Gay rights group: “Maryland is next!”

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.

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Vote: Blog 4 Equality Netroots Nation Scholarship Contest

The top ten finalists in Freedom to Marry and Open Left's 'Blog 4 Equality' scholarship contest have been chosen by a panel of judges.

Now it's time to vote for your favorite to decide who wins. The top three finishers will attend Netroots Nation.

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Online competition begins for all-expense paid same sex wedding

In honor of the passage of the DC Marriage Equality Act, a group of prominent Washington-area wedding vendors have teamed up to offer a same sex couple the wedding of a lifetime, valued at over $100,000.

The first of its kind – Freedom2Wed – is an online wedding competition for same sex couples.

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Join us for an exclusive preview of Freedom to Marry’s Louise Bourgeois art edition

Freedom to Marry announces an exclusive preview of a Louise Bourgeois art edition to benefit marriage equality.

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Looking back on the hoopla

On the eve of this weekend’s Black Pride festivities, the Blade checked in with two of the first same-sex couples who wed here in March to find out how they’re doing now that the hoopla has subsided, how they’ve fared as gay or lesbian couples among their black friends and families and their thoughts on the importance of Black Pride.

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NH Dems celebrate freedom to marry anniversary

New Hampshire Stonewall Democrats on Tuesday commemorated the one year anniversary of marriage equality in the state with a celebration in Concord.

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Presidential proclamation on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride month

As released in a presidential proclamation on Friday by President Obama: "...we must give committed gay couples the same rights and responsibilities afforded to any married couple, and repeal the Defense of Marriage Act."

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Same-sex couple takes second place in Crate & Barrel wedding contest

They may not have walked away with the grand prize, but Gregory Jones and Jonathan Howard are thrilled with their second-place finish in the Crate & Barrel Ultimate Wedding Contest.

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My name is Antonio Villaraigosa, and I am here to recruit you!

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa writes about LGBT advocate Harvey Milk and Saturday's Harvey Milk Day.

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California, other states honor Harvey Milk

Events were taking place in California and across the country Saturday in observance of Harvey Milk, marking the first day of "special significance" in the West Coast state to honor the slain gay rights leader.

Along with concerts, political fundraisers and rallies in California, commemorative Harvey Milk Day events were planned in 20 other states on what would have been his 80th birthday.

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