Postedon Dec 07, 2010 at 03:30 pm
A group of conservative Christians set out to block El Paso, Texas, from granting health-care benefits to same-sex partners of city-government employees.
But the ballot measure they helped pass in November may also end up stripping benefits from many others, including retired policemen and firefighters.
Postedon Nov 29, 2010 at 09:30 am
Surveys repeatedly find that young adults, far more so than their elders, support the rights of gays to marry and serve openly in the military.
A Gallup poll earlier this year showed, for the first time, a majority of Americans saying same-sex relations were morally acceptable.
Postedon Nov 24, 2010 at 11:00 am
In a letter sent by an aide on behalf of Lincoln Chafee, the Rhode Island Governor-elect's longtime position on the freedom to marry was clearly restated: "The governor elect feels that the issue should be addressed as soon as possible by the General Assembly, and does not believe that the question should be decided by a ballot referendum.”
Postedon Nov 23, 2010 at 11:30 am
Most Australians support the freedom to marry, the latest Nielsen poll shows.
The poll, published on Monday in Fairfax newspapers, found nearly 60 per cent of people support equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, with 37 per cent against.
Postedon Nov 22, 2010 at 02:00 pm
Freedom to Marry's Political Director, Sean Eldridge debates Brian Brown of the National Organization for Marriage on the ouster of three Iowa judges who were part of the historic decision that legalized marriage equality in that state.
Postedon Nov 22, 2010 at 12:30 pm
Australia's Education, Skills and Workforce Participation Minister: "I support the freedom to marry, there are lots of people within the Labor Party who support the freedom to marry, many of them are standing with me today."
"I think this is a journey that's unstoppable and I think we will see full marriage equality in this country in the not too distant future."
Postedon Nov 19, 2010 at 11:30 am
Openly gay Maryland State Sen. Richard Madaleno (D) is "guardedly optimistic" about the possibility the state legislature will pass a marriage equality bill in its next 90-day session, which runs from January to mid-April of next year.