Glenn & Michael in PA: Working toward acceptance in our families and communities

On National Coming Out Day, stories like Michael's and Glenn's remind us that when LGBT people "come out," they provoke change in their friends, in their families, and in their communities.

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Corri and Dianne: ‘We feel very grateful to live in this country today’

Corri Planck and Dianne Hardy-Garcia are just one of the loving same-sex couples whose lives were dramatically impacted last month when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and restored the freedom to marry to California. Here, they reflect on the impact of the rulings.

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These 12 loving couples in California are having a really great day

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decisions in two landmark cases concerning the freedom to marry - including in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the legal challenge to Proposition 8, the 2008 California ballot initiative that stripped same-sex couples of the freedom to marry the person they love.

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My Two Dads: 8 families share how they’re celebrating Fathers’ Day this year

Fathers' Day is a great time to recognize the many types of families that make our country so dynamic. We know that there is no single formulation for what makes a strong family, but we spoke with eight great dad duos about the common denominator in family: love.

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Commitment through Friendship: Leah, Natalie and Hayes in New Orleans

Leah and Natalie, who just moved from Mobile, AL to New Orleans, LA know that their family deserves respect - and that the love, commitment, and devotion of all families should be treated equally. They look forward to the day when they can publicly declare their love in a legal ceremony with their son Hayes.

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My Two Moms: How 12 awesome families are celebrating Mothers’ Day this year

Mothers' Day is a time to recognize the many varieties of families that come together to make our country so interesting. There is no one formulation for what makes a strong family, and there is no magic blueprint for what makes a good mother: The one thing that strong, dynamic families have in common is love.

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California “Guncles” Bill and Scout: How the freedom to marry will protect our family

Bill Horn and Scout Masterson are hoping that their daughter Simone gets an extra special birthday present shortly after she turns 3 this June: The chance to see her fathers marry, after over a decade of commitment.

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Defeating DOMA after DADT: One advocate’s journey

As an active member of the armed forces, Jenn Veryzer fought to help end the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy that prohibited gay men and lesbians from serving openly, and she kept her relationship secret. Today, she hopes to become an advocate for marriage and protect her new family.

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Mark and Tim continue advocating for same-sex couples and families by marrying in DC

After 22 years together, Mark and Tim are thrilled to finally be married. But they know that because of DOMA, they are deprived of over 1,100 essential federal protections - and that their marriage is not respected by the state of North Carolina. That's why they're speaking out as much as possible about how DOMA hurts their family.

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How marriage opponents’ ‘Schools’ ads are false and misleading

For years, anti-gay organizations that oppose the freedom to marry have relied on the same scare tactics and false mis-information to propel their campaigns forward and push through discrimination at the ballot. This year is no exception.

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