Postedon Jul 02, 2010 at 08:34 am
On Thursday, Google began covering a cost that gay and lesbian employees must pay when their partners receive domestic partner health benefits, largely to compensate them for an extra tax that heterosexual married couples do not pay. The increase is retroactive to the beginning of the year.
Postedon Jun 29, 2010 at 12:00 pm
Alvin McEwen comments on some of the National Organization for Marriage's questionable partner organizations and statements.
Maggie Gallagher, from 'The Core Civil Right to Vote for Marriage': "They [marriage equality advocates] delegitimize opponents, brand us as haters, and then try to strip us of our rights."
Postedon Jun 24, 2010 at 06:00 pm
There is palpable optimism among gay-rights groups that the latest Prop. 8 court challenge, brought by the legal odd couple of Ted Olson and David Boies, will mean an end to California's ban on the freedom to marry.
But activists don't think it's a sure thing by any means, and they're not changing any of their plans because of it.
Postedon Jun 23, 2010 at 01:39 pm
President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pledged to end violence and discrimination against gays and lesbians at home and abroad Tuesday, as the Obama administration moves to extend further benefits to gays working in the federal government.
Postedon Jun 21, 2010 at 10:54 am
Because of pressure from LGBT advocates, candidates in midterm elections are facing marriage equality as a campaign issue.
Freedom to Marry's Sean Eldridge: "We want to see this issue come up in every AG race across the country. What's happening in California is just one of many instances this year where the marriage equality issue is going to be out there. I think politicians and voters are paying attention."
Postedon Jun 15, 2010 at 06:12 pm
Sean Eldridge, Communications Director at Freedom to Marry, discusses marriage equality with Karl Frisch on the Leslie Marshall Show, June 11, 2010.
Postedon Jun 12, 2010 at 11:34 am
The federal trial over California's marriage equality ban will hold closing arguments Wednesday, but the legal battle is expected to march on—perhaps to the Supreme Court—while political jockeying on the issue keeps rippling through November's elections.
Postedon Jun 11, 2010 at 11:33 am
After a nearly three-week trial in January, and a lengthy hiatus while lawyers fought over documents, closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s ban on the freedom to marry.