Postedon Oct 14, 2010 at 01:00 pm
Keith Berner reports on a wedding that recently took place in Washington D.C. - "the utter joy of the event was transcendent" - although the happy couple still faces heavy challenges due to the federal government not recognizing their marriage.
Postedon Oct 13, 2010 at 11:00 am
A group headed by Bishop Harry L. Jackson which had opposed the freedom to marry in the city says it filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the justices to take their case.
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 08, 2010 at 12:00 pm
President Obama’s commitment to repealing the Defense of Marriage Act is likely to come under enhanced scrutiny next week when the U.S. Justice Department announces its decision on whether or not it will appeal federal court rulings against the statute.
Postedon Sep 13, 2010 at 10:30 am
Though five states and D.C. issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a large number of the 24,000 so-called binational couples in long-term relationships live in states that do not allow or recognize gay marriage, and federal immigration laws do not allow sponsorship of foreign-born spouses for same-sex couples as they do for heterosexual U.S. citizens.
Postedon Sep 07, 2010 at 08:00 am
Kelly Eleveld discusses The Washington Post's endorsement of an anti-gay candidate: "When The Washington Post endorsed Delano Hunter for D.C. City Council it endorsed homophobia by justifying his stance against marriage equality.
Postedon Sep 03, 2010 at 10:30 am
Lambda Legal's Leslie J. Gabel-Brett criticizes President Obama for what some see as a lack of progress on LGBT-related issues.