Postedon Jul 20, 2010 at 01:45 pm
Adam Liptak discusses the possible meaning and ramifications of a sentence added by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to a recent Supreme Court decision issued on the last day of the term.
Postedon Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am
Marriage equality has seen more ups and downs than a soccer game, because America's right wing keeps changing the goalposts.
Postedon Jul 16, 2010 at 12:15 pm
The Washington Post editorial board says the D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday provided an important and welcome victory for the freedom to marry.
But its decision in Jackson v. D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics is likely to have significance far beyond the realm of gay rights.
Postedon Jun 29, 2010 at 10:00 am
The story of Covenant Baptist Church in Washington DC performing marriages for same-sex couples under the strong leadership of Revs. Christine and Dennis Wiley.
A member of the congregation initially sued to get a portion of her weekly donations back ($250,000) as a personal protest against the freedom to marry, but eventually dropped her lawsuit.
Postedon Jun 17, 2010 at 03:00 pm
An e-mail message sent Tuesday from Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights group says it is assembling "Action Teams" to mobilize pro-freedom to marry voters to get to the polls in November.
Postedon Jun 15, 2010 at 01:30 pm
Federal workers may use sick leave or funeral leave in cases of ailing or deceased domestic partners starting July 14, the Office of Personnel Management said Monday.
Unlike other recent changes to federal personnel policies that apply only to same-sex partners, the new orders also apply to opposite-sex domestic partners.
Postedon Jun 14, 2010 at 01:10 pm
Frank Rich discusses the Prop 8 trial in California: "Gays are far from the only Americans still facing discrimination, but as [David] Boies said when I interviewed him about the Prop 8 case last week, the ban on the freedom to marry 'is the last area in which the state is taking an active role in enforcing discrimination.'”
Postedon Jun 14, 2010 at 11:34 am
Right Wing Watch notes that in addition to distributing flyers urging people to vote against every official up for re-election who supported marriage equality in DC, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is pouring money into campaigns around the country - including in the District - to punish pro-equality elected officials.