Postedon Aug 24, 2012 at 03:45 pm
In the Life, a national LGBT-focused television program, has released a new video showcasing Edith Windsor, the 83-year-old New Yorker at the center of Windsor v. United States, one of the primary lawsuits challenging the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
Postedon Jan 10, 2011 at 03:59 pm
Stephanie Coontz explains how marriage has been radically transformed over time and makes the case that marriage for same-sex couples is simply a logical extension of that transformation.
Postedon Dec 15, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Future Americans will look back on this moment with disdain, wondering why anyone would have thought it made sense to deny gays and lesbians the opportunity to serve their country in battle.
And, not only that, but generations to come will also find it curious that those who hold the institution of marriage sacred fought so hard to keep homosexuals from becoming old married folks.
Postedon Dec 10, 2010 at 09:30 am
Gallagher: "Don’t pat yourselves [Catholics who support the freedom to marry] on the back for how brave you are," she said. "It takes courage to go into the public square and defend the church’s teachings on marriage."
Postedon Nov 15, 2010 at 01:30 pm
The Illinois General Assembly this week could consider legislation to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples, giving them many of the same legal rights as married people.
Postedon Oct 29, 2010 at 03:00 pm
As managing director of Freedom to Marry, Scott Davenport's work reflects his passion.
Postedon Oct 28, 2010 at 01:00 pm
The European Commission says that existing EU law on freedom of movement gives adequate protection to same-sex couples. But the story of one family living in Paris shows how a mixture of confusion and prejudice is stripping some EU citizens of basic rights.
Postedon Oct 26, 2010 at 03:00 pm
Benoit Denizet-Lewis catches up with several young gay couples he first profiled in an April 2008 cover story for The New York Times Magazine about the first generation of young married and engaged gay couples in Massachusetts.
Postedon Aug 19, 2010 at 09:00 am
In a memo accompanying New York's new no-fault divorce bill, the State Assembly committee took care to avoid any implication that by passing new domestic relations legislation that uses the terms "husband" and "wife," the legislature might be seen as casting any doubt upon or seeking to undermine recent court opinions in New York providing recognition for marriages of same-sex couples contracted outside the state.