who have received the highest number of online votes for "Most Valuable Organizer" will then be voted on by attendees to select a winner.

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Hate under cloak of religion

In this Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, Tim Rutten says the Southern Poverty Law Center rightly calls out the Family Research Council's anti-gay rhetoric.

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Maryland lawmaker makes history with win

Mary Washington is not only a newly elected Maryland state legislator, who won her seat as a Democrat in the 141-member House of Delegates on Nov. 2. She is also only the second out black lesbian elected to statewide office in the nation.

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Vermont couple fights for federal recognition of their marriage

Thirty-three years after first meeting, Raquel Ardin and Lynda Deforge have reluctantly stepped into the spotlight as advocates for gay rights.

The Hartland couple is among a group of lesbians and gay men suing the federal government, challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.

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How Washington State Justice Richard B. Sanders Lost It

In a year that saw a conservative resurgence elsewhere, Washington voters ousted a sitting state supreme court justice, Richard B. Sanders, who in 2006 sided with the conservative wing of the state court by ruling that Washington's ban on the freedom to marry is justified and should continue.

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