Postedon Oct 11, 2013 at 08:00 am
Today, on National Coming Out Day, we acknowledge and celebrate the 'coming out' process by reflecting on our own steps forward, applauding everyone who has taken that step, and supporting those who are not yet ready to take that step. Here are some of our favorite coming out stories.
Postedon Oct 11, 2013 at 05:00 am
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.
Postedon Jul 09, 2013 at 10:30 am
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.
Postedon Jun 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm
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.
Postedon Jun 12, 2013 at 05:30 pm
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.
Postedon Jun 03, 2013 at 10:00 am
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.
Postedon May 09, 2013 at 10:30 am
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.
Postedon Apr 12, 2013 at 09:00 am
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.
Postedon Apr 11, 2013 at 09:00 am
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.
Postedon Feb 28, 2013 at 12:30 pm
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.