Postedon Nov 09, 2010 at 08:30 am
The Defense of Marriage Act is due for a two-pronged attack on Tuesday, as two separate organizations and sets of lawyers, representing different plaintiffs, plan to file lawsuits in federal court challenging the federal definition of marriage.
Postedon Nov 03, 2010 at 12:00 pm
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund today announced that more openly LGBT candidates won election to public office in the U.S. in 2010 than in any year in America’s history.
Postedon Oct 27, 2010 at 04:02 pm
On August 29, Henry Velandia and Josh Vandiver were married in Montville, Connecticut. But now because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, Henry-- who was born in Venezuela and moved to the U.S. in 2002-- may soon face deportation. Sign our petition calling on President Obama to stop tearing apart loving and committed couples like Henry and Josh by fulfilling his pledge to repeal DOMA
Postedon Oct 18, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Wedding businesses were just as excited as equal rights groups when marriage equality became legal in the Granite State earlier this year.
It opened up a new market during one of the worst economic periods the country has ever seen.
Postedon Oct 15, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Connecticut's landmark freedom to marry decision has turned out to be a boon for its wedding industry.
Postedon Oct 11, 2010 at 01:00 pm
On Oct. 10, 2008, the Connecticut Supreme Court legalized marriage for same-sex couples, and since then an estimated 2,500 gay and lesbian couples have traveled here to be joined, generating what one economist calculates has been a $40 million stimulus for restaurants, hotels, wedding photographers and caterers.
Postedon Oct 07, 2010 at 09:00 am
Evan Wolfson ’78, founder and executive director of Freedom to Marry, and Maggie Gallagher ’82, former president of the National Organization for Marriage, joined about 250 students and guests in Sudler Hall for a YPU debate titled “Resolved: Same-Sex Couples Should be Allowed to Marry.”
Postedon Oct 05, 2010 at 09:45 am
Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson and Maggie Gallagher, of NOM and Institute for Marriage, will debate the following: "Resolved: Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry" on Wednesday at Yale.
Postedon Sep 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Tim Rutten criticizes out-of-state groups and individuals, such as the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage and prominent Utah Mormon, Alan Ashton, that have inserted themselves in campaigns against marriage equality in Iowa and California.
Postedon Aug 19, 2010 at 06:55 am
The majority of Rhode Island voters support legal recognition of the freedom to marry in the state for the first time.