Suits on Marriage Equality may force Administration to take a Stand

President Obama has balanced on a political tightrope for two years over the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, the contentious 1996 law barring federal recognition of marriages of same-sex couples.

Now, two new federal lawsuits threaten to snap that rope out from under him.

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Marriage equality arguments: This is about rights, speakers say

A passionate debate took place at a legislative meeting in Iowa on Monday about a proposal that could ultimately eliminate the freedom to marry in Iowa.

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Freedom to Marry’s Sean Eldridge in Maryland: ‘The time to pass this legislation is now’

Remarks by Sean Eldridge, Political Director of Freedom to Marry, at today's press conference Maryland.

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Anti-gay definition of marriage bill passes 1st hurdle in Wyoming House

Wyoming law already defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman, but state law also requires the state to recognize marriages performed in other states.

House Bill 74 would close that loophole, specifying that marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states or other countries wouldn't be considered valid in Wyoming.

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Poll results show broad support for gay rights among Texas voters

An overwhelming majority of registered voters in Texas say they support a significant expansion of gay rights, according to the first-ever in-depth statewide poll on LGBT issues.

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Donate to Freedom to Marry today to support equality, respect and dignity

Sam and Julia Thoron share their personal reasons for donating to Freedom to Marry and urge others to do the same.

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Florida College Democrats pass gay-issues resolution supporting freedom to marry, military service

Florida College Democrats' LGBT Caucus has passed a resolution including "four important issues central to the LGBT Community: The Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Adopt, and the Freedom to Live Without Fear."

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Hate under cloak of religion

In this Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, Tim Rutten says the Southern Poverty Law Center rightly calls out the Family Research Council's anti-gay rhetoric.

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Nuns blast bishops for their opposition to the freedom to marry

An organization of American Catholic nuns has denounced the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for reiterating its opposition to legalizing marriage for same-sex couples at its annual meeting in Baltimore this week while remaining silent on anti-gay bullying and gay teen suicide.

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NoH8 PSA: Government sanctioned anti-LGBT discrimination harms youth

A new NoH8 PSA makes the case that government sanctioned discrimination against LGBT people has a negative impact on LGBT youth.

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